Text Box Properties Dialog Box, Interactive Sorting

Select Interactive Sorting on the Text Box Properties dialog boxto define interactive sort options for the selected text box.


  • Enable interactive sort on this text box
    Select this option to provide end-user sorting on a published report. This puts up and down arrows on this text box. When clicked, a sort action is performed on the data specified by the Sort this data selection.

  • Detail rows
    Choose this option to enable sorting on the innermost group of the scope that the text box is within. .

  • Groups
    Select to specify the group to which the interactive sort applies.

  • Sort by
    Specify the sort value. For example, an Employee Name column might be sorted by last name or by employee ID number. You can select a field from the drop-down list or click the Expression (fx) button to type an expression.

  • Apply this sorting to all groups and data regions in
    Choose this option when you want to apply the sort options you selected to a report dataset.