Re: Sort problem

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg56343] Re: Sort problem*From*: "Carl K. Woll" <carlw at u.washington.edu>*Date*: Fri, 22 Apr 2005 06:23:33 -0400 (EDT)*Organization*: University of Washington*References*: <d47suf$54n$1@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

<konstantpi at mail15.com> wrote in message news:d47suf$54n$1 at smc.vnet.net... > Hi > How to sort two lists such as: > age={30,12,60,20}; > pple={"john","kate","peter","alice"}; > > to give the output: > age={12,20,30,60} > pple={"kate","alice","john","peter"} > > ie: to keep every person opposite his age number. > thanks > Use Ordering. ord=Ordering[age]; age=age[[ord]] pple=pple[[ord]] will do what you want. Carl Woll