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how to break comma in xsl

Posted on 2004-09-09
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hi

in xml i got node will come like this

<ROWSET>
<ROW>
<REASON_FOR_REJECTION>1.Overhead line is not existing in front of the premises,2.The distance from the pole to the serice is more than 30 meters.,3.Another service is existing in the same premises with arrears.</REASON_FOR_REJECTION>
</ROW>
</ROWSET>

In the above node for every comma i want to put <br>

the output should come like this:

1.Overhead line is not existing in front of the premises
2.The distance from the pole to the serice is more than 30 meters.
3.Another service is existing in the same premises with arrears

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Question by:chaitu chaitu
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by:MogalManic
ID: 12014619
You are going to need a <xsl:template> that iterates through the string and returns a nodeset.  To do this you will need to implement recursion.  The algorithm will be something like this:
  1) Call template with String, delimiter(,)
  2) Split string into two parts:
       a) subString before first delimiter
       b) subString after first delimiter
  3) If delimiter is NOT found return String
  4) Otherwise,
       a) return String 1st String (2a)
       b) Recursively call template using 2nd String and delimeter

Here is my first stab:

<xsl:template name='SplitString>
  <xsl:param name='str/>
  <xsl:param name='delim'>,</xsl:param>

  <xsl:variable name='left' select='substring-before($str, $delim)'/>
  <xsl:variable name='right' select='substring-after($str, $delim)'/>
  <xsl:choose>
    <xsl:when test='string-length($left)=0>
        <xsl:value-of select='$str'/>
    </xsl:when>
    <xsl:otherwise>
         <xsl:value-of select='$left><br/>
          <xsl:call-template name='SplitString'>
              <xsl:with-param name='str' select='$right'/>
              <xsl:with-param name='delim' select='$delim'/>
          </xsl:call-template>
    </xsl:otherwise>
</xsl:template>
 
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conorj earned 250 total points
ID: 12014651
To do this, or any string replacement where it isn't a one-to-one mapping, you need to use recursion. The following should do what you want.

rgds,
Conor.

XSLT:
.......
<xsl:template match="REASON_FOR_REJECTION">
    <xsl:call-template name="replace.text.with.elem">
        <xsl:with-param name="text" select="text()" />
        <xsl:with-param name="replace" select="','" />
        <xsl:with-param name="with" select="'br'" />
    </xsl:call-template>
</xsl:template>

<xsl:template name="replace.text.with.elem">
    <xsl:param name="text" select="''" />
    <xsl:param name="replace" select="''" />
    <xsl:param name="with" select="''" />
    <xsl:choose>
        <xsl:when test="contains($text, $replace)">
            <xsl:value-of select="substring-before($text, $replace)" />
            <xsl:element name="{$with}" />
            <xsl:call-template name="replace.text.with.elem">
                <xsl:with-param name="text" select="substring-after($text, $replace)" />
                <xsl:with-param name="replace" select="$replace" />
                <xsl:with-param name="with" select="$with" />
            </xsl:call-template>
        </xsl:when>
        <xsl:otherwise>
            <xsl:value-of select="$text" />
        </xsl:otherwise>
    </xsl:choose>
</xsl:template>
........
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