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The nsMsgViewSortType interface contains constants used for sorting the Thunderbird threadpane. This interface isn't ever implemented. It is only used to store constants. For example to sort by date you would pass a function the value:


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Name Value Description
byNone 0x11 Not sorted
byDate 0x12
bySubject 0x13
byAuthor 0x14
byId 0x15
byThread 0x16
byPriority 0x17
byStatus 0x18
bySize 0x19
byFlagged 0x1a
byUnread 0x1b
byRecipient 0x1c
byLocation 0x1d
byTags 0x1e
byJunkStatus 0x1f
byAttachments 0x20
byAccount 0x21
byCustom 0x22
byReceived 0x23