Re: [xsl] Fwd: Re: unable to dynamically set sort order

Subject: Re: [xsl] Fwd: Re: unable to dynamically set sort order
From: Dimitre Novatchev <dnovatchev@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 22 May 2001 07:08:48 -0700 (PDT)
bharat chintapally wrote:

> Thanks for your reply, when I read about the xsl:sort, it seems 
> xsl-list at lists dot mulberrytech dot com to me that for the select attribute we
> can specify an expression (this can 
> be any xpath expression ?). Well if I tried that (I specifed the XPath 
> expression as "/xx/yy/zz/sortColumn", it doesn't seem to be working.. And 
> for the order attribute, I can only use the string "ascending | descending". 
> I can't even use a variable.. This seems to be weird restriction. Why can't 
> this values be evaluated when a template is applied. BTW what is an AVT-s 
> are you talking abour data stru. AVT.


Mike Kay already recommended to you to visit the FAQ site.

The best I can only add is that reading a good book on XSLT will not hurt either.
I can recommend Mike's book "XSLT Programmer's Reference".

Dimitre Novatchev.

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