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RE: Using Entity References in XSL Templates

Subject: RE: Using Entity References in XSL Templates
From: Kay Michael <Michael.Kay@xxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2000 09:43:11 -0000
entity references in xsl
> I know that I can define the entity at the top of the stylesheet, like
> this:
>     <!DOCTYPE xsl:stylesheet [
>     <!ENTITY nbsp "&#160;">
>     ]>
> But then the stylesheet processor resolves the entity reference, which
> isn't what I want.  I want the entity reference to be *passed through*
> to the output, which I can't seem to do.  Am I missing something?

I don't see the value of outputting &nbsp; rather than &#160;, but for
entity references less trivial than this, I think this is a legitimate use

<xsl:text disable-output-escaping="yes">&amp;nbsp;</text>

Mike Kay

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