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starts-with()

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

The starts-with checks whether the first string starts with the second string and returns true or false.

Syntax

starts-with(haystack, needle)

Arguments

haystack
The string to look in.
needle
The string to look for.

Returns

true if haystack starts with needle. Otherwise, false.

Defined

XPath 1.0 4.2

Gecko support

Supported.

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