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I know from experience that it's better to add a default sort indicator. For example, many of our users didn't realised the table columns are sortable and didn't even tried to sort them if there was no indicator. So we were receiving constant questions/suggestions to make the columns sortable. Our solution was to add default sort indicators like this: ...
If clicking a second time would reverse the order, the user still recieves visual feedback when he wants to sort on the default column. Wouldn't this combine both advantages?
When a user starts sorting, start a timer (via debounce if you want) for a short amount of time, lets say 3 seconds. If the user sorts another item within the 3 seconds, then reset the timer. Only when the timer completes you should send the current state of the collection up with the current sort order. A history of every little thing the user sorted is ...
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