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Re: Sort a List, in a List of Lists of Lists

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  • Subject: [mg113807] Re: Sort a List, in a List of Lists of Lists
  • From: leigh.pascoe at inserm.fr
  • Date: Sun, 14 Nov 2010 06:07:20 -0500 (EST)

Thanks to everyone who answered.

Of course I tried this first, but neglected to notice the difference 
between {2} and (2) (it is very hard to distinguish on my monitor 
without my reading glasses!).

LP

Quoting Bob Hanlon <hanlonr at cox.net>:

>
> Map[Sort, data, {2}]
>
>
> Bob Hanlon
>
> ---- leigh.pascoe at inserm.fr wrote:
>
> ==========================
> Dear Mathgroup,
>
> I have a lsit of Lists of Lists:
>
> {{{1,2},{2,1},{1,1}},{{1,1},{1,1},{1,2}},{{2,1},{2,2},{1,2}},{{2,2},{1,2},{2,2}},{{1,1},{2,1},{1,2}},{{1,2},{2,2},{2,2}}}
>
> I would like to sort the elements in the lowest level of brackets to give
>
> {{{1, 2}, {1, 2}, {1, 1}}, {{1, 1}, {1, 1}, {1, 2}}, {{1, 2}, {2,
>     2}, {1, 2}}, {{2, 2}, {1, 2}, {2, 2}}, {{1, 1}, {1, 2}, {1,
>     2}}, {{1, 2}, {2, 2}, {2, 2}}}
>
> i.e retaining the same structure with the paired elements in the
> original order. I can't seem to get the syntax right to do this apart
> from the obvious
>
> {{Sort[{1, 2}], Sort[{2, 1}], Sort[{1, 1}]}, {Sort[{1, 1}],
>    Sort[{1, 1}], Sort[{1, 2}]}, {Sort[{2, 1}], Sort[{2, 2}],
>    Sort[{1, 2}]}, {Sort[{2, 2}], Sort[{1, 2}],
>    Sort[{2, 2}]}, {Sort[{1, 1}], Sort[{2, 1}],
>    Sort[{1, 2}]}, {Sort[{1, 2}], Sort[{2, 2}], Sort[{2, 2}]}}
>
> I must have a blind spot for the correct command. Can someone please
> help me with what should be a straightforward sort. As I want to carry
> this out on several hundred thousand pairs I need a more efficient
> command. Thanks in advance.
>
> LP
>
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