Tangent,

Remove the {} from around selected :

var counties:XMLList = _myXml.state.(@label=selected).county;

Mike

--- In flexcoders@yahoogroups.com, "Tan" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
> I try writing two comboboxes to facilitate selection of the
following XML,
> 
> <data>
>       <state label="Texas" data="Texas">
>               <county label="Jones" data="123" />
>               <county label="Taylor" data="124" />
>               ...
>       </state>
>       <state label="Virginia" data="Virginia">
>               <county label="Alexandria" data="223" />
>               <county label="Arlington" data="224" />
>               ...
>       </state>
>       ...
> 
> 
> The first combo box is named _combo1 that is populated by state
data, and I
> want to get an XML or XMLList of the counties using AS3, I wonder
whether I
> can write it in E4X syntax that looks somewhat like
> 
>       var selected:String = _combo1.selectedItem.toString();
>       var counties:XMLList = _myXml.state.(@label = {selected}).county;
> 
> I get a compiler error for the last line, and I have searched
through some
> E4X samples, didn't seem to find any help.  Any advice?
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> - Tangent
> 
> P.S.  Or should I use XmlViewCollection, Descriptor or things like that?
>





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