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    substring


    The substring function returns a part of a given string.

    Syntax

    substring( string , start [, length] )
    

    Arguments

    string
    The string to evaluate.
    start
    The position within string the substring begins
    length (optional)
    The length of the substring. If omitted, the returned string will contain every character from the start position to the end of string.

    Returns

    A string.

    Notes

    As in other XPath functions, the position is not zero-based. The first character in the string has a position of 1, not 0.

    Defined

    XPath 1.0 4.2

    Gecko support

    Supported.

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