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I'm working on a project in which I've made a new webpart which inherits the CQWP. In the codebehind I send some additional values, which isn't present in the lists (meaning there are no columns containing these values) I'm displaying using this webpart.

Is it then necessary to use the @ symbol in order to fetch these values?

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The CQWP renders the datatable columns as attributes of the row element so you would use the @ symbol to reference them in your XSLT as opposed to parameters or variables referenced using the $ symbol and elements referenced without any symbol

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Are you passing additional parameters using the ModifyXsltArgumentList (or similar)? If so, just add the <xsl:param name="YourParamName"/> near the top of the xslt file and you can just get to the parameter names with $YourParamName.

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I add an additional column to the datatable. –  Daniel Ziga Dec 29 '11 at 10:53
    
Ah, understood. I've worked with code that does this only once before, but I can't quite remember if I needed to use @ or not. I know someone who might know better though... –  James Love Dec 29 '11 at 11:19
    
Is it possible of you to ask this someone? I'd really appreciate it –  Daniel Ziga Dec 29 '11 at 12:40
    
Have done. He might have already blogged about this, so have a rake through his blog - platinumdogs.wordpress.com –  James Love Dec 29 '11 at 12:50
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