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Sort a listbox, table or multicolumn listbox by values in a column?

I am new to LabVIEW and have searched for the answer. SOmetimes a newdie doesn't know exactly what to search for though and just spins their wheels.


I see some very old answers to this question like this one here.


Is there any built in way to sort any of the array list display indicators by column values?


I am sure I could determine the column clicked on, sort the array by that column and replace the data in the list. Just making sure there wasn't a "baked in" way of doing this.

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I haven't used this, but you might want to take a look at the DataGrid Package
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Hmmm... VIPM. New to me. I am downloading and installing now. Nice.

I'll try the datagrid out. Thanks.



VIPM says that package is not compatible with my version of LabVIEW. I have LV 2020.

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I just installed in LV 2020 without problem. Are you using a recent version of VIPM? (I'm using VIPM 2020.1).
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Are you looking for something like this?

"If you weren't supposed to push it, it wouldn't be a button."
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For some reason LVPM was not listing any packages when I searched. This even though I created an account and verified and logged in. This morning it is. I had no idea there was an exchange of code! That's really awesome.


Now, how to learn how to use DataGrid. At github many package providers supply typical usage patterns in a help file or on their main page to get you started with the common tass you might use their package for. Is there a place I should be looking for that kind of info with LVPM packages?

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I saw mention of examples, but I could not find where they are located. Maybe if you contact Mike_king (the creator of the package) he can help you out...
I just started playing with some of the functions, they go under "Add-ons" if you are browsing the functions palette, and I could make some tables (I mean datagrids).
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