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From Thorsten Scherler <thorsten.scher...@wyona.org>
Subject Re: substring-before()
Date Thu, 30 Jan 2003 18:27:51 GMT
Jupp, thanks!

What would be an appropriate XSLT forum?

Any recommendations?

Jeremy Quinn wrote:
> 
> On Thursday, Jan 30, 2003, at 15:06 Europe/London, Scherler, Thorsten 
> wrote:
> 
>> Hello group,
>>
>> Function: string substring-before ( string, string ) Returns the 
>> string part preceding the first occurence of the second passed string 
>> inside the first passed string. The return value of 
>> substring-before('2000/3/22', '/') would be '2000'.
>>
>> My question:
>> can that first string be a param?
> 
> 
> If by this you mean 'can that first string be set by an XSLT param' ?
> 
> The answer is yes. (Be pretty useless if you could'nt ;)
> 
> eg.
> 
> <?xml version="1.0"?>
> <xsl:stylesheet version="1.0" 
> xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform">
> 
>   <xsl:param name="date"/>
> 
>   <xsl:template match="/">
>     <xsl:if test="substring-before($date, '/') = '2000'">
>       <p>Yes, Ladies & Gentlemen, it is indeed the year 2000</p>
>     </xsl:if>
>   </xsl:template>
> 
> </xsl:stylesheet>
> 
> Ideally this kind of question ought to be asked on an appropriate XSLT 
> forum.
> But I hope it helped.
> 
> regards Jeremy
> 
> 
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