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Tech Tip: Sorting While Building an Index
PRODUCT: 4D | VERSION: 6.5 | PLATFORM: Mac & Win
Published On: December 7, 2001
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Sorting on an indexed field is extremely rapid, as the values for the field have already been organized by 4th Dimension. However, if the index for a field is being built or rebuilt at the same time that you are performing a sort on the field, 4th Dimension will be unable to use the index and the sort will be sequential.