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how to call javascript with more than one parameter in xsl file when one of the parameter is 'this' keyword

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I am trying to call getControls function from xsl file, which has three parameters, two are xml tags and third one 'this' keyword.

I think I have called the function wrongly from xsl file.

Please help

Thank you.
<?xml version="1.0" ?> 
<rss xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" version="2.0"> 
<channel> 
          <title>Assurance</title> 
          <link>gmail.com</link> 
           <description>ess Alert</description> 
             <item> 
                           <userID>_b</userID> 
               <item>
<channel>
 
above is the xml file
 
 
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<a class="buttonGo" href="#">
	   <xsl:attribute name="onclick">
                    <xsl:text>javascript:getControls('</xsl:text>
	    <xsl:value-of select="link"/>
                    <xsl:text>','</xsl:text>
	     <xsl:value-of select="title"/>
                    <xsl:text>','</xsl:text>
	    <xsl:value-of select="this"/>
	    <xsl:text>');</xsl:text>
	    </xsl:attribute></a>
 
I am using this function  in the html how can i pass one more parameter to the above function like' title' from the xml.
 
abve is the xsl code
 
 
 
 
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function getControls(link,title,obj)
{
 
}
code in the html

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                   <xsl:text>','</xsl:text>
          <xsl:value-of select="this"/>
          <xsl:text>');</xsl:text>

should become
                    <xsl:text>','this');</xsl:text>

this is not an element, so no need for value-of
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by:mkarthik415
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after replacing with this
<xsl:text>','this');</xsl:text>
I am not able to access the object in the getControls() function.

When I am put alert to check obj, I am getting this in alert box. what I need is the object of the anchour tag.

function getControls(link,title,obj)
{
 alert(obj);
}


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by:Geert Bormans
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Please, carefully check what we are doing

                    <xsl:text>','</xsl:text>
          <xsl:value-of select="this"/>
          <xsl:text>');</xsl:text>

Passes the string content of the element <this> as a string in the parameter field

With my suggestion, you still have quotes, so you pass the string "this" as a parameter
                  <xsl:text>','this');</xsl:text>

if you remove the quotes, you would be passing the object
                  <xsl:text>',this);</xsl:text>

I hope you understand the difference between all of them


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by:mkarthik415
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I am still not able to get the object, I am getting an error as "null or not a object". I should be able to get the object, because in my senario I have to go to the parent element with the help of this object.

Please help.

Thank you.
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by:Geert Bormans
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well, you now have access to the "this" object, whatever that is,
but I think you will need something in terms of
"this.form" or similar
why do you need the object in the function? It is kind of tricky
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have you tried checking what
this.href or this.class is?
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