Sort will accept a redirected or piped file input and TYPE the file, sorted line by line.
Options /R : Reverse sort order (Z to A, 9 to 0)
/+n : Sort the file ignoring the first &qt;&qt;n&qt;&qt; characters in each row.
The default is to sort using all the chars in each row.
Override the system default locale with
The "C" locale yields a faster
The sort is always case insensitive.
The amount of RAM to use for the sort.
The best performance is usually achieved by
not specifying a memory size.
SORT will only create a temporary file
when required by limitations in available memory.
The maximum number of characters in a row or record
(default 4096, maximum 65535)
The file to be sorted.
If not specified, the standard input is sorted.
Specifying an input file is faster than
redirecting the same file as standard input.
The path of the directory to hold
SORT&qt;&qt;s working storage, in case the data
does not fit in RAM. The default is &qt;temp&qt;
The file where the sorted input is to be stored.
If not specified, the data is written to standard output.
Specifying an output file is faster than redirecting
standard output to a file.
Windows NT 4 does not support any of the above options other than /R and +n
Redirecting a file into SORT
SORT < pathname
Piping a command into SORT
command | SORT
Piping the output from SORT into a file
command | SORT > pathname2
Piping the output from SORT and appending to an existing file
command | SORT >> pathname2
SORT > pathname2