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Sorting the Data in Each Column

The sort function sorts matrix elements along a specified dimension. The syntax for the function is

To sort the columns of a matrix, specify 1 as the dimension argument. To sort along rows, specify dimension as 2.

This example first constructs a 3-by-5 matrix:

Sort each column of A in ascending order:

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