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3 Jan 2014

Order by in mysql table

                      If your column values in mysql table contains more rows, then you can't get the highest and lowest values. On that time, you can sort the column values ascending and descending by 'ORDER BY' mysql command with 'ASC' and 'DESC'. The mysql query for sort column values in mysql table as follwos as:
                       SELECT * FROM table_name ORDER BY field_name ASC( for ascending)
                       SELECT * FROM table_name ORDER BY field_name DESC( for descending)


Order by in Mysql:


                                      Consider the following table. table1 is name of this table.

order by in mysql

                              Now we are going to sort column 'id' in ascending order. The mysql query for this:

                       SELECT * FROM table1 ORDER BY id ASC

Now you'll get output like this:

sorting column values using OREDER BY in mysql

                           You can see the column 'id' values are sorting in ascending order.


Order by multiple columns in mysql:


                           You can sort the multiple columns in single mysql query. The mysql query as follows as:

                       SELECT * FROM table1 ORDER BY id ASC, date DESC 

             Where,
                        - The column 'id' got the first preference to sort
                        - Then the column 'date' is sort
Your output like this:

order by multiple columns in mysql

                        You can see the mysql table 'table1' which is sorted by id in ascending order and date in descending order.

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