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Re: Question re: unwanted whitespace and html output
- From: "Thomas B. Passin" <email@example.com>
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Fri, 20 Jul 2001 18:33:21 -0400
Why do you care about the line breaks? Maybe it won't really matter. :-)
The reason you get a line break in the output is that there is one in the
<span class="smtext_bold"> <----- LF right here!
<xsl:apply-templates/> <----- and here!
You will probably get what you want with this change:
(NOTE - These leading ">" are NOT from quoting your post in this reply, they
are how the stylesheet should read.)
Now there are no extra line feeds or other whitespace to show up. The price
is that the stylesheet becomes less readable, so do it when everything else
> Please help! I have been racking my brains trying to figure out how to get
> the following content to be output correctly:
> <p>some text <b>exit</b>, some more text that has a colon</p>
> Example of my XSL templates used to produce the example output below:
> <xsl:template match="text()">
> <xsl:value-of select="." disable-output-escaping="yes"/>
> <xsl:template match="b">
> <span class="smtext_bold">
> Example of current html output:
> ... some text <span class="smtext_bold">
> , some more text that has a comma ...
> Notice that the span tags and following text is on separate lines.
> Example of desired output:
> ... some text <span class="smtext_bold">exit</span>, some more text that
> includes a comma...
> Notice that I am trying get both span tags and the following apostrophe to
> be on the same line.
> When the span tags and following comma is on separate lines the word
> and the comma have a display in the browser with space between them (ie,
> "exit , " instead of "exit, ").
> Any help would truly be appreciated.
> Mike Freestone
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