IsResortDescending (ViewColumn - Java)

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

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

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public boolean isResortDescending()
    throws NotesException
public void setResortDescending(boolean flag)
    throws NotesException

Legal values

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


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

See IsSecondaryResort to allow a secondary sorting column.

See IsResortAscending and IsResortToView for alternative user-sorted columns.

See IsSorted for an auto-sorted column.