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Choose the sort the direction

Choose the sort the direction

Choose the sort the direction

Crystal Developer v11

I have a parameter that allows the user to select the column that they want to sort the report.  Is there a way to allow them to select the sort direction as well.  Right now all of the sorts a being sorted descending and I need to allow the functionality of them being able to choose, asc or desc.  Please help!


RE: Choose the sort the direction

Create two formulas:

if {?SortDirection} = "Ascending" then {table.field}

if {?SortDirection} = "Descending" then {table.field}

Add each to the sort records area, and format the first for ascending, and the second for descending. If the sort direction is not selected, the formula will have not effect on the sorting.


RE: Choose the sort the direction

Thanks LBASS!  I figured it out not long after I posted.  Te solution works great, I was even able to apply to the Group Sort Expert as well to drive the sort direction of both the groups and the details!

I see why you were voted member of the week!  Congrats and thanks again :-}

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