Grabbing text between Processing Instructions in XSLT


I'm trying to run an XSLT on the below XML to wrap text between certain PI's with a new element:

Input XML:

      <?addition?>hello<?addition?> text1
      <?addition?>bye<?addition?> text2

I am trying to wrap the text between the addition-start and addition-end in a <u> element like below.

Desired output:

      <u>hello</u> text1
      <u>bye</u> text2

My current XSLT is incorrectly grabbing text nodes that are not inbetween PI's, current stylesheet:

        match="@* | node()">
                select="@* | node()"/>
    <xsl:template match="//p/text()[preceding::processing-instruction('addition')]
        <u><xsl:value-of select="." /></u>

Is there a way to tweak my XSLT to achieve this and wrap only the text surrounded by PI's with a <u>?


I think you want

<xsl:template match="p/text()[preceding-sibling::node()[1][self::processing-instruction('addition')]]
    <u><xsl:value-of select="." /></u>

And, as Daniel Haley pointed out in his comment, you can furthermore add an empty template <xsl:template match="processing-instruction('addition')"/> to remove the processing instructions.

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