Item / Customer numbers are not sorted in proper numeric order

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Item / Customer numbers are not sorted in proper numeric order


Item and Customer numbers are not sorted in a proper numeric order.


This is correct behavior.


This is an alphanumeric column, so it will not be sorted in proper numeric order. NCR Counterpoint uses SQL to sort the column, for example:

As a workaround, the items or customers can be renumbered (using the Renumber utility) so that there is a leading zero if front of the number, for example:   011, 012, 013, 113 etc.  This will allow numbering to appear in correct, ascending order.

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