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jQWidgets jqxDataTable sort Event

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jQWidgets is a JavaScript framework for making web-based applications for PC and mobile devices. It is a very powerful, optimized, platform-independent, and widely supported framework. The jqxDataTable is used for reading and displaying the data from the HTML Table. This is also used to display data from various data sources like XML, JSON, Array, CSV, or TSV.

The sort event is triggered when the sort order or sort column of the specified jqxDataTable is changed.

Syntax:

$('Selector').on('sort', function (event) {  
   var args = event.args;

   // Sort column
   var sortcolumn = args.sortcolumn;  

   // Sort order:
   // { 'ascending': true or false,
   //     'descending': true or false }
   var sortdirection = args.sortdirection;
});

Linked Files: Download jQWidgets from the given link. In the HTML file, locate the script files in the downloaded folder.

<link rel=”stylesheet” href=”jqwidgets/styles/jqx.base.css” type=”text/css” />
<script type=”text/javascript” src=”scripts/jquery.js”></script>
<script type=”text/javascript” src=”jqwidgets/jqxcore.js”></script>
<script type=”text/javascript” src=”jqwidgets/jqxdata.js”></script>
<script type=”text/javascript” src=”jqwidgets/jqxbuttons.js”></script>
<script type=”text/javascript” src=”jqwidgets/jqxscrollbar.js”></script>
<script type=”text/javascript” src=”jqwidgets/jqxlistbox.js”></script>
<script type=”text/javascript” src=”jqwidgets/jqxdropdownlist.js”></script>
<script type=”text/javascript” src=”jqwidgets/jqxdatatable.js”></script>

Example: The below example illustrates the jQWidgets sort event.

HTML




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
  
<head>
    <link rel="stylesheet" 
          href=
"jqwidgets/styles/jqx.base.css"
          type="text/css"/>
    <script type="text/javascript" 
            src="scripts/jquery.js">
    </script>
    <script type="text/javascript" 
            src="jqwidgets/jqxcore.js">
    </script>
    <script type="text/javascript" 
            src="jqwidgets/jqxdata.js">
    </script>
    <script type="text/javascript" 
            src="jqwidgets/jqxbuttons.js">
    </script>
    <script type="text/javascript" 
            src="jqwidgets/jqxscrollbar.js">
    </script>
    <script type="text/javascript" 
            src="jqwidgets/jqxlistbox.js">
    </script>
    <script type="text/javascript" 
            src="jqwidgets/jqxdropdownlist.js">
    </script>
    <script type="text/javascript" 
            src="jqwidgets/jqxdatatable.js">
    </script>
</head>
  
<body>
    <center>
        <h1 style="color: green;">
            GeeksforGeeks
        </h1>
        <h3>
            jQWidgets jqxDataTable sort Event
        </h3>
        <div id="#Data_Table"></div>
        <div id="log"></div>
        <script type="text/javascript">
            $(document).ready(function () {
                $("#Data_Table").jqxDataTable({
                    sortable: true,
                    columns: [{
                        text: 'Employee_Name',
                        dataField: 'Employee_Name',
                        width: 190
                    }, {
                        text: 'Company',
                        dataField: 'Company',
                        width: 160
                    }, {
                        text: 'Designation',
                        dataField: 'Designation',
                        width: 190
                    }]
                });
                $("#Data_Table").on(
                    'sort', function (event) {
                        var args = event.args;
                        var Sort_Column = args.sortcolumn;
                        $("#log").html(JSON.
                            stringify(Sort_Column));
                    })
            });
        </script>
        <table id="Data_Table" border="1">
            <thead>
                <tr>
                    <th>Employee_Name</th>
                    <th>Company</th>
                    <th>Designation</th>
                </tr>
            </thead>
            <tbody>
                <tr>
                    <td>Rohit</td>
                    <td>GeeksforGeeks</td>
                    <td>HR</td>
                </tr>
                <tr>
                    <td>Rahul</td>
                    <td>Capgemini</td>
                    <td>Software Engineer</td>
                </tr>
                <tr>
                    <td>Vivek</td>
                    <td>CESC</td>
                    <td>Electrical Engineer</td>
                </tr>
                <tr>
                    <td>Amit</td>
                    <td>Apple</td>
                    <td>Manager</td>
                </tr>
            </tbody>
        </table>
    </center>
</body>
  
</html>


Output:

Reference: https://www.jqwidgets.com/jquery-widgets-documentation/documentation/jqxdatatable/jquery-datatable-api.htm



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