## 'SORTBY function' category

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Extract a unique distinct list across multiple columns and rows sorted based on frequency
This article demonstrates a formula that creates a frequency distribution table from a multi-column cell range which is useful in […]
How to use the SORTBY function
The SORTBY function allows you to sort values from a cell range or array based on a corresponding cell range […]
SMALL function for text
This article demonstrates a formula that sorts text values based on character length, the Excel 365 dynamic array formula is […]
Sort items by adjacent number in every other value
This article demonstrates a formula that sorts items arranged horizontally based on the adjacent numbers, every other column contains a […]
Sort based on frequency row-wise
In this article, I will demonstrate two techniques for counting per row. The first example is simple and straightforward. The […]
Dynamic scoreboard
This article demonstrates a scoreboard, displayed to the left, that sorts contestants based on total scores and refreshes instantly each […]
Working with classic ciphers in Excel
What's on this page Reverse text Insert random characters Convert letters to numbers How to shuffle characters in the alphabet […]
Sort by multiple columns
This article demonstrates how to sort a data set by multipe columns using the SORTBY function, Ecel Table and Excel […]
Lookup and return multiple sorted values based on corresponding values in another column
This article demonstrates a formula that extracts values based on a condition and sorts the returned values based on values […]
How to sort a data set using three different approaches, built-in tools, array formulas, and VBA
I will in this article demonstrate three different techniques to sort a data set in Excel. The first method sorts […]
Unique distinct records sorted based on count or frequency
This article demonstrates how to sort records in a data set based on their count meaning the formula counts each […]
Extract unique distinct values sorted based on sum of adjacent values
Filtering unique distinct text values and sorting them based on the sum of adjacent values can easily be done by […]
Unique distinct values sorted based on frequency
What's on this page Unique distinct values sorted based on frequency Unique distinct values sorted based on frequency - Excel […]
Sort column based on frequency
This article demonstrates a formula that sorts cell values by their frequency, in other words, how many times a value […]
Find closest value
This article demonstrates formulas that extract the nearest number in a cell range to a condition. The image above shows […]

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