Re: [R] Sorting a list

From: Peter Dalgaard <P.Dalgaard_at_biostat.ku.dk>
Date: Mon, 07 Jul 2008 14:44:10 +0200

tolga.i.uzuner_at_jpmorgan.com wrote:
> Dear R Users,
>
> A bit of a simple question, but I could not find the answer thru google
> ("sorting lists r cran","how can i sort a list r cran") or RSiteSearch...
> how can I sort a list ?
>
> One imagines something like sort.list would do the job, but that's not the
> one.
>
>
>> foo<-list(a=10,b=2,c=3)
>> sort.list(foo)
>>
> Error in sort.list(foo) : 'x' must be atomic for 'sort.list'
> Have you called 'sort' on a list?
>
> Is there existing functionality which can sort a list ?
>
> Thanks in advance,
> Tolga
>
Sort it by what?

I.e. what should it do with list(a=3, b=c(2,4))?

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