Sorting of a custom number field

We are using jira boards for our developers. I created a custom field for us to sort tickets by ascending values. When I try to sort though, the numbers do not go in order.
Is there a specific field or option that needs to be done in the custom field?
Please see screen shot for order priority field where it is not in order.Sort.PNG

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I think you've set up your custom field as a text field or possibly a select list.

If you need a numeric sort, you need to use a numeric field.

Yes it is a text feild. I tried to do a number field and the number when sort by ascending goto the bottom of the last page.

When you sort it the opposite way it goes from low to high. It is very weird.

Ok, so is using a number field working now?  I'm not quite sure what you're talking about with this sorting stuff.

No it looks like below. The sort is the wrong way. When you descending the number go to the last page. If the order is empty it goes to the top.

 

 

sort2.PNG

That looks correct to me - 750/775/800 then "no number found" (which is not the same as zero)

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