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javax.persistence.criteria.Order - JPA interface

javax.persistence.criteria
Interface Order

An object that defines an ordering over the query results.
Since:
JPA 2.0
Learn how to use JPA Criteria API's Order in Chapter 4 of the ObjectDB/JPA manual.
Return the expression that is used for ordering.
Return the expression that is used for ordering.
Returns:
expression used for ordering
Since:
JPA 2.0
boolean isAscending()
Whether ascending ordering is in effect.
Whether ascending ordering is in effect.
Returns:
boolean indicating whether ordering is ascending
Since:
JPA 2.0
Switch the ordering.
Switch the ordering.
Returns:
a new Order instance with the reversed ordering
Since:
JPA 2.0

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