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Sorting and Testing for Unique Values


  import flash.display.Sprite;
  public class Main extends Sprite{
    public function Main(){

        var aEmployees:Array = ["A", "P", "C", "H"];
        if(aEmployees.sort(Array.UNIQUESORT) != 0) {
        else {
          trace("Array has duplicate elements, and has not been sorted. ");

// A,C,H,P


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