Numbering

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Numbering

Postby Pharsyckle » Sun Oct 22, 2023 6:38 pm

I've long had a beef with the Windows OS'(s) changing their way of ordering their numbers. It has been the standard for decades that the numbers actually follow an "alphabetical" sequence eg: 11564321, 12300, 12404, 124500, 1275, 1791, and so on. At some point in the recent past Windows went to an "absolute value" system where the previous numbers would be ordered 1275, 1791, 12300, 12404, 124500, 124500, 11564321 - which went against everything previously done, including BRU.
I found today that BRU seems to have re-ordered _their_ numbering. Is this correct? (In the sense that they have suddenly changed it?
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Re: Numbering

Postby Admin » Tue Oct 24, 2023 3:38 am

Hi, I do not think ordering in BRU has changed in the last few years.
In BRU there in the option Sorting > Logical Sorting
This option allows you to sort file names according to the default Windows sort-sequence. This allows files containing numbers to be sorted logically, e.g. 1.txt, 2.txt, 10.txt, 11.txt, 21.txt. The default sort-sequence for all operating systems earlier than XP is to use absolute sorting, e.g. 1.txt, 10.txt, 11.txt, 2.txt, 21.txt.
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