Instantiating Templates in the HTML Editor

To define a template in the WYSIWYG tab:
1. Drag an element or attribute from the source tree and drop it on the HTML canvas.
2. In the pop-up menu that appears, click xsl:apply-templates.

Stylus Studio creates a template that matches the node you dragged in. You can select the placeholder, and apply formatting. Stylus Studio adds this information to the template.

Calling a Named Template

If you have one or more named templates in your stylesheet, or if you want to define a named template, you can add an xsl:call-template instruction.

To call or create a named template in the WYSIWYG tab:
1. Do one of the following:
    • Right-click in the HTML canvas and select Add call-template from the pop-up menu. You can then drag contents to between the xsl:call-template glyphs.
    • Select a placeholder or element in the HTML canvas. Right-click to display the pop-up menu, and select Add call-template.
2. Click the name of the template you want to instantiate, or click Create new template to create a new named template.



If you delete xsl:apply-templates glyphs, the corresponding template is still defined in the XSLT source. You must delete this definition in the source when you want to define new contents for the corresponding template in the HTML editor.

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