Node set expressions

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Node set is the most important of the (4) primitive data types that an XPath expression can evaluate to. XPath's mission in life is to represent paths leading to node sets in XML documents. These are different from paths leading to files on a file system.



collapseWhat is a node set expression?
collapseAbsolute location paths and relative location paths
collapseExample 1
collapseExample 2
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See also

Guide to expressions and data types

          Literal expressions


                 string literals

          Path expressions

          XML expressions

          XPath expressions

                 Node set expressions




                 Function calls

                 Variable references

                 Implicit XPath data type conversion

                 Evaluated expressions vs. literals

          SQL expressions