4.9 Sorting Names throughout the Vibe Site by Last Name

By default, where lists of users are displayed in Vibe, names are sorted by first name (for example, Anne Marie Hall), rather than by last name (for example, Hall, Anne Marie).

A list of users in your Vibe system are displayed in the following locations:

The following figure shows names in the Navigation panel sorted by first name.

To configure the Vibe site to sort names by last name:

  1. Change to the following directory:




    c:\Program Files\Novell\Teaming\apache-tomcat\
  2. Make a backup copy of the ssf-ext.properties file, which is located in the same directory as the ssf.properties file.

  3. Open the ssf.properties file in a text editor.

  4. Search for the following line:

  5. Open the ssf-ext.properties file in a text editor.

  6. Copy the appropriate line from the ssf.properties file to the bottom of the ssf-ext.properties file.

  7. Change 0 to 1, so that the line now reads wsTree.titleFormat=1.

  8. Save and close the ssf-ext.properties file.

  9. Close the ssf.properties file without saving it.

  10. Stop and restart Vibe.