Implicit XPath data type conversion

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When dealing with XPath expressions, USoft Blend applies the XPath 1.0 and XSLT 1.0 rules for implicit conversion between the 4 XPath data types (node set, string, number, boolean).

For convenience, this help topic summarises these rules.

 

 

collapseNode set is expected
collapseString is expected
collapseNumber is expected
collapseBoolean is expected

See also

Guide to expressions and data types

          Literal expressions

                  Dates

                  string literals

          Path expressions

          XML expressions

          XPath expressions

                 Node set expressions

                 Booleans

                 Strings

                 Numbers

                 Function calls

                 Variable references

                 Implicit XPath data type conversion

                 Evaluated expressins vs. literals

          SQL expressions