[thelist] sql: order by and umlauts/entities

Bruce Heerssen bheerssen at visualbridge.tv
Tue Apr 24 15:42:34 CDT 2001

Sure, use the ASC or DESC (ascending or descending) modifiers, eg: "order by name ASC"

- Bruce

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> Hi,
> I have a table containing names which have umlauts saved as entities in
> it, eg. "Köln".
> If I do a "select name order by name" on this table, I get "Köln -
> Kassel" instead of "Kassel - Köln".
> This is quite logical, but is there a way using SQL to change this?
> I don't like the idea of using PHP to sort this array afterwards...
> TIA,
> Joxn

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