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Not sure if anyone in the community encountered this issue yet or not ; or am i missing anything . In the partial snippet of the WF I am sorting the Customer based on the YTD Sales (descending) and after sorting adding a Record ID tool to the sorted results. I am joining the sorted results to the raw data and then sorting it again using the RecordID field. Everything works fine until after the Data Cleansing Tool - i can see the data with correct sort sequence in the Browse tool however after adding the Table Tool the data is not in the same sort order. Only changes i am doing in Table Tool is using Grouping by Customer.
2nd snippet shows the 1st 2 customer order before table tool , same order is not retained after the table tool.
@MD2050 there are some tools that need to re-order your data to perform their function. This is what you're running into.
If you want to maintain order or re-sort after one of those tools, you could always use a Tile tool.
Once you have your data ordered the way you want it, add a Tile and set it to tile on Unique Values. For the column which contains the unique value, select the one you intend to group on. Then, make sure you check the box at the bottom to leave the data unsorted. In the next tool (like the Table tool), group on the field you need grouped and the tile number field. This allows you to re-sort it downstream if you need the same order.