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name()

XSLT/XPath Reference: XSLT elements, EXSLT functions, XPath functions, XPath axes

The name function returns a string representing the QName of the first node in a given node-set.

Syntax

name( [node-set] )

Arguments

node-set (optional)
The QName of the first node in this node-set will be returned. If this argument is omitted, the current context node will be used.

Returns

A string representing the QName of a node.

Notes

  • The QName is the node's qualified name, including its namespace prefix and its local name.

Defined

XPath 1.0 4.1

Gecko support

Supported.

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https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/XPath/Functions/name