User-Agent: Mozilla/4.08 [en] (Win98; I ;Nav) Build Identifier: Where HTML tables are used as they should be, not for layout, a great thing would be the ability for the user to be able to right-click on a <th> and sort all the rows by that column. Tertiary sorting would probably be enough, but specifying arbitrary sortings would be good. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1.Goto http://docbook.org/wiki/moin.cgi/DocBookAuthoringTools 2.Wish you could sort by the free column, without editing the page 3.Think about reporting a bug Actual Results: I reported this bug Expected Results: Been an operating system
Assignee: asa → table
Component: Browser-General → Layout: Tables
QA Contact: asa → madhur
This could be done, actually, with a simple add-on... not sure that this needs to be part of the default layout engine, however. CCing jesse, since I bet he has a bookmarklet for this or wants to write one. ;)
Looks like a duplicate of bug 104639. Oh, and Jesse does already have a bookmarklet: http://www.squarefree.com/bookmarklets/pagedata.html#sort_table *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 104639 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 15 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
That bookmarklet is cool, but can't sort according to multiple columns. Also I had thought of implementing it as an entry on a context menu + some tooltips for sort order feedback, instead of modifying the table. Either way is OK I guess, but I don't think adding another row is the right way to do it, rather the up/down things should be part of the header row, either before or after the cell content, maybe depending on the horz alignment.
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