|dynarray||An expression that resolves to a dynamic array.|
The SORT function takes a dynamic array and returns a dynamic array with its elements sorted in ascending ASCII order. The null string and missing elements are sorted first. Numbers are sorted in ASCII order (for example: 12, 12.3, 123, 13) not numeric order. Numbers are converted to canonical form (removing leading signs and zeros) before sorting; numeric strings are not converted to canonical form.
SORT is provided for compatibility with D3 systems.
The following example uses the SORT function to sort a dynamic array:
cities="New York":@VM:"London":@VM: "Chicago":@VM:"Boston":@VM:"Los Angeles" PRINT SORT(cities)
returns BostonýChicagoýLondonýLos AngelesýNew York