Sort observation fields by name (in user interface)

For example, when trying to find all the fields that start with “has…”

https://inaturalist.nz/observation_fields?utf8=✓&q=has&commit=Search

In NZ we have a series that @jon_sullivan created for interactions, and they used to list mostly together. Now there are a lot more similarly named fields, they are scattered through a number of pages of results.

https://inaturalist.nz/observation_fields?utf8=✓&q=interaction&commit=Search

[edit: from https://forum.inaturalist.org/t/how-to-display-observation-fileds-beginning-with-xxx/6344]

As long as they don’t provide a checkbox for that, you can use

https://inaturalist.nz/observation_fields?utf8=✓&q=has&commit=Search&order_by=name&order=asc

for the time being.
 

But i would like to have a checkbox for “begins with” as well:
https://forum.inaturalist.org/t/option-for-observation-field-queries-beginning-with/6373

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lol… I tried order= and order_by=, but not both in the same search!

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The observation fields page is one of the older areas of the website in need of a design update. Being able to click to sort by name and number of uses seems like a no-brainer. I updated the feature request title to match that, but feel free to edit.

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