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Subject: Fwd: How to stop XSLT from transforming &174; to single character
From: "B. Tommie Usdin" <btusdin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2002 12:21:20 -0500
>To: XSL-List@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: How to stop XSLT from transforming &174; to single character
>From: carlson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>I have looked at the FAQ and mailing list archives, but I still don't
>get it.
>I have some xml source <name>joe user&174;</name>
>I am trying to transform it to different formatted xml, but when I do,
>the &174; entity gets converted to a single character, the registered
>I am using <xsl:value-of select="/name" disable-output-escaping="yes"/>
>to get the value of the tag.
>My out tag is <xsl:output method="xml" encoding="iso-8859-1/>.
>I am ultimately going to transform to HTML, so I want to keep the entity
>in decimal form. Also, I get a problem when I get the xpath where the
>parser throws an exception saying the <name> element  is missing an
>end-tag for those <name> elements that have the single special character.
>What I am trying to determine is, how can I leave the &174; as &174; in
>the new xml.
>I am using xalan as my parser, but the same thing happens with msxml.
>Thanks for any thoughts or suggestions.

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