R sort Function


sort() function sorts a vector.

sort(x, decreasing = FALSE, na.last = NA, ...)

x: vector
decreasing: decrease or not
na.last: if TRUE, NAs are put at last position, FALSE at first, if NA, remove them (default)
...

Sort Vectors:
>x <- c(1,2.3,2,3,4,8,12,43,-4,-1,NA)
>sort(x)
 [1] -4.0 -1.0  1.0  2.0  2.3  3.0  4.0  8.0 12.0 43.0

>sort(x,decreasing=TRUE)
 [1] 43.0 12.0  8.0  4.0  3.0  2.3  2.0  1.0 -1.0 -4.0

>sort(x,decreasing=TRUE, na.last=TRUE)
 [1] 43.0 12.0  8.0  4.0  3.0  2.3  2.0  1.0 -1.0 -4.0   NA

>sort(x,decreasing=TRUE, na.last=FALSE)
 [1]   NA 43.0 12.0  8.0  4.0  3.0  2.3  2.0  1.0 -1.0 -4.0