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    Quote Originally Posted by spacyspacy View Post
    This applies only to the loading sort of the grid, not the column header click sorts.

    Anyone has found a solution for this problem?
    I am not sure, but I think that should work

    While creating a reader (I'll take for this example XmlReader) object, you have to pass recordType parameter. There you specify list of your names, e.g.
    Code:
    [ 'col1, 'col2', 'col3' ]
    , and this later is passed to Ext.data.Record.create(), according to the docs. And on its documentation there is a config option "sortDir". So if you pass not only the name, but configuration options too, then it should work:

    Code:
    [ {name: 'col1', sortDir: 'DESC'}, 'col2', 'col3' ]
    I think I have tried that, but I am not sure anymore Try and see

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    Quote Originally Posted by cunami View Post
    Code:
    [ {name: 'col1', sortDir: 'DESC'}, 'col2', 'col3' ]
    I think I have tried that, but I am not sure anymore Try and see
    Yeah, that's it, thank you!

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    Quote Originally Posted by spacyspacy View Post
    Yeah, that's it, thank you!
    I'm glad to help

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    and what about extjs 4? how do you achieve the same result?

    thanks!

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    You should probably post 4.0 topics in 4.0 threads, but here is an override that is your solution that I just made:
    Code:
    Ext.override(Ext.grid.column.Column, {    
        oppositeSort: false,
    
    
        toggleSortState: function() {
            var me = this,
                idx,
                nextIdx;
    
    
            if (me.sortable) {
                idx = Ext.Array.indexOf(me.possibleSortStates, me.sortState);
                if(this.oppositeSort && idx == -1)
                    idx = 0;
    
    
                nextIdx = (idx + 1) % me.possibleSortStates.length;
                me.setSortState(me.possibleSortStates[nextIdx]);
            }
        }
    });
    then in your column config just add the extra attribute oppositeSort: true and it will do what you want.