javascript-natural-sort

by overset

Sort things "naturally" in Javascript

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Demo - Run QUnit test suite

Simple numerics

>>> ['10',9,2,'1','4'].sort(naturalSort)
['1',2,'4',9,'10']

Floats

>>> ['10.0401',10.022,10.042,'10.021999'].sort(naturalSort)
['10.021999',10.022,'10.0401',10.042]

Float & decimal notation

>>> ['10.04f','10.039F','10.038d','10.037D'].sort(naturalSort)
['10.037D','10.038d','10.039F','10.04f']

Scientific notation

>>> ['1.528535047e5','1.528535047e7','1.528535047e3'].sort(naturalSort)
['1.528535047e3','1.528535047e5','1.528535047e7']

IP addresses

>>> ['192.168.0.100','192.168.0.1','192.168.1.1'].sort(naturalSort)
['192.168.0.1','192.168.0.100','192.168.1.1']

Filenames

>>> ['car.mov','01alpha.sgi','001alpha.sgi','my.string_41299.tif'].sort(naturalSort)
['001alpha.sgi','01alpha.sgi','car.mov','my.string_41299.tif'

Dates

>>> ['10/12/2008','10/11/2008','10/11/2007','10/12/2007'].sort(naturalSort)
['10/11/2007', '10/12/2007', '10/11/2008', '10/12/2008']

Money

>>> ['$10002.00','$10001.02','$10001.01'].sort(naturalSort)
['$10001.01','$10001.02','$10002.00']

Movie Titles

>>> ['1 Title - The Big Lebowski','1 Title - Gattaca','1 Title - Last Picture Show'].sort(naturalSort)
['1 Title - Gattaca','1 Title - Last Picture Show','1 Title - The Big Lebowski']

By default - case-sensitive sorting

>>> ['a', 'B'].sort(naturalSort);
['B', 'a']

To enable case-insensitive sorting

>>> naturalSort.insensitive = true;
>>> ['a', 'B'].sort(naturalSort);
['a', 'B']

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