Forum: Ruby on Rails How to paginate in descending order?

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Jeff C. (Guest)
on 2006-03-16 14:28
How can I paginate a set of fields in descending order based on their
created_on date?

For example, in a blog app, you want the very first entry on the first
page to be the most recent.

I see that paginate has an :order parameter, but I don't see any way of
changing the direction of the order.

Michael G. (Guest)
on 2006-03-16 14:34
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:order => "created_on DESC"

The key is the "DESC" piece.
Jeff C. (Guest)
on 2006-03-16 14:36
Michael G. wrote:
> :order => "created_on DESC"
> The key is the "DESC" piece.

Thanks!  I'm a bit of a SQL new as well as ROR one :)

Michael G. (Guest)
on 2006-03-16 15:42
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Not a problem - glad to help.
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