I have something like A001C, B689, B1001 etc...
>>> Dan Nelson <dnelson@stripped> 3/23/2004 10:07:43 AM
In the last episode (Mar 23), Jacque Scott said:
> I need to create a query that will sort by a alpha numeric field. I
> need the ID field returned and one problem that I will face is that
> it sorts in alpha numeric the ID field will be out of sequence. I
> use this ID field in another part of the program so I need to make
> I get all of the ID.
If you mean that you have a number in a CHAR or other text field, just
do math on it to force mysql to convert it to a numeric type:
ORDER BY myfield+0