Order By not giving proper order

Hello everyone,

I seem to be having issues with order by not giving the proper order. I have a custom field that Has the values High Med Low and when I do Order by "CustomField1" Desc it gives me Med Low High. The reverse gives me High low Med. This ordering seems very odd to me Is there something im missing.

Thank you,

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Renjith Pillai Community Champion Feb 10, 2013

It just means that the ordering is alphabetical. Simple workaround is to add a digit to the custom field options (1. High, 2. Med, 3. Low)

I Tride that and it did not help. It is still oredering the exact same way it did before. does everything need to be restarted after a change like that ?

I believe I figured out what the issue was. when I changes the values of the drop down it showed the changed values but those values where not what was actually there(e.g. what I changed it to "1. high" and what it rememberd "high"). I found when I updated the issue it began to sort correctly.

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