sum() function in XSL

Hi all,

I am tryig to find the sum of "MoneyAccountValue". But I donot get anykind of o/p nor i get anykind of error.

Here is the XSL code...

Total : <xsl:variable name="total" select="sum(Accounts/BrokerageAccount/@MoneyAccountValue)" />

and the XML code is...........

<BrokerageAccount Name="Account1" Number="1234" Registration="CMA Direct" MoneyAccountValue="1000" />
<BrokerageAccount Name="Account2" Number="1235" Registration="IRA" MoneyAccountValue="1000" />


I would appreciate if someone can find the reason....

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Have you tried to ouput the value of the variable $total ?

I tried, and it works fine :

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<xsl:stylesheet xmlns:xsl="" version="1.0">
     <xsl:output method="html" indent="yes" encoding="iso-8859-1" />
     <xsl:template match="/">
     <xsl:variable name="total" select="sum(Accounts/BrokerageAccount/@MoneyAccountValue)" />
     <xsl:value-of select="$total"/>

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Depending on your XSLT implementation, you may have to use

<xsl:variable name="total" select="sum(Accounts/BrokerageAccount/@MoneyAccountValue[1])" />

As some (like Xalan) seem to require the position on attribute values. *shrug* Just a guess.
Atleast Xalan-C does not require [1].
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