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Help with sort function

Joel Allison
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Joined: Nov 17, 2009
Posts: 9
I'm writing a program that is supposed to sort data by population, and by alphabetical order. I can't get it to work though, I think it is specifically my sort functions.



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I tried to walkthrough these, and I think something is wrong with them. I don't think they fully sort my list, any help would be greatly appreciated.
Campbell Ritchie
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Joined: Oct 13, 2005
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What sort algorithm are you using?
Amarnath Pandi
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Joined: Dec 04, 2009
Posts: 9
Could you explain little more about the code.

in sortByPopulation,
You are comparing b[] but only swapping a and b. is it OK? In this case b[] values will not be changed right?
What is in a[] and b[]?

 
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