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fn:ends-with

Whether one string ends with another

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Description

The fn:ends-with function returns an xs:boolean value indicating whether one string ($arg1) ends with the characters of a second string ($arg2). Trailing whitespace is significant, so you may want to use the fn:normalize-space function to trim the strings before using this function.

This description is © Copyright 2007, Priscilla Walmsley. It is excerpted from the book XQuery by Priscilla Walmsley, O'Reilly, 2007. For a complete explanation of this function, please refer to Appendix A of the book.

Arguments and Return Type

NameTypeDescription
$arg1 xs:string? the entire string to test
$arg2 xs:string? the substring to check for
$collation xs:string the collation to use for comparing
return value xs:boolean

Examples

XSLT ExampleResults
ends-with('query', 'y')
true
ends-with('query', 'query')
true
ends-with('query', '')
true
ends-with('query   ', 'y')
false
ends-with('', 'y')
false

See Also

fn:starts-withWhether one string starts with another
fn:containsWhether one string contains another

History

Published OnLast UpdatedContributor(s)
2006-06-272007-02-26W3C, XQuery 1.0 and XPath 2.0 Functions and Operators, http://www.w3.org/TR/xpath-functions/
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