How are files kept?

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How are files kept?

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Something I've been wondering about for a long time, and thought this might be a place I could find an answer...in languages that don't use an alphabet, how does one organize files (since you can't put them in alphabetical order)?

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Re: How are files kept?

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dotsontwo wrote:Something I've been wondering about for a long time, and thought this might be a place I could find an answer...in languages that don't use an alphabet, how does one organize files (since you can't put them in alphabetical order)?

Pam Dotson
Languages such as Chinese use character sets. These sets are standardised and ordered.

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timven1992
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Library~> types of files/books (science/Economic...)
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By the number of the first character's strokes
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<<三字經>> 3 strokes!
<<萬歷十五年>>13 strokes!

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Re: How are files kept?

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dotsontwo wrote:Something I've been wondering about for a long time, and thought this might be a place I could find an answer...in languages that don't use an alphabet, how does one organize files (since you can't put them in alphabetical order)?

Pam Dotson
As many ways as how you can look up a Chinese character in a dictionary.

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