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sorting a string array

vidu mayur
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Joined: Nov 13, 2003
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Hi guys
I am using a string array which has numbers in it. I want to sort the array by using insertion sort and storing the sorted numbers in a vector. When I used the following code, the program doesn't sort the numbers in the correct order. Where did I go wrong? Please help me.

Thanks
Vidu
chi Lin
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Joined: Aug 24, 2001
Posts: 348
inside if clauses, try to convert those two strings into "int"
by using Integer.parseInt(String), then compare the numeric
value should give you the correct result

if (itemToInsert.compareTo( (String) v.elementAt(i)) < 0)
break;
}
vidu mayur
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Joined: Nov 13, 2003
Posts: 32
It is working now. Thanks a lot!
 
 
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