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This directive is the same as pc:assign-boolean for those variables that have not already been instantiated. For variables that have already been instantiated, their existing variable value is NOT overwritten, but it is still converted to a boolean.


<pc:assign-boolean-default pc:booleanflags="booleanflags"
     variable = "expr"
  [  variable = "expr" ... ] />


booleanflags  ::=  { yes | no }

For each variable, variable identifies the variable by name and expr is the value you provide for the variable. Expr may be submitted either as a literal or as an XPath expression presented as an attribute value template, ie., surrounded by curly braces ( {  } ).

If you specify pc:booleanflags="yes", then special "flag-based" conversion rules are applied that are specific to USoft Blend. Otherwise, XSLT-style conversion rules are applied. The example below is a use case for pc:booleanflags="yes".



This example allows users to call your script with optional yes/no flags as input parameters, such as:



showing the typical use case in which your script provides a default value if the user does not pass an explicit yes/no flag.

<example xmlns:pc="Processing.Command">
   <pc:assign-boolean-default pc:booleanflags="yes" verbose="no"/>
   <pc:if-then test="$verbose">

IMPORTANT: The pc:booleanflags="yes" switch is necessary to make this work. If you do not use it, then if the user passes the following command line setting:



this is wrongly converted to boolean true(). For details, see "XSLT-style conversion rules" in the pc:assign-boolean help topic.


See also



Blend input parameters