Question: How can I get this sorted by ascending order? (when the number and character is together)
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4 months ago by
woojoy140
woojoy140 wrote:
samtools view NA12878_dedup.bam | cut -f 3 | sort -u > chr.list8

>

chr1
chr10
chr11
chr12
chr13
chr14
chr15
chr16
chr17
chr18
chr19
chr2
chr20
chr21
chr22
chr3
chr4
chr5
chr6
chr7
chr8
chr9
chrM
chrX
chrY

I run the code above and got this list as chr1 chr10 chr11 .... I would like to get this sorted as chr1 chr2 chr3 ....

Can anyone help me out with this?

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ADD COMMENTlink modified 4 months ago by Chris Miller21k • written 4 months ago by woojoy140
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4 months ago by
Chris Miller21k
Washington University in St. Louis, MO
Chris Miller21k wrote:

If you're using GNU sort, then "sort -V" will do what you want.

In general, though, it's not necesary. The community has (somewhat) standardized on character sort order, which is what you have there.

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