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Re: Iteration

From: G. Ken Holman <gkholman@CraneSoftwrights.com>
Date: Tue, 28 May 2002 07:47:45 -0400
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At 2002-05-28 03:30 -0400, Gianluca Gaiotto wrote:
> > Correct, XSLFO is a layout language, not a transformation language.
> >>does
> >>anybody know how to implement this?
> >In your XSLT stylesheet.  It is up to you to detect the attribute desired
> >and to repeat the page content as many times as you need by logic in your
> >stylesheet.
>Ops, I wanted to mean that I haven't found any (controlled) iteration
>statement to express such a logic in my XSLT stylesheet. I knew that I had
>to implement that in my stylesheet ; being a FOp newbie, I'm still guessing
>how ... :)

XSLT and XPath questions would be better posted to the following list:


There are a number of subscribers who would enthusiastically respond to 
such questions.

There is also an *excellent* FAQ at:


In there is a section on Iteration, which leads to a snippet at the 
following address:


This tersely shows the use of a recursive template application, which can 
also be accomplished with a recursive template call.

I hope this helps.

.................. Ken

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