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Old October 7th, 2005, 02:59 AM
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To sort on absolute numeric value:

In XSLT 2.0 use

<xsl:sort select="abs(XXX)"/>

In XSLT 1.0 use

<xsl:sort select="translate(XXX, '-' '')" data-type="number"/>

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