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Python | Reverse sort string

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Method: Using sorted () + lambda
A combination of these functions can be used to accomplish this task. In these, we pass negative values ​​to the lambda functions so that ascending order of numbers is evaluated as descending and hence a successful hack to accomplish this task.

# Python3 code for demonstration
# Reverse sorting string, list of integer tuples
# Using sorted () + lambda

 
# initializing list

test_list = [( "Geeks" , 5 ), ( " For " , 3 ), ( "Gee ks " , 6 ), ( "Is" , 5 ), 

( "Best" , 7 ), ( " For " , 5 ), ( "CS" , 3 )]

 
# print original list

print ( "The original list is:" + str (test_list))

 
# Reverse sort string, list of integer tuples
# Using sorted () + lambda

res = sorted (test_list, key = lambda sub: ( - sub [ 1 ], sub [ 0 ]))

 
# print result

print ( "The list after inverse sorted tuple elements:" + str (res))

Output:

The original list is: [(’Geeks’, 5), (’For’, 3), (’Geeks’, 6), (’Is’, 5), (’Best’, 7), (’For’, 5), (’CS’, 3) ]
The list after inverse sorted tuple elements: [(’Best’, 7), (’Geeks’, 6), (’For’, 5), (’Geeks’, 5), (’Is’ , 5), (’CS’, 3), (’For’, 3)]

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