## 'Sort values' category

Distribute values across numerical ranges

This article demonstrates how to distribute values into specific ranges with possible overlapping ranges. I have written articles about filter […]

This article demonstrates how to distribute values into specific ranges with possible overlapping ranges. I have written articles about filter […]

Sort values by corresponding text arranged in a column

This article describes a formula that sorts values arranged in a column from A to z by every other value. […]

This article describes a formula that sorts values arranged in a column from A to z by every other value. […]

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 […]

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 […]

In this article, I will demonstrate two techniques for counting per row. The first example is simple and straightforward. The […]

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 […]

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 […]

I will in this article demonstrate three different techniques to sort a data set in Excel. The first method sorts […]

Sort values in a cell based on a delimiting character

This article demonstrates a macro and a formula that allows you to sort delimited data in a cell or cell […]

This article demonstrates a macro and a formula that allows you to sort delimited data in a cell or cell […]

Sort values in an Excel table programmatically [VBA]

This article demonstrates how to sort a specific column in an Excel defined Table based on event code. The event […]

This article demonstrates how to sort a specific column in an Excel defined Table based on event code. The event […]

How to sort a data set in a custom order

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

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

Sort based on frequency and criteria

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

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

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 […]

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

Sort records based on two columns

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

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

Extract a unique distinct list sorted from A to Z ignore blanks

This article demonstrates ways to extract unique distinct sorted from A to Z ignoring blanks, and based on a condition. […]

This article demonstrates ways to extract unique distinct sorted from A to Z ignoring blanks, and based on a condition. […]

Sort numeric values based on proximity to a given number

The image above demonstrates an array formula in cell C25 that extracts numbers based on how far off they are […]

The image above demonstrates an array formula in cell C25 that extracts numbers based on how far off they are […]

Sort two columns

The image above shows a table with two columns in cell range B3:C16, it contains random text values in column […]

The image above shows a table with two columns in cell range B3:C16, it contains random text values in column […]

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 […]

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

The image above demonstrates a formula in cell D3 that sorts values based on character length, the value with the […]

The image above demonstrates a formula in cell D3 that sorts values based on character length, the value with the […]

Reverse a list ignoring blanks

This article demonstrates two different formulas, one for Excel 365 and one for earlier versions. Table of Contents Reverse a […]

This article demonstrates two different formulas, one for Excel 365 and one for earlier versions. Table of Contents Reverse a […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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) How to create an array formula How to copy […]

Table of Contents Sort text from two columns combined (array formula) How to create an array formula How to copy […]

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 […]

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

This article demonstrates a formula that sorts cell values by their frequency, in other words, how many times a value […]

This article demonstrates a formula that sorts cell values by their frequency, in other words, how many times a value […]

Sort a column alphabetically

Table of Contents Sort a column - Excel 365 Sort a column using array formula Two columns sorting by the […]

Table of Contents Sort a column - Excel 365 Sort a column using array formula Two columns sorting by the […]

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## Excel categories

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More than 300 Excel functions with detailed information including syntax, arguments, return values, and examples for most of the functions used in Excel formulas.

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Excel Tables simplifies your work with data, adding or removing data, filtering, totals, sorting, enhance readability using cell formatting, cell references, formulas, and more.

Allows you to filter data based on selected value , a given text, or other criteria. It also lets you filter existing data or move filtered values to a new location.

Lets you control what a user can type into a cell. It allows you to specifiy conditions and show a custom message if entered data is not valid.

Lets the user work more efficiently by showing a list that the user can select a value from. This lets you control what is shown in the list and is faster than typing into a cell.

Lets you name one or more cells, this makes it easier to find cells using the Name box, read and understand formulas containing names instead of cell references.

The Excel Solver is a free add-in that uses objective cells, constraints based on formulas on a worksheet to perform what-if analysis and other decision problems like permutations and combinations.

An Excel feature that lets you visualize data in a graph.

Format cells or cell values based a condition or criteria, there a multiple built-in Conditional Formatting tools you can use or use a custom-made conditional formatting formula.

Lets you quickly summarize vast amounts of data in a very user-friendly way. This powerful Excel feature lets you then analyze, organize and categorize important data efficiently.

VBA stands for Visual Basic for Applications and is a computer programming language developed by Microsoft, it allows you to automate time-consuming tasks and create custom functions.

A program or subroutine built in VBA that anyone can create. Use the macro-recorder to quickly create your own VBA macros.

UDF stands for User Defined Functions and is custom built functions anyone can create.

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