[xsl] gaps in output

Subject: [xsl] gaps in output
From: <Emily.Garrett@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 30 Aug 2006 07:47:33 -0400
My output is WordML and I had copied the xsl:stylesheet element at the
top of an example without seeing the xml:space="preserve" that was in
there.  Thanks!!!

Date: Tue, 29 Aug 2006 19:18:25 +0100
To: <xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
From: "Michael Kay" <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [xsl] gaps in output
Message-ID: <010801c6cb97$85105c60$6401a8c0@turtle>

I suspect your stylesheet contains an xml:space="preserve" attribute (it

If that doesn't solve it, show us your code: it's always difficult to
bugs when you can't see the code.

Michael Kay

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Emily.Garrett@xxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:Emily.Garrett@xxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: 29 August 2006 18:32
> To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [xsl] gaps in output
> Sometimes my XSLT output has huge gaps in between the
> elements that appear to correlate with spacing in the XSLT.
> For instance, if I have gaps from an xsl:choose they show up
> inside a variable, making the variable unusable so I have to
> put the whole
> <xsl:variable><xsl:choose>....</xsl:choose></xsl:variable> on
> one line.
> And I get an error when I have <xsl:element name=x"> and
> don't have the following <xsl:attribute> on the same line.
> (which means I can't use Spy's pretty print)
> I think one of the factors was because I created elements
> like this <para> instead of like this: <xsl:element
> name="para"/>.  However, I
> have fixed all these.  Also I am using
> <xsl:strip-space elements="*"/>.
> Does anyone have any idea how to fix this?
> Emily Garrett

Emily Garrett
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Thomson Global Production & Manufacturing
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