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public function SelectQuery::getOrderBy in Drupal 7

Returns a reference to the order by array for this query.

Because this method returns by reference, alter hooks may edit the order-by array directly to make their changes. If just adding additional ordering fields, however, the use of orderBy() is preferred.

Note that this method must be called by reference as well:

$fields =& $query

Return value

A reference to the expression array structure.

Overrides SelectQueryInterface::getOrderBy


includes/database/, line 1184


Query builder for SELECT statements.


public function &getOrderBy() {
  return $this->order;