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I'm parsing XML and creating address mailing labels using XSL FO. On the screen, I want borders to appear around each address label. But when the user prints the labels, I don't want the borders to print, since they will be printing onto paper that already has the pre-cut label stickers. Can anyone help me make the borders not display when the page is printed? Can I somehow use a different XSL when rendering the screen than when printing?
 
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I'm not an expert on XSL-FO, but the answer to the question "can I use different stylesheets to process the same source document" is YES: one could say that's the whole point of XSLT!

You can also arrange that the two stylesheets share a lot of common code (two stylesheets A and B that import a common module C), or you can use the same stylesheet with different parameters.

The only time this is a bit difficult is if you are controlling XSLT evaluation using the <?xml-stylesheet?> processing instruction.

How are you invoking the transformation?

Michael Kay
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