I thought to place The's at the end like both you and Sheri suggested, that
mirrors my library catalogue experiences. But we think that people mentally
contract The Painted Veil to Painted Veil, but are thrown off by seeing
"Painted Veil, The." This was our best solution trying to see from our
readers perspective. Plus, we've seen it done this way with sites who have
hundred's of editors and writers, and big bucks to spend on online
readability studies. So we think this is "The Way" we are going to go,
rather than "Way, The". ;-)
Thanks for the input,
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Subject: Re: [Clip] Sort Ascending After the first Whole Word "The"
Corl DeLuna wrote:
>I was wondering if you know how to set up a rule for the following sort of
>sort. I'd like to sort ascending after the first the first whole word
>Night at the Museum
>The Painted Veil
>Star Trek II: The Wrath of Kahn
>The Third Man
>Rather than a first letter alphabetical sort that forces all the "The"
>incidents into one group like this:
I would write the titles with the "the" at the end instead. :-P
Painted Veil, The
Actually, you could do it like that. Loop through the lines and temporarily
move the "the" to the end of the line, sort the lines and lastly move the
"the" back again. But I would leave it at the end of the line...
Did you like The Queen? I saw it the other week. I didn't think the movie
was that great. But Helen Mirren of course was.
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