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Subject: Page number ranges
From: "Gustaf Liljegren" <gustaf.liljegren@xxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2002 17:11:39 +0100
word xml page number
I'm working with an index in XSL FO. The source document looks like this:

  <word page="12">cat</word>
  <word page="58">dog</word>
  <word page="23">giraffe</word>

The words are already sorted, and there are no duplicates (entries with both
the same attribute and element value). The code for printing page numbers
looks like this:

<xsl:for-each select="//word[.=current()]">
  <xsl:sort select="@page" data-type="number"/>
  <xsl:value-of select="@page"/>
  <xsl:if test="not(position()=last())">
    <xsl:text>, </xsl:text>

This works fine, but I want to add a feature so that pages 12, 13, 14 is
written 12-14. How is that achieved?


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