In a Google Sheet, if we have a column with accented character strings, the sort order of menu option "Data -> Order sheet by column" correctly ignores the accents (ordered column A in image)

I would like to achieve the same result, using Query or similar function.

IF cell B1 in image is =Query(A1:A4;"SELECT * ORDER BY A") the strings begining with accented chars are ordered last.

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Got the answer in StackOverflow:


It's enough to wrap the Query with SORT() function


Of course, in the simple example above, use instead =Sort(A1:A4)...


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