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Sorting listview tasks based on priority

Posted on 2001-08-14
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Hello there

Ive got a listview which has a column marked 'priority'.
Listview.items. doesnt have a sort item provided
so I can sort tasks based on say column 3 which is marked 'priority'

I want to sort my tasks in the listview based on the priority in column 3.

Anyone knows hows its done?

Ben Iti
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by:fva
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You will have to go for custom sorting.
Basically you define a callback compare function that will compare two items on their third subitem and configure the TListView to use that.
Take a look at CustomSort method of the TListView and at the OnCompare event of TListView

If you need more details, please say.

F.
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gemarti earned 24 total points
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From help:

procedure TForm1.ListView1ColumnClick(Sender: TObject; Column: TListColumn);

begin
  ColumnToSort := Column.Index;
  (Sender as TCustomListView).AlphaSort;
end;


The OnCompare event handler causes the list view to sort on the selected column:

procedure TForm1.ListView1Compare(Sender: TObject; Item1, Item2: TListItem; Data: Integer; var Compare: Integer);
var
  ix: Integer;
begin
  if ColumnToSort = 0 then
    Compare := CompareText(Item1.Caption,Item2.Caption)
  else begin
   ix := ColumnToSort - 1;
   Compare := CompareText(Item1.SubItems[ix],Item2.SubItems[ix]);
  end;

end;
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by:Ben_iti
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Wow, you's a clever programmers, Why cant I be like you's?
What am I missing that you's have?

How did you get this knowledge?

I always have to ask questions.

I havent tried it yet but I will soon
Thanks

Ben
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