1. Open the report parameters
  2. Select the Format tab
  3. Select Sort or Sort/Break
  4. In the Sort by column, select the field by which to sort the report from the drop-down menu on the first row
  5. Select Ascending or Descending in the Order by column
  6. To sort based on the query sort, mark Sort by query order, if available
    Note: The option to sort by query is only available in certain reports in The Raiser's Edge 7. The report must also be filtered by a query for this option to work.
  7. To sort by additional fields, select the appropriate field to sort by in the subsequent rows