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FIX: A System.Xml.Xsl.XsltException exception occurs when you try to perform an XSLT transformation by using an XSLT style sheet that uses the format-number function
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You create an Extensible Stylesheet Language Transformation (XSLT) style sheet that uses the format-number function. In Microsoft Visual Studio .NET, when you perform an XSLT transformation that uses this style sheet to try to convert positive numbers to strings, a System.Xml.Xsl.XsltException exception occurs. To resolve the problem, download and install a hotfix. To obtain the hotfix, contact Microsoft Product Support Services.
You can create an Extensible Stylesheet Language Transformation (XSLT) style sheet that uses the format-number function. In Microsoft Visual Studio .NET, when you try to perform an XSLT transformation by using this style sheet to convert positive numbers to strings, you receive the following error message:
If you handle the exception to display the inner exception and the exception message, you receive the following output:
An unhandled exception of type 'System.Xml.Xsl.XsltException' occurred in system.xml.dll
Parameter name: Every element in the value array should be between one and nine, except for the last element, which can be zero.
at System.Globalization.NumberFormatInfo.CheckGroupSize(String propName, Int32 groupSize)
at System.Xml.Xsl.XsltCompileContext.FormatNumber(Double value, String formatPattern, String formatName)
at System.Xml.Xsl.FuncFormatNumber.Invoke(XsltContext xsltContext, Object args, XPathNavigator docContext)
at System.Xml.XPath.XsltFunction.InvokeFunction(XPathNavigator qy, XPathNodeIterator iterator)
Function 'format-number()' has failed.
A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Only apply it to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next service pack that contains this hotfix.
To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question. The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
Date Time Version Size File name -------------------------------------------------------------- 03-Dec-2003 19:43 1.1.4322.978 1,339,392 System.xml.dll
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
Steps to reproduce the behavior
For additional information, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
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(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307494/ )How to apply an XSL Transformation to XML for streaming by using Visual C# .NET