Sorting by Last Name does not sort by First Name as a secondary sort field in FAWeb Gradebook

When sorting by Last Name (A-Z) or by Last Name (Z-A) and 2 students have the same last name but different first names the first name is not considered as a secondary sort field.  For example Jane Smith will not precede John Smith.

We resolved this issue in Faculty Access for the Web version 7.82.104, patch 7. Download and install the latest patch, which contains all fixes from previous patches. If you are running an older version, download and install the latest version and then the patch.

Alternate Solution

  1. Login to FAWeb and open a gradebook.
  2. Change the Sort By option to Custom.
  3. Highlight a row that needs to be change and use the Move up or Move down buttons to adjust the order.
  4. Save the changes.

Environment

 7.82.104, patch 7

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