RE: Problems with sorting in XSL
First switch to XSLT, there's no excuse to be using Microsoft's obsolete dialect any more. Then write <xsl:param name="sort-field" select="'surname'"> <xsl:variable name="by-surname" select="sort-field='surname'"/> ... <xsl:sort select="surname[$by-surname] | firstname [not($by-surname)]"/> Mike Kay > -----Original Message----- > From: Andre.Cedik@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > [mailto:Andre.Cedik@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] > Sent: 16 February 2000 16:31 > To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > Subject: Problems with sorting in XSL > > > I don't know, if my problem is simple > for you guys but I think you are my > only hope. > > I've created an xml-database for our > intranet with the names and adresses of > our employees. > Now I want to sort it by either the > first name or the surename. > > > It basically looks something like this: > > <xsl:stylesheet xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/TR/WD-xsl"> > <xsl:template> > <xsl:for-each select="employee/data" order-by="+ surename"> > > [...] > Now I just want to replace the ___order-by"+ surename"___ > with ___order-by"+ firstname"___ , so the whole > database is sorted by their firstnames. > > Does anybody know an answer ?!? > > Thanks in advance. > > > XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list > XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
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