[K12OSN] alpha-numeric sorting in nautilus

"Terrell Prudé Jr." microman at cmosnetworks.com
Fri Dec 5 08:38:56 UTC 2008

Rob Owens wrote:
> I'm trying to use Nautilus to find drawings by their filename in a large
> directory.  For some reason they don't come out in proper order.  For
> instance, this is how Nautilus sorts these files by name:
> 002-009-001--revH.pdf
> 03950T2-S749--revG.pdf
> 006037S.pdf
> (note that these are all zeros, and not "oh's")
> I've tried a few file managers (both Linux and Windows) and they all
> sort the files in this order.  Konqueror is the only exception.  It
> sorts properly -- the same way that 'ls' sorts.
> I'd like for my users to be able to use Nautilus.  Is there a way to
> correct it's screwed-up alphabetizing?
> -Rob

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