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Subject: RE: [xsl] using xsl:value-of but omitting some children - possible?
From: "Michael Kay" <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2005 15:13:34 -0000

You need to do a recursive apply-templates to the contents of the
chaptertitle element, copying those parts that you want and omitting the
parts you don't want.

Michael Kay
http://www.saxonica.com/ 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ke'tszeri Csaba [mailto:csaba@xxxxxxxxxxx] 
> Sent: 27 January 2005 14:55
> To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [xsl] using xsl:value-of but omitting some children 
> - possible?
> 
> Hello!
> 
> I have problems with the following fragment:
> 
> <somewheredeep>
>    <chaptertitle>
>       our title
>       <part>
>             has some parts
>       </part>
>       <ugly>
>             some ugly things here
>       </ugly>
>    </chaptertitle>
> </somewheredeep>
> 
> I have the folloowing structure of templates
> 
> <xsl:temaplate match="somewheredeep">
>     <xsl:variable name="chaptitle">
>        <xsl:call-template name="getchaptitle"/>
>     </xsl:variable>
>     <!-- I use $chaptitle several times here -->
> </xsl:template>
> 
> <xsl:template name="getchaptitle">
>    <xsl:value-of select="chaptertitle">
> </xsl:template>
> 
> I have to do different things (like cutting at the
> first space after 30 chars or something similar)
> with the text content of the chaptertitle.
> 
> I'd like to get the content of the <chaptertitle>
> and the <part> but not the <ugly>.
> 
> Can I get rid of the ugly somehow?
> The only solution I've found so far is that to get the content of the
> ugly and replace it with an empty string, but considering that the
> there could be another unnecessary tags, it would be a slow 
> and ugly :)
> solution.
> 
> 
> Thank you for any advice!
> 
> 
> Csaba


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