Sorting by String Usernames in Typesense
TLDR James asked how to sort by string usernames in Typesense. Jason provided a workaround and promised a built-in solution by late January. Mubashirullah also showed interest in the feature.
Dec 08, 2021 (23 months ago)
Specifying a sort_by field on a string within the scehma where you implement this automatically
Dec 16, 2021 (23 months ago)
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Sorting by String in Typesense
Ahmad asked for help on sorting strings, and Jason guided how to do it in Typesense with a link to a recent RC build.
Queries on String Sorting, Filter_by Operators and Typesense updates
Ishan asked about OR operators in TypeSense's filter_by fields and string sorting. Kishore Nallan clarified these functionalities. A workaround was proposed for cross-field ORs by Jason. This is on TypeSense's mid-term roadmap.
Solving Searchable String ID Sorting Issue
Mubashirullah needed to sort by string id, which was not supported. Kishore Nallan offered a preview Docker build with the feature. Mubashirullah expressed satisfaction with the solution.