How to sort a column of data based on another?

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Hi everyone, I have two columns of data. I wan to sort column A in theascending order and I want the corresponding values in column B be sorted as well according to A. How to do this in MATLAB?
Thanks!

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Cris LaPierre
Cris LaPierre on 7 Feb 2021
As shared in your original post tonight, look at sortrows.

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weikang zhao
weikang zhao on 7 Feb 2021
`[B,I] = sort(___) also returns a collection of index vectors for any of the previous syntaxes. I is the same size as A and describes the arrangement of the elements of A into B along the sorted dimension. For example, if A is a vector, then B = A(I).`
Record the index vector when sorting the array, then use the index vector to adjust another array.

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