Sorting is the process of applying some order to a collection of items.

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How to reverse the order of selected rows?

Is there an easy way to reverse the order of selected rows? (Or how about all rows, if that's easier.) Specifically, in this case, there is no column that could be used for sorting to get them in ...
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Is it possible to sort your email in Gmail by something other than the date received?

I want to sort my email in Gmail by the sender, rather than the date received, is there a way to do this?
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Sort Gmail messages by how long people have been waiting for a reply

I am trying to help someone break the habit of delaying too long in replying to emails. For a select group of email senders in Gmail