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'Trim' function in XSLT

Posted on 2007-03-28
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I am trying to 'trim' the value of an element to 256 characters, something like:

<xsl:value-of select="trim(., '256')"/>

I just can't remember what the function is called...

Thanks.
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<xsl:value-of select="substring(normalize-space(.), 1, 256)"/>
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