RE: [xsl] Filter leading numbers out of Strings

Subject: RE: [xsl] Filter leading numbers out of Strings
From: "Michael Kay" <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 6 Nov 2006 09:01:27 -0000
You say leading numbers, but you don't give an example with a trailing
number. What do you want to happen to 123ABC789?

Also, the non-numeric parts of your strings contain A-Z only. Is that a
feature of the data, or just an accident of your examples?

You can handle your examples with translate($in, 'ABCDE...Z', '').

Michael Kay

> -----Original Message-----
> From: leopoldmail@xxxxxx [mailto:leopoldmail@xxxxxx] 
> Sent: 06 November 2006 07:01
> To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [xsl] Filter leading numbers out of Strings
> Hi,
> i have stings in different length with leading numbers  in an 
> XML-File which i want to transform into another XML-File:
> Is it possible to only filter out leading numbers of the 
> strings without using a recursive template and without using xsl2.0?
> For example:
> "1234AB" should be "1234"
> "123456ABC" should be "123456"
> "123456789A" should be "123456789"
> thank`s a lot for any help,
> Rolf

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