40 people viewing this post and still no answer?
Am I too impatient or too lazy? or both?
@Feeltheday – sorting tables is not that funny ;-)
Hm. Too lazy? Just a suggestion…
As a starting point look into the following blog posts and scripts:
And when it comes to language specific sort:
Here the heavy-lifting:
Forum discussion here:
Thank you very much for these links. Going to dig a bit more then!
If all of that is just the starting point...yes this sorting tables thing seems to be less and less funny
@Michael – for a general purpose script as indicated with the ScriptUI window showing in your screenshot it is a huge task. At the same time you are narrowing the cases by describing a special set of data you want to sort, which is easier (not easy!). And a special kind of table (no merged cells, no formatted text).
But, there is this language aware sorting, that you want to do as well.
Well, you could look into Marc Autret's TCollator library doing pre-processing, if there are no languages involved like "Russian" or "Indian" etc.pp. You can look up a list of the supported languages at his blog post. And do also read the comments section.