Re: [xsl] matching multiple times, outputting once?

Subject: Re: [xsl] matching multiple times, outputting once?
From: "cutlass" <cutlass@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 6 Nov 2001 15:36:21 -0000
try adding these templates

<xsl:template match="*[@bold='Yes' ]">

<xsl:template match="*[@bold='Yes' and @italic='Yes' ]">

<xsl:template match="*[@bold='Yes' and @italic='Yes' and
@underline='Yes' ]">

----- Original Message -----
From: "McKeever, Marty" <marty.mckeever@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, November 05, 2001 3:15 PM
Subject: [xsl] matching multiple times, outputting once?

> This is really bugging me, because i thought it would be simple.  Maybe it
> is, and i'm just having a mental block -- thanks for your help.
> Here are 3 possibilities that i have to match for, and 3 desired outputs:
> <emphasis bold="Yes">Hello</emphasis>
> <emphasis bold="Yes" italic="Yes">Hello</emphasis>
> <emphasis bold="Yes" italic="Yes" underline="Yes">Hello</emphasis>
> <b>Hello</b>
> <i><b>Hello</b></i>
> <u><i><b>Hello</b></i></u>
> and every possible combination thereof.
> I have had no luck writing an intelligent template rule for these -- the
> only way i've found so far is a deeply nested <xsl:choose> which takes
> possible combination into account.  This can't be the best way to do this.
> Everything else i've tried either matches only one rule, or outputs
> multiple times, one for each style.
> There has to be an elegant solution i'm missing...
> (and yes, i know i could easily write this out as <span
> style="font-style:bold,italic;text-decoration:underline">Hello</span>, but
> that's not what i'm looking for here.)
> TIA!
> marty
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