dictsort Filter

Data Structure

Argument: key (required)


Sorts a list of dictionaries by key.


foods = [
    {'name': 'Apple', 'category': 'Fruit'},
    {'name': 'Banana', 'category': 'Fruit'},
    {'name': 'Corn', 'category': 'Vegetable'},
    {'name': 'Grape', 'category': 'Fruit'},
    {'name': 'Hamburger', 'category': 'Meat'},
    {'name': 'Pepper', 'category': 'Vegetable'},


  {% for food in foods|dictsort:'category' %}
    <li>{{ food.name }}, {{ food.category }} </li>
  {% endfor %}


    <li>Apple, Fruit </li>
    <li>Banana, Fruit </li>
    <li>Grape, Fruit </li>
    <li>Hamburger, Meat </li>
    <li>Corn, Vegetable </li>
    <li>Pepper, Vegetable </li>

Notice that the list is sorted by category.

dictsort can also be used to sort lists of other sequences using the index of the item you wish to sort by as the argument.

See also: dictsortreversed.

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This page last updated on Oct. 30, 2022, 1:21 p.m. EST