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    I have a cvs file i download and i need to sort the entire sheet by only one column and have the rest of the data stay with each number.the numbers i need to sort consist of 7-10 digits but i need to sort them by there last 2 or 3 digits.

    43649995
    3673973
    893690394
    103713542
    3700453
    any help would be great

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    On 2002-03-03 00:59, lostcda wrote:
    I have a cvs file i download and i need to sort the entire sheet by only one column and have the rest of the data stay with each number.the numbers i need to sort consist of 7-10 digits but i need to sort them by there last 2 or 3 digits.

    43649995
    3673973
    893690394
    103713542
    3700453
    any help would be great
    Lets say that these numbers are in A and the data start in row 2.

    Insert a new column left to A.

    Enter in (new) A2: =RIGHT(B2,2)+0 [ copy down as far as needed ]

    Select everything from row 2 on.

    Sort on column A (using No header row).


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    Thanks Aladin that worked for what i wanted.

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