RE: Problems rendering nbsp entity
Thanks, Jarno. I've tried both utf-8 and utf-16 with the same results. I know that NO-BREAK SPACE does look like a space but it sure would be great if I could just output a ' '. -----Original Message----- From: Jarno.Elovirta@xxxxxxxxx [mailto:Jarno.Elovirta@xxxxxxxxx] Sent: Wednesday, September 25, 2002 11:07 PM To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: RE: Problems rendering nbsp entity Hi, > I know I've seen this before but I can't seem to find it in > the archives. > My apologies if this has been answered one too many times. It probably has been, yes. > In the past when I wanted to render a non blanking space when > using XSL to > render HTML I have just used the entity   > I've even noticed that the   entity is rendered as > in the HTML > file when using the Saxon parser. Most of the time MSXML > will render this > appropriately as well. However for some reason this does not > work this time > when using that parser. Now instead of getting the nicely formatted > document that I want, I end up with question marks all over > the place. When What encoding are you using to output the HTML? Does the editor/viewer you are using to view the document support that encoding? Is it actually using that encoding? > I look at the HTML that was rendered there are no actual > question marks in > it just blank spaces where I wanted the to be. I am Well... NO-BREAK SPACE does look awfully lot like a SPACE. > assuming that > for each question mark rendered I am seeing the space. > > Now after all that............ > > Is there a way when using MSXML to get it to return the > actual entity > in the rendered HTML instead of some space character. For > example instead > of <td> </td> have it render this <td> </td> Output the document using an encoding that does not contains NO-BREAK SPACE, e.g. US-ASCII. > The problem as many know with using the entity as a > literal in XSL is > that it is not defined. Also, I do not really want to output > it as a non > blank space in the HTML but rather render it directly as is - Erm... why? Jarno 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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