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xdmp:position

xdmp:position(
   $test as xs:string?,
   $target as xs:string?,
   [$collation as xs:string?]
) as xs:integer?

Summary

Returns an integer value representing the starting position of a string within the search string. Note, the string starting position is 1. If the first parameter is empty, the result is the empty sequence.

Parameters
$test The string to test for existence in the second parameter.
$target The string from which to test.
$collation The optional name of a valid collation URI. For information on the collation URI syntax, see the Search Developer's Guide.

Example

xdmp:position("chin","searchintext")

=> 5

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