Order By Schema
|AVAILABLE API VERSION
|API v56.0 and later
Each orderable field on a record, such as on an account, gets a corresponding field on
Account_OrderBy with type
OrderByClause type allows you to specify ascending or descending order, as well as the order of null values.
Orderable fields are linked to
InputObject types like
OrderByClause, depending on their type, such as
User_OrderBy for user fields, or
OrderByGeolocation for geolocation fields.
Let's take a look at an example account object that demonstrates how fields map to
OrderByClause type contains
nulls enumeration types.
ResultOrder enumeration type specifies whether the results are ordered in ascending or descending order.
By default, the result is ordered in ascending order.
NullOrder enumeration type specifies the order in which nulls appear in the result set. By default, null values are sorted first.
The order by object has input object fields for each parent relationship the object has. The field has the same name as the parent relationship, and have the
OrderBy type corresponding to the object that the relationship points at.
Geolocation fields map to the
OrderByGeolocationClause type. Its constituent fields
Location__Longitude__s map to the
DistanceInput type specifies the latitude and longitude fields on a geolocation field.
For more information, see Location-Based Filters.