AnsweredAssumed Answered

Sort a layout with specific alphabetic order ?

Question asked by behedety on Jan 20, 2017
Latest reply on Jan 26, 2017 by behedety

Hi everyone,

I'm also quite new to FileMaker and had to learn on my own so not quite good with Scripts and everything yet.


I'm working on a lexicon for a dead language and would like to be able to sort my entries according to a specific alphabetic order but can't figure out how to do it. I tried with a "Value List" but it's not working and I'm not knowledgeable enough with the "Scripts"


There is also a catch since the "alphabet" we are using makes a difference with capitals ("A" and "a" are not the same letter).


So is there a way to sort all my entries by this kind of order? :

"A, j, a, w, b, p, f, m, n, r, h, H, x, X, ..."



Thanks a lot for the help !




P.S. for those wondering, it's called "transliteration", which is to convert in roman letter a text that is in a different writing system, and what I'm working on is ancient Egyptian.