Pete Hall ( wrote:

>You're correct (I think), but it's obvious to the user what the rules
>are if you force upper case. If you allow mixed case in the search key,
>imho it's a little confusing.

I'm not sure about that. I doubt the average user even realises there's
an issue with case sensitivity in sorting and searching. I also think
screens that allow mixed case whenever possible are easier to use. Lower
case is certainly easier to read. Even if I were doing an upper case
only search I would let the user key the search argument in mixed case
and convert it to upper case under the covers before positioning the

Dave Kahn - TCO, Tengiz, Kazakstan

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