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## How do I sort a table by column in R?

To sort a data frame in R, use the order( ) function. By default, sorting is ASCENDING. Prepend the sorting variable by a minus sign to indicate DESCENDING order.

**How do you arrange data in ascending order in datatable?**

Using the order initialisation parameter, you can set the table to display the data in exactly the order that you want. The order parameter is an array of arrays where the first value of the inner array is the column to order on, and the second is ‘asc’ (ascending ordering) or ‘desc’ (descending ordering) as required.

### How do I sort a column alphabetically in R?

Rearrange or reorder the column Alphabetically in R: Rearranging the column in alphabetical order can be done with the help of select() function & order() function along with pipe operator. In another method it can also be accomplished simply with help of order() function only.

**How do I sort column data in Excel?**

Sorting levels

- Select a cell in the column you want to sort by.
- Click the Data tab, then select the Sort command.
- The Sort dialog box will appear.
- Click Add Level to add another column to sort by.
- Select the next column you want to sort by, then click OK.
- The worksheet will be sorted according to the selected order.

## What is multiple column sorting?

Allows you to choose up to three columns to sort by and returns a data set sorted by the selected column(s), adding a column called row_index that enables you to filter the output based on the sorting results.

**How do you sort columns in Excel without mixing Data?**

General Sort

- Click into any cell in the COLUMN you want to sort by within your list. (DO NOT highlight that column as this will sort that column only and leave the rest of your data where it is.)
- Click on the DATA tab.
- Click on either the Sort Ascending or Sort Descending. button.

### How do you sort columns alphabetically in DataFrame?

Sorting Columns Alphabetically

- Fetch the existing columns for the dataframe using df.columns.
- Pass it to the sorted() method. It’ll sort the methods alphabetically.
- Pass the sorted value to the reindex() method.
- Specify axis=1 to denote that the column axes needs to be reordered.

**How do you rearrange columns in a data frame in R?**

- Method 1: Using select() method.
- Method 2: Rearrange the column of the dataframe by column position.
- Method 3: Rearrange or Reorder the column name alphabetically.
- Method 4: Rearrange or Reorder the column name in alphabetically reverse order.
- Method 5: Move or shift the column to the First position/ last position in R.

## How do I sort rows in a table in R?

Reorder Data Frame Rows in R

- Sort a data frame rows in ascending order (from low to high) using the R function arrange() [dplyr package]
- Sort rows in descending order (from high to low) using arrange() in combination with the function desc() [dplyr package]

**How do you rearrange the data in ascending or descending order data sort data form data table none of the above?**

Sort the table

- Select a cell within the data.
- Select Home > Sort & Filter. Or, select Data > Sort.
- Select an option: Sort A to Z – sorts the selected column in an ascending order. Sort Z to A – sorts the selected column in a descending order.