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Any possibilities of using sortrows for strings

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Salad Box
Salad Box on 20 May 2019
Commented: Adam Danz on 21 May 2019
Hi,
I have a cell named 'b' consisted of n by 1 of strings, each row in a cell is a string. See below.
The 1,2,3,4 is not b's original order. the original order is a = [3 1 4 2], which means 'hello world' should be in the 1st row, 'hello' should be in the 2nd row, 'world hello' should be in the 3rd row, and 'world' should be in the 4th row.
How to achieve this? How to comebine 'a' and 'b' and by sorting 'a' it also sort 'b'?
Use a table? Matrix? Cell? which one I could apply 'sortrows'?

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Adam Danz
Adam Danz on 20 May 2019
Edited: Adam Danz on 21 May 2019
If I'm understanding correclty, no need for sortrows().
b = {'hello';'world';'hello world';'world hello'};
a = [3 1 4 2];
Resorted
b(a)
ans =
4×1 cell array
{'hello world'}
{'hello' }
{'world hello'}
{'world' }

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Salad Box
Salad Box on 21 May 2019
Thanks Adam! That is exactly what I was expecting for!

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