On 5/24/2006 4:24:07 PM, Ted Green wrote:
>At 12:35 PM 5/24/2006, you
>>I would like to sort a file, lines 6 through 60,
>>first on columns 10 through 12 and then on columns 1-through 8. I used the following command:
>The Sort_Merge() command only
>works with file positions, not
>with line numbers.
A BIG THANK YOU TO ALL THREE OF YOU!
After you put me on the right track, I realized that my problem came from a Simple typo. So, my macro got hung up at the beginning.
I did succeed in making a simple adaptation of the ddir example of the On-line Help. Now I can sort a directory by extension and name. The output is similar to the output of the old DOS, DIR /Oen, output. (Something I tried to replicate in Windows, but could not.) To my mind, it illustrates the power of the dir_date() Vedit command!
I shall try to upload my macro: