Confirm sort container order...
craig at starfirelighting.com
Wed Mar 30 16:39:38 EDT 2022
I just reread your earlier post. Did you mean concatenating as if each line became a single long word? That would never do, of course, and is not how the line of code works.
> On Mar 30, 2022, at 4:26 PM, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> On 3/30/2022 4:13 PM, Craig Newman via use-livecode wrote:
>> A way I have always used was developed back in the HC days. Assuming you have your list in the variable “yourList"
>> sort lines of yourList by word 1 of each & word 2 of each & word 3 of each
> I used single letters as an example, but my text is tab delimited and each cell is moderately long text.
> I think using "word 1 of each & word 2 of each & word 3 of each" or "item 1 of each & item 2 of each & item 3 of each" concatenates all 3 "cells" together and sort by that string of characters. I think this could result in an invalid sort order of, for example, item 2 started with words found at the end of some items 1's.
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