ORDER primary command

In Browse, View, and Edit, the ORDER command sets the display order for one or more fields in TABL and SNGL display format.

The specified fields appear on the left of the display in TABL display format, in the order specified in the command. You can also specify a display order by typing a number in the SEQ column using the template editor.
Note: Ordered fields are processed separately to held fields. A held field has priority and always appears to the left of any ordered but unheld field.


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          | '-fldname--'  '-seq-' |   

A single field reference (for example, #1), a range (for example, #2-#5), or a list of single field references/ranges separated by spaces (for example, #1 #4 #6-#7). A single field specification is #n; n is a positive integer and cannot exceed the number of fields in the template being processed.
The name of a field in the template, which is optionally preceded by the pound symbol (#). Use #RESET to avoid any syntactical ambiguity with command keywords.
A positive integer that indicates the relative order for the field among other ordered fields.


The ORDER command is available on most editor panels. In particular, to allow you to modify how the data is displayed, it can be used in the following panels: