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Subject: RE: [xsl] Template to return XML
From: "Passin, Tom" <tpassin@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2003 12:02:58 -0400

[ Karl J. Stubsjoen]

> So... how do I call that template?
> <xsl:variable name="xmTmplt" select="how_to_call_this_template"/>
> -or-
> <xsl:variable name="xmTmplt">
>   <xsl:call-template name="but_then_xmTmplt_does_not_resolve_to_RTF"/>
> </xsl:variable>
> 

You do not "call" a template using a select statement.  Either you
select a set of nodes and apply templates to it, or you use
call-template, passing the template whatever parameters it may need.

As for syntax to create an RTF, you get an RTF anytime the processor
puts anything into a result.  That includes the following construction
for a variable -

<xsl:variable name='theThing'>
Anything here will be a RTF
</xsl:variable>

On the other hand, if you want a variable to contain a node set, you can
select one -

<xsl:variable name='theNodeset' select='...'/>

When a variable contains a node set, it can be used in 

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