Re: Using HTML tags
> encode the previous string as > > <description>Some <b>description</b></description> why couldn't that be encoded with elements > encode the previous string as <description>Some <b>description</b></description> in which case you would be in much better position. You can do it in xslt but string handling is _not_ XSLT's strong point, if you want to handle the string representaion of an XMl documentation, rather tahn a tree representation, you would be better of using a language of regular expressions, such as perl. However you can get what you want in this case by <xsl_value-of select="substring-before(.,'<b>')"/> <b> <xsl_value-of select="substring-before(substring-after(.,'<b>'),'</b>')"/> </b> but doing this in general is rather hard in XSLT. there are other possibilities including <xsl:value of disable-output-encoding="yes" select="."/> but d-o-e is never to be recommended, and will not work in all situations. David _____________________________________________________________________ This message has been checked for all known viruses by Star Internet delivered through the MessageLabs Virus Scanning Service. For further information visit http://www.star.net.uk/stats.asp or alternatively call Star Internet for details on the Virus Scanning Service. XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
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