Custom Metadata, Event Date, Requesting Advice

Greetings to all of you Devonthink Geniuses out there.

Before I decide to screw something up in either the short-term or long-term… or both… I’m seeking advice.

I have a series of events in individual notes both historical and fictional that I wish to sort by date (and possibly time) of event.

I know custom metadata is an option. Will I be able to sort by the event date and time if I go this route?

I’m confident I’m missing some genius way to do this that avoids future pitfalls that I don’t even know exist.

Thanks in advance for any insight you can provide!

Display the meta data column in your list view and click on its title. Does that work?

what do you have in mind – earthquakes, the shy falling in, an orange guy being re-elected? I don’t really see how adding a custom meta data date field could do any harm.

Thank you. That works and I had zero idea that could be done.

Re: the possible re-election… can I do something in Devonthink to prevent that?

Because I’ll do it.

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