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fn:tokenize

fn:tokenize(
   $input as xs:string?,
   $pattern as xs:string,
   [$flags as xs:string]
) as xs:string*

Summary

Returns a sequence of strings constructed by breaking the specified input into substrings separated by the specified $pattern. The specified $pattern is not returned as part of the returned items.

Parameters
$input The string to tokenize.
$pattern The regular expression pattern from which to separate the tokens.
$flags The flag representing how to interpret the regular expression. One of "s", "m", "i", or "x", as defined in http://www.w3.org/TR/xpath-functions/#flags.

Example

fn:tokenize("this is a string", " ")

=> returns the sequence ("this", "is", "a", "string")

fn:tokenize("this is a string", " ")[last()]

=> string

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