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Sort in Excel

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by yankeesfan, Jul 9, 2007.

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  1. yankeesfan

    yankeesfan Thread Starter

    Jan 4, 2007
    Is there a way to sort a page without changing the header.
    I know how to go in to the tools>sort> then select header row so it excludes it.
    But is there a way to configure that setting everytime to the Quick sort icon???
  2. gdi1942


    Nov 1, 2006
    can't you just select the rows you want, including the headers and press the quick sort icon. I think that's how it's done anyway. Just a guess
  3. Couriant

    Couriant Trusted Advisor

    Mar 26, 2002
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    You are correct, just don't include the headers.

    Alternatively, make your data into a list (Insert > List). Then you can sort without moving the headers when using the sort button. Note that it will sort by the first column, then the second, and so forth.
  4. slurpee55


    Oct 20, 2004
    There is not a way to set this as the default in the quick sort, however, you can add a Sort button to your Toolbar (Customize, Data - it is at the top) which will bring up the same thing as Tools, Sort.
    Sadly, it looks just like the Sort Ascending button, so you should put it on another toolbar.
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