Feature Request:alphanumeric sorting ( KNIME Table view and Column Resorter,...)

A useful addition to KNIMEs table view and the Column Resorter would be that they support alphanumeric sorting.

For the table view the rowid is the best example. Rows can’t be sorter back to their original order without adding a temporary counter variable beforehand. Sorting on RowID is only alphabetical, so sorting on RowID usually leads to:

Row0
Row1
Row10
Row11

Instead of

Row0
Row1
Row2
Row3

Same is true for the Column Resorter (which triggered this post but the RowID issues has been annyoing since knime existed). Sorting by A-Z leads to the same issue as shown above.

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having an option to sort alphanumerically would really be very useful!

Hi @kienerj

thanks for reaching out. It’s a known issue, and I feel it’s annoying.
We have tickets open for that, and I added your request to push it up in the priority list.

Best,
Alice

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