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Re: Some advice regaring sorting and hashes

by targetsmart (Curate)
on Jun 08, 2009 at 11:55 UTC ( #769473=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Some advice regaring sorting and hashes

you can use hash of arrays for that
if your data is like this
the inner array is [count, alpha, omega] respectively.
$VAR1 = { 'a' => [ 0, 1, 2 ], 'b' => [ -1, 3, 4 ], 'c' => [ 4, 5, 6 ] };
you can use something like below if you want to sort numerically by count
sort { $hash{$a}[0] <=> $hash{$b}[0]} keys %hash

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