[buddypress-trac] [BuddyPress] #3126: Sorting users alphabetically producess inconsistent results

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#3126: Sorting users alphabetically producess inconsistent results
 Reporter:  dimitryz                         |      Owner:
     Type:  task                             |     Status:  new
 Priority:  normal                           |  Milestone:  Awaiting Review
Component:  Core                             |    Version:  1.2.8
 Keywords:  members, search, alphabetically  |
 When searching for members in the `members/index.php page`, a search for
 the word ''Montreal'' returns all members with Montreal in the user data
 table. This is consistent for every sort order (active, latest
 registrations) except for the ''alphabetically'' sort order: ''Montreal''
 will only be looked for in the ''full_name'' data field.

 This is very confusing. The expected result is that any ordering should
 produce the same results.

 I'm attaching a patch that makes all sorting of the members list produce
 the same results. I would like to see this brought into the core. If this
 feature was intentional, perhaps there is a more abstract way of searching
 only for the user-name (e.g. as an extra parameter in the

Ticket URL: <https://trac.buddypress.org/ticket/3126>
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