Returns the context position (that is, the position of the context item in the sequence currenly being processed)

position() ➔ xs:integer

There are no arguments



Links to W3C specifications

Namespace: http://www.w3.org/2005/xpath-functions

Applies to: XPath 2.0, XSLT 2.0, XQuery 1.0 and later versions

XPath 2.0 Functions and Operators

XPath 3.0 Functions and Operators

Notes on the Saxon implementation

The function is fully implemented according to the W3C specifications.