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xdmp.externalBinaryPath

xdmp.externalBinaryPath(
   $source as binary()
) as String?

Summary

Return the path to the external file associated with an external binary document.

Parameters
$source The external binary node for which to retrieve the external file path.

Usage Notes

If the source binary node does not represent an external binary binary document, XDMP-ARG is thrown. That is, the source binary node must have been created by xdmp:external-binary. Use xdmp:binary-is-external to test whether or not a node represents an external binary.

Example

xdmp.externalBinaryPath(
  cts.doc("/movies/external-movie-1.mp4").xpath("/binary()"));

  => /space/binaries/movies/movie-1.mp4

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