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I need to sort a csv file containing a header using Vim commands.

I currently have to following command (which uses the external sort):

:%!sort -t ',' -k9,9 -k8,8 -k10n -k2n -k3n -k4n -k5n -k6n -k7n

which works, but I need to be able to ignore the header line, which looks like this:

Customer Complaint,Date,City,State,Zip code,Solved

Is there any way to do this with Vim commands?

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You can do:

:2,$!sort -t ',' -k9,9 -k8,8 -k10n -k2n -k3n -k4n -k5n -k6n -k7n

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