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Count no. of characters in xsl variable

 
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Hi, can anybody tell me how to count the number of characters in an xslt variable? I need this so that I can truncate a string if its length exceeds a certain number.
 
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You can use function string-length($varName)
 
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Thanks.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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