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Quick Sort & Filter

Overview

Explains how to sort and filter items in a library on your portal site.

Sorting

  1. From within your document library, hover over a column title and click the pull-down arrow
    • Note:  You don’t have to actually click the arrow, you can click anywhere on the line except for the name itself, that will toggle the sort

  ColumnTitle.png

  1. In the resulting context menu, click [Descending] to sort the view in descending order of modified date
    • Note:  Notice the tiny black arrow in the column heading indicating the columns sort order

ColumnSortingDesc.png

Filtering

  1. Hover over the column title againand click the pull-down arrow
    • Note:  You don’t have to actually click the arrow--you can click anywhere on the line except for the name itself. That will toggle the sort

 

  1. In the resulting context menu, choose one of your data values to filter your view to only show documents of that value
    • Note:  Notice the tiny filter icon in the column heading indicating that there is a filter currently being applied to this view on this column
      ColumnTitleFilter.png

You have successfully performed a quick sort and filter!