Subject: Re: [xsl] Stripping whitespace within a text node|
From: tcn@xxxxxxxxxxxxx (Trevor Nash)
Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2001 14:57:00 GMT
>Is there any way to eliminate the whitespace in the middle of a text node? >For example, we want " a b c " to give the output "abc". > >Thanks in advance, > >Jacqueline > Copied almost verbatim from Mike Kay's book (any mistakes are sure to be mine) use the XPath translate() function :- translate (., '
', '') (assuming . is the text node you are interested in) The hieroglyphs are space, tab, newline, carriage return. In theory you never see the carriage return, but I suppose it does no harm. Regards, Trevor Nash -- Traditional training & distance learning, Consultancy by email Melvaig Software Engineering Limited voice: +44 (0) 1445 771 271 email: tcn@xxxxxxxxxxxxx XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
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