tokenize


str:tokenize() splits a string using a set of characters as delimiters that determine where the splits should occur, returning a node-set containing the resulting strings.

Syntax

str:tokenize(string, delimiters)

Arguments

string
The string to tokenize.
delimiters
Each character in this string is used as a word separator while tokenizing.

Returns

A node-set of token elements, each containing one token from the string.

For example:

str:tokenize('2007-09-14-03T11:40:23', '-T:')

Returns a node set like this:

<token>2007</token>
<token>09</token>
<token>14</token>
<token>11</token>
<token>40</token>
<token>23</token>

Defined

EXSLT - STR:TOKENIZE

Gecko support

Supported in Gecko 1.9 and later.

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