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Hi,

In the application I am developing, a TTable and a DBGrid is used to search for addresses. I'm using a Paradox-table for the data storage.

I want the DBGrid to be sorted on the Name-field. This field (Name) as well as the field Number do have an index.

How can I give the TTable or DBGrid the right sorting?

Thank you for helping.
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Question by:roosiedb
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kotik earned 50 total points
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Hi!
Simply set the TTable.IndexName  or TTable.IndexFieldNames property.

F.e.:
  Table1.IndexName := 'NAME_IDX';
or
  Table1.IndexFieldNames := 'NAME_IDX; NUMBER_IDX'; // <- this will sort first by name, then by number

Note:      IndexFieldNames and IndexName are mutually exclusive. Setting one clears the other.

DBGrid will show data as it is sorted in its DataSet property.

Regards,
  Kot.
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by:roosiedb
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Thank you, this is working OK.

Please let me grade you for the points...
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by:ITugay
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click "accept comment as answer"
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by:roosiedb
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Sorry, I didn't see that button.

Thank you.
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