access.by Modifier/Access: Verbs

access.by

Command access.by Modifier/Access: Verbs
Applicable release versions: AP, R83
Category Access: Verbs (152)
Description designates a sort key, in ascending order. It must be is followed by an "attr.name".

In Advanced Pick, "by" may be used with any verb that lists or selects items, such as "list" or "select". R83 did not allow "by" to be used with "non-sorting" verbs, and was simply ignored.
Syntax by attr.name {by attr.name ...}
Options
Example
sort entity by zip

sselect invoices by date by customer

sort entity with name = "[mike]" by name
Purpose
Related access.sort
access.by-exp
access.by-dsnd
access.modifiers
access.by-exp-dsnd
access.break-on
access.attr.name
access.seqlist
b-tree
collation.order