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Can I alphabetically sort a dynamic list of texts as new texts are added and removed?

I have set up a master field as a list of texts which I am using as a source for dynamic population of a dropdown list for users to pick from.

As I add (or remove) texts from this master list over time, currently new ones are being added at the end (or the bottom of a dropdown). Is there a way to have new entries inserted according to their alphabetical value (so, for example, I add something beginning with M and it goes into the list mid-way, as opposed to at the end)?

You would add a sort ot you “Choices Source” search.

I have the same issue. It doesn’t sort alphabetically. You can choose a sort by a text field but it doesn’t work. It seems that only dates and numbers sort as expected.

If I have a text field and the records are: 0001, 0002, 0003 it does not sort them correctly.

@emmanuel Can the sort on text fields be changed to be alphanumeric?

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We’re in the middle of a backend change, we’ll see what we can do after this.

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