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XSLT document() Function


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Definition and Usage

The document() function is used to access nodes in an external XML document. The external XML document must be valid and parsable.

One way to use this function is to look up data in an external document. For example we want to find the Celsius value from a Fahrenheit value and we refer to a document that contains some pre-computed results:

<xsl:value-of select="document('celsius.xml')/celsius/result[@value=$value]"/>


Syntax

node-set document(object,node-set?)

Parameters

Parameter Description
object Required. Defines an URI to an external XML document
node-set Optional. Used to resolve relative URI

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