RE: Testing if a string begins with numeric in XSL 1.0
Try test="translate(substring($in,1,1), '0123456789', '') = ''" (it may need refining as it also gives true if $in is zero-length). Regards, Michael Kay http://www.saxonica.com/ http://twitter.com/michaelhkay > -----Original Message----- > From: Adrian Stringer [mailto:adrian.stringer@xxxxxxxxxxxx] > Sent: 20 October 2009 09:29 > To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > Subject: Testing if a string begins with numeric in XSL 1.0 > > Hi, > > Is this the correct/best way to test whether a string begins > with a digit in XSL 1.0? > > <xsl:when test="string(number(substring($input-name, 1, > 1))) != 'NaN'"> > > I guess using a regular expression in XSL 2.0 would be the > best approach, but unfortunately I'm constrained to using > MSXSL and hence XSL 1.0 at the moment. > > Thanks, > > Ade > > -- > Adrian Stringer > Software Developer > Direct Dial: 0845 265 6029 > Mobile: > > Motors.co.uk Ltd is registered in England and Wales with > Company No. 5975777. VAT registration GB 243 5711 74 > Registered address: Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London > W8 5TT. Motors.co.uk Ltd is a Daily Mail and General Trust > plc company. > > This message and any attachments are intended for the named > addressee only. It contains information which may be > confidential, legally privileged or otherwise protected by > law. If you are not the intended recipient, please telephone > or email the sender and delete this message and any > attachments from your system. If you are not the intended > recipient you must not copy this message or attachments or > disclose the contents to any other person. Emails are not > secure and may contain viruses. Motors.co.uk reserves the > right to monitor all e-mail communications.
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