RE: another href question
My many thanks for all your helpful responses to my question. After looking at all the answers, it was, of course, staring me in the face. I was thinking that in the line: <xsl:element name="a"> "a" was a place holder for something else. It wasn't. Sometimes, the elegance of simplicity it too obvious to comprehend. Now to test this. > -----Original Message----- > From: Diamond, Jason [mailto:Jason.Diamond@xxxxxxx] > Sent: Friday, March 23, 2001 4:39 PM > To: 'xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx' > Subject: RE: another href question > > > The output of your snippet will be: > > <a href="ContactUs.xsl">Contact Us</a> > > Is that not what you wanted? > > What do you mean by "in place of 'a'"? The name attribute on the > <xsl:element> element specifies the name of the element to > output to the > result tree. To construct a link in HTML, you must use the > <a> element with > an href attribute. So your sample looks fine. > > Jason. > > > -----Original Message----- > > From: Turner, Althea [mailto:Althea.Turner@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx] > > Sent: Friday, March 23, 2001 4:14 PM > > To: 'XSL-List@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx' > > Subject: another href question > > > > > > hello all, > > > > I have a fairly (actually very new) newbie question to put > to you good > > folks. I have checked the FAQ and archives and haven't found > > the answer to > > my question. I am trying to make text link from one xsl page > > to another. I > > can link just fine to an html page. I have found the > > following bit of code > > and think I am getting close to a solution. > > > > <!-- test for linking text --> > > <xsl:element name="a"> > > <xsl:attribute > > name="href">ContactUs.xsl</xsl:attribute> > > <xsl:text>Contact Us</xsl:text> > > </xsl:element> > > > > My question is this: What should be in place of "a"? > > Elsewhere in our > > docs, the "name" refers to a java class. Do I need to have a > > java class for > > href? What am I not comprehending here? I'm fairly sure > > that Xlink is > > overkill for making simple text links. > > > > Please be gentle, I'm new to XSL. Thanks! > > > > Althea Turner > > Summit Information Services > > 541-758-5888 x 6902 > > > > > > XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list > XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
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