By using this site, you agree to our updated Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. Manage your Cookies Settings.
435,254 Members | 2,365 Online
Bytes IT Community
+ Ask a Question
Need help? Post your question and get tips & solutions from a community of 435,254 IT Pros & Developers. It's quick & easy.

ordering text field with non-alphanumerical character

P: n/a
I want to order a text field which contains some words which begin with
a single quote, if however I perform the following query, the single
quote seems to be neglected:

select arabic, dutch from woordenlijst order by arabic;

After this query the words are ordered as if there _wasn't_ a single
quote in the beginning.
e.g. I get:
'arn eeuw
arrajul de man
'ashal gemakkelijker
How can I make a list of words with all text field values which start
with a single quote grouped together.
e.g.:
'arn
'ashal
arrajul

p.s.
you may wonder why I use words starting with a single quote, it is just a
standard approacht to transcribe the arabic character hamza that way
Nov 23 '05 #1
Share this question for a faster answer!
Share on Google+

This discussion thread is closed

Replies have been disabled for this discussion.