BE_ValuesSort

BE_ValuesSort ( listOfValues {; ascendingBoolean ; type } )

 

Sorts listOfValues according to the ascending order and data type.

 

Version : 2.1
3.3 : Added the ascending and type parameters.
4.0.2 : Renamed from BE_Values_Sort

 

Parameters :
listOfValues : The list of values to start with.
ascending ( optional ) ( defaults to 1 ) : 1 for ascending, 0 for descending.
type ( optional ) ( defaults to 0 ) : a number corresponding to the value for different types.  At the moment, only two values are defined : 0 for Text, 1 for Numeric.

 

Result : The same list, but sorted.

 

 

Notes :

In some situations this sort order won't be the same as the order that FileMaker would apply in a sorted field.  Different encoding and "type" arrangements treat values in different ways, so there's no expectation that the BE sort will be the same as the FM one - the technical details into why this is gets really complex as you get into text encoding and storage and values and ....

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