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Re: help with findfile

David Miller writes:

> I am using the FINDFILE routine to list all of the available data files in a
> particular directory. I then search through the list to get starting and
> ending points for a particular image. However, the filenames returned by
> FINDFILE are not in order (alphabetical), they are all mixed up. Any way to
> get them in order? I am using IDL 5.4 on Win 2000.

Sort them.

   files = Findfile('*.img')
   sortedfiles = files(SORT(files))



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