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Sort

Tool version

1.0.3

Keywords

Column, Sort

Summary

Sorts the dataset in either ascending or descending order.

Description

This tool sorts numerical values as well as non-numerical values in ascending or descending order.

General comments (Warning/Tips)

If your data is not tab-delimited, use Text Manipulation→Convert.

Input

  • Sort Dataset: select the input file.
  • on column: enter the number of the column.
  • with flavor:
    • Numerical sort : sorts numbers depending on their value. Is not able to sort numbers in scientific notation
    • General numeric sort : it can handle numbers in scientific notation
    • Alphabetical sort
  • everything in:
    • Descending order
    • Ascending order
  • Add new Column selection: this option allows you to sort another column.

Output

The tab-delimited output dataset corresponds to a sorted input dataset.

Example

Usage Example: sorting the genes depending on their position on the chromosome.

Input

Sort Dataset: file_sort.txt

on column: c2

with flavor: Numerical sort

everything in: ascending order

With file_sort.txt containing:

Output

Edited on

July 18th, 2014

doc/sort.1417179263.txt.gz · Last modified: 2014/11/28 13:54 by slegras