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Sorts array elements numerically or alphanumerically.


arraysort(object array,object sorttype_or_closure,[string sort_order,[boolean locale_sensitive]]):boolean


The arguments for this function are set. You can not use other arguments except the following ones.
Name Type Required Default Value Description
array object  Yes   Name of an array  
sorttype_or_closure object  Yes   value can be a string or a closure/function.

a string must be one of the following values:
  • "numeric": sorts numbers
  • "text": sorts text alphabetically, taking case into account (case sensitive)
  • "textnocase": sorts text alphabetically, without regard to case (case insensitive)

    if you define a closure/function, the closure/function must accept 2 parameters of any type and return:
  • 1, if first parameter is "smaller" than second parameter
    0, if first parameter is equal to second parameter
    1, first parameter is "bigger" than second parameter  
  • sort_order string  No asc sort direction:
  • asc(default): ascending sort order
  • desc: descending sort order.  
  • locale_sensitive boolean  No false if true it does a locale sensitive sorting.