RE: [xsl] Sort by page number

Subject: RE: [xsl] Sort by page number
From: "Michael Kay" <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2009 16:38:20 +0100
> 			<xsl:sort select=".//@page[1]"/>

> However, when run; nothing is sorted - as if the xsl:sort 
> wasn't there at all. I suspect that maybe it searches through 
> the entire document each time so that all articles are sorted 
> as "page 1"? What am I doing wrong here...

You want (.//@page)[1].

Without parens, the predicate selects every page attribute that is the first
attribute of its containing element - which is completely unpredictable,
given that the order of attributes is undefined.


Michael Kay 

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