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    generate-id


    The generate-id function generates a unique id for the first node in a given node-set and returns a string containing that id.

    Syntax

    generate-id( [node-set] )
    

    Arguments

    node-set (optional)
    An id will be generated for the first node in this node-set. If omitted, the current context node will be used.

    Returns

    A string containing the generated id.

    Notes

    • The same id must be generated every time for the same node in the current document in the current transformation.
    • The generated id may not be the same in subsequent transformations.

    This function is an XSLT-specific addition to XPath. It is not a part of the core XPath function library.

    Defined

    XSLT 1.0 12.4

    Gecko support

    Supported.

    Document Tags and Contributors

    Contributors to this page: Ptak82, Sheppy, Fredchat, Jonnyq
    Last updated by: Sheppy,