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Sort By Field

This plugin provides sorting by fields to arrays and enumerable objects. By default it is applied to arrays. It can be included in any enumerable class.

It automatically handles nil values and sorting strings without case sensitivity.

Usage

Sort the values array by the value returned by the name attribute on each entry without case sentivity:

values.sort_by_field(:name)

Sort the values array by the name attribute on each entry with case sentivity:

values.sort_by_field(:name, :case_sensitive => true)

Sort the values array by the name attribute putting nil values last instead of first:

values.sort_by_field(:name, :nil_last => true)

Sort the values array by the name attribute and then by the count attribute:

values.sort_by_field(:name, :count)

Sort the values array by the name attribute in descending order:

values.sort_by_field("name desc")

Sort the values array by the name of the class of each entry:

values.sort_by_field("class.name")

or

values.sort_by_field([:class, :name])
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