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Re: [xsl] links don't work when IE transforms XSL document

From: Jakob Fix <jakob.fix@--------->
To:
Date: 9/30/2004 8:39:00 AM
have you tried putting an <xsl:comment> </xsl:comment> in between the
opening and closing <a> tags, for this result: <a name="id1"><!--
--></a>?

this worked for me in a similar situation.


On Thu, 30 Sep 2004 10:30:50 +0200, Anton Triest <anton@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello everybody,
> 
> I want to create a html document (client-side transformation) with
> internal hyperlinks
> (links to anchors within the document). This is my stylesheet (anchors.xsl):
> 
> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
> <?xml-stylesheet type="text/xsl" href="anchors.xsl"?>
> <xsl:stylesheet version="1.0"
>     xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"
>     xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform">
>     <xsl:output method="xml" encoding="utf-8" indent="yes"
>         doctype-public="-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN"
>         doctype-system="http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-strict.dtd"/>
>     <xsl:template match="/">
>         <html lang="en" xml:lang="en">
>             <head>
>                 <title>anchors</title>
>                 <style type="text/css">
>                     div { padding-bottom: 800px; }
>                 </style>
>             </head>
>             <body>
>                 <div>
>                     <p>contents</p>
>                     <ul>
>                         <li><a href="#s1">Section 1</a></li>
>                         <li><a href="#s2">Section 2</a></li>
>                         <li><a href="#s3">Section 3</a></li>
>                     </ul>
>                 </div>
>                 <div><a id="s1"></a><h1>Section 1</h1></div>
>                 <div><a id="s2"></a><h1>Section 2</h1></div>
>                 <div><a id="s3"></a><h1>Section 3</h1></div>
>             </body>
>         </html>
>     </xsl:template>
> </xsl:stylesheet>
> 
> Against any input file, this should display a file with 3 hyperlinks (a
> href) to their appropriate
> anchor (a id). This all works well... except when I use an xsl
> stylesheet as input file: in IE,
> the links don't work (clicking them results in "Cannot find server or
> DNS Error").
> 
> I tried using '<a name=' instead of '<a id=', and also tried putting
> something inside the anchor
> element (<a id="s1">&#160;</a>), but it doesn't help.
> 
> Is this a bug in IE or MSXML? (I'm using IE 6.0.2800.1106, MSXML
> 4.20.9818.0). In Mozilla it
> works as expected. And when I generate a html file with Saxon, the
> resulting file works, also in IE.
> 
> If anybody wonders why I want to use an xsl as input: the above code is
> a simplified example,
> for a similar problem occuring here:
> http://users.telenet.be/cking/webstuff/xdoc/xdoc.xsl
> 
> TIA,
> Anton
> 

-- 
cheers,
Jakob.

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