XQuery - tokenize function


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The tokenize function returns a sequence of items matching the regular expression.

Syntax

tokenize($input, $regex)

Input Parameters

  • $input − input string.

  • $regex − regular expression.

Example

XQuery Expression

let $input := 'Chapter 1 ... Chapter 2... Section 1.1'
return ( tokenize($input, 'C'))

Output

hapter 1 ... 
hapter 2... Section 1.1

Verify the Result

In order to test the above-mentioned functionality, replace the contents of books.xqy (mentioned in Environment Setup chapter) with the above XQuery expression and execute the XQueryTester java program to verify the result.

xquery_regular_expressions.htm
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