I got an array of strings with format: "XXXX YYYY ZZZZ WWWW"
i need to sort by YYYY; but if i use the common "sort", will be sorted by XXXXX not by YYYY.
I tried to put each element into a diccionary, using the YYYY as key; and using the key of diccionaries as array, then sort this array and take the elements. Anyone thinks another format, "more elegant"?
You can definitely still use the
From the Linux manual page for
NAME sort - sort lines of text files
SYNOPSIS sort [OPTION]... [FILE]... sort [OPTION]... --files0-from=F
DESCRIPTION Write sorted concatenation of all FILE(s) to standard output.
Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.
-k, --key=KEYDEF sort via a key; KEYDEF gives location and type
And so you can do this:
And it will sort your input based on the 2nd key assuming the default delimeter is whitespace.