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AngularJS: How to Sort Data in Table Columns in Ascending or Descending Order

Introduction: In this article I am going to explain how to bind JSON data to HTML table using ng-repeat and sort data in ascending or descending order on clicking of ascending/ descending arrow icons placed in table header.

AngularJS: How to Sort Data in Table Columns in Ascending or Descending Order



Implementation: Let’s create a sample html page to bind table and implement sorting. By default data is sorted by book title. But we can also sort data by author and price.

<html>
<head>
    <title></title> 
    <script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/angularjs/1.5.6/angular.min.js"></script>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="http://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/3.3.6/css/bootstrap.min.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/font-awesome/4.6.3/css/font-awesome.min.css">
    <style>
        body {
            padding-top: 30px;
        } 
        .sortorder:after {
            content: '\25b2';
        } 
        .sortorder.descending:after {
            content: '\25bc';
        }
    </style>
</head>
<body>
    <div class="container" ng-app="bookApp" ng-controller="bookController">
        <table class="table table-bordered table-striped table-hover">
            <thead>
                <tr>
                    <td style="width: 70px;">Sr. No.</td>
                    <td ng-click="sort('title')">Book Title
<span class="sortorder descending" ng-hide="(sortKey=='title' && reverse==true)"></span>
<span class="sortorder" ng-hide="(sortKey=='title' && reverse==false)"></span>
                    </td>
                    <td ng-click="sort('author')">Author
 <span class="sortorder descending" ng-hide="(sortKey=='author' && reverse==true)"></span>
<span class="sortorder" ng-hide="(sortKey=='author' && reverse==false)"></span>
                    </td>
                    <td ng-click="sort('price')">Price
<span class="sortorder descending" ng-hide="(sortKey=='price' && reverse==true)"></span>
<span class="sortorder" ng-hide="(sortKey=='price' && reverse==false)"></span>
                    </td>
                </tr>
            </thead>
            <tbody>
                <tr ng-repeat="book in bookList | orderBy: sortKey:reverse">
                    <td>{{ $index +1 }}</td>
                    <td>{{ book.title }}</td>
                    <td>{{ book.author }}</td>
                    <td>{{ book.price }}</td>
                </tr>
            </tbody>
        </table> 
    </div>
    <script>
        var bookApp = angular.module("bookApp", []);
        bookApp.controller('bookController', function ($scope) {
            $scope.bookList = [
            { "title": "Hobbit", "author": "Aman", "price": 700 },
            { "title": "Lord of the rings", "author": "Sameer", "price": 1000 },
            { "title": "Harry Porter", "author": "Anuj", "price": 650 },
            { "title": "The little prince", "author": "Jatin", "price": 870 },
            { "title": "Angels and Demons", "author": "Shivam", "price": 890 }
            ];
            $scope.reverse = false;
            $scope.sortKey = 'title';

            $scope.sort = function (keyname) {
                $scope.sortKey = keyname;
                $scope.reverse = !$scope.reverse;
            } 
        });
    </script>
</body>
</html>

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