You may need to change the order of data in your sheet. In this quick tip, we'll reorder some data alphabetically. But, we'll also see how to access other sorting options.
(upbeat music)…- [Narrator] If you want your data to be…in alphabetical order or some other specific order,…try the sort tool.…Select a column in your sheet.…In the home ribbon, go to sort and filter.…To sort alphabetically, choose sort A to Z.…I can choose to keep my data intact by allowing it…to expand and sort everything using the column…I selected to determine the order.…
If I choose continue with the current selection,…it will sort only the column I selected.…Excel recognized that the first row contained…heading labels, so it was not included in the sort.…The column that I selected is now in alphabetical order,…and all of the other data was sorted to match.…If you want to set a different criteria for sorting,…go to the sort and filter menu and choose custom sort.…
- Working with references
- Freezing and locking
- Automatic data population
- Recovering lost work
- Finding named ranges
- Formatting cells and applying styles
- Applying international currency formatting
- Inserting hyperlinks
- Creating dropdown lists
- Hiding columns and rows
- Password protecting a workbook
- Restricting editing
- Adding headers and footers
- Locking cells
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Excel Quick Tips
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