Sorting your collection
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I want to sort my collection. Is there an easy way to do that? Yes, sorting is part of the filtering process. After you've created the filter in the Filter View, switch to the Specimen View to see the records that match your criteria. To sort, simply click on a column header. Sorting by two columns is possible by simply clicking on another column.

To sort by botanical name, click on the far left-hand portion of the header area just to the left of the first named column.

Example of sorting by a single column.

Here the list is ordered by edible parts.

Example of sorting by two columns.

Here the principal sort is harvest season.  The secondary sort is edible parts.

Example of sorting by botanical name.

Note the sorting symbol is shown in the far left-hand part of the header. ...............................................

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Last reviewed March 25, 2004   

 

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