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Answer: How do I sort a list in reverse order?

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Q&A > sorting > How do I sort a list in reverse order? contributed by vroom

Use a sort block and switch the positions of the special variable $a and $b
@sorted=sort{$b cmp $a} @unsorted; # for strings @sorted=sort($b <=> $a) @sorted; # for number
Another option is:
@sorted=reverse sort @unsorted #for strings

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