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Length Element (View)

Windows SharePoint Services 3

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Returns the length of the string within the element. The value returned can be divided by, or subtracted from, the value of the Div or Sub attribute, respectively.

  Div = "Integer"
  Sub = "Integer">




Optional Integer. Specifies how much to divide the resulting value by.


Optional Integer. Specifies how much to subtract from the resulting value.

Minimum: 0

Maximum: Unbounded

The following line of code sets a variable named TextLength.

<SetVar Name="TextLength">This is some text that is 
   45 characters long.</SetVar>

The next block of code divides the value of the TextLength variable by 5, to render the number 9.

<Length Div="5">
  <GetVar Name="TextLength"/>