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class altair.SortByEncoding(encoding=Undefined, order=Undefined, **kwds)#

SortByEncoding schema wrapper

encodingSortByChannel, Literal[‘x’, ‘y’, ‘color’, ‘fill’, ‘stroke’, ‘strokeWidth’, ‘size’, ‘shape’, ‘fillOpacity’, ‘strokeOpacity’, ‘opacity’, ‘text’]

The encoding channel to sort by (e.g., "x", "y" )

orderNone, SortOrder, Literal[‘ascending’, ‘descending’]

The sort order. One of "ascending" (default), "descending", or null (no not sort).

__init__(encoding=Undefined, order=Undefined, **kwds)#


__init__([encoding, order])

copy([deep, ignore])

Return a copy of the object

from_dict(dct[, validate, _wrapper_classes])

Construct class from a dictionary representation

from_json(json_string[, validate])

Instantiate the object from a valid JSON string


Resolve references in the context of this object's schema or root schema.

to_dict([validate, ignore, context])

Return a dictionary representation of the object

to_json([validate, indent, sort_keys, ...])

Emit the JSON representation for this object as a string.

validate(instance[, schema])

Validate the instance against the class schema in the context of the rootschema.

validate_property(name, value[, schema])

Validate a property against property schema in the context of the rootschema