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XPATH: Hot to convert $XX,XXX to number to filter with xpath

rpaquixote (Programmer)
8 Feb 11 15:12
I have an xml doc formatted as follows:

<models>
      <model>
          <name>model 1</name>
          <price>$20,000</price>
      </model>
      <model>
          <name>model 2</name>
          <price>$50,000</price>
      </model>
</models>

I need to get all nodes greater than $45,000.

I have the following XPATH (which does not work):

        string xpath = "//models/model[number(translate(price, '0123456789', '012345678'))>number(45000)]";
        XmlNodeList nodes = XDoc.SelectNodes(xpath);

(I'm using C#)

Does anyone know the correct syntax??

THANKS!
rpaquixote (Programmer)
8 Feb 11 17:45
Figured it out:

string xpath = "//models/model[translate(price, \"$,\", \"\")>45000]";

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