Re: [xsl] string replace with ­

Subject: Re: [xsl] string replace with ­
From: Peter Flynn <peter@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 02 Nov 2001 21:08:44 +0000
Miller, James V (CRD) wrote:
I have an XML file that I am converting to HTML. In the processing, I have a string of the form
"".  These strings can be fairly long.  When I output the HTML, I would to add a
hint to the browser that it can hyphenate this string at any ".".  So when I output the string I
would like it to be


So that it can be rendered as


David has answered your question, but can I ask why you want to do this this way? It will be very misleading to your readers: the normal way to break URLs over a line-end is to use a hyphenless break at punctuation points only. My personal preference is to leave the punctuation at the end of the line, but I know some editors prefer the punctuation at the start of the next line, eg




But I urge you to use one of them and not introduce additional
characters which are not part of the name but could be misunderstood
by the unwary.


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