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Old December 5th, 2008, 05:59 AM
nwright nwright is offline
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Default sum and translate in XPath

My XML has commas in the numbers so I'm using translate in order to treat as numerical values.
I now need to get the sum of a nodeset and have an issue when attempting to use sum and translate together.

I'm using XPath 1.0

Example XML
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
    <item>thing one</item>
    <item>thing two</item>

The XPath I'm using will never work as sum returns the nodeset and translate only a single item so even if it worked it would only get one item.


Is there any way to do this or should I run a transform to remove commas?