Categorical.sort(inplace=True, ascending=True, na_position='last', **kwargs)

Sorts the Category inplace by category value.

Only ordered Categoricals can be sorted!

Catgorical.order is the equivalent but returns a new Categorical.

Parameters :

ascending : boolean, default True

Sort ascending. Passing False sorts descending

inplace : boolean, default False

Do operation in place.

na_position : {‘first’, ‘last’} (optional, default=’last’)

‘first’ puts NaNs at the beginning ‘last’ puts NaNs at the end

Returns :

y : Category or None

See also