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  1. Tapestry
  2. TAPESTRY-1493

Grid component should display sort icon next to all sortable fields

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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 5.0
    • Fix Version/s: 5.0.5
    • Component/s: tapestry-core
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      Description

      After visiting a number of site with grid-like UIs, I've found that the UI is most effective if all fields that can be sorted have a sort icon next to them.

      Fields that can be sorted have a split diamond icon.

      The current sort field has either the top half of the diamond (for sort descending) or the bottom half (for sort ascending).

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        hlship Howard M. Lewis Ship added a comment -

        Came out nice, found a freely available icon in the FamFam free icon set (http://www.famfamfam.com/) that I was able to modify; it's a bubble shape, with an upward arrow to indicate ascending sort, a downward arrow for descending sort, and a double arrow to indicate that the field is sortable. Looks surprisingly nice.

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        hlship Howard M. Lewis Ship added a comment - Came out nice, found a freely available icon in the FamFam free icon set ( http://www.famfamfam.com/ ) that I was able to modify; it's a bubble shape, with an upward arrow to indicate ascending sort, a downward arrow for descending sort, and a double arrow to indicate that the field is sortable. Looks surprisingly nice.

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            hlship Howard M. Lewis Ship
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            hlship Howard M. Lewis Ship
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