Conditional Formatting

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I need to know how to code in XSL for SharePoint 2010 (via SharePoint Designer) the following statement for a webpart:

If the created date of an item is older than two days, show alert icon on alert column.
Web Part
The conditional formatting would be something like this:

<td align="center">
            <xsl:attribute name="style">
                        <xsl:if test="ddwrt:DateTimeTick(ddwrt:GenDisplayName(string($thisNode/@Created))) &lt; ddwrt:DateTimeTick(ddwrt:GenDisplayName(string($Today)))" ddwrt:cf_explicit="1">color: #FF0000;</xsl:if>
            <span class="fa fa-exclamation" />

I have not been able to get this to work. It is a custom webpart with filters already applied to it.
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Jamie McAllisterCloud Expert
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I did something very similar to that here;

See if that guidance helps.


Hello Jamie! Thank you for the prompt answer, it is helpful, however, this is not what I am looking for.

I need to show the alert icon if a case has been open for more than 2 days. So if for example I were to create a case today (june 11, 2015), the alert icon should pop up two days later (june 13, 2015).

Is there any way to calculate this using xsl so that I can use it on my webpart?
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I dabble in XSL, but I'm not able to present a full expression here for use outside of SPD. What I can do is show you how to do it like the tutorial I wrote.

You'd follow the steps on my blog but when defining the expression click Advanced;
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The XSL to use is this; not(ddwrt:IfNew((ddwrt:GenDisplayName(string($thisNode/@Created)))))

This will highlight anything created more than two days ago.

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