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order

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v3.0.9 - Show latest stable - 4 notes - Class: ActiveRecord::QueryMethods
order(*args) public

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March 27, 2012
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Reorder

If you want to override previously set order (even through default_scope), use reorder() instead.

E.g.

User.order('id ASC').reorder('name DESC')

would ignore ordering by id completely

October 28, 2014
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Ordering on associations

For ordering on the attribute of an associated model you have to include it:

Package.includes(:package_size).order("package_sizes.sort_order")
January 12, 2014
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using hash as order

order can be specified as a hash, e.g.:

order(id: :desc)

This will prevent “ambiguous column” errors when the order is used with joins or includes.

October 30, 2014 - (v3.0.0 - v3.2.13)
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Order with hash parameters only in ActiveRecord >= 4.0

If you use order with hash parameters on AR3 versions it wont work.