SORT BY NUMBER OF CHARACTERS

Dsuperc

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I need to sort a column by the number of characters in each cell.
I tried the "LEN" to find out the number of characters in each cell so that I could then do a sort,but for some strange reason that feature does not work.
 

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ThePencilQueen

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Where did the data come from? Its possible that each cell contains spaces to make them all the same length. Try doing an =trim() to each cell first?
 

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