How to Sort Fields on the SYSOUT Selection List

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Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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The SORT command provides the ability to sort the selection list display by Sysout/Report identifier, archive date and time, location, lines, pages, job name, job number, generation, exception code, and more. Up to two fields may be sorted. The syntax of the SORT command is as follows:

SORT field1 field2

The table below identifies the field names that may be referenced on the SORT command and the predefined sort sequence used to order the data.

+------------------+------------+-----------------------------------+
|    Field Name    |    Sort    | Description                       |
|                  |  Sequence  |                                   |
|------------------|------------|-----------------------------------|
| ACCESS|ACCDATE   | Descending | Sort by last access date and time |
| C|CLASS          | Ascending  | Sort by print class               |
| DATE|ARCDATE     | Descending | Sort by archive date and time     |
| DESC             | Ascending  | Sort by description               |
| DEST             | Ascending  | Sort by print destination         |
| FORMS            | Ascending  | Sort by print forms               |
| GEN              | Ascending  | Sort by generation number         |
| ID|REPORT|SYSOUT | Ascending  | Sort by sysout/report identifier  |
| JOB/JOBNAME      | Ascending  | Sort by job name                  |
| JOBID            | Ascending  | Sort by job number                |
| LINES            | Ascending  | Sort by number of lines           |
| LOC|LOCATION     | Ascending  | Sort by report location           |
| ORG|ORIGIN       | Ascending  | Sort by report origin             |
| PAGES            | Ascending  | Sort by number of pages           |
| PRINT|PRTDATE    | Descending | Sort by print date and time       |
| READER|RDRDATE   | Descending | Sort by reader date and time      |
| TAPE|TAPESEQ     | Ascending  | Sort by tape sequence number      |
| USERFLD          | Ascending  | Sort by user comments             |
| XCODE            | Ascending  | Sort by exception code            |
+------------------+------------+-----------------------------------+