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Hi all,

I'm working on a little problem that I'd really like to resolve. It doesn't really have anything to do with Libreoffice, other than I thought I might be able to use Calc to do the sort...

I have a text file. Each line is one record.

I can use the raw windows Sort command to sort the file, and that works fine, but I need to sort it based on the second column, not the first, and the windows sort command doesn't allow this.

The columns are separated by a space, but to complicate matters, the second column can contain multiple space separated words.

All I need to do is sort the file based on the text found AFTER the first space on each line (ie, the second column).

Is it maybe possible to do this somehow with Calc on the command line?

Or, does anyone have any other ideas?



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