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Subject: Re: problem converting xml to excel
From: Anna Bikkina <anna@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2004 15:18:14 -0500
excel string length
It worked.

Thank you


On Friday 12 March 2004 02:27 pm, Wendell Piez wrote:
> Anna,
> At 01:38 PM 3/12/2004, you wrote:
> >I was wondering if I can check if the string-length for a element is
> > greater than 0 and then display the required results.
> >
> >Is there any method like that?
> The easiest way is simply test="$string". A string tests as true if it has
> content, false if it is empty (has length zero).
> There is also a string-length function, but test="string-length($string)
> &gt; 0" is a long way of testing the same thing as test="$string".
> When operating on an element (or rather, on a node set containing a single
> node), test="string($element)" will do it. The string() function turns its
> operand into a string; a node set turned into a string is the string value
> of the first node in the set in document order. So if the element you want
> to test is the current node, of course this can be test="string(.)" or even
> "string()", since the default operand is the context node of the function.
> On the Mulberry web site is a Quick Reference page to XSLT/XPath 1.0 which
> lists all the standard functions. See
> http://www.mulberrytech.com/quickref/index.html
> Enjoy,
> Wendell
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