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What is the best way to sort strings by lentgh in .NET 2.o

What is the best way to implement it?
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Jul 6 '08 #1
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In 2.0 you can use the List<T>.Sort(Comparison<T>) overload:

List<stringlist = new List<string>();

list.Sort(delegate(string x, string y)
{ return x.Length.CompareTo(y.Length); }

foreach (string s in list)

The alternative would be to write a class that implements
IComparer<string- but the above is a lot easier ;-p
For reference, 3.5 (and LINQ) has a lot of support for ordering based
on projections (such as s =s.Length) - but if you have a C# 3
compiler you can still use this with .NET 2.0 via LINQBridge - then it
is as simple as:

foreach (string s in list.OrderBy(s=>s.Length))

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