RE: Problems with sort.

Subject: RE: Problems with sort.
From: Kay Michael <Michael.Kay@xxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 12 Jun 2000 16:11:21 +0100
> That worked, but there is one more aspect of it that I need 
> to figure out.
> Some of the sort keys the user can select are text, and some 
> are numeric.
> Some how I need to toggle back and forth (data-type). I was 
> thinking I could
> have setup a global variable and set it according to if 
> statements, like if
> /PAGE/@sort is "project number" then set the global variable 
> to number.
> What I'm not sure is:
> a) Where in an XSL document would you put the if statements 
> to setup the global variable?

<xsl:variable name="type">
<xsl:when test="/PAGE/@sort='project_number'>number</xsl:when>

> b) How would I put the value of the global variable into the data-type
> attribute of the sort? Would I use the same command you gave 
> me for the select attribute? 
<xsl:sort data-type="{type}"/>

Mike Kay

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