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RE: [xml-dev] Searching Xml Question.

> Ive tried using xpath, with xpath expressions such as:
> //*[contains(string(@*), "SomeString")]

In XPath 1.0, string() applied to a set of nodes returns the string value of
the first node in the set (which means one of your attributes, chosen at
random). In XPath 2.0, this is an error.

Try //*[@*[contains(., "SomeString")]]

Michael Kay

> but this does not yield the desired results. (e.g. the above 
> expression only returns a small subset of all the results).
> any help would be greatly appreciated
> Regards, Paul
> Paul Popiel
> Software Engineer
> Advanced Engine Components Limited
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