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Subject: RE: [xsl] saxon:assign and xsl:result-document
From: "Michael Kay" <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2005 11:45:28 -0000

The namespace is wrong:

xmlns:saxon="http://saxon.sf.net"

should be

xmlns:saxon="http://saxon.sf.net/" 

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

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Richard Lewis [mailto:richardlewis@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx] 
> Sent: 28 January 2005 11:20
> To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [xsl] saxon:assign and xsl:result-document
> 
> Hello XSL list,
> 
> I'm doing some transformations with Saxon (8.2B) from XML to SVG.
> 
> My stylesheets produce two output documents: one is a small HTML file
> which includes a link to the (rendered) SVG and the SVG 
> result (which is
> the bulk) is generated through a named template and the
> xsl:result-document element.
> 
> Because my SVG file includes quite a bit of variable text 
> (i.e. the text
> layout is dependent of the quantity of text) and because SVG has no
> automatic 'wrapping' facility, I'm trying to use a global variable
> called 'currentY' to keep track of the current position in the Y axis
> while the SVG is being produced.
> 
> I'm using the saxon:assign instruction to alter the currentY 
> variable as
> necessary but it doesn't seem to be working: the <saxon:assign
> name="currentY" select="$currentY+20" /> 'element' just appears in the
> resultant SVG file but the variable is not altered.
> 
> I've got this:
> <xsl:stylesheet xmlns:xsl="..." xmlns:saxon="http://saxon.sf.net"
> version="2.0">
> <xsl:output name="svg" method="xml" doctype-public="..."
> doctype-system="..." />
> <xsl:variable name="currentY" select="0" saxon:assignable="yes" />
> ....
> <xsl:template name="generate-svg">
> <xsl:result-document href="...svg" format="svg">
> <svg x=".." ... extension-element-prefixes="saxon">
> ....
> <saxon:assign name="currentY" select="$currentY+20" />
> ....
> 
> Any ideas what might be wrong?
> 
> Cheers,
> Richard
> -- 
>   Richard Lewis
>   richardlewis@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx


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