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Add to XSL so it disregards certain lines on incoming xml

I have an XSL with a for-each select that ignores the text FRGT.  I need to add that it should also ignore FRGH.  How do I add it?

<xsl:for-each select="SorSalesOrderInvoiceDocuments/SalesOrderInvoiceDocument/Merchandise[MStockCode/text() != 'FRGT']">

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Geert BormansInformation ArchitectCommented:
<xsl:for-each select="SorSalesOrderInvoiceDocuments/SalesOrderInvoiceDocument/Merchandise[not(MStockCode= 'FRGT') and not(MStockCode = 'FRGH')]">
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Geert BormansInformation ArchitectCommented:
two notes

- it is better to use not(... = ...) instead of ... !=... since equality in a predicate is a set compare
- you should not compare against the text() node because the text you are comparing against can be split in multiple text nodes

I usually compare against the normalized-space actually

<xsl:for-each select="SorSalesOrderInvoiceDocuments/SalesOrderInvoiceDocument/Merchandise[not(normalize-space(MStockCode)= 'FRGT') and not(normalize-space(MStockCode) = 'FRGH')]">
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MrWeenAuthor Commented:
Thank you.  This worked perfectly.  Thank you for the additional tips as well.
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Geert BormansInformation ArchitectCommented:
welcome
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