AW: [xsl] intra document link

Subject: AW: [xsl] intra document link
From: Nikolas.Nehmer@xxxxxxxxxxx (Nikolas Nehmer)
Date: Thu, 19 Feb 2004 09:32:47 +0100
Ohhhh, my mistake! Read, think, do not the other way arround ;-) But
where to put those 2 fragments in my XSL? When I put them together in 1
XSL file they will be processed together and so displayed together. But
what I want to do is to display only the TOC together with the other
book informtion and when you click the link I want to display the
Chapter information.

Best regards, 

|-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
|Von: owner-xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:owner-xsl-
|list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] Im Auftrag von Nikolas Nehmer
|Gesendet: Donnerstag, 19. Februar 2004 09:05
|An: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
|Betreff: AW: [xsl] intra document link
|Hm...first of all thanks for your answer. But I have a little problem
|;-) your solution does not work with my setup. IE and even Mozilla
|couldn't find the anchor's id destination. The anchor looks like this:
|file:///path/id. I'm trying to make a dynamic approach on
|side. Do I have to make a static serverside compilation/transformation?
|Best regards,
||-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
||Von: owner-xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:owner-xsl-
||list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] Im Auftrag von G. Ken Holman
||Gesendet: Donnerstag, 19. Februar 2004 02:29
||An: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
||Betreff: Re: [xsl] intra document link
||At 2004-02-18 22:50 +0100, Nikolas Nehmer wrote:
||>Hi, sorry it's me again.
||No need to apologize!
||>I'm looking for a possibility of intra document links with xhtml. For
||>better imagination a little example:
||>                 <iese.Chapter:Chapter>
||>                         <iese.Chapter:heading>Kapitel
||>For each chapter I would like to create a link, for
||>example a href to that chapter. When you klick that link the
||>visualisation for that Chapter should be displayed (e.g a table
||>Creating the visualisation is not my problem, but I don't know if
||>is way to build those intra document links! Are there any
||>any suggestions?
||Absolutely ... the designers of XSLT provided for just this.
||>I frist thought about declaring an ID attribute for any
||>chapter but I don't know if I can point to that ID by html hrefs.
||Yes, you could do that, but it is not necessary in XSLT.
||Every node in every tree created for an XSLT process (all source trees
||the stylesheet tree) is assigned a generated unique identifier.  This
||identifier is an opaque value that is used in its entirety and is
||by the processor in any fashion it wishes, provided that the
||lexically matches an XML NCName.
||NCNames can, therefore, be used in HTML anchors as names and hrefs.
||You ask the processor for a node's generated identifier using the
||generate-id(nodeAddress) and every time you ask for that node's
||in a given run of a stylesheet, you get the same value back.  It may
||not be the same value the next time you run the stylesheet, so you
||rely on any persistence so you cannot expect an identifier generated
|for a
||node in one run will be the same in the next run.
||You take advantage of these generated identifiers to synthesize
||relationships, not only where there are no ID values available, but I
||learned through experience it is safest to use generated identifiers
||for nodes that have ID values (this protects from ambiguities when
||with multiple source trees with ID values in each).
||When you process your chapter table of contents, you utilize the
||generated identifier in the href= attribute.  To ensure there is
||to point to when you process your chapter, you utilize the chapter's
||generated identifier in the name= attribute.  The resulting file has
||resolved HTML hyperlinks from your TOC to your body.
||    <!--TOC-->
||    <xsl:for-each select="b:Book/b:chapters/iese.Chapter:Chapter">
||      <li>
||        <a href="{generate-id(.)}">
||          <xsl:value-of select="iese.Chapter:heading"/>
||        </a>
||      </li>
||    </xsl:for-each>
||    ...
||    <!--Body processing-->
||    <xsl:for-each select="b:Book/b:chapters/iese.Chapter:Chapter">
||      <h3>
||        <a name="{generate-id(.)}">
||          <xsl:value-of select="iese.Chapter:heading"/>
||        </a>
||      </h3>
||      <!--rest of chapter processing-->
||    </xsl:for-each>
||I hope this helps.
||............................. Ken
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