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Ordering records

Thread began 8/10/2010 8:48 pm by dan361748 | Last modified 8/11/2010 10:50 am by dan361748 | 601 views | 4 replies

dan361748

Thanks for the reply Craig

Actually - I mean the user manipulating an order field in the table so they can change the display order of records returned.

In the past I have included in my forms an 'order' field where the user puts in a number. The records can then be sorted based on the numbers entered. Problem is a user doesn't want to have to go through each record to renumber if they add/delete something.

I've seen some CMS systems use a 'weight' value where items with less weight sink to the bottom and vice versa, but I think that is a little confusing.

I'm going to keep looking for some kind of way to implement this with ajax I guess.

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