Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

SortableTextWithNumbers ( text )

Returns an alphanumeric string suitable for sorting mixed numbers and characters

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  Sample input:
12.3b
123b
2b
0
  Sample output:
00000000123000000000b
00000001230000000000b
00000000020000000000b
00000000000000000000

  Function definition: (Copy & paste into FileMaker's Edit Custom Function window)

Returns an alphanumeric string suitable for sorting mixed numbers and characters.

 

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