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Default Converting normal text to UTF values using "character map"

Dear All,

I have two questions to be discussed

Question 1.

I am writing an XSLT to convert the following UTF characters:

Input: Following is a Greek input

XSLT used:

<xsl:import href="iso8879map.xsl"/>

<xsl:output method="html" use-character-maps="iso8879" omit-xml-declaration="no" indent="no" />

<xsl:template match="@*|node()">
<xsl:apply-templates select="@*|node()"/>


But, following is my required output - hope i need to make few modification in the above XSLT.

Required Output:

Any help would be great full.

Also, the original text that show above in the"Input" Greek characters was original converted from following normal text


My second question follows
Question 2

Is there any way in XSLT to directly convert as follows:


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What you posted as the "required output" looks like the gibberish you get when an UTF-8 or maybe UTF-16 encoded document is decoded with an 8bit encoding like ISO-8859-1 or Windows-1252. So I am not sure I understand what you want to achieve.
If you want to convert a string of characters to a sequence of integers with the Unicode codepoints of the characters then XSLT/XPath 2.0 offers http://www.w3.org/TR/xpath-functions...-to-codepoints.
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