user381261 user381261 -4 years ago 173
Python Question

Method to sort a list of lists?

I have a list of lists (can't be tuples since I have to generate it dynamically) and it is structured as o list of lists of one int and one float Like so:


I want to get it sorted but I have only managed to get the built in sorting function to sort it by the first element of the lists or not do anything, but I need to sort them by the second element of the list and I don't want to implement my own sorting function. So an example of what I would want is:


Could someone tell me how to get one of the built in sorting functions to do this?

Answer Source

Pass the key argument.

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