AWG Blogs

  • Getting ADB Working for SPH-M840 - Had a SPH-M840 Galaxy Ring Virgin Mobile 3G Android version 4.1.2, attempting to install apps from Android Studio failed to detect device. Installed SAMSUN...
    5 months ago
  • How to check if I have write permissions to an Oracle table - SELECT CASE WHEN COUNT(*) > 0 THEN 'YES' ELSE 'NO' END AS PERMISSIONS FROM ( SELECT privilege FROM ( select * from dba_tab_privs where (grantee = 'MY_USE...
    5 months ago
  • JSF vs Struts 2 - JSF was designed in part by the authors of Struts to create a "Struts" that did a more accurate implementation of MVC (Struts is technically "Model 2") a...
    6 months ago
  • XML Beans vs JAXB - Seems XML Beans is superior: JAXB provides support for the XML schema specification, but handles only a subset of it; XMLBeans supports all of it. Also, by...
    10 months ago
  • Algorithms and OOP - In addition to DCI, "generic programming" as well as the move to functional programming appears to add nuance to the OOP notion of joining behavior with da...
    1 year ago
  • Flyweight vs Singleton - Implementations seems to be virtually identical, differing only in style, where the flyweight object is created and held by associated objects (containers:...
    1 year ago
  • init-param vs context-param - see http://javahash.com/difference-between-servlet-init-and-context-parameter/ for background. Gist: context-param variables are global and accessible thro...
    1 year ago
  • rbenv vs RVM - RVM is responsible not only for changing Ruby versions, but for installing rubies and managing gemsets, as well. ...Along with rbenv [to manage ruby versi...
    1 year ago

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Sort DataFormWebPart by "Order" Field

The only way I know to do this SPD 2007 is through some manual steps. BTW, the "order" field is determined by the action taken by user, which is made available via the "Allow users to order items in this view?" option for the view.

There are actually a couple of ways:

- Drag your list from the Web Part List from the Web Parts Task pane onto a web part zone.
- Then right click on web part and "Convert to XSLT Data View" which will convert the ListViewWebPart to DataFormWebPart with all the desired attributes (such as sorting) preset.

Alternately, if you created the web part as a Custom List Form from the start (i.e. with XSLT embedded), then you can edit the CAML manually.

- First open Common Data View Tasks and set it to sort by a common field such as ID.
- Then edit the SPDataSource SelectCommand, by changing "<OrderBy><FieldRef Name="ID"" to "<OrderBy><FieldRef Name="Order""

No comments:

Post a Comment