• Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 614
  • Last Modified:

Sorting a Vector

I have a Vector of objects that I want to sort.

The only way I figured how to do this is to :
1) Convert the Vector to an Array, using vector.toArray()
2) Sort the array, using Arrays.sort()
3) Fill the Vector back with the sorted array, using a loop !

Quite tricky...

Is there any simpler way??

Thanks,
stsanz.
0
stsanz
Asked:
stsanz
  • 2
1 Solution
 
CEHJCommented:
Collections.sort(yourVecotr);
0
 
Tommy BraasCommented:
Keep in mind though that  Collections.sort() sort according to the elements 'natural' order, which might or might not suit your needs! If you need a different, or custom sorting order for your elements you have to implement the Comparator interface and provide an instance with the call to Collections.sort(). Find more infor about Compartor at http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.4.2/docs/api/java/util/Comparator.html .
0
 
CEHJCommented:
8-)
0
Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

Join & Write a Comment

Featured Post

Cloud Class® Course: C++ 11 Fundamentals

This course will introduce you to C++ 11 and teach you about syntax fundamentals.

  • 2
Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now