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Subject: Re: xsl formating string
From: JBryant@xxxxxxxxx
Date: Tue, 5 Apr 2005 13:49:50 -0500
format string xsl
Ah, so. In that case:

<xsl:template match="transaction_detail">
    <xsl:when test="../format_control='C1'">
      <!-- Apply the C1 format -->
    <xsl:when test="../format_control='.0'">
      <!-- Apply the .0 format -->
    <!-- and so on -->

Jay Bryant
Bryant Communication Services
(presently consulting at Synergistic Solution Technologies)

josh higgins <doopsterus@xxxxxxxxx> 
04/05/2005 01:44 PM
Please respond to


Re:  xsl formating string

Sorry my xml is not like that... Here is a sample of
my xml


format_control determines the format of

--- JBryant@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
> Hi, Josh,
> For the sake of this dicussion, I assume that the
> strings are contained in 
> elements and that the elements have format
> attributes, thus:
> <someElement format="C1">Some String</someElement>
> In that case, you can do this:
> <xsl:template match="someElement">
>   <xsl:choose>
>     <xsl:when test="@format='C1'">
>       <span style="color:#0000FF"><xsl:value-of
> select="."/></span>
>     </xsl:when>
>     <xsl:when test="@format='.0'">
>       <xsl:value-of select="concat(., '.0')"/>
>     </xsl:when>
>     <xsl:when test="somethingElse">
>       And so on...
>     </xsl:when>
>     <xsl:otherwise>
>       <xsl:message>Ruh Roh! No format!</xsl:message>
>     </xsl:otherwise>
> </xsl:choose>
> </xsl:template>
> If the source document contains the strings and
> format values in some 
> other structure, you'll have to adjust, but I hope
> you get the idea. If 
> you can't figure it out, post a sample of your
> source document's 
> structure.
> Jay Bryant
> Bryant Communication Services
> (presently consulting at Synergistic Solution
> Technologies)
> josh higgins <doopsterus@xxxxxxxxx> 
> 04/05/2005 01:06 PM
> Please respond to
> xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> To
> xsl <xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> cc
> Subject
>  xsl formating string
> I have a xml file that I has strings in it.  I want
> to
> do so sort of if logic that says if it is "C1"
> format
> with blue text if it is "U1" format it with
> underline.
>  Then if it is "0" I want to concatenate a .0 on the
> end of that how can that be done?  How can I do
> these
> things.  I know that I will probably use an xsl:if 
> but I am not sure what the snytax is with comparing
> strings.  Can someone give me a sample code of how
> this would be done? Thanks!
> Josh
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