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From James Elson <>
Subject Re: xtags:ForEach question (involving parameters)
Date Fri, 13 Jul 2001 10:33:13 GMT
John Townsend wrote:

>         <xtags:forEach select = "//person[child::name[contains(text(),
> '$param')]]">
> [...]
> Select = "//person[child::name[contains(text(), 'John')]]"
> Then it works. But, I would like to pass in the 'John' parameter from
> the URL. The URL would look something like this:
> http://localhost:8080/myapp/mypage.jsp?param=John
> Can I do this? I thought if I put $param in my select statement it would
> work, but it didn't seem to work.

I see you're putting the $param inside quotes. Try it without the string

<xtags:forEach select = "//person[child::name[contains(text(),$param)]]">



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