Using namedtuples field names for column indices in a list of lists
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Mon Jan 9 19:54:06 EST 2017
Peter Otten wrote, on January 09, 2017 3:27 PM
> While stable sort is nice in this case you can just say
> key=operator.attrgetter("Description", "Date")
> Personally I'd only use sorted() once and then switch to the
> sort() method.
This works perfectly, thank you.
As I read the docs, the main (only?) difference between sorted() and
.sort() is that .sort() sorts the list in place.
Since I won't change the order of the records again after the sort, I'm
once, which also works perfectly.
So both sorted() and sort() can be used to sort namedtuples. Good to
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