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   value as (Number|String),
   picture as String,
   [language as String],
   [calendar as String],
   [country as String]
) as String


Returns a formatted time value based on the picture argument. This is an XSLT function, and it is available in XSLT, XQuery 1.0-ml, and Server-Side JavaScript.

value The given time $value that needs to be formatted.
picture The desired string representation of the given time $value. The picture string is a sequence of characters, in which the characters represent variables such as, decimal-separator-sign, grouping-sign, zero-digit-sign, digit-sign, pattern-separator, percent sign and per-mille-sign. For details on the picture string, see http://www.w3.org/TR/xslt20/#date-picture-string.
language The desired language for string representation of the time $value.
calendar The only calendar supported at this point is "Gregorian" or "AD".
country $country is used the specification to take into account country specific string representation.

Usage Notes

If the specified picture string includes a fractional second width that is seven or more decimal places, then the fractional seconds are truncated (not rounded) on the seventh and greater width.




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