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Excel Tips Tutorial: How to Enter Credit Card Numbers In Excel

Excel Tips Tutorial: How To Make Gantt Chart in Microsoft Excel

Excel Tips Tutorial: Pivot Tables

Excel For Noobs Tutorial: How to use IF function for logical calculation

Excel For Noobs Tutorial: How to use data filtering in MS Excel

Excel Tips Tutorial: How to Use Concatenate Function to Join Cells Together

Excel For Noobs Tutorial: How to create graphs in Excel

Excel Tips Tutorial: How to Insert Cells in Data Tables in MS ExceI

Excel Tips Tutorial: How to Convert Values From One Measurement System to Another

Excel Tips Tutorial: How to Convert Numbers to Text

Excel Tips For Noobs: How To Add Diagonal or Crossed Lines to a Cell

Excel Tips Tutorials: How to Make A Pie Chart in Microsoft Excel

Excel Tips: How to Solve Circularity Errors With Iterations

Excel Tips Tutorial: How To Use Vlookup in Microsoft Excel

Excel Tips Tutorial: How to use SUMIF, COUNTIF and AVERAGEIF Functions in Microsoft Excel

Excel Tips Tutorial: How to Use Conditional Format in Microsoft Excel

Excel Tips Tutorial: How to Connect Links to Excel Worksheets

Excel Tips Tutorial: How To Write Formulas In Excel

Excel Tips Tutorial: How to Find and Replace Values in Microsoft Excel

Excel Tips Tutorial: VBA Visual Basic for Application For Beginners in Microsoft Excel

Excel Tips Tutorial: How to Use Trim, Upper, Lower and Proper In Microsoft Excel

Excel Tips Tutorial: How to Convert a PDF File to Editable Excel File

Excel Tips Tutorial: How to Use Pivot Tables in Microsoft Excel

Excel Tips Tutorial: How to Find and Select Content or Cells in Excel

Excel Tips Tutorial: How to Merge Styles and Themes of Old and New Excel Versions 2003 2007 2010 2013

Excel Tips Tutorial: Microsoft Excel Keyboard Shortcuts

Excel Tips Tutorial: How to Draw a Line Through a Word in Excel - Strikethrough

Excel Tips Tutorial: Horizontal Text Alignment in Excel (General, Left, Center, Right, Fill, Justify, Center across Selection and Distributed)

Excel Tips Tutorial: Vertical Alignment in Excel (Top, Center, Bottom, Justify, and Distributed)

Excel Tips Tutorial: How to Display Text at a 45 Degree Angle (Diagonal Text)

Excel Tips Tutorial: How to add a Background Image (Picture) to an Excel Worksheet

Excel Tips Tutorial: How to Use Format Painter to Copy and Paste Cell Formats

Excel Tips Tutorial: How to Use Cell Styles to Format Cells

Excel Tips Tutorial: How to Change the Default Style of an Entire Excel Workbook Using Cell Styles

Excel Tips Tutorial: How to Create Your Own New Cell Style in Excel

Excel Tips Tutorial: Understanding and Applying Themes in Excel

Excel Tips Tutorial: How to Pin Important Excel File to the Recent Files List

Excel Tips Tutorial: How to Add Folders to the Favorites List in the Open Dialog Box

Excel Tips Tutorial: How to Save Excel Workbook Files

Excel Tips Tutorial: How to Change the Default File Type to Save Excel Workbooks

Excel Tips Tutorial: How to Open and Recover an Unsaved Excel File

Excel Tips Tutorial: Rules for Filenames in Microsoft Excel

Excel Tips Tutorial: How to Print Only an Excel Chart without Printing out the Entire Worksheet

Excel Tips Tutorial: How to Remove Formula Error-Checking Smart Tags

Excel Tips Tutorial: How to Stop Automatically Creating Calculated Columns in Excel Tables

How to Name an Excel Table

Excel 2013 Tutorial: How to Refer to a Named Cell as a Constant

Excel Concatenate Function Tutorial - How to Join Text in Excel

How to Use If Else If Function in Excel 2013 - Nested If Function in Microsoft Excel

