Re: [xsl] Getting a list of node Text()

Subject: Re: [xsl] Getting a list of node Text()
From: "Andrew Welch" <andrew.j.welch@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2007 09:40:12 +0100
On 6/20/07, Nicholas Orr <nick@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I did know about normalize, but it doesn't suit this particular
situation, as I want to keep all of the spaces and returns within the
text block consistent, but remove anything that the XML output format
has added.  Essentially, I want to only grab the explicit data within
the CDATA section :

                                        <![CDATA[Table 1::Number1 & Custom 1 & External ( "Menu-
Version"; "" ) & <Function Missing>]]>

You should really fix your XML at source - the whitespace surrounding the CDATA section is considered significant, so really you want:

<Calculation><![CDATA[Table 1.....on Missing>]]></Calculation>

It looks as though your XML has been indented/pretty printed -
whatever did that shouldn't really have put the cdata section on a new

I would say the correct solution would be to fix whatever wrote the
XML to disk, rather than patching it up at the transform stage.


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