RE: copyright symbol was Re: XSLT hosting
Wow. Seems replacing my existing XML declaration with <?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8"?> fixed the little problem! Nice one cutlass. Thanks to everyone else as well. Daniel. -----Original Message----- From: owner-xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:owner-xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of cutlass Sent: 04 April 2001 11:52 To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: copyright symbol was Re: XSLT hosting Daniel Newman wrote: > Hi guys, > > hope you can help with this easy question, because it's confusing the hell > out of me. > > I was getting a (The style sheet does not contain a document element. The > style sheet may be empty, or it may not be a well-formed XML document.) > error. I know this is due to an © tag I've got in there, that I just > want to pass to the HTML page. Now, I can get around the processing problem > by using the © tag. This does in fact produce a copyright character in > the source of my HTML, but, the character is NOT being displayed by the > html. I think the only way around this is to push © direct to the html > source, without it being converted into the C character by the XML parser. no no; © means nothing to the browser natively. if u are using entities; your © entity should be properly defined in a dtd or doctype tag. using © should give u the correct copyright symbol first off does the following listing work in your browser <html> <body> © </body> </html> it should, if it doesn't something wrong with your browser ( maybe char encoding ). some steps to do a) to make sure your output is html use the <xsl:output method="html"/> b) make sure your encoding attribute of xml and xsl is correct, set to utf-8 or iso-8859-1 c) your can define doctype-public and doctype-system in xsl:output tag d) goto faq http://www.dpawson.co.uk/xsl/N3353.html cheers, jim fuller 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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