Using SORT, sorting directories, sorting a file

  • Peter Gosling
Part of the Macmillan Modern Office book series (MMOS)


In this lesson you will learn to:
  • * use the SORT command

  • * sort directories

  • * sort files

One of the most useful tasks a computer can do is to sort data into order. This data can be of any type: alphabetic, numeric or a mixture of both. The DOS SORT command will sort files of data into ascending or descending order and on one of any number of key characters. First of all we shall do the easiest operation.


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© Peter Gosling 1989

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