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Re: [xsl] Replacing an apostrophe in a string

Subject: Re: [xsl] Replacing an apostrophe in a string
From: "Liam R E Quin liam@xxxxxx" <xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 4 Sep 2014 18:47:49 -0000

On Thu, 4 Sep 2014 18:29:50 -0000
"Craig Sampson craig.sampson@xxxxxxx" <xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I have to escape several characters, one of which is an apostrophe, in strings that I am writing out to a DOJO script. I've tried everything I can think of but can't get the apostrophe replace working.
> Here's of few of the replaces I've tried: (note that all of the double and single quotes are the regular keyboard characters - outlook has altered them below)
> <xsl:variable name="newString" select="replace(oldString, '(['])', 'XXX')"/>
> <xsl:variable name="newString" select="replace(oldString, '&apos;', 'XXX')"/>
These two will be the same once XSLT gets to see...
> <xsl:variable name="newString" select="replace(oldString, '''', 'XXX')"/>

How about
 <xsl:variable name="newString" select='replace(oldString, "&apos;", "XXX")'/>


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