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Sorts a list with using an expression to evaluate.

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MBS( "QuickList.SortWithEvaluate"; ListRef; Expression )   More


Parameter Description Example value
ListRef The reference to the list returned from QuickList.New function. $List
Expression The expression to evaluate.
Can include "leftValue" and "rightValue" as variables.
"leftValue > rightValue"


Returns OK or error.


Sorts a list with using an expression to evaluate.
The expression is run every time two values are compared, so keep it quick. It should return 1 if leftValue is smaller than rightValue.

Our normal QuickList.Sort is faster due to not having the overhead of evaluating expressions.

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Created 9th April 2020, last changed 9th April 2020

QuickList.SortWith   -   QuickList.SubList

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