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Contains – XpressDox

This function is used to test for a string anywhere inside another string, and would appear inside a command such as If, When or Iif.   Example: «If(contains(Surname,’prmzl’))»«Surname» is not an English name.«End()»   Related

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EndsWith – XpressDox

EndsWith tests the end of a string: «If(EndsWith(Surname,’-Smith’)» «Surname» is a double-barrelled name. «SetV(‘FirstPart’,substring(Surname,1,string-length(Surname) – 6))»«Comment(SetV(‘FirstPart’,string-before(‘-Smith’)) is equivalent)» «End()» «Name_of_Client»«If(not(EndsWith(ToLower(Name_of_Client),’s’)))»’s«Else()»’«End()»

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StartsWith – XpressDox

The StartsWith function (an XSLT function) is used to test whether a string starts with a given string: «If(StartsWith(Surname,’van ‘)»«Title» «Surname» is probably of Dutch descent.«End()» «If(StartsWith(Surname,’van ‘)»«Setv(‘LastPart’,substring-after(Surname,’van ‘))»«End()» In previous versions this command was

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Substring – XpressDox

Use the substring function to extract a portion of a string in your XpressDox template   Extract from a position in the string until the end The following example will begin extracting the value of

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SubstringAfter – XpressDox

Working with strings in XpressDox templates SubstringAfter tests for a string which occurs in another string, but after delimeter inside the string «Comment(This example includes SubstringBefore and SubstringAfter)» The first name is «SubstringBefore(FullNames,’ ‘)» and

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SubstringAfterLast – XpressDox

SubstringBeforeLast and SubstringAfterLast These two functions help with manipulation of strings like file paths or IP addresses which have multiple occurrences of a delimiter. For the following examples, assume the data element DocFilePath contains ‘C:\Documents\XpressDox\WordFile.docx’.

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SubstringBefore – XpressDox

Working with strings in XpressDox templates SubstringBefore tests for a string which occurs in another string, but before a delimeter inside the string. «Comment(This example includes SubstringBefore and SubstringAfter)» The first name is «SubstringBefore(FullNames,’ ‘)»

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SubstringBeforeLast – XpressDox

SubstringBeforeLast and SubstringAfterLast These two functions help with manipulation of strings like file paths or IP addresses which have multiple occurrences of a delimiter. For the following examples, assume the data element DocFilePath contains ‘C:\Documents\XpressDox\WordFile.docx’.

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