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KenGundel
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Sort by Part Number

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09-29-2008 11:32 AM
With all my weeks of IV (2008 SP0) experience, I'm stuck trying to sort my parts list by part number. I would like, and expect, 10 to follow 9, but 10 follows 1. The order went 1, 10, 11, 2, 3, 4... I got no satisfaction from the new search, although previously it worked great to access all the info here. Can the numbers be sorted numerically?
Thanks in advance for any help.
Ken
I did try a jpg but got an upload error...
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Re: Sort by Part Number

09-29-2008 11:49 AM in reply to: KenGundel
Right Mouse Button on your Parts List and go to "Edit Parts List". Click the A to Z button and sort based on Item.
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Re: Sort by Part Number

09-29-2008 11:53 AM in reply to: KenGundel

10 will follow 09 in a sort pattern. The problem
starts with the field justifaction being a LH fill of the file and not a RH
fill. Because the field is alpha-numeric, it is set for LH fill and not a
numeric only field that is set for RH fill/justification.


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all my weeks of IV (2008 SP0) experience, I'm stuck trying to sort my parts
list by part number. I would like, and expect, 10 to follow 9, but 10 follows
1. The order went 1, 10, 11, 2, 3, 4... I got no satisfaction from the new
search, although previously it worked great to access all the info here. Can
the numbers be sorted numerically? Thanks in advance for any help. Ken I did
try a jpg but got an upload error...
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Re: Sort by Part Number

09-29-2008 11:54 AM in reply to: KenGundel
Item 1 is pn 1, item 2 is pn 10, 3 is 11, 4 is 2, etc. Item sort had no effect unfortunately. What's up with that, overlooking something obvious here....
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Re: Sort by Part Number

09-29-2008 11:59 AM in reply to: KenGundel
Changing 1 to 01 etc sorted much more better, thanks to all who helped!
*Igor Mironenko
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Re: Sort by Part Number

09-29-2008 06:08 PM in reply to: KenGundel
No, that's how it works. It's very annoying indeed.
Side note to Mark. Parts List is better to sort out by Parts Number first,
IMO. Subject that parts are numbered in a logical order. Besides, in a
complex assembly some of the parts may be added later but in a Parts List
they should appear on a top of the list, not in the middle or the end of it.
But with half cooked sort out functionality of the Parts List it is a time
consuming task.
Igor.

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Item 1 is pn 1, item 2 is pn 10, 3 is 11, 4 is 2, etc. Item sort had no
effect unfortunately. What's up with that, overlooking something obvious
here....
*MattH
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Re: Sort by Part Number

09-30-2008 12:52 AM in reply to: KenGundel
Installing the latest service packshould fix this issue
On Mon, 29 Sep 2008 19:32:43 +0100, KenGundel_05 wrote:

> With all my weeks of IV (2008 SP0) experience, I'm stuck trying to sort
> my parts
> list by part number. I would like, and expect, 10 to follow 9, but 10
> follows 1.
> The order went 1, 10, 11, 2, 3, 4... I got no satisfaction from the new
> search,
> although previously it worked great to access all the info here. Can the
> numbers
> be sorted numerically? Thanks in advance for any help. Ken I did try a
> jpg but
> got an upload error...



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KenGundel
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Message 8 of 13 (79 Views)

Re: Sort by Part Number

09-30-2008 03:49 AM in reply to: KenGundel
I was wondering if the service packs would help, still getting this system up to speed, but approaching with caution...Thanks!
*Igor Mironenko
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Re: Sort by Part Number

09-30-2008 07:39 AM in reply to: KenGundel
Did you actually tried it?
Igor.

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Installing the latest service packshould fix this issue
On Mon, 29 Sep 2008 19:32:43 +0100, KenGundel_05 wrote:

> With all my weeks of IV (2008 SP0) experience, I'm stuck trying to sort
> my parts
> list by part number. I would like, and expect, 10 to follow 9, but 10
> follows 1.
> The order went 1, 10, 11, 2, 3, 4... I got no satisfaction from the new
> search,
> although previously it worked great to access all the info here. Can the
> numbers
> be sorted numerically? Thanks in advance for any help. Ken I did try a
> jpg but
> got an upload error...



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Message 10 of 13 (79 Views)

Re: Sort by Part Number

09-30-2008 08:06 AM in reply to: KenGundel
No, still at 2008 SP0, I may be doing some downloading/updating, then see what happens. Then go for 2009, right?! I somewhat hesitant, with no other issues yet, if it ain't broke...
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