IsResortDescending (NotesViewColumn - LotusScript®)

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

Note: This property is new with Release 5.
Note: This property is read-write with Release 6.

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To get: flag = notesViewColumn.IsResortDescending

To set: notesViewColumn . IsResortDescending = flag

Legal values

  • True indicates that the column is a descending user-sorted column.
  • False indicates that the column is not a descending user-sorted column.


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

See IsSecondaryResort to allow a secondary sorting column.

See IsResortAscending and IsResortToView for alternative user-sorted columns.

See IsSorted for an auto-sorted column.

IsResortAscending or IsResortDescending must be true for this property to be effective.