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Old 11-09-2009
Sorting help

how can i sort the next list just by look at the numbers (ignore letters)
example:
abc123
dff4f
aaa2aa
bbbb55555bb

output:
aaa2aa
dff4f
abc123
bbbb55555bb
# 2  
Old 11-09-2009
Code:
while read rec
do
   noalph=$(echo "$rec" | tr -dc '[:digit:]' )
   echo "$noalph $rec"
done < inputfile | sort -n | awk '{print $2}'

 

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