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sorting a field in Input Translation

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Hi,
I've a multi-value field in a form. The field can contain many values. Each value is seperated by a comma.
Now when the user saves the document, I want all the values in the field to be sorted in an ascending order automatically.

I guess it has to be done in the field input translation.

Is this possible.
Please advise.
thanks
Sridevi
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Is it R6?

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you can use @sort if it is r6, otherwise you might end up using lotusscript and doa  sort

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yes the client is 6.5.2.  

how in lotus script?
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by:sridevi911
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@sort works fine partha...

But the only constraint is that it always sorts in Ascending order. What If I want Descending?

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by:sridevi911
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also not sure if @sort works for alphanumeric values
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by:Sjef Bosman
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Read the Designer Help, under @Sort:

    @Sort(list; [order]; formula)

In your case, probably @Sort(values; [DESCENDING]) will do. Sort will work on text, number or date values.
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