[K12OSN] OT database help

Les Mikesell les at futuresource.com
Tue Dec 6 18:42:45 UTC 2005

On Tue, 2005-12-06 at 12:13, Peter Hartmann wrote:
> I recently learned that I need to be able to sort users by class.  I'm
> guessing that the best way is to have users in a database?  If I set
> up a table with fields for last name, first name, username, and class
> couldn't I import a csv file into it if the data was in the same
> order?  Or is there a way to sort rows by the data in a column in a
> spreadsheet?  Obviously my office chops are pretty sad.  Any thoughts?

The unix/linux 'sort' command will sort just about anything you can
describe in a text file but the syntax is kind of bizarre.  What are
you starting with for the source of the data and what do you need
to output?

  Les Mikesell
   les at futuresource.com

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