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sortingMethod

sortingMethod(uniqueName: String, compareFunction: Function)

[starting from version: 2.6]

Sets custom sorting for hierarchy members. For more details about defining custom sort please refer to Custom sorting tutorial.

Parameters

Parameter/Type Description
uniqueName
String
The unique name of the hierarchy to which the sorting is applied.
compareFunction
Function
Defines the sort order. The input parameters are the same as for compareFunction of Array.sort() method.

Example

The following example shows sorting with really simple compareFunction which sorts elements in reverse alphabetical order:

flexmonster.sortingMethod("Category", function (a, b) {
  return a < b ? 1 : -1;
});

Try the example on JSFiddle.

See also

Custom sorting
setSort()
getSort()
sortValues()
sortFieldsList()