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The name function returns a string representing the QName of the first node in a given node-set.


name( [node-set] )


node-set (optional)
The QName of the first node in this node-set will be returned. If this argument is omitted, the current context node will be used.


A string representing the QName of a node.


  • The QName is the node's qualified name, including its namespace prefix and its local name.


XPath 1.0 4.1

Gecko support


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