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Re: Sort problem


konstantpi at mail15.com wrote:
> 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
> 
age={30,12,60,20};
pple={"john","kate","peter","alice"};

{age,pple}=Transpose[Sort[Transpose[{age,pple}]]];
age
pple

prints

{12, 20, 30, 60}
{"kate", "alice", "john", "peter"}

-- 
Peter Pein
Berlin


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