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Ethan's solution works fine, but it still displays the heading "Sponsor:" when the field is empty. I would like the heading to disappear as well.

Tamara

Tamara Gaydos, CA
NHPRC Grant Project Manager and Manuscript Processor
Phillips Library | Peabody Essex Museum
East India Square | Salem, MA 01970
978-542-1510 [log in to unmask]


On Tue, Jan 21, 2014 at 2:19 PM, Nathan Tallman <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
Could it be a CSS issue that relies on some part of the sponsor output for display?

Nathan


On Tue, Jan 21, 2014 at 1:59 PM, MicheleR <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
That shouldn't matter, should it?  If there's no sponsor in the EAD, then the output would have an empty <h5></h5> which shouldn't cause the problem she's seeing.


On 1/21/2014 1:47 PM, Ethan Gruber wrote:
Put a test around the h5 so it only appears when there is content in sponsor:

<xsl:if test="string(filedesc/titlestmt/sponsor)">
<h5 style="text-align:center">
             <xsl:value-of select="filedesc/titlestmt/sponsor"/>
</h5>
</xsl:if>



On Tue, Jan 21, 2014 at 1:43 PM, Tamara Gaydos <[log in to unmask]
<mailto:[log in to unmask]>> wrote:

    Hi all,

    I have a stylesheet that works fine when the <sponsor> element is filled in.
    But now I want to encode some finding aids that have no sponsor. If I try to
    eliminate the <sponsor> element, the header information becomes centered and
    looks awful. The only bit of code that references <sponsor> is this:

    <!--Suppreses all other elements of eadheader.-->
         <xsl:template match="eadheader">
         <h2 style="text-align:center">
             <a name="{generate-id(titlestmt/titleproper)}">
                 <xsl:value-of select="filedesc/titlestmt/titleproper"/>
             </a>
         </h2>
         <h5 style="text-align:center">
                 <xsl:value-of select="filedesc/titlestmt/sponsor"/>
         </h5>
         <br></br>
         </xsl:template>

    I want to be able to use sponsor when I need it and eliminate it when I
    don't. Anyone able to help?

    Tamara Gaydos, CA
    NHPRC Grant Project Manager and Manuscript Processor
    Phillips Library | Peabody Essex Museum
    East India Square | Salem, MA 01970
    978-542-1510 <tel:978-542-1510> [log in to unmask]
    <mailto:[log in to unmask]>




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