Sage Act 2011 : sorting contacts by firstname


In Sage Act 2011 Premium, is it possible to in ListView to sort Contacts by FirstName?

Currently, whilst it displays firstname/lastname but on applying Sort, it does so in Lastname sequence.

The only way I've managed so far is to apply Edit>Sort in Company/FirstName.

Also, in Activities/Opportunities etc, Contacts are displayed again in LastName sequence: is it possible to display firstname sequence?

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What you need to do here is to change the Column on view to show the Firstname & Lastname fields rather than just the Contact field - you should then be able to sort by Firstname.

To do this on the List View right click on the top column headings and from the menu choose Customize Columns.
Jay_RatansiAuthor Commented:
Thanks Gavinel.

I've obtained a couple of free downloads to help with this. My current favourite is :

This provides search features similar to what I've become used to in Outlook Contacts ie. type compa ny or contact name & Outlook provides a selection.

What I haven't overcome :  in Activities/Opportunities etc, Contacts are displayed again in LastName sequence: is it possible to display firstname sequence?

Any ideas?
Mike LazarusAct! Evangelist - CRM ConsultantCommented:
Not possible in those other areas ... only the "Contact Name" field (indexed by "Last Name") is linked to those sub-tables

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Hi Jay

As per GL Computing you are in lastname only territory once off the Contact List itself

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