RE: [xsl] Unusual Sort

Subject: RE: [xsl] Unusual Sort
From: "Williamson, Chris" <cwilliamson@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2005 11:02:12 -0400
Sorry I forgot to mention it is all xsl 1.0.  I can just scrap it.. Not a
big deal to let them be able to sort by it anyways.

Thanks for the help,


-----Original Message-----
From: Michael Kay [mailto:mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Wednesday, April 13, 2005 10:59 AM
To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: RE: [xsl] Unusual Sort

In XSLT 2.0:

<xsl:sort select="index-of(('Freshman', 'Sophmore', 'Junior'), .)"/>

Michael Kay 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Williamson, Chris [mailto:cwilliamson@xxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: 13 April 2005 15:34
> To: 'xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx'
> Subject: [xsl] Unusual Sort
> I was wondering if there is any way to sort elements other
> than just the
> regular alphabetical order.  For example,  If you wanted to sort grade
> levels (Freshman, Sophmore, Junior, etc)  so that they are 
> displayed in the
> correct order and not the alphabetical order (Freshman, 
> Graduate, Junior,
> Senior, Sophmore). This is an optional piece of my 
> application so if It
> can't be done fairly easily I will probably not worry about 
> creating the
> functionality of the sort on other words if it's a 
> huge deal don't
> worry about going to the trouble of creating the sort.. Just 
> let me know. 
> Thanks
> Chris

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