Re: Simple String question

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg110695] Re: Simple String question*From*: Leonid Shifrin <lshifr at gmail.com>*Date*: Fri, 2 Jul 2010 07:26:43 -0400 (EDT)

Hi Steve, I don't know how to do that purely with strings, but it is not hard to do by splitting to characters: In[1]:= StringJoin[#1, " ", #2] & @@ StringJoin @@@ Sort[Sort[Characters[#]] & /@ StringSplit["623 715", " "]] Out[1]= "157 236" Regards, Leonid On Thu, Jul 1, 2010 at 11:54 PM, S. B. Gray <stevebg at roadrunner.com> wrote: > I have strings like foo="623 715". foo will always be 3 digits, space, 3 > digits. I need to put each set of digits in numerical order and then put > the two triples in order. This would give 157 236. There must be a > simple way to do this, but I see nothing under string sorting. > > Steve Gray > >