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MySQL: Order by longest

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Using MySQL, how can I order results so that items with the most number of characters in their `Title` show up first?
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Question by:hankknight
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by:Rajkumar Gs
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Select * from yourtable
order by len(column) desc

not sure about mysql,
try
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Sharath earned 500 total points
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Its LENGTH function.

Select * from yourtable
order by length(column) desc

or you can try CHAR_LENGTH or CHARACTER_LENGTH functions also instead of LENGTH.
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