You can select an attribute depending on the value of another attribute on the same node, using the following xpath expression:
This would only select
@attributeToSelect if the
node has an
@attributeToMatch that equals to "
For example, let's suppose you have the following XML document:
<?xml version="1.0"?> <notes> <note id="note-1" lang="en">Call the office</note> <note id="note-2" lang="de">Freunde treffen</note> <note id="note-3" lang="en">Pickup groceries</note> <note id="note-4" lang="fr">Apprends le français</note> </notes>
To select the
id attribute only if
lang attribute equals "
en", you could use the following xpath expression:
This would result in the following
id attributes being selected:
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