Report.OrderByOn property (Access)

You can use the OrderByOn property to specify whether an object's OrderBy property setting is applied. Read/write Boolean.



expression A variable that represents a Report object.


The OrderByOn property uses the following settings.

Setting Visual Basic Description
Yes True The OrderBy property setting is applied when the object is opened.
No False (Default) The OrderBy property setting isn't applied when the object is opened.

When a new object is created, it inherits the RecordSource, Filter, OrderBy, OrderByOn, and FilterOn properties of the table or query that it was created from.


The following example displays a message indicating the state of the OrderByOn property for the Mailing List form.

MsgBox "OrderByOn property is " & Forms("Mailing List").OrderByOn

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