IsResortAscending (ViewColumn - Java)

Read-write. Indicates whether a column is a user-sorted column that can be sorted in ascending order.

Note: This property is read-write with Release 6.5.

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public boolean isResortAscending()
    throws NotesException
public void setResortAscending(boolean flag)
    throws NotesException

Legal values

  • true if the column is ascending user-sorted
  • false if the column is not ascending user-sorted


In the sort tab for column properties, "Click on column head to sort" indicates a user-sorted column. "Ascending" or "Both" indicates ascending.

See IsSecondaryResort to allow a secondary sorting column.

See IsResortDescending and IsResortToView for alternative user-sorted columns.

See IsSorted for an auto-sorted column.