Swiss File Knife
a command line
free external tools,
- download the free Swiss File Knife Base from Sourceforge. - open the Windows CMD command line, Mac OS X Terminal or Linux shell. - OS X : type mv sfk-mac-i686.exe sfk and chmod +x sfk then ./sfk - Linux: type mv sfk-linux.exe sfk and chmod +x sfk then ./sfk OS X and Linux syntax may differ, check the help within the tool.
sfk ... +sort sort text lines, case insensitive by default. requires a previous command producing text output. options -case case sensitive text comparison -rev[erse] reverse sorting order -skiphead first line is a table header, exclude this from sorting -head=n keep first n lines unsorted web reference http://stahlworks.com/sfk-sort examples sfk filter csv.txt +sort print sorted contents of csv.txt sfk filter csv.txt +sort +view shows output with the dview GUI tool
sfk is a free open-source tool, running instantly without installation efforts. no DLL's,
no registry changes - just get sfk.exe from the zip package and use it (binaries for
windows, linux and mac are included).
read more about all sfk functions here.