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leading

set:leading() returns the nodes in one node-set that come before the first node in the other node-set.

Syntax

set:leading(nodeSet1, nodeSet2)

Arguments

nodeSet1
The node set to find nodes in that precede the first node in the second node set.
nodeSet2
The node set to compare against.

Returns

A node-set containing the nodes from nodeSet1 whose values precede the first node in nodeSet2.

Note: If the first node in nodeSet2 isn't contained in nodeSet1, an empty set is returned. If nodeSet2 is empty, then the result is nodeSet1.

Defined

EXSLT - SET:LEADING

Gecko support

Supported in Gecko 1.9 and later.

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