RE: [xsl] Catch ALL | Failed template rule

Subject: RE: [xsl] Catch ALL | Failed template rule
From: "Nicola Harlow" <Nicola.Harlow@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2005 13:42:16 -0000
Hi Karl,

Sorry if this is way off target, but I have just found a solution for a
similar problem that may help you.

This is in XSL:FO, and may not be of any use to you, but you may be able
to adapt it.

Basically I have a tag that searches for a glossary entry. When it finds
it, it creates a link to the glossary entry. If there is no entry, it
creates a broken link and spews forth some red text so I can find it

    <xsl:template match="glossarytt">
        <xsl:variable name="items" select="key('glossaryitems-by-name',

                <xsl:when test="$items">
                    <xsl:for-each select="$items">
                        <xsl:variable name="href" select="@name"/>
                        <fo:inline text-decoration="underline"
                                <xsl:value-of select="term"/>
                    <fo:inline color="red">Broken glossarytt:

I don't know if this will quite cover what you want, but it certainly
works for me!

(Thanks to J.Pietschmann)


Nicola Harlow
Technical Author
The Program Management Group plc
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