saxon:entity-ref element is useful to generate entities such as
in HTML output. To do this, write:
Permitted parent elements: any XSLT element whose content model is sequence-constructor; any literal result element
The name of the entity
Note that the preferred way to produce a non-breaking space character in the output is
simply to write
in the stylesheet. By
default, with HTML output, this will be serialized as
, though the
way it is serialized doesn't actually matter as far as the HTML browser is concerned.
saxon:entity-ref is permitted only in contexts where
disable-output-escaping would be permitted: that is, when writing to a
serialized output destination.