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From: DRobertson <>
Subject: RE: [TMG] v6 - Buggy Surname Sort
Date: Thu, 30 Dec 2004 08:57:17 +0200
At 06:57 AM 2004/12/30, you wrote:
>Thanks. I'm not doing very well at explaining this. One more try,
>please. Here are the names again (in sorted order on the PE & Picklist)
>with added detail of how each surname is actually entered.
> BOTELER, John (Sir) ... Surname = Boteler, SortSurname = Boteler
>The sort order simply makes no sense to me based on the way I've entered
>the names. I think John and Margaret should sort together since their
>SortSurnames are the same. Right?? For the record, I'm not using the
>PreSurname field here.
Given that John seems to be the only individual that has a unique part
(Sir) in his name I wonder if that is somehow causing the anomaly in the
sort function? Have you tried removing it (Sir) from John to see what results?
Hope this helps.
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