Reply to: Sort topicrefs alphabetically by topic titleNovember 1, 2013 at 5:08 pm
There is no built-in functionality that will do this for you for a DITA map. In XMetaL Author 8.0 (Enterprise and Essential) we've added sorting for HTML and CALS tables as well as elements that have been customized for a particular DTD to be treated as a list, but that won't help here.
You are correct that this should be possible to do programmatically. I can add it to my to-do list as it sounds like an interesting challenge, but maybe someone else would want to give it a try as I really don't know if I have time for this at the moment.
If the portion of your map that you wish to sort is anything more than just a series of