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normalize-space


The normalize-space function strips leading and trailing white-space from a string, replaces sequences of whitespace characters by a single space, and returns the resulting string.

Syntax

normalize-space( [string] )

Arguments

string (optional)
The string to be normalized. If omitted, string used will be the same as the context node converted to a string.

Returns

The normalized string.

Defined

XPath 1.0 4.2

Gecko support

Supported.

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