RE: grouping, sorting, splitting
You should do this as a pipelined (or multi-phase) transformation. Put the results of the first grouping/sorting operation in a variable (a temporary tree) and then apply another transformation to put the elements into groups of three. Michael Kay http://www.saxonica.com/ > -----Original Message----- > From: beowulf [mailto:carisenda@xxxxxxxxx] > Sent: 18 April 2005 11:12 > To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > Subject: grouping, sorting, splitting > > Hi, > > I have XML if the form: > > <page> > <entry date="2005-04-15"> > <title>foo</title> > </entry> > <entry date="2005-04-15"> > <title>bar</title> > </entry> > <entry date="2005-02-05"> > <title>baz</title> > </entry> > ... > </page> > > Which I am trying to group by date, sort by tiltle and then split into > sets of 3, 3 being the number of columns in the HTML TABLE element I > am trying to produce as an end result. > > I've got the grouping and sorting: > <xsl:for-each select="entry[key('days', @date) and count(.|key('days', > @date))= 1]"> > <xsl:sort select="title"/> > > and I've even got the first item in each group of three from that > grouped and sorted set: > <xsl:for-each select="key('days', @date)[position() mod 3 = 1]"> > > But I just can't seem to make the final leap to displaying the > following siblings of the above, making the 3 cell rows. Should I be > doing this some other way or can someone help me where I am? > > Many thanks, > Stephen
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