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SortType (Property)
In french: TypeTri
AjaxNot available
The SortType property is used to:
  • Find out the sort direction defined for an item or for a component of a composite key. This item was defined in the data model editor or through programming.
  • Define the sort direction for an item or a component of a composite key (when the item is described through programming).
Versions 17 and later
iPhone/iPad This property is now available for iPhone/iPad applications.
New in version 17
iPhone/iPad This property is now available for iPhone/iPad applications.
iPhone/iPad This property is now available for iPhone/iPad applications.
Versions 18 and later
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Windows Store apps mode.
New in version 18
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Windows Store apps mode.
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Windows Store apps mode.
Versions 21 and later
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
New in version 21
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
Example
// Find out the sort direction for the LastName component of the LastNameFirstName composite key
Res is int
Res = Customer.LastNameFirstName[1].SortType
SWITCH Res
CASE hIncreasing: Info("Ascending sort on LastName")
CASE hDecreasing: Info("Descending sort on LastName")
CASE hNotSorted: Info("No sort on LastName")
END
Syntax

Finding out the sort direction defined for an item Hide the details

<Result> = <Data file>.<Item>.SortType
<Result>: Integer constant
Type of sort:
hDecreasingDescending order
hIncreasingAscending order
hNotSortedItem not sorted
<Data file>: Character string
Name of the data file used.
<Item>: Character string
Name of the item used.
If the item is a component of a composite key, <Item name> corresponds to: <Name of composite key>[<Component index>].
Example: LastNameFirstName[1].
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Defining the sort direction for an item described through programming Hide the details

<Item>.SortType = <Sort direction>
<Item>: Character string
Name of the item used. This name was defined by the Item Description type.
If the item is a component of a composite key, <Item name> corresponds to: <Name of composite key>[<Component index>].
Example: LastNameFirstName[1].
<Sort direction>: Integer constant
Type of sort:
hDecreasingDescending order
hIncreasingAscending order
hNotSortedItem not sorted
See also
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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