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Re: Sorting tables by columns

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  • Subject: [mg6417] Re: Sorting tables by columns
  • From: Dick Zacher <dick at loc3.tandem.com>
  • Date: Tue, 18 Mar 1997 22:16:31 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Tandem Computers
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

fbd2 at psu.edu wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> Does anyone know how to sort tables by one of its columns?

> Thanks,
> 
> Flavio


Flavio,

This will do it:

sortOnFirstColumn[matrix_]:=Sort[matrix,(First[#1]<=First[#2])&]

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