troubleshooting Question

Can a HashSet be ordered on a non-key field?

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Dear Experts,

I have a HashSet containing "Customer" beans.  Each bean contains a CustName and a CustScore.  I override "equals" and "hash" using CustName only.  CustScore is just an ordinary field in the bean.

However, I now need to determine which customers were in the top 10% of CustScores.  I know I can do this by iterating the set, and then building and sorting internal arrays.  But I'm wondering if there is some way to directly tell the HashSet, "Give me all the customer beans in CustScore order"?


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