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sort Method 

Returns an Array object with the elements sorted.


function sort(sortFunction : Function ) : Array

sortFunction

Optional. Name of the function used to determine the order of the elements.

The sort method sorts the Array object in place; no new Array object is created during execution.

If you supply a function in the sortFunction argument, it must return one of the following values:

  • A negative value if the first argument passed is less than the second argument.

  • Zero if the two arguments are equivalent.

  • A positive value if the first argument is greater than the second argument.

If the sortFunction argument is omitted, the elements are sorted in ascending, ASCII character order.

The following example illustrates the use of the sort method.

function SortDemo(){
   var a, l;                       //Declare variables.
   a = new Array("X" ,"y" ,"d", "Z", "v","m","r");
   l = a.sort();                   //Sort the array.
   return(l);                      //Return sorted array.
}

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