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XML to text rendering

Anand Jayaraman
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Joined: Jan 28, 2004
Posts: 104
Hi Guys!!

I have an XML file and I'd like to convert it to a text output with XSLT.

Consider the following:

<subject> Re: XSLT Help!! </subject>
<body>Can you guys help me out???</body>

I'd like to have this in the following format in text!

Re: XSLT Help!!

Can you guys help me out???


My limited knowledge of XSLT can only output the data in a single line.

Can someone advice as to how I'd be solving the problem???
Lasse Koskela

Joined: Jan 23, 2002
Posts: 11962
Use the <xsl:text> element to output a newline character when appropriate.

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I agree. Here's the link:
subject: XML to text rendering
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