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Passing javascript value to XSL

Raymond Villeno
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Joined: Jun 21, 2005
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Hi, Let say I have a variable in javascript

and I need to use that value in an xsl block let say an if conditional block, my question is, is there a way so that I can pass that parameter to an xsl block?

Gregg Bolinger
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I don't think so for 2 reasons.

1) If you are processing the XSL on the server side, it doesn't have access to any javascript you have included on the page since that is processed on the client side.

2) If you are letting the browser handle the XSL (bad idea) I *think* the XSL parser runs first and then the Javascript, hence no way to get the javascript variable back into the XSL.

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