Re: [xsl] linefeed to <br/> template

Subject: Re: [xsl] linefeed to <br/> template
From: Flemming Jønsson <flj@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 8 Oct 2003 08:38:18 +0200
> Date: Tue, 7 Oct 2003 16:38:51 +0100
> From: David Carlisle <davidc@xxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: Re: [xsl] linefeed to <br/> template
> > $sqlExample contains the text, but there are no <br> in it?
> are you sure?
> You don't show your use of the variable but if you are using xsl:value-of
> note that is defined to always return the string value, so never element
> nodes, use xsl:copy-of.

Ahh, thank you - that works. Life is so simple, when you know the answers :)

> > I really would like to put the results in a variable, since I need to
> > do some further processing on it - but is this not possible, without
> > loosing the formatting?
> It's not possible to do further processing (or any Xpath queries) on
> a constructed result tree fragment in a variable in XSLT 1.
> Almost every XSLT engine has a node-set() extension function to remove
> this restriction though.

Thank you once again. I stil have lots to learn about XSL.
> > I use Xalan as XSLT processor, in case that changes anything.
> I seem to recall it's called nodeset not node-set in xalan.


Flemming Jønsson

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