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  • Martijn 3 posts 74 karma points
    Nov 05, 2019 @ 15:50
    Martijn
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    How to use XPath in a Multi Node Tree Picker to filter on property value?

    I have the following content tree

    Home1 Home2 - products -> MNTP -> xpath select contactpersons where show=1 ContactPersons - ContactPerson1 -> show= 1 - ContactPerson2 > show= 2

    So I have three root nodes (Home1, Home2 and ContactPersons). In Home2 I have a document type Products which has a MultiNode Tree Picker for ContactPersons. The Contact person doc type has a property named 'show'. In the MNTP of Products I only want to choose contact persons where show has the value of 2.

    The 'show' property is a Checkbox list with predefined values 1 and 2.

    What XPath expression do I need to use so that I can filter the contact persons?

    I now use //ContactPersons and this give me a list of all the contact persons, but I can't get the filter to work.

    //ContactPersons[ContactPerson] same result as //ContactPersons

    //ContactPersons[ContactPerson[@show=2]] shows me the complete tree node

    etc.

    I hope you can help me :)

  • Damien Holley 127 posts 426 karma points
    Feb 23, 2021 @ 23:46
    Damien Holley
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    +1 to this, it has been 3+ years and xpath is still flakey (operating differently to the standard) and largely undocumented.

  • Elisha 1 post 71 karma points
    Mar 03, 2021 @ 04:33
    Elisha
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    Something you could try is using the $currentPage variable as the starting point for your XPath expression. Something like the following example which is off the top my head and untested but worth a try Upsers

    $currentPage//product or

    $currentPage/descendant-or-self::Product If you post up your current XPath expression it may also help others to understand where you are at already and provide more specific help.

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