Re: Unable to get text() of node
Hi, On Mon, 2006-01-23 at 12:46 +0100, Geert Josten wrote: > > A <xsl:copy-of select="."/> will select the concatenated text of all > > descendant text-nodes in document-order; note the additional "don't" in > > the result: > > > > <output>"Johnny > > don't > > B. > > Good > > "</output> > > No, copy-of literally copies the selected nodes. If you select text(), it copies all text child > nodes of the current node. If you select ., it copies the current node itself, including its start > and end tag and all it's descendants, resulting in: > > <output>"<foo>Johnny > <bar>don't</bar> > B. > <bar/>Good > </foo>"</output> True, I had that wrong. > > MSXML does strip such whitespace text-nodes by _default_. So one might > > want to use <xsl:strip-space elements="*"/> for compatibility with > > the MSXML-XSLT engine. > > Or just use <xsl:preserve-space elements="*" /> when using MSXSL to make it comply with the other > parsers.. :-) Ah, good to know - thanks! Regards, Kasimier
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