Subject: Re: [xsl] Remove adjacent whitespace when removing element|
From: Michael Kay <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 15 Nov 2013 11:10:50 +0000
It looks like your input has no mixed content, in which case it makes sense to use <xsl:strip-space elements="*"/> to remove all interstitial whitespace on input, and <xsl:output indent="yes"/> to reconstruct it on output. Michael Kay Saxonica On 15 Nov 2013, at 02:48, Karl Stubsjoen <kstubs@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > I'm writing a little simple XSLT that translates one Xml to another > and I am cherry picking items from the first Xml for the new Xml and > doing an assortment of other things as well. All is fine and dandy, > but I'd like to trap the whitespace along with the elements that I am > removing, instead I am getting big gaps in my resulting Xml. I > reallize that I can turn off indent, but what would be the way to > remove the related whitespace of an element that has been removed? So > given: > > <data> > <a>this is a</a> > <b>this is b</b> > <c>this is c</c> > </data> > > If I trap b <xsl:template match="b"/> and do nothing with it my result > looks like: > > <data> > <a>this is a</a> > > <c>this is c</c> > </data> > > Thanks. > > Karl..