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    string


    The string function converts the given argument to a string.

    Syntax

    string( [object] )
    

    Arguments

    object (optional)
    The object to convert to a string. If omitted, the context node is used.

    Returns

    A string

    Notes

    • If the object is a node-set, the string value of the first node in the set is returned.
    • A number is converted as follows:
      • NaN is converted to the string NaN.
      • Positive zero is converted to the string 0.
      • Negative zero is converted to the string 0.
      • Positive infinity is converted to the string Infinity.
      • Negative infinity is converted to the string -Infinity.
      • Decimal numbers between -1 and 1 are converted to a string with a single leading 0 before the decimal point.

    Defined

    XPath 1.0 4.2

    Gecko support

    Supported.

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