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I have 2 string[]

String[] standard = new String[]{"Ronnie", "Jack", "Lori", “Max”, “Tricky”};
String[] temp = new String[]{"Lori", “Max”, "Jack", “Mary”};


Here's are the thing i want to do:

* Use Array "standard" as the standard for Array "temp" to add any name(s) that Array "standrad" has and Array  "temp" doesn't.  Remove any name(s) from Array "temp" that  Array "standrad" doesn't has.  Then sort Array "temp", so that the order and the number of names should be identical between Array "standard" and Array "temp".  Thx
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by:musclejack
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Example please. thx
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Mike Tomlinson earned 1500 total points
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What an odd question...

If you remove from temp, anything that is not in standard, AND then add to temp anything in standard not already in temp, THEN what you have done is made a COPY of standard!

Why not just CLONE standard using the built-in Clone() method of the Array class, and then sort the Array using the built-in Sort() method:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/cpref/html/frlrfsystemarrayclassclonetopic.asp
http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/cpref/html/frlrfsystemarrayclasssorttopic.asp

Your question only makes sense if this is a homework assignment.  In which case you need to show us your attempt and ask specific questions about the problems you are having.  We can't do homework assignments for people.

Apologies if this is NOT homework...
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