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RE: How to assign node value to html attribute

Subject: RE: How to assign node value to html attribute
From: "Michael Kay" <michael.h.kay@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2002 17:08:32 +0100
html assign value
FAQ: use attribute value templates

<td bgcolor="{TBD1/TBDC1}">foo</td>

You can't use disable-output-escaping here, but that's probably just as

Michael Kay
Software AG
home: Michael.H.Kay@xxxxxxxxxxxx
work: Michael.Kay@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx 

> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:owner-xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Sunny Bro
> Sent: 26 June 2002 16:13
> To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject:  How to assign node value to html attribute
> Hello,
> I'm working on a small project for my university and I'd like 
> to use xml and 
> xsl in my servlets so that the presentation logic can be 
> seperated from the 
> business logic.  When I tried to assign the value of a node 
> to an html 
> attribute (bgcolor) using xsl, I ran into problems.
> <td bgcolor= ' <xsl:value-of select="TBD1/TBDC1" 
> disable-output-escaping="yes" '> foo </td>
> The parser didn't like this and gave the following 
> SAXParseException: The value of attribute "bgcolor" must not 
> contain the '<' character.
> As this isn't allowed is there a workaround so that i could 
> still make use 
> of the color values in the dom or do i have to adulterate the dom by 
> embedding the required html at the servlet level.
> Thanks a ton,
> Sunny.
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