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I need to sort the following row using the awk. How can I sort using the third column in descending/ascending order ?

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if you have access to "sort", the syntax is
sort -k 3 -n -r

-k 3 - for third field
-n - for numeric sort
-r - for descending
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Thanks, it works for me! :)
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Thanks! :)
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