Is it possible to sort a 2 dimensional array with Arrays.sort()? It works great with a one dimensional array. I have a simple 2 dimensional array of strings  . I want to sort on the first element.
I don't think you can directly use sort, but someting like this should be a good starting point:
According to my Java in a Nutshell, in most cases the Comparator.compare method should be implemented to return 0 only when o1.equals(o2) returns true. My example doesn't abide by that rule, so there may be a better way to sort this... Cheers, Neil
Originally posted by Neil Laurance: I don't think you can directly use sort[...]
You can - there is also an Array.sort method that gets a Comparator.
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