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Version: Python

sort_descending

sort_descending sorts rows in a table in a largest to smallest order based on the column(s) listed in the columnsToSortBy argument.

Syntax

table.sort_descending(order_by=[columnsToSortBy...])

Parameters

ParameterTypeDescription
columnsToSortByString...

The column(s) used for sorting.

Returns

A new table where rows in a table are sorted in a largest to smallest order based on the column(s) listed in the columnsToSortBy argument.

Examples

from deephaven import new_table
from deephaven.column import string_col, int_col

source = new_table([
string_col("Letter", ["A", "C", "F", "B", "E", "D"]),
int_col("Number", [6, 2, 1, 3, 4, 5]),
])

result = source.sort_descending(order_by=["Letter"])
from deephaven import new_table
from deephaven.column import string_col, int_col
source = new_table([
string_col("Letter", ["A", "B", "A", "B", "B", "A"]),
int_col("Number", [6, 2, 1, 3, 4, 5]),
string_col("Color", ["red", "blue", "orange", "purple", "yellow", "pink"])

])

result = source.sort_descending(order_by=["Letter", "Number"])