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fn:remove

Removes an item from a sequence

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Description

The fn:remove function returns a copy of $target with the item at position $position removed. Position numbers start at 1, not 0.

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
$target item()* the sequence to remove an item from
$position xs:integer the position to remove the item from
return value item()*

Examples

XSLT ExampleResults
remove( ('a', 'b', 'c'), 2) 
('a', 'c')
remove( ('a', 'b', 'c'), 10)
('a', 'b', 'c')
remove( ('a', 'b', 'c'), 0)
('a', 'b', 'c')

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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