IixssoQuery::SortBy property

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Indicates how to sort the results set of a query, by listing column names and sorting order.

This property is read/write.


HRESULT put_SortBy(
  [in]          BSTR val

HRESULT get_SortBy(
  [out, retval] BSTR *val

Property value

One or more existing result set column names, separated by commas. Each column name can be followed by an optional sort order identifier: [a] for ascending and [d] for descending order. The column names must already exist in the ADO recordset object.


This property sorts results in ascending order ( [a] ) by default. The query string variables associated with this property are so (sort order) and sd (sort descending).


Minimum supported client
Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server
Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]
End of client support
Windows 7
End of server support
Windows Server 2008 R2

See also