LassoScript Utility
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Tag Link -SortField Category Database
Type Command Source Available No
Support Preferred Version 2.5
Change Unchanged Data Source Any
Output Type None Security None
Implementation LCAPI Sets Lasso 8.5, Lasso 8.0, Lasso 7.0, Lasso 6.0, Lasso 5.0, Lasso 3.x, Lasso 2.5


-SortField specifies the name of a field which should be used to sort the results that are returned from a database action. Synonym is -SortColumn.

Can be used in concert with a -SortOrder tag to sort the field in Ascending, Descending, or Custom (data source dependent) order. Multiple -SortField tags can be used for compound sorts.


[Inline: -SortField='Field_Name', -SortOrder='Ascending'...]

<a href="default.lasso?-SortField=Field_Name&-SortOrder=Descending&...">Link</a>

<form action="default.lasso" method="POST">
  <input type="hidden" name="-SortField" value="Field_Name">
  <input type="hidden" name="-SortOrder" value="Custom">


Required Parameters
Field_Name The name of the field by which the results should be sorted.


To sort the results of a database action:

Use the -SortField and -SortOrder command tags. The following example specifies a -Search action in [Inline] ... [/Inline] tags. The results are sorted in descending order by Last_Name.

[Inline: -Search,
    <br>[Field: 'First_Name'] [Field: 'Last_Name']

<br>John Surname
<br>John Doe