exsl:object-type()

exsl:object-type() returns a string that indicates the type of the specified object.

Note: Most XSLT object types can be coerced into each other safely; however, certain coercions to raise error conditions. In particular, treating something that\'s not a node-set as a node-set will do so. This function lets authors of named templates and extension functions easily provide flexibility in parameter values.

Syntax

exsl:object-type(object)

Parameters

object
The object whose type is to be returned.

Returns

The object's type, which will be one of the following:

  • string
  • number
  • boolean
  • node-set
  • RTF
  • external

Specifications

EXSLT - EXSL:OBJECT-TYPE

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