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Escaping &gt; and &lt: tags in XSL

Kalyana Chakravarthi Kesanupalli
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Joined: Oct 06, 2004
Posts: 2
How to escape > and < in XSL. The browser is displaying the HTML tags as is. I have some HTML tags with content in the variable like <STRONG>test</STRONG>. I want the word "test" to come in bold in the browser. Rather I am getting the eitire text <STRONG>test</STRONG> as is.

I tried with
<xsl:value-of select="$strTest" disable-output-escaping="yes" />.

Still it does not work.

Please help me out in this.
kesanupalli@yahoo.com
Thanks in Advance....


Regards<br />Kalyan Kesanupalli
Madhav Lakkapragada
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Joined: Jun 03, 2000
Posts: 5040
I assume that <STRONG> is a HTML element that is already defined either by
HTML (its been a while I did any HTML work) or using CSS. That said,

You could do it this way is XSL:



If you have already tried this and it didn't work, let us know.
I have previously did similar escapes and it always worked for my.
Thanks.
[ October 06, 2004: Message edited by: Madhav Lakkapragada ]

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