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    Blank line in plain XSL templates

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 16.02

    In version 15.5, we have plain-* notices set up for the text bodies of our Circulation notices to accompany the HTML attachments. For example, plain-loan-notice-letter.xsl governs the display of the courtesy notice. I would like to know how to do a blank line in these plain templates. For example, I have (myself) two DVDs due today, and when I got my notice, it came like this: Looney tunes[videorecording] /.[001291713] Description: pt.1-2 Barcode: 30502004723788 Sublibrary: Alcuin Collection: Media DVD Due Date: 11/17/2004 Looney tunes[videorecording] /.[001291713] Description: pt.3-4 Barcode: 30502004723846 Sublibrary: Alcuin Collection: Media DVD Due Date: 11/17/2004 Sincerely, Library Circulation

    I'd like to put a blank line before the "Sincerely, Library Circulation", as well as a blank line in between the items. Anybody know how to do this? Thanks in advance! [Ver:15.2 ; 2004-11-20; ]

    [From Pam Sedgwick, University of Tennessee:]
    This problem sounds familiar. I find this line in my "plain-overdue-summary-0.xsl": <xsl:call-template name="blank-line"/> at the very end of section-02. And since that line is NOT in the html template for that form (overdue-summary-0.xsl), I assume I added it to fix the spacing in the plain template. (I edited our templates a year ago.);

    [From Amber J. Meryman, Butler University Libraries:]
    To All - You can also just use this: &#10; which acts just like the double pound sign (;) in the normal templates. This has an advantage because you can use it in-text. We have our sign-off set like this: <xsl:with-param name="line" select="'&#10;From, &#10;Circulation Department'"/>

    Additional Information

    plain, circulation, notices, XSL

    • Article last edited: 10/8/2013