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<xsl:for-each-group select="node()" group-starting-with="text()[matches(.,

but it is possibly too much hassle to handle corner cases.

Because I assume it is very likely that inline elements may run across line
breaks, it is time for Gerritbs "Upward Projection", see

- Michael MH

> Am 06.05.2021 um 11:14 schrieb Imsieke, Gerrit, le-tex
gerrit.imsieke@xxxxxxxxx <xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> Hi Trevor,
> If the markup in the lines doesn't stretch across line breaks, you can
insert empty elements for each line break using xsl:analyze-string in a first
> In the second pass, you then group the nodes below textlines, starting or
ending with such an empty linebreak element that you introduced in the first
> Gerrit
> On 06.05.2021 11:09, Trevor Nicholls trevor@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
>> Hi
>> Turning xml like this:
>> <textlines>this is line 1
>> this is line 2
>> this is line 3</textlines>
>> into something like this:
>> <textlines>
>> <line>this is line 1</line>
>> <line>this is line 2</line>
>> <line>this is line 3</line>
>> </textlines>
>> is simple and I have functions that do it. But they rely on <textlines>
being an xs:string, which is processed by a trivial function I wrote:
>> <xsl:function name="my:intoLines" as="xs:string*">
>>   <xsl:param name="arg" as="xs:string?" />
>>   <xsl:sequence select="tokenize( $arg, '(\r\n?|\n\r?)' )" />
>> </xsl:function>
>> I would like to extend this so that it can handle an element consisting of
text lines with some embedded markup (there won't be much, but there will be
some). For example, taking:
>> <textlines>this is line <seq>1</seq>
>> this is <var>line</var> 2
>> this <emph>is</emph> line 3</textlines>
>> and producing
>> <textlines>
>> <line>this is line <seq>1</seq></line>
>> <line>this is <var>line</var> 2</line>
>> <line>this <emph>is</emph> line 3</line>
>> </textlines>
>> Sequence and tokenize isn't adequate but is there a way to do this that
won't overtax my brain too much?
>> cheers
>> T

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