Re: [xsl] removing - ' - Is it possible?

Subject: Re: [xsl] removing - ' - Is it possible?
From: Patrick van Halderen <patrick@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 02 Oct 2003 11:14:49 +0200
Try setting the apostrophe into a variable, should work I guess...

On 02-10-2003 10:57, "Yago Alvarado" <Yago.Alvarado@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi list!
>  I wanted to remove all the apostrophes ' from a string.
>  My first idea was using the translate function... i.e.
> <xsl:value-of select='translate(@mystring,''','')'/>
> Unfortunately this didn't work, I get the error.
> ERROR: Required white space was missing.
> So I thought that maybe using different quotes I would be able to achieve
> the result I was after, so I tried:
> <xsl:value-of select='translate(@mystring,"'","")'/> and I got the same
> error as before.
> <xsl:value-of select="translate(@mystring,''','')"/> ERROR: Description:
> Expected token ')' found 'STRING'.
> At this point I thought...well, let's try using the unicode number rather
> than the symbol...
> so I tried
> <xsl:value-of select="translate(@mystring,'&#x27;','')"/> ERROR:
> Description: Expected token ')' found 'STRING'.
> I tried a few more variations with the same frustraiting result...
> At this point I had to accept the fact that ... this is *probably* not the
> way to achive what I want...
> so after a quick search in the faq and the archives I decided to ask to the
> list and see if anyone has
> faced a similar situation in the past...
> This MUST be possible...the case is HOW?
> Regards,
> Yago Alvarado
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