Add n number of characters to Element text

Subject: Add n number of characters to Element text
From: Ross Cormier <merex@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 17 May 2000 12:30:35 -0500
I am working with Java and Xerces.

I need to add n number of characters, the "0" character specifically, to the text of a particular element depending on the length of the element's text.

VB had a function for this called String(char, n).
Called like this, String("0", 2) would return "00"
I am not sure what the Java analog is.

For this particular case, the text must be only two characters.

For Example:
  <FOO>1</FOO> ===>>> <FOO>01</FOO>
  <FOO>2</FOO> ===>>> <FOO>02</FOO>
  <FOO>10</FOO> ===>>> <FOO>10</FOO>

Could I do something like this
<xsl:template match="FOO">
  string("0", 2-length(<xsl:value-of select="."/>))<xsl:value-of select="."/>

Ross Cormier
Structure Consulting Group L.L.C

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