Re: [Rd] "Human-style" sort() of alphanum strings?

From: Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 05 Jan 2010 18:48:52 -0500

See mixedsort in gtools. Also on http://gsubfn.googlecode.com see mixsort example in the section starting ### more examples

On Tue, Jan 5, 2010 at 6:34 PM, Henrik Bengtsson <hb_at_stat.berkeley.edu> wrote:
> I know it is fairly easy to implement (though not always well
> defined), but is there an existing sort function out there that takes
> alphanum strings and sort them in a "human" fashion?  For example,
> instead of:
>
> z1.doc z10.doc z100.doc z101.doc z11.doc z2.doc
>
> it should out put:
>
> z1.doc z2.doc z10.doc z11.doc z100.doc z101.doc
>
> (from http://www.davekoelle.com/alphanum.html).
>
> /Henrik
>
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