sort by length of line (Weird)

stephen barncard stephenREVOLUTION2 at barncard.com
Mon Dec 12 12:20:16 EST 2011


Which is a also a great (and fastest) way to get the max width of text in a
column.

get fld "B"

sort lines of it numeric *descending* by number of characters of each

put number of characters in line 1 of it into tWidest_Word_Width


don't you just love BINARY??

On 12 December 2011 09:09, Mark Schonewille <
m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com> wrote:

> Try numeric.
>
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> Op 12 dec. 2011 om 17:55 heeft dunbarx at aol.com het volgende geschreven:
>
> > Hmmm.
> >
> >
> > All that is what I tried in the first place, before writing everyone.
> >
> >
> > It turns out that I have a list that does not quite work, and that is
> what threw me. Can anyone verify that the following lines will not quite
> sort correctlyt?
> >
> >
> >
> > DEZINCKING
> > RAZORBACKS
> > ZOOPLANKTONIC
> > ZINCKY
> > ZEBECK
> > ZADDICK
> > ZEBECKS
> > ZINCKED
> > ZIPLOCK
> > KAZACHKI
> > KAZACHOK
> > ZINCKING
> > ZWIEBACK
> > DEZINCKED
> > RAZORBACK
> > ZWIEBACKS
> >
>
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