Repeat the contents of this element several times.

Child elements

A, Action, AddSearchpath, Attribute, B, Barcode, Bookmark, Box, Br, ClearPage, Color, Column, Columns, Copy-of, DefineColor, DefineFontalias, DefineFontfamily, DefineMatter, DefineTextformat, Element, Fontface, ForAll, Frame, Group, HSpace, Hyphenation, I, Image, Include, Initial, InsertPages, Layout, Li, LoadDataset, LoadFontfile, Loop, Message, NewPage, NextFrame, NextRow, NoBreak, Options, Output, Pageformat, Pagetype, Paragraph, PlaceObject, PositioningArea, PositioningFrame, ProcessNode, SaveDataset, SavePages, SetGrid, SetVariable, SortSequence, Span, Sub, Sup, Switch, Table, TableNewPage, Tablehead, Tablerule, Td, Tr, Trace, Transformation, U, Until, VSpace, Value, While

Parent elements

A, AtPageShipout, Case, Color, Columns, Contents, Element, Fontface, ForAll, Layout, Loop, Paragraph, While


select (XPath expression)

The number of loops. Must be a number or castable as a number.

variable (text, optional)

If given, store the current loop value in this variable. If omitted, the loop value is stored in the variable _loopcounter.


    <Loop select="5" variable="i">
        <Td><Paragraph><Value select="$i"/></Paragraph></Td>

See also

The section programming.