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The contains function determines whether the first argument string contains the second argument string and returns boolean true or false.

Syntax

contains( haystack , needle )

Arguments

haystack
The string to be searched
needle
The string to look for as a substring of haystack

Returns

true if haystack contains needle. Otherwise, false.

Defined

XPath 1.0 4.2

Gecko support

Supported.

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