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Re: Preceding comment() match
Subject: Re: Preceding comment() match|
From: "Karl Stubsjoen" <kstubs@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2006 16:55:42 -0700
I probably shouldn't go here...
so, now that I am self-documenting these comments, I'd like to create
line breaks for the web, where line break occur naturally in my
these are comments
with line breaks
should output to browser with
these line breaks.
Produces no line breaks. If I include <br/>(s) in the above comments
and add disable-output-escaping="yes" to my value-of... I get the line
breaks, but who wants to add these "unnatural" html elements to these
On 12/21/06, Karl Stubsjoen <kstubs@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Working perfect ; )
Nothing like self-documenting XSL Docs!
On 12/21/06, Wendell Piez <wapiez@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Please double check your code. I would expect "every preceding
> element's first comment tag" to be
> "preceding-sibling::*/comment()" (note extra step). The expression
> you provided us, "preceding-sibling::comment()", would select the
> first preceding (sibling) comment.
> If you want the first preceding node, but only if it's a comment, that would be
> but note that whitespace-only text nodes can impede that.
> Working around those would be
> ... which I know is a monster, but there you have it.
> At 04:53 PM 12/21/2006, you wrote:
> >I need to match the first comment() preceding the current context.
> >So from:
> >this is the comments, first preceding
> ><xsl:template name="example">
> >Assuming that this xpath should work:
> ><xsl:value-of select="preceding-sibling::comment()"/>
> >But instead, I am matching on every preceding elements first comment
> >tag. I just need "your" comment tag, and if you don't have one, then
> >Please help.
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