.sort()

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Published May 5, 2021Updated Nov 2, 2021
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The .sort() method sorts the contents of the list it is called on.

Syntax

list.sort()

Numerical lists will be sorted in ascending order, and lists of strings will be sorted into alphabetical order. It modifies the original list, and has no return value.

Example

To sort a list called exampleList:

name = ['c', 'h', 'l', 'o', 'e']
name.sort()
print(name)
# Output: ['c', 'e', 'h', 'l', 'o']

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