Re: alphabetic sorting of IPA and other derived letters

From: Jon Hanna (
Date: Thu Jul 08 2004 - 11:35:58 CDT

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    Quoting "Hewitt, Stephen" <>:

    > Does anyone know of an alphabetic sort for MS Word which orders Unicode
    > derived letters (with diacritics, e.g. "n acute", "n underdot" or altered
    > shapes, e.g. IPA "eng", "esh", etc.) after rather than together with
    > (equivalent to) the basic letters from which they are derived?
    > At present, with Gentium or Lucida Sans Unicode, the MS Word sort function
    > gives the following order:

    It goes by language, not font. By default it should be the language the document
    is in, but this can be changed through the dialog opened by the "Options..."
    button on the sort dialog.

    Jon Hanna
    "It is the most shattering experience of a young man's life when he awakes
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