Excel Worksheets Tutorial for Microsoft Excel 2013

Absolute, Relative and Mixed Cell Reference Excel Tutorial

Excel 2013 Tutorial Creating and Opening Workbooks in Excel 2013

Excel 2013 Tutorial The Function Library

How to Share Workbooks in Excel 2013 Tutorial

Save and Save As Excel 2013 Tutorial

How to Recover Unsaved Files in Excel 2013 with the Auto Saved Feature

How to Export Excel Files to PDF Other Different File Types

Basic Excel 2013 Functions Tutorial

Excel Tutorial How to Use Nested Functions

How to Use GoTo Special in Microsoft Excel 2013 Tutorial

Excel Page Layout Tutorial

Microsoft Excel Tutorial Page Breaks, Headers and Footers

Excel 2013 Tutorial How to Format Fonts in Excel

How to Create a Custom List in Excel Tutorial

Data Validation Microsoft Excel 2013 Tutorial - How to Restrict Entering Data in a Cell

Understanding Excel Charts Tutorial

How to Create a Basic Chart in Excel Step by Step Tutorial

How to Create and Use a Pivot Table in Microsoft Excel 2013 - Excel Pivot Table Tutorial

How to Pivot Data with Excel Pivot Tables Tutorial

How to Create a Macro in Microsoft Excel 2013

Microsoft Excel 2013 Worksheet Template Tutorial How to Create

Drop Down Lists Tutorial in Excel 2013

How to Reference Formulas and Data on other Excel Worksheets Worksheets Microsoft Excel 2013 Tutorial

Excel Data Forms Tutorial Microsoft Excel 2013

How to Insert Drawing Objects into your Excel Spreadsheets Microsoft Excel 2013 Tutorial

Excel LOOKUP Function Tutorial Microsoft Excel 2013

Excel Workbook and Worksheet Objects Tutorial

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Excel For Noobs Tutorial: How to Sort and Filter with Excel Tables

As mentioned, in the header row of you table are drop-down menus that allow you to sort and filter your Excel table. When you click on the drop-down arrow you will see that you have options to sort your rows from A-Z, Z-A or you can sort by color if you have formatted your table cells will fill colors. If the values in the column are numeric values then you will have the option of sorting values from largest to smallest, smallest to largest or by fill color. Sorting can be very useful, suppose we needed to sort our agents alphabetically, or our homes by prices from most expensive to least expensive. The sort and filter feature of Excel tables makes this possible and efficient.

How to Sort and Excel Table

How to Sort an Excel Table Column by Column

In Excel when sorting columns you should always sort the column of least importance first and the column of most importance last. For example, if we first sorted the List Price column from largest to smallest and the sorted the Agents column from A-Z the then the Agents column would take priority and all of Adams listings would be listed. Then for each agent their listing would be listed from most expensive to least expensive.

Analyze the image below. You can see that the agents are listed alphabetically and for each agent their listings are in order of most expensive list price to least expensive list price. This is because we sorted the list price first and the agent last.

How to sort and Filter Excel tables


How to Sort an Excel Table Using the Sort Dialog Box

You can also sort your table using the Sort Dialog Box. To do this start by clicking the down-arrow on the column that you want to sort first. When sort your table this way the column you want to sort first will be the most important. Since we want Agents to be the most important column we will start there.

  1. In the Agent Column click the Sort down-arrow.
  2. From the drop-down menu click on Sort by Color and then click Custom Sort.
  3. In the Column category make sure the Agent column is selected. If not the click the drop-down arrow and select Agent from the list.
  4. Now in the Sort On category select Values and under the Orders category select A-Z.
  5. Now click the Add Level button. A new level will appear that is labeled Then By. Under column select List Price, under Sort On select Values and under Order select Largest to Smallest.


Now your table is sorted by Agents alphabetically and then by List Price from largest to smallest. You could continue adding levels to filter by. Just remember when using the Sort dialog box the most important column is sorted first.

How to Filter Excel Tables

How to Use Filters Based on the Tables Data in Excel Tables

Suppose we had a customer that was only interested in homes that had 3 bedrooms or more. We could use the filter button to remove any listings from the table that have less than 3 bedrooms. To do this we would click the down arrow in the bedrooms column and from the check box list we would uncheck any box that is less than 3 and click OK. Now only homes with 3 bedrooms or more will show in our table.

how to filter excel tables tutorial 2013


How to Use Custom AutoFilters in Excel Tables

Now suppose our customer only wanted homes less than $150,000. To do this we would click on the drop-down arrow in the list price column, and then from the menu select Number Filters. A new menu will appear offering you different options to filter your numbers. For our example we will select Less Than or Equal To… and the Custom Autofilter dialog box will appear. In this dialog box you can see that there are different options to filter. For our example we are only interested in homes listed for less than $150,000 so in the box right next to the box that list the type of number filter we are using we will enter 150000 and click OK. Now only homes less than $150,000 that have more than 3 bedrooms are shown in our table.

how to use Custom Autofilter in Excel 2013


how to use Custom Autofilter in Excel 2013



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