Range Functions

returns returns a location set containing one range for each location in the argument.

The range is the minimum range necessary to cover the entire location.


Returns a location set containing the interiors of each of the locations in the input.


Returns a location set that contains one point representing the first point of each location in the input location set. For example, start-point(//PERSON[1]) Returns the point immediately before the first PERSON element. start-point(//PERSON) returns the set of points immediately before each PERSON element.


The same as start-point() except that it returns the points immediately after each location in its input.

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