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Re: Need to detect if a node has a ' or ' or " or

Subject: Re: Need to detect if a node has a ' or ' or " or " within it
From: Jeni Tennison <jeni@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2002 17:48:30 +0100
apos quot
Hi Gurnam,

> How do I test in a choose if the xml node contains a ' &quot; " OR
> &apos; in the text value.

Well, ' and &apos; are the same as far as XSLT is concerned, as are "
and &quot;. So you can use the XPath:

  contains(., '"') or contains(., "'")

In XSLT, this XPath will live inside an attribute so either the
apostrophes or the double-quotes will need to be escaped (and you can
escape both if you like). For example:

  <xsl:if test="contains(., '&quot;') or contains(., &quot;'&quot;)">
    ...
  </xsl:if>

or:

  <xsl:if test='contains(., &apos;"&apos;) or contains(., "&apos;")'>
    ...
  </xsl:if>


Cheers,

Jeni

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http://www.jenitennison.com/


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