choose

The <xsl:choose> element defines a choice among a number of alternatives. It behaves like a switch statement in procedural languages.

Syntax

<xsl:choose>
    <xsl:when test="[whatever to test1]"></xsl:when>
    <xsl:when test="[whatever to test2]"></xsl:when>
    <xsl:otherwise></xsl:otherwise> [optional]
</xsl:choose>

Required Attributes

None.

Optional Attributes

None.

Type

Instruction, appears with a template. It contains one or more <xsl:when> elements, and, optionally, a final <xsl:otherwise> element.

Defined

XSLT, section 9.2.

Gecko support

Supported.

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