sort list alphabetically (for basic database primer series)
alex at tweedly.net
Sat Jan 8 15:01:48 CST 2005
Bob Hartley wrote:
> Hi all
> I have a list that is creatred from another field. IE field "Item"'s
> entries are put into a "ItemList" field via this script......
> on mouseup
> repeat with n = 1 to the number of cds in this stack
> put fld "Item" of cd n & return after theList
> end repeat
> delete last char of theList -- clear trailing return
> put theList into fld "ItemList"
> end mouseup
> Now I want to sort this list alphabetically and in future double click
> on a line to go to the respective card. I think I'll do this via a
> sort popup or menu.
> Any Idea I tried this from the runrev docs
> on mouseUp
> sort items of field "ItemList" by word 1 of each
> end mouseUp
You built the field by putting each one onto a separate line - so I'd
expect you to use "lines" rather than "items" -
sort lines of field "ItemList" by word 1 of each
sort line of field "ItemList"
which should do the same.
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