voidtools

Everything_SetSort

The Everything_SetSort function sets how the results should be ordered.


Syntax

void Everything_SetSort(
DWORD dwSortType
);

Parameters

dwSortType

The sort type, can be one of the following values:

EVERYTHING_SORT_NAME_ASCENDING                      (1)
EVERYTHING_SORT_NAME_DESCENDING (2)
EVERYTHING_SORT_PATH_ASCENDING (3)
EVERYTHING_SORT_PATH_DESCENDING (4)
EVERYTHING_SORT_SIZE_ASCENDING (5)
EVERYTHING_SORT_SIZE_DESCENDING (6)
EVERYTHING_SORT_EXTENSION_ASCENDING (7)
EVERYTHING_SORT_EXTENSION_DESCENDING (8)
EVERYTHING_SORT_TYPE_NAME_ASCENDING (9)
EVERYTHING_SORT_TYPE_NAME_DESCENDING (10)
EVERYTHING_SORT_DATE_CREATED_ASCENDING (11)
EVERYTHING_SORT_DATE_CREATED_DESCENDING (12)
EVERYTHING_SORT_DATE_MODIFIED_ASCENDING (13)
EVERYTHING_SORT_DATE_MODIFIED_DESCENDING (14)
EVERYTHING_SORT_ATTRIBUTES_ASCENDING (15)
EVERYTHING_SORT_ATTRIBUTES_DESCENDING (16)
EVERYTHING_SORT_FILE_LIST_FILENAME_ASCENDING (17)
EVERYTHING_SORT_FILE_LIST_FILENAME_DESCENDING (18)
EVERYTHING_SORT_RUN_COUNT_ASCENDING (19)
EVERYTHING_SORT_RUN_COUNT_DESCENDING (20)
EVERYTHING_SORT_DATE_RECENTLY_CHANGED_ASCENDING (21)
EVERYTHING_SORT_DATE_RECENTLY_CHANGED_DESCENDING (22)
EVERYTHING_SORT_DATE_ACCESSED_ASCENDING (23)
EVERYTHING_SORT_DATE_ACCESSED_DESCENDING (24)
EVERYTHING_SORT_DATE_RUN_ASCENDING (25)
EVERYTHING_SORT_DATE_RUN_DESCENDING (26)

Return Value

This function has no return value.


Remarks

The default sort is EVERYTHING_SORT_NAME_ASCENDING (1). This sort is free.

Using fast sorts is recommended, fast sorting is instant.

To enable fast sorts in Everything:

  • In Everything, from the Tools menu, click Options.

  • Click the Indexes tab.

  • Check fast sort for desired fast sort type.

  • Click OK.


It is possible the sort is not supported, in which case after you have received your results you should call *Everything_GetResultListSort to determine the sorting actually used.


This function must be called before Everything_Query.


Example

// set the search.
Everything_SetSearch("123 ABC");

// sort by size descending.
Everything_SetSort(EVERYTHING_SORT_SIZE_DESCENDING);

// execute the query
Everything_Query(FALSE);

Requirements

Requires Everything 1.4.1 or later.


See Also


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