The 'sort' command sorts the file content in an alphabetical order.
Look at the above snapshot, the 'sort' command has sorted the file 'weeks.txt' in alphabetical order.
To Sort A Column
If a file has more than one column, column number is used to sort a specific column.
Look at the above snapshot, we have sorted column 1 and 2.
Numeric sorting is different from alphabetical sorting. For numeric sorting option 'n' is used along with the column number if required.