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Re: Sort problem

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg56344] Re: [mg56292] Sort problem
  • From: Andrzej Kozlowski <akoz at mimuw.edu.pl>
  • Date: Fri, 22 Apr 2005 06:23:35 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <200504210936.FAA05023@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

On 21 Apr 2005, at 18:36, 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
>

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


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



Andrzej Kozlowski
Chiba, Japan
http://www.akikoz.net/andrzej/index.html
http://www.mimuw.edu.pl/~akoz/


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