RE: [xsl] Multiple String Replacements [with a twist]

Subject: RE: [xsl] Multiple String Replacements [with a twist]
From: "Michael Kay" <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2007 00:13:25 +0100
If you can use XSLT 2.0, then xsl:analyze-string is the perfect answer to
this problem.

It's possible but tedious to do it with XSLT 1.0 using recursive templates.
It's difficult to tell you what you're doing wrong since you haven't shown
us your code.

Michael Kay 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ignacio Garcia del Campo [mailto:igarc001@xxxxxxxxxxx] 
> Sent: 27 March 2007 19:56
> To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [xsl] Multiple String Replacements [with a twist]
> Hello all,
> I just started working with XSLT and I find my self stuck on 
> this issue.
> I want to replace multiple strings for some for most of my 
> elements and by looking at some discussions and some code by 
> Jeni Tennison I can replace all instances of my strings by a 
> simple replacement. However, what I actually want to do, is 
> to replace the strings by links.
> My replacements look like this:
> <foo:string_replacements>
>   <foo:search>
>      <foo:find>XML</foo:find>
>      <foo:replace><a href="">XML-SITE</a></foo:replace>
>   </foo:search>
> </foo:string_replacements>
> If I use <xlst:copy-of select="foo:search[xx]/replace" /> the 
> HTML shows the link correctly, but since I am doing multiple 
> substitions of multiple strings I use recursion, and the 
> function where the strings are exchanged fails to correctly 
> place the anchor code on the output.
> I get XML replaced by XML-SITE but the anchor information is 
> lost in the process.
> I have tried using CDATA sections, but then as you might 
> expect I get the escaped string and that's not good either.
> Does anyone know how to solve this problem?
> I have been using something similar to this: 
> but I need the links to be working.
> Thanks.

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