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node-pos nprocedure

Returns a procedure that, given a nodelist, returns a new nodelist containing only the nth element, counting from 1. If n is negative, it returns a nodelist with the nth element counting from the right. If no such node exists, returns the empty list. n may not equal zero.


((node-pos 1) '((div "hi") (span "hello") (em "really, hi!")))
 => ((div "hi"))

((node-pos 6) '((div "hi") (span "hello") (em "really, hi!")))
 => ()

((node-pos -1) '((div "hi") (span "hello") (em "is this thing on?")))
 => ((em "is this thing on?"))