SORT by length

Terry Judd terry.judd at unimelb.edu.au
Mon Aug 7 19:02:52 EDT 2017


sort lines of fld “myGuff” descending numeric by length(each) – should do it.

Terry...

On 8/08/2017 8:23 am, "use-livecode on behalf of Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode" <use-livecode-bounces at lists.runrev.com on behalf of use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

    I have a listField containing a number of words which I want to order so 
    the longest comes
    first . . .
    
    doing this:
    
    sort lines of fld "myGuff" by length(each)
    
    sorts the words, but the shortest one comes first...
    
    Richmond.
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