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1200528 - Web Intelligence does not utilize special characters when sorting

Symptom

When attempting to sort a Web Intelligence document on a particular column, special characters such as "-" or "." are not respected.  For example, add the following into a database and then create a Web Intelligence report. 
a-Austria
a-Austrailia
a-Belgium
a B-Argentina
a B-Brazil
a B-Egypt
 
When you sort this data in Web Intelligence it appears as:
a-Austria
a-Austrailia
a B-Argentina
a B-Brazil
a B-Egypt
a-Belgium
 

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Product

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.2 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform R2 ; SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI

Keywords

Sort order special charecters dashes webi , 5011865 , KBA , BI-RA-WBI , Web Intelligence , Problem

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