Re: Sort problem

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg81716] Re: [mg81678] Sort problem*From*: Syd Geraghty <sydgeraghty at mac.com>*Date*: Tue, 2 Oct 2007 05:35:08 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <200710010849.EAA23017@smc.vnet.net>

Hi Don, Try just Sort[{{r, 2}, {a, 3}, {x, 4}}] Out={{a, 3}, {r, 2}, {x, 4}} I agree your original code seems like it should work but does not. Syd Geraghty On Oct 1, 2007, at 1:49 AM, Donald DuBois wrote: > Hello, > > This Sort works > > In[32]:= Sort[{r, a, x}] > > Out[32]= {a, r, x} > > but this one doesn't: > > In[33]:= Sort[{{r, 2}, {a, 3}, {x, 4}}, #1[[1]] < #2[[1]] &] > > Out[33]= {{r, 2}, {a, 3}, {x, 4}} > > > What am I doing wrong? > > Don >

**References**:**Sort problem***From:*Donald DuBois <donabc@comcast.net>