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Re: [xsl] problem with scientific notation and leading whitespaces


Subject: Re: [xsl] problem with scientific notation and leading whitespaces
From: "G. Ken Holman" <gkholman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2013 10:02:05 -0400

At 2013-07-18 15:47 +0200, Silvio Abruzzo wrote:
Thank you for your prompt answer. Indeed, you solution works but I
would like to have a more general solution. The problem is that my
real xslt file has hundred of calculations and I cannot adapt all
places.

Since an XSLT file is an XML file you could consider massaging your XSLT with XSLT to introduce the function wherever needed.


As for a more "general" solution, you'd probably have to hack the processor. Nothing in XSLT 1.0 or 2.0 provides for intercepting results of <xsl:value-of/> on the fly ... even in XSLT 2.0 you would be doing something like adding a private function but having to invoke it for every calculation.

. . . . . . . Ken


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