Explanation of How Null/Empty Column Values are Sorted Based on Ascending or Descending Order (Doc ID 1564667.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 31, 2017

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.6.0 to 11.1.1.7.0 [Release 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

The goal of this document is to provide some general information regarding sort order on Null/Empty values.

For example: When there are empty rows, why does BI place the empty rows at the end of the table for ascending sorting? And why does BI place the empty rows at the top when descending sorting is selected?
 

Solution

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