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Subject: Re: browsing text elements
From: Matthew MacKenzie <matt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 06 Apr 1999 16:58:57 -0300

Jeff,
How about using a one column, one row table with a pre tag inside, like:

<table border="0">
  <tr>
    <td align="middle" valign="top">
     <pre><xsl:value-of select="text"></pre>
    </td>
  </tr>
</table>


???

Maybe, maybe not.

Matt MacKenzie


Jeff Royal wrote:
> 
> I'm just getting my feet wet with XML not to mention HTML,
> can anyone help me with the following problem?
> 
> I'm trying to display an XML text element using an XSL stylesheet
> (IE5).  The results are almost right, but not quite.
> Here is the XML source:
> 
> <item>
>   <text>
>     This block of text needs to be displayed by the
>     browser exactly as it appears here (i.e. respecting
>     all line breaks).
> 
>     Is this possible?
>   </text>
> </item>
> 
> I've used PRE in my stylesheet for displaying this block:
> 
>    <pre><xsl:value-of select="text"></pre>
> 
> and the result displays:
> 
> This block of text needs to be displayed by the
>     browser exactly as it appears here (i.e. respecting
>     all line breaks).
> 
>     Is this possible?
> 
> Does anyone have any advice on how to display this either a) with the
> first line of text aligned with the rest of the block, or b) all lines
> left justified?
> 
> 
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