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an operation that segregates items into groups according to a specified criterion

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grouping by class or kind or size

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Because the initial sort is by title, the first column is indicated as the primary sort key in the Data Sort dialog box.
In this case, select the entire database to be sorted, use <Alt> Data Sort, and specify the second column as the primary sort key in the Data Sort dialog box.
If your library has its collection on a database with two columns, the first for title and the second for accession number, the primary sort key would be the second column; the secondary sort key would be the first column.
He is especially pleased at the number of filters, or sort keys, available.