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Sort words by starting letter

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Submitted on: 8/22/2016 8:47:14 PM
By: Ben  
Level: Beginner
User Rating: Unrated
Compatibility: C++ (general), Microsoft Visual C++
Views: 1119
 
     Sort a bunch of words with there starting letter in asending or decending order. using the well known bubble sort algorithm. Hope you have a place in your snipplets collection for it. Hope it helps.
 
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//**************************************
// Name: Sort words by starting letter
// Description:Sort a bunch of words with there starting letter in asending or decending order. using the well known bubble sort algorithm. Hope you have a place in your snipplets collection for it. Hope it helps.
// By: Ben
//**************************************

#include <iostream>
using namespace std;
using std::cout;
using std::endl;
template <typename T>void BSortNames(T *item, int size, bool asending){
	int i = 0;
	T t = 0;
	bool Order = true;
	while(i < size){
		for(int j = i+1;j<size;j++){
			if(asending){
				Order = (item[i][0] > item[j][0]);
			}else{
				Order = (item[i][0] < item[j][0]);
			}
			if(Order){
				t = item[j];
				item[j] = item[i];
				item[i] = t;
			}
		}
		i++;
	}
}
template <typename T> void Display(T *items, int size){
	int i = 0;
	while(i < size){
		cout << i+1 << " " << items[i] << endl;
		i++;
	}
	cout << endl;
}
int main(int argc, char **anvg){
	//Add some random computer lanuages
	char *languages[] = {"C++","VB","J++","JAVA","B","ASM","PHP"
		,"DELPHI","PASCAL","AUTOIT","BASIC","RUBY","HTML",
		"JS","VBS","ASP","POWER BASIC"};
	int len = sizeof(languages) / sizeof(languages[0]);
	//Sort word asending
	BSortNames(languages,len,true);
	Display(languages,len);
	cout << endl;
	//Sort word desending
	BSortNames(languages,len,false);
	Display(languages,len);
	//Keep console open
	system("pause");
	return 1;
}


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