Re: [xsl] grouping like items into one

Subject: Re: [xsl] grouping like items into one
From: Fred Christian <fredc@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2009 10:25:03 -0800
Thanks so much, both examples worked perfectly.
And I will remember about creating new messages instead of replying to start a thread.

Michael Kay wrote:
 <xsl:template match="DD">
     <xsl:for-each-group select="text" group-adjacent="@border">
           <xsl:when test="current-grouping-key()='single'">
              <span class="border">
                 <xsl:apply-templates select="current-group()"/>
              <xsl:apply-templates select="current-group()"/>

 <xsl:template match="text[@italic='true']">
   <i><xsl:value-of select="."/></i>

 <xsl:template match="text[@italic='false']">
   <xsl:value-of select="."/>

Michael Kay

-----Original Message-----
From: Fred Christian [mailto:fredc@xxxxxxxxxx] Sent: 23 January 2009 01:37
To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [xsl] grouping like items into one

I know I have done this with xsl 1.0 before and could figure it out, but 1.0 is painful :) So I am trying to figure it out with 2.0 and am getting stuck. I am running into that "how do I know what to look up if I don't know how to spell it" jam.
I looked at the xsl:for-each-group element, but I don't think that will work in this situation.
Someone want to take a whack at it?

I want to group bordered text into one border <span>, but leave italic text ( and other styles ) in individual nodes.

_______Source XML__________________
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="yes"?> <DD> <text italic="false" border="">a </text> <text italic="false" border="single">b </text> <text italic="true" border="single">c </text> <text italic="true" border="">d </text> <text italic="false" border="">e </text> <text italic="false" border="single">f </text> <text italic="false" border="single">g </text> <text italic="false" border="">h </text> <text italic="true" border="single">i </text> <text italic="true" border="">j </text> </DD>

_____Current output (formated for readability)________________ a <span class="border">b </span> <span class="border"><i>c </i></span> <i>d </i> e <span class="border">f </span> <span class="border">g </span> h <span class="border"><i>i </i></span> <i>j </i>

____ Desired output (formated for readability) ______________
____ Note how there is one <span....> around b <i>c </> and around "f g " ___
<span class="border">b <i>c </i></span>
<i>d </i>
<span class="border">f g </span>
<span class="border"></span>
<i>i </i>
<i>j </i>

_____________ current xsl _______________
<xsl:stylesheet version="2.0" xmlns:xsl="";
exclude-result-prefixes="xs saxon">

<xsl:template match="/DD">

<xsl:template match="text">
<xsl:when test="@border='single'">
<span class="border"><xsl:apply-templates select="." mode="moreStyles"/></span>
<xsl:otherwise><xsl:apply-templates select="." mode="moreStyles"/></xsl:otherwise>

<xsl:template match="text" mode="moreStyles">
        <xsl:when test="./@italic='true'">


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