[xsl] Sort problem

Subject: [xsl] Sort problem
From: Mick <mick@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 5 Feb 2001 11:56:32 +0100
Hi all,

I have the following problem when sorting a list of words. My xml is:

	<line lineID="1">
		<word wordID="1">ABC-</word>
		<word wordID="2">ABCD</word>
	<line lineID="2">
		<word wordID="1" type="end">DEF</word>
		<word wordID="2">XYZ</word>

I have a stylesheet to create an alphabetical list of words. If a word
contains a dash, it means it has to be joined with the following word that
has an attribute type="end". The xsl I use is:

<xsl:for-each select="root/line/word">
<xsl:sort select="."/>
		<xsl:when test="contains(., '-')">
			<xsl:value-of select="substring-before(., '-')"/>
			<xsl:value-of select="following::word[@type='end']"/><br/>
		<xsl:when test="@type='end'"></xsl:when>
			<xsl:value-of select="."/>

The result is:


which is not what I want because the alphabetical order is wrong. The
xsl:sort only sorts on the 'substring-before' part ABC minus the dash) and
ignores the 'following::word' bit (DEF). I want the output to be:


How can I get the result of the 'substring-before' part and the
'following::word' part to be handled as one entity?
I'm using IE and MSXML3.


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