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An easier way of grouping alphabetically

  Asked By: Salina    Date: May 18    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 1637

I am just trying to see if any of you can think of a way to group my
lists and libraries alphabetically. At the present I've just created a
column and I manually make sure that the column is populated with the
first alpha character in the list. If there is an easier way I'd love
to hear it.

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Answer #1    Answered By: Cristopher Gould     Answered On: May 18

Why manually? Why not a calculated field:

Name: GroupByTitle
Type: CALCULATED
Formula: "=LEFT(Title,1)"

 
Answer #2    Answered By: Selena Glenn     Answered On: May 18

I wanted to do it through a calculated field, but I wasn't
getting the syntax correct on the formula. Do you know of a primer or
anything that I may be able to use to get better at the syntax for
the formulas?

 
Answer #3    Answered By: Jonathon Palmer     Answered On: May 18

The SharePoint online help has what seems to be a decent
overview:office.microsoft.com/.../HA1012158810\
33.aspx?pid=CH101760291033

 
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