sorting multiple lists by first number


    Aug 12 2008 | 2:43 pm
    Hi,
    Is there any way I can sort several pairs of numbers by the first number in each pair. So that
    2 1 4 2 5 3 1 4 3 5
    can become
    1 4 2 1 3 5 4 2 5 3
    ??
    Thanks in advance, Jay

    • Aug 12 2008 | 2:50 pm
    • Aug 12 2008 | 2:54 pm
      damn i'm still using the outdated 4.5
    • Aug 12 2008 | 2:58 pm
      look at the "sort" message to coll.
      M
      On Aug 12, 2008, at 10:43, Jay Bodley wrote:
      > > Hi, > > Is there any way I can sort several pairs of numbers by the first > number in each pair. So that > > 2 1 > 4 2 > 5 3 > 1 4 > 3 5 > > can become > > 1 4 > 2 1 > 3 5 > 4 2 > 5 3 > > ?? > > Thanks in advance, > Jay
    • Aug 12 2008 | 3:30 pm
      oh yes, that's right. thank you.