Can I use… NATURAL_SORT_KEY(<string>)

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The function natural_sort_key allows sorting strings that contain numbers in a more natural way.

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Standard SQL uses collations to specify how strings are to be sorted. Known implementations that support naturally sorting collations:

Normative References

The natural_sort_key function is not defined by any international standard.

Vendor documentation:

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