[Numpy-discussion] sort

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Thu Apr 17 05:22:55 CDT 2008

On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 5:18 AM, wilson <wilson.t.thompson@gmail.com> wrote:
> i have a 1 dimensional array of floats that i want to sort in
>  descending order.i did as follows
>  from numpy import tolist,array,sort
>  y=array([......]) #may be 1000 items
>  z=sort(y)
>  l=z.tolist()
>  l.reverse()
>  rl=array(l)
>  now rl is a 1 dim array sorted in descending order.
>  but i am looking for a better,compact way to do this.can someone help?

rl = sort(y)[::-1]

Robert Kern

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