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SQL Server FAQ - Sorting Query Output in Descending Order
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How To Sort Query Output in Descending Order?
If you want to sort a column in descending order, you can specify the
DESC keyword in the ORDER BY clause. The following SELECT statement
first sorts the "tag" in descending order, then sorts the
"counts" in ascending order:
SELECT tag, counts, url, created
FROM fyi_links ORDER BY tag DESC, counts
tab counts url created
SQA 728 sqa.fyicenter.com 2007-05-19
SQA 828 www.winrunner.com 2003-01-01
DEV 120 dev.fyicenter.com 2006-04-30
DEV 439 www.php.net 2004-01-01
DBA 390 www.mysql.com 2006-01-01
DBA 960 www.oracle.com 2005-01-01
DBA 972 dba.fyicenter.com 2007-05-19
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- What Is a SELECT Query Statement?
- How To Create a Testing Table with Test Data?
- How To Select All Columns of All Rows from a Table with a SELECT statement?
- How To Select Some Specific Columns from a Table in a Query?
- How To Select Some Specific Rows from a Table?
- How To Add More Data to the Testing Table?
- How To Sort the Query Output with ORDER BY Clauses?
- Can the Query Output Be Sorted by Multiple Columns?
- How To Sort Query Output in Descending Order?
- How To Count Rows with the COUNT(*) Function?
- Can SELECT Statements Be Used on Views?
- How To Filter Out Duplications in the Returning Rows?
- What Are Group Functions in Query Statements?
- How To Use Group Functions in the SELECT Clause?
- Can Group Functions Be Mixed with Non-group Selection Fields?
- How To Divide Query Output into Multiple Groups with the GROUP BY Clause?
- How To Apply Filtering Criteria at Group Level with The HAVING Clause?
- How To Count Duplicated Values in a Column?
- Can Multiple Columns Be Used in GROUP BY?
- Can Group Functions Be Used in the ORDER BY Clause?