Sorting is any process of arranging items in some sequence by arranging items of the same kind, class, nature, etc. in some ordered sequence.

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Sorting grouped items in a list view

We have a policies list view on SharePoint 2010 that presents information in this fashion: [+] Category : Requirements (2) [+] Subject : Library guidelines (2) 2.1. Photocopying of ...
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Why isn't “Column ordering” available in my list settings?

I want to change the column order visible when viewing or editing a list item. I have accessed the "Column ordering" interface via the list settings page on other lists in the past, but it isn't ...
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Sort order issue

I'm having an issue sorting data in ascending order. Right now the sort order is: 1.0.0 10.0.0 10.0.1 11.0.0 2.0.0 2.0.1 3.0.0 3.0.1 3.1.0 What I want is: 1.0.0 2.0.0 2.0.1 3.0.0 3.0.1 3.1.0 10.0....
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Change sort order in returned ItemsCollection

I am fetching a collection of items from a list using a CAML query. The returned items are then populated in my custom HMTL table. There is, however, another HTML table for which I need the same ...
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Only show Sorting option not filtering opetion in contex menu of header in ListViewByQuery

I have creatd ListViewByQuery control through coding and added the control through RencerControl Event. I am filtering the list in code. so filtered result is shown. I want to hide filter context ...
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In MOSS 2007, how to sort a list by a total/aggregate?

I have a basic issue tracking list with a few columns, let's say Application, Title, Created By, and Task Priority. My list is grouped by Application and I am performing a Total (Average) on Task ...
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CAML Query OrderBy ignoring non set values

I'm currently writing some CAML Query for a QueryOverride in one of my Content Query Web Parts as I'm in need of multiple "Sort by" fields. My issue is that one of the additional fields that I need ...
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Show one Item of a Library in two groups in its view

I've got a requirement to show a single file in a document library in 2 predefined groups. The View is first grouped by the column "Kunde" and sorted after "Dokumenttyp" As you can see in this ...
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Changing the sort field in search center

Using MOSS 2007. The only OOtB options for sorting search center results are Relevance and Modified Date. There doesn't seem to be a way to do it through the XSL. I was wondering if and how I could ...
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SPGridView Sorting, Filtering and Paging

I'm currently working on my first SharePoint web part to aggregate information from numerous announcement lists in various sites and allow them to be displayed in one single web part. I've used two ...
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DVWP sorting the data with xslt and removing the duplicates

I'm working with SharePoint 2007. I try to modify the DVWP with the XSLT. The web part pulls the data from the list, what i want to do is just sort the data and show the results. - I can't sort the ...
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How is the relative list item order calculated from tp_ItemOrder column?

I am using a custom action and the Reorder.aspx page to provide a sorting-functionality to my users. I followed the instructions that can be found here: https://niftit.com/blog/how-to-reorder-a-...
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Library upload form Dropdown options order

I have a library to store files (obvious) with column "City" which is a lookup to list with two columns (CityName & Order). How to change ordering of options in dropdown field (which is in ...
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Sort ListView via Postback in JSLink file

I found out, that you can filter a list view in a JSLink File very easy by a postback: function filterList(ctx, filterField, filterValue){ __doPostBack(controlId, 'NotUTF8;__filter={' + ...
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Sorting a Lookup Column from Survey that pulls from Calculated Field SP 2010

I'm looking for a way to sort a Lookup question in a survey that pulls from a calculated field. Specifically, I have it lookup a calculated field that combines the date and name from a list. I want ...
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Document Library Ordering in SharePoint 2010

We have a document library (Shared Documents) that consists of a number of folders, sub-folders, and documents. For example: Shared Documents\2005 Shared Documents\2005\1 Shared Documents\2005\1\...
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In WSS 3.0 is it possible to show folders at the bottom of a document library

I have explained the reasons against using folders in general, but I have been asked to get a definitive answer as to whether there is any way to stop folders in a WSS 3 Document Library from ...
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How can I sort Lists in the Quick Launch menu in SharePoint 2007?

I am creating several custom lists in SP 2007 according to the team's demands. These are displayed in the Quick Launch in the order that have been created, however I would like to know if I could sort ...
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Why can't I sort the Search Results Web Part by a Managed Property?

I have a Search Results web part which shows items from my custom list. The custom list contains a site column called Idea Date. I've been trying for days to get this Search Results web part to sort ...
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CAML Query to sort a blog Posts list by published date

I have successfully created a CAML query to sort my list by modified date but I want published date instead. Why does replacing "Modified" with "Published" not work? They are both "Date and Time" ...
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The ModifiedOWSDATE do not match with LastModifiedDate

We are using SP2013 on-premise enterprise. There is a CSWP show latest 20 updated document or webpages on entire farm. First, the search query is sorted by "LastModifiedDate". Secondly, the CSWP ...
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Sorting Lookup Values

I have a list that breaks down periods within our accounting calendar. P1, P2, P3,...P12. The problem I am having is when I perform a lookup on this column it's sorting by alphabetical order and it ...
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Change Header on Group By

Suppose I have a SharePoint list with a choice column "Department". Department has the following choices: Executive, Admin, Sales, Accounting, IT I want to do a group by on this column, but the ...
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Sort SPList on derived value of e.g. SPFieldUser column

What I want to achieve is: get a bunch of SPListItems from an SPList, using SPQuery, and have the items ordered by an SPFieldUser column. Just referencing the SPFieldUser column appears to sort on the ...
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Is there a way to automatically alphabetize the Quick Launch menu?

