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Sort values by corresponding text

I showed you in an earlier post how to sort text by number using a formula, it was a question from Denisa. The […]

Sort names by value

Denisa asks: I have a problem and i cant figure it out, even if i'm seraching for 2 days. I […]

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 second example is a […]

Lookup and return multiple values sorted in a custom order

Pat asks: Hi Oscar, Thanks for creating such a helpful website and I've a question if I would like to […]

Sort cell values in corresponding columns

krish asks: I've a query in case of two columns of dates and two columns of data. Calling columns A […]

Sort a table with an array formula

The sorted table to the right is created with an array formula using the data in the table to the left. Array […]

Sort values in a cell using a custom delimiter [VBA]

The following macro lets you select a cell range and a delimiting character. The macro sorts the values in each […]

Sort values in an Excel table [VBA]

awall asks: Hey, can you do the opposite of this - not random order but this is my situation. I […]

List five smallest numbers, excluding zeros

Muhammad Saleem asks: I a column with over 400 entries. Most of them are 0s. I would like to list […]

How to sort a table in a custom order in excel [No formula]

Your boss wants you to sort the company´s products by a new criterion, quality. You receive a list from your […]

List people with the highest scores based on criteria

Andre asks: I am tryng to list the people with the highest scores based on certain criteria. My data: column […]

Sort a list in random order in excel

Overview The array formula in cell range C2:C6 creates a random list from the values in cell range A2:A6. Array […]

Sort values in parallel in excel, part 2

Ralee asks in in this blog post: Sort values in parallel (array formula) If there is information in adjacent columns, […]

Sort numbers inside (and outside) number ranges

How to filter numbers inside ranges in column E and F Array formula in A2: =SMALL(IF(FREQUENCY(IF((COLUMN($A1:$U1)<=End)*(COLUMN($A1:$U1)>=Start), COLUMN($A1:$U1), ""), COLUMN($A1:$U1))>0, ROW($1:$21), […]

Sort numeric values by proximity to a given number

Example 1 This example demonstrates how to sort values with sort on right click menu. Formula in C5: =ABS($C$2-B5) + […]

Sort two columns

Array formula in E2: =INDEX(Descr, MATCH(SMALL(COUNTIF(Descr, "<"&Descr), ROW(1:1)), COUNTIF(Descr, "<"&Descr), 0)) + CTRL + SHIFT + ENTER copied down as […]

Filter unique values sorted from A to Z

A unique value is a value that only exists once in a list. A unique distinct list contains all cell values […]

Sort text values by length

Array formula in B2: =INDEX($B$3:$B$20, MATCH(LARGE(LEN($B$3:$B$20), ROWS($A$1:A1)), LEN($B$3:$B$20)*(COUNTIF($F$2:F2, $B$3:$B$20)<COUNTIF($B$3:$B$20, $B$3:$B$20)), 0)) copied down as far as needed. To enter an […]

Reverse a list ignoring blanks

The image above demonstrates a formula in cell D3 that rearranges values, bottom value is now on top etc. Formula […]

Sort a range based on value frequency

The formula in cell B8 extracts a list sorted based on frequency. Array formula in B8: =TEXTJOIN("", TRUE, IF(MIN(IF((MAX(IF(COUNTIF($B$7:B7, $B$2:$E$5)=0, […]

Sort a range from A to Z [Array formula]

Question: How do I sort a range alphabetically using excel array formula? Answer: Cell range $B$2:$E$5 contains text values in random […]

Extract a list of alphabetically sorted duplicates from a column

The following array formula extracts duplicate values sorted from A to Z from cell range B3:B21. Excel array formula in […]

Sort text cells alphabetically from two columns

Table of Contents Sort text from two columns combined (array formula) Sort text from multiple cell ranges combined (user defined […]

Sort dates within a date range

Array formula in D5: =SMALL(IF(($B$3:$B$12<=$E$3)*($B$3:$B$12>=$E$2), $B$3:$B$12, "A"), ROWS($A$1:A1)) How to create an array formula Copy array formula Select cell D5 […]

Sort column based on frequency

Question: How do I create a new unique distinct list from a column. I also want the list sorted from large […]

Sort a column alphabetically

Table of Contents Sort a column using array formula Two columns sorting by the second column Sort alphanumeric values I […]