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I'm really hoping someone can help with this..

I am using infopath published to a sharepoint library. One of the columns contains the values of a repeating table merged together when published.

In Sharepoint Designer I've convertedt the view to xslt in order to format some of the columns.

The merged column looks like this:


And the code behind it is:

<div dir="{ddwrt:GetVar('Direction')}"><xsl:value-of disable-output-escaping="yes" select="ddwrt:AutoNewLine(string(@LDIPS_x0020_DATE ))" /></div>

In infopath the dates are set to date already so the problem isn't there.

Ideally I want to get rid of the time displayed and display as below:

It doesn't have to be a date, I don't mind deconstructing using substring and putting back together but the problem is every time I try I only ever get the first line displayed.

Can anyone please help me with this?

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Try changing this line:
<xsl:value-of disable-output-escaping="yes" select="ddwrt:AutoNewLine(substring-before(string(@LDIPS_x0020_DATE), "T"))" /></

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Sorry, you'll have to show more of your input and output and explain what the extension functions do. It's also not clear why you would want to use disable-output-escaping.

In XSLT 1.0 if xsl:value-of is given a node-set as input, it displays the string value of the first node in the node-set. That might be relevant to your problem.

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