Re: [xep-support] xpath functions

From: Dmitry Beransky <>
Date: Fri Aug 21 2009 - 11:27:51 PDT

>> We are migrating our document generation solution from Excel into
>> FO/RenderX.  Many of Excel functions are not supported by RenderX's
>> XPath (e.g.  round(<dec_number>, <precision>),  max()).
> That isn't a problem with RenderX in any way ... there is no 2-arity round()
> function in XPath 1 or 2.

Right. What I meant to say was that there are no equivalents in the
XPath implementation packaged with XEP.

>> What are my options?
> Write your XML to XSL-FO transformation using XSLT 2 instead of XSLT 1
> [...]
> There is a free excerpt on our web site of each of the XSLT book and the
> [...]
> I hope this helps.

Thanks, it does.


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