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sorting xml

Tom John
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Joined: Jun 29, 2001
Posts: 10
Howdy ranchers,
I have an xml and I already have an xsl to generate html. I want to sort this xml and still use my existing xsl to generate html. So I'm wondering, can I do a sort within a DOM? Or do I need to do a seperate xsl?
my existing xml is pretty basic, something like this
<list>
<employee>name</employee>
<department>dept</department>
</list>
you get the idea, got any ideas for me?
thanks
Zoe Peng
Ranch Hand

Joined: Nov 27, 2000
Posts: 112
<xsl:for-each select="list" >
<xsl:sort select="list/employee" order="decending" />
</xsl:for each>
make sure what's ur key is..then ..should work fine..
Tom John
Greenhorn

Joined: Jun 29, 2001
Posts: 10
Thanks Zoe, that worked great. It was much simpler than I had thought it would be.
Thanks again.
 
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