Numbers not sorting right

djcompute

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I have a column that $ values. When I go to sort from A-Z or Z-A nothing is correct. Yes I've already formatted the cells to number values, Currency, and General. Nothing works. Please help!
 

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Jonmo1

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Applying a format to a cell or cell(s) as a number, doesn't necessarily mean the cell(s) actually contain a number.

They are probably "Numbers Stored As Text"

Try highlighting the column, Data - Text To Columns - Deliminated - Finish.
 

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