To what extent can sorting be done?
Hi there, I have read very little about this so I apologize if it is a stupid question. If I do a server-side query and get say 100 rows back, each row having 10 columns. Normally, to sort by a column (assuming the rows were displayed on a web page) I would click on that column, go to the server, do some java code the reorders the list based on the selected column, then redisplays the rows, based on the sorted column. So the question is, do I have to write code for each column I want sorted, or does XSL allow this itself? I haven't touched on sorting yet in XSL, but someone told me that supposedly I can get XSL to take the same XML input and sort it by various columns (assuming lets say a 2D table of rows/columns). Would I need a different XSL for each column, or can I just use some <xsl:choose..> tags to sort the data in a particular column and still use the one XSL. Any examples (that don't require lots of your time) would be great either in XSL, or how it is possible. In the meantime, I will be reading up in my XSL book from Mr. Kay. Thanks. XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
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