IsSecondaryResort (ViewColumn - Java)

Read-write. Indicates whether an ascending or descending user-sorted column has a secondary sorting column.

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

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public boolean isSecondaryResort()
    throws NotesException
public void setSecondaryResort(boolean flag)
    throws NotesException

Legal values

  • true if a column is a secondary sorting column
  • false if a column is a secondary sorting column


In the sort tab for column properties, "Click on column head to sort" indicates a user-sorted column. For ascending and descending sorts, you can choose to have a secondary sort column.

If a user-sorted column is "Change to view," this property is false.

The column must be selected through the Domino® Designer UI.

The sort is ascending unless IsSecondaryResortDescending is true.

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