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How to sort a TEXT Date Column ?

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 25, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

I have data :- 31-May-07

Its in a calculated column of the list. The method I used to get it :- =IF(FDate="","",TEXT(FDate,"dd-mmm-yy")) {FDate is a DateTime type of column. The returned value is stored in a "Single Line of Text" column type.}

I am now unable to sort that column as its Text now and sorting is done on basis of strings.

I need to sort this column on basis of Date.

Any help ?


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