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[SOLVED] Inverted sorting of children


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stevenlangbroek

28 November 2009 at 1:45am (Last edited: 2 December 2009 12:48am), Community Member, 3 Posts

I've built a basic site, and have extended it somewhat. I now have the ArticleHolder and ArticlePage-children. However, I want to sort them in inverted order (in relation to the sitetree). So uhmm... do i place a statement in the control children, in the ArticleHolder or ArticlePage? I don't get it... (yes it's a noob question, I know... I'm learning)

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Willr

28 November 2009 at 9:29pm Forum Moderator, 5511 Posts

You will need to add a custom function to your ArticleHolder which calls sort() on the children.

function OrderedChildren() {
$oc = $this->Children();
$oc->sort('Sort DESC');
return $oc;
}

Then instead of using <% control Children %> you can use <% control OrderedChildren %>

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stevenlangbroek

28 November 2009 at 11:58pm Community Member, 3 Posts

Wow... it's that easy huh? Thanks for being so helpful, I'm on plenty of forums and questions with such obvious answers usually get flamed to bits, so props where props are due! :)