Elementname: Loop

Description

Repeat the contents of this element several times.

Allowed attributes: select, variable

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

Parent elements: AtPageCreation, AtPageShipout, B, Case, Color, Columns, Contents, Fontface, ForAll, I, Layout, Li, Loop, NoBreak, Otherwise, Paragraph, PositioningArea, Record, SaveDataset, SavePages, SetVariable, Span, Table, Td, Text, Textblock, Tr, U, URL, Until, While

Attributes

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.

Example

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

See also

ForAll

Commands

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