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Subject: [xsl] Re: Test character immediately preceding node
From: Nathan Tallman <ntallman@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 9 Oct 2013 09:12:08 -0400

Thank you, Dimitre and David.

On Tue, Oct 8, 2013 at 4:50 PM, Nathan Tallman <ntallman@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Is it possible to test a character immediately preceding a node? I
> have an element with child-elements, my trouble is that sometimes
> there is a space before the child-element, sometimes not. For example
> I might have:
>
> <unittitle>Statements <unitdate>2001</unitdate></unittitle>
> or
> <unittitle>Statements<unitdate>2001</unitdate></unittitle>
>
> The XSLT that I'm forking from has instructions to insert a space
> before <unitdate>, which sometimes results in two spaces in the
> output. I'd like to use an xsl:choose to test for a space immediately
> preceding <unitdate>. Is this possible? I'm using XSLT 2.0.
>
> Thanks,
> Nathan


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