tcl.sortc Verb: Access/TCL

tcl.sortc

Command tcl.sortc Verb: Access/TCL
Applicable release versions: AP
Category TCL (746)
Description invokes the "sort-label" command to produce a columnar display of the item-ids in the specified file, in the order of appearance in the file.

Any valid selection criteria may be passed through to Access for processing. The default is a 4 column display. If a numeric option is entered, then that number of columns, up to 6, will be displayed.
Syntax sortc file.reference {sellist} {heading "heading text"} {(n}
Options
Example
sortc messages with a0 > "0]" and with a0 < "2]" (n)
16 Jan 1997         Items in File messages      Page   1

1325           1079           166            1120
1161           1202           1243           1530
1080           167            1121           1162
1203           1531           1081           168
1122           1532           1204           1000
1082           169            1123           1205
1001           1083           170            1534
1124           1002           130            10
1084           171            1003           11
.
.
178            1501           1132           1543
1174           1215           1051           18
1527           1323           164            1118
1200           1241           1610           1324
1078           165            1160           1201
1242           1119

[405] 310 items listed out of 969 items.
Purpose
Related access.sort-label
access.sellist
access.selection.criteria