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Day 10. Creating Database-Driven Screens > Additional Functionality on Dynamic ...

Additional Functionality on Dynamic Screens

You're probably thinking “This is nice, but I really want to do more…” Never fear, there's much more that you can do, but not all in one day. Using what you've learned so far today, you can actually create a system that lets you sort the records returned based on the information in one of the columns. The method for doing this that you're about to learn is not the most efficient way, but it is quite straightforward and should give you something to work with until the advanced techniques are discussed later in the week.

Sorting

Sorting records is simple. When you are defining a recordset, take notice of the Sort parameter at the bottom of the recordset definition window. Figure 10.16 shows the recordset definition with sorting enabled for the firstname field.


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