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March 11, 2005

Date/Time Processing Package for XSLT

Filed under: XSLT — @ 1:56 pm

This module provides templates for formatting and parsing date/time strings:


Evaluating an XPATH expression using Epic Editor

Filed under: XSLT — @ 1:56 pm

To evaluate an xpath expression within Epic, open a document, position the cursor in the proper context, and type in the following function at the command line:

oid_xpath_string(oid, expr);

For Example:

eval oid_xpath_string(oid_caret(),”child::*[local-name()=’title’]”)

Example of XSLT document() function to create a lookup table

Filed under: XSLT — cangione @ 1:56 pm

 This technique can be used to add metadata to incoming source documents.< ?xml:namespace prefix = o />



<?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”UTF-8″?>









<?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”UTF-8″?>

<xsl:transform   version=”1.0




            <xsl:output method=”xml version=”1.0 encoding=”UTF-8 indent=”yes“/> 

<xsl:template match=”/“>



<xsl:template match=”mydoc“>



<xsl:template match=”title“>

            <xsl:value-of select=”document(”)/*/book:category[@desc=current()]/@code“/>


<book:category code=”1 desc=”Introduction“/>

<book:category code=”1 desc=”Introduction2“/>

<book:category code=”2 desc=”Bogus“/> 





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