noobie question, i know.. but concerning SORTING.

slyde

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Ok, like i said, i know this is a novice question, but i am a novice, so that makes sense :)


When i attempt to sort a spreadsheet by a particular column, i tried highlighting the column and hitting the sort ascending button, but only the column i highlighted is getting sorted, and all the other corresponding rows are left in their original order.

How do i select a row to sort on, but have all the other rows sort accordingly?

thx in advance!
 

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Pollygirl

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For quick sorting make sure that nothing is highlighted, just click somewhere in the first column and it will sort the whole table. If you highlight cells it will assume you only want to sort them.

For the more complicated way that give you more control - select all the data you want to sort and everything on the row you want to have move with it. Go to Data, Sort and follow the easy steps in the box that opens.

Good luck.
 

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