substring

The substring function returns a part of a given string.

Syntax

substring(string, start)
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

Gecko support

Supported.