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gosman

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Msg#: 4258852 posted 11:55 am on Jan 27, 2011 (gmt 0)

I'm using simplexml_load_string to load an xml file. Is it possible to order the xml returned by node name.

Example the xml is always returned ordered by <item> but I want to output by <distance>

<item>1</item>
<distance>3</distance>

<item>2</item>
<distance>2</distance>

<item>3</item>
<distance>1</distance>

Any help really appreciated.

 

coopster

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Msg#: 4258852 posted 3:32 pm on Feb 3, 2011 (gmt 0)

You will likely need to assign the nodes to an array (but if memory serves me correctly, they are already in an array) and then use a custom call back function to sort the array.

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