xpath questions...

Stefan Behnel stefan_ml at behnel.de
Sat Aug 23 14:13:26 CEST 2008


Hi,

this is totally not Python related, so this is the wrong list.

bruce wrote:
> form action='foo' name='cat'....
>
> i'm curious, is there a way to select an attribute, only if another
> attribute in the element is set to a given value??
> 
> something like
>  //form/[@action='foo'][@name]
>  which would try to return name, if the action==foo....

  //form[@action='foo']/@name

> didn't see this in any of the docs that i reviewed.. nor could i get it to
> work when i was playing around with xpather on firefox..
> 
> thoughts/comments/pointers...

Read a good XPath tutorial.

Stefan



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