We're running SharePoint Foundation 2010. I have a Quick Launch list, and I'm constantly going in to re-order it manually as I delete and add itms to keep it relevant. Is there a way to set this up so ...
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sorting and paging on web part

sorting in dataviewwebpart only sorting within display items. Paging is enabled to display 10 items per page. Also, How do I put 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10, (next, previous) for the paging? They give you ...
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Cannot sort by eventDate in search result webpart

I have a search result webpart (the same problem happens with a Search Query Webpart thay queries the same content) that looks for calendarevents later than today. I searches through four calendars ...
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Whats the default sort order for Search results in Sharepoint 2013

How does Sharepoint search results sort if you don't customize them? I seem to only find ways to customize the sort order but that might not be necessary. Underlying question is about doing a bit of ...
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Sorting tasks by DueDate on results core query - SharePoint online

I have set up this to pull and view all tasks from project subsites on the root home page, which works great - http://aghy.hu/display-template-for-tasks-in-sharepoint-2013 The only issue is that they ...
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Sorting Not Working in the Search Results Web Part in SharePoint 2013

I noticed that the Web Part itself has a “Show Sort Dropdown” option. This is turned off by default but I’ve just noticed that that it is still functioning behind the scenes. Hence the default JSON ...
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Sort and Filter Rich Text

i have a sharepoint list with a few rich text columns but in the view the headlines of these doesnt have the button to sort or filter them like all other non rich text columns have. is there a way to ...
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Custom Sort in Document Library (with Group By)

I have a Document Library with a custom "choice" column. I use that column to "Group By" in my views. The column sorts alphabetically, but instead I would like it to sort in a custom order. Is ...
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How to make People Search Core Results Sortable

I have read several articles showing how to change the sort in XSL. What I would like to have are sortable headers, so that users can choose Ascending/Descending/None. Another option I would be ...
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SharePoint 2007 Custom Sorting for Document Library

I have a uploaded slides from PowerPoint to a document library that can then be collected for a staff meeting presentation. Each slide has its own number and place where it belongs for the slideshow. ...
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How can I change the sort order of the Default blog page in SharePoint 2010?

How can I change the sort order of the Default blog page in SharePoint 2010? Currently the default sort order is by Published date. I would like to change it to where it sorts by Category (which is a ...
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Sort users in sharepoint group

I have several groups of users that have either Create or Approve permissions, each group with Create permissions has a matching Approve group, so that anytime User1 in CreateGroup1 creates an item ...
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REST api postquery with SortList not working

I'm using jQuery ajax POST calls to query against my search index. That is working. I tried to add SortList following the documented model here which is basically adding the following to my query ...
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Is it Possible to have the sharepoint content sorting rules automatically update as new metadata tags are generated?

I'm trying to set up a content organizer for a SharePoint site so that it creates folders based off the metadata given. Specifically in two different categories. I created two taxonomy sets, one for ...
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Library not sorting folders to top

When defining sort criteria for a view, there is an option: Sort only by specified criteria (folders may not appear before items). In my library, I have a view that is set to sort only by Name (for ...
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Problem with Case-sensitive Sort order for Search results in SharePoint 2013?

Sort order for Search results in SharePoint 2013.it looks like it sorts the lowercase letters before/after all the upper case ones. So A-Za-z, not AaZz. Any ideas to customize that?
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SharePoint library sort isn't working for new items

I have a SharePoint document library where all items uploaded after Feb 9th are not getting sorted with the rest of the items. It doesn't matter what the sort column is. For example: Sort by Name ...
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How to make the People search query matching less restrictive and 'smarter'?

Our client has a People directory set up on SP2013 on premises. We are getting complaints that employees who try to find colleagues by searching on their name (usually the first name) don’t get any ...
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DataFormWebPart cannot sort item with Last modified properly

In my DataFormWebPart, I have set sort by Modifed column. The column is display with follow format: <xsl:value-of select="ddwrt:FormatDate(string(@Modified), 2057, 5)"/> However, when sorting ...
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SharePoint 2013 Search Results Sort Options - Odd Behavior from “Relevance” Option

I am working in a SharePoint 2013 Enterprise Search Center, and looking to change the default Sort options on a Results page. To do this, I am modifying the “Available sort orders (JSON)” property of ...
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How to show sorting arrow in SPGridView

I have an SPGridView control in a visual web part. I am trying to implement sorting functionality, but the grid control is not displaying the sorting arrow next to each column header. How can the ...
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sorting with querymanager

i see a function orderBy but i don't understand how it works and if it's the correct solution. i'd like know the way to sort the results from querymanager or maybe do this in kql? and then are there ...
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Sort Content Query Web Part By Date

I am having some problems sorting a content query web part by date. I have referenced the post below and added the below property to the webpart, but it doesn't seem to be having any affect. <...
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CQWP bind sorting with query string

Is there a way to use PageQueryString in CQWP to control the sort order and sort by behavior? I am trying to implement this kind of sortable and filterable table with pagination: Would it be ...
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How do I get the attachments for a SP 2010 list to sort the attachments in alpha order by document name?

How do I get the attachments on my SharePoint 2010 List item to sort in alphabetical order by document name?
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Sharepoint 2007 dataview sorting ID as though it was text!

I have a joined data source that I'm displaying in a dataview, when I add a sort on ID of ascending or descending it seems to treat it as text and not a number. For example these are the SP ...