Subject: Re: [xsl] Extra newline remove on text nodes|
From: Brendan Benke <bbenke@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2005 12:03:46 -0400
Hi, In stream processing languages like sed,awk etc, the blank lines are filtered by matching against the RegEx (^$). Maybe you can use the exslt function 'tokenize' on your attribute with the newline character as delimiter and then join the individual tokens which have length greater than 0. Seems round about but just thought I'd mention.
David Carlisle To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx <davidc@xxxxx cc: (bcc: omprakash.v/Polaris) o.uk> Subject: Re: [xsl] Extra newline remove on text nodes 04/12/2005 06:57 PM Please respond to xsl-list
yes, that removes ALL newlines. I would like to preserve the original
newlines while not adding the extra two.
normalize-space() converts a run of newlines to a space. Even if you kept a newline in the attribute value it would be reported as a space by an XML parser when the result tree is used, so it may be that using normalize-space is all you need.
Note also that
d-o-e is specified to have no effect on attribute values.
Otherwise it would probably be simpler to look to the definition of your extension function urldecoder:decode() rather than try to correct teh output of that function with xslt1's somewhat limited string handling.
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