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I am looking for the functionality where I have a title and clicking on the title, I would be redirected to a link. So my link s are not visible on the list view. I have done this using "hyperlink with formatting and constraints for publishing" column type. But now I see that the column does not sopport sorting alphabetically like other column types. Can this be achieved using calculated column, if so what should be given as the formula?
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Unfortunately calculated fields cannot use special fields like: Lookup, Hyperlink, Multiple lines of text. You might want to consider creating a SharePoint Designer dataview to be able to sort.
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Check this out. This is how to get a calculated field to use a rich text field and as the result is text, it looks to me like it's sortable:

http://www.endusersharepoint.com/2009/10/21/taming-the-elusive-calculated-column-referencing-a-multiple-lines-of-text-column-with-append-text-part-1/

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