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FunctX XSLT Functions

functx:right-trim

Trims trailing whitespace

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Description

The functx:right-trim function removes all whitespace at the end of $arg. Whitespace is defined as it is in XML, namely space, tab, carriage return and line feed. If $arg is the empty sequence, it returns a zero-length string.

Arguments and Return Type

NameTypeDescription
$arg xs:string? the string to trim
return value xs:string

XSLT Function Declaration

See XQuery definition.
<xsl:function name="functx:right-trim" as="xs:string"
              xmlns:functx="http://www.functx.com">
  <xsl:param name="arg" as="xs:string?"/>

  <xsl:sequence select="
   replace($arg,'\s+$','')
 "/>

</xsl:function>

Examples

XSLT ExampleResults
<functx:right-trim('xyz   '>
<xyz>yz
<functx:right-trim('  x   xyz  '>
<> x   xyz
<functx:right-trim('xyz'>
<xyz>yz

See Also

functx:trimTrims leading and trailing whitespace
functx:left-trimTrims leading whitespace
fn:normalize-spaceNormalizes whitespace

History

Published OnLast UpdatedContributor(s)
2006-06-272007-02-26Priscilla Walmsley, Datypic, pwalmsley@datypic.com, http://www.datypic.com
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