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Subject: Controlling Sort with dynamic values
From: "Brian Burridge" <brian_burridge@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 05 Jun 2000 10:52:57 -0400
dynamic values
I read your previous post and this is exactly what I'm doing. I got it to
work now, but have one thing left to figure out. How do I dynamically sort?
I have this code:

  <xsl:apply-templates>
   <xsl:sort select="/PAGE/@sort"/>
  </xsl:apply-templates>

It doesn't give an error, but isn't sorting by the value of "/PAGE/@sort".
Is there a way I can tell XSL to evaluate /PAGE/@sort and sort by that
value?

Brian


Dan Morrison wrote:

> Brian Burridge wrote:
>
> > Anyway, what I want to do is add some control data in my xml document
> > that my xsl document can use to control the look of the
> > page.
>
> I agree with this approach.
> Refer http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list/archive/msg12876.html
> to keep me from quoting myself.
>
> As for your Q,
>
> > It doesn't work, of course, because it thinks I'm referring to the
> > "team" in the projects node, but I want to test the "team" in the meta
> > node.
>
> your meta has to be within the root node, so try addressing "/meta/team"
>
> .dan.
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