Re: [xsl] Question on translate() function

Subject: Re: [xsl] Question on translate() function
From: "Liam R. E. Quin liam@xxxxxx" <xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:27:17 -0000
On Tue, 2017-09-26 at 01:45 +0000, Mailing Lists Mail
daktapaal@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
> I also have another question..
> I want to replace '[()''+\-*$=]' with the character + a #

replace( $str, '[()''+\-*$=]', '$0#')

$0 refers to the entire thing matched, or you can use capturing parens,

replace( $str, '([()''+\-*$=])', '$1#')

where $1 is the first thing inside (...), $2 would be the second (...)
group if there was one.

Regular expressions are incredibly powerful but be careful not to
overuse them or you'll never be able to understand what you wrote a
week later! :)


Liam Quin, W3C,
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