Sort question

Jim Ault jimaultwins at yahoo.com
Sun Oct 3 09:47:50 CDT 2010


use word -1 of item 1 of blahblah

to get the last word



On Oct 3, 2010, at 7:43 AM, Yves COPPE wrote:

>
> Le 03-oct.-10 à 16:32, Ben Rubinstein a écrit :
>
>> This is really the same as Mark suggested, but should work even if  
>> the numbers aren't zero padded:
>>
>> function sortByMonthAndDay tText
>>  set the itemDelimiter to "/"
>>  sort lines of tText ascending numeric by item 1 of (word 2 of each)
>>  sort lines of tText ascending numeric by item 2 of (word 2 of each)
>>  return tText
>> end mouseUp
>>
>> (I think Mark probably meant "&" instead of "and")
>>
>> Ben
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>
> hi Ben
>
> I still have a problem
>
> some first names have 2 words !!!
>
> and the sort is not correct
>
> Should it be possible to sort on item 2 (tab delim of the list) and  
> reorder the lsit afterwards ??
>
>
> Greetings.
>
> Yves COPPE
> yvescoppe at skynet.be
>
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Jim Ault
Las Vegas






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