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I want to query a links list using ListData.svc and have this ordered, using the query string $orderby, by Sharepoint's own internal order field.

By internal order field I specifically mean the field that is updated by the Reorder.aspx page in Sharepoint.

If I dump the entire links list by querying with ListData.svc with no options then I cannot see an order field nor anything that resembles one.

If I simply try $orderby=Order then I receive the error "No property 'Order' exists in type".

Is there a way to expose this internal order field to ListData.svc?

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can you show to us an example? –  Salvatore Di Fazio Jun 6 '12 at 16:43
Sure, here is a pastebin of the xml output from a ListData.svc query, with no additional arguments, of a OOTB Sharepoint links list called "test". In the Sharepoint list the 2nd item "msn.com" is actually ordered above "ea.com" using the "change item order" feature. –  Derek Jun 6 '12 at 17:58
did you try to "orderby" title or another column? –  Salvatore Di Fazio Jun 7 '12 at 6:33

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