Reordering rows randomly

WelshGareth

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Sep 25, 2003
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Hi,

How do I change the order of 3500+ rows at random (ending up with the same number of rows but in a different order)?

I've got a sheet with each row representing a past horse race. I've been playing with staking plans and now I've found something I like, would like to test it on different set of data - the easiest way, I think, being to totally reorder the data I've already got.

Gareth :)
 

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GlennUK

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Have a new column and put =RAND() in each cell of the column for the 3500+ rows, after it has finished recalculating sort your entire table on that column.
 

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