Sorting datagrid column with a tricj?

Klaus major-k klaus at
Fri Nov 2 16:29:38 EDT 2018

> Am 02.11.2018 um 21:27 schrieb Klaus major-k via use-livecode <use-livecode at>:
> Hi all,
>> Am 02.11.2018 um 21:13 schrieb Klaus major-k via use-livecode <use-livecode at>:
>> Hi all,
>> given a datagrid (table) with three columns
>> C1 -> visible
>> C2 -> visible
>> C3 -> invisible column
>> Is it possible to sort a datagrid by column C3, although 
>> the user has clicked the header of column C2.
>> Know what I mean?
>> If this is possible, any hints on how to do this are highly appreciated.
> I tried this one, which works, but the header of column "C2" does not change 
> to reflect the sort direction, it looks like inactive. Know what I mean?

Of course posting the script will help. 8-)
on SortDataGridColumn pColumn
  if pColumn = "C2" then
    dispatch "SortByColumn" to me with "C3"
    pass SortDataGridColumn
  end if
end SortDataGridColumn

Klaus Major
klaus at

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