[kdepim-users] Sort Order in KDE-PIM

Brad Rogers brad at fineby.me.uk
Sat Mar 20 20:52:51 GMT 2010

On Sat, 20 Mar 2010 20:31:38 +0000
Anne Wilson <annew at kde.org> wrote:

Hello Anne,

> Presumably that's because 222 and 2000 are not being seen as digits,
> but as characters.

A common enough 'problem' in a package used, mostly, for alphabetic data.
It's easily overcome by ensuring all numeric parts contain the same
number of digits, thus;

CUPE 2000 & CUPE 0222

Then they'd sort 'correctly'.  If Bob has no control over how the names
are generated, he's OOL, of course.

 Regards  _
         / )           "The blindingly obvious is
        / _)rad        never immediately apparent"

I'm not here for your entertainment
U & Ur Hand - P!nk
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