RE: [xsl] Building an index in XSL

Subject: RE: [xsl] Building an index in XSL
From: "Michael Kay" <mhkay@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2001 18:35:25 -0000
> I need to build an index in an XSL stylesheet that has a
> variable number of
> entry groupings ( numbers, a-e, f-i, etc..).  Each grouping
> will appear in
> its own HTML table, however, if there are no entries that
> belong to that
> grouping ( nothing starts with a, b, c, d or e) I do not want
> the grouping
> or even the table to appear/be created.

Use a Muenchian grouping, as described on, with a
grouping key of

translate(substring(., 1, 1), "abcdefg...ABCDEFG...", "aaaaafffffiiiii...")

Mike Kay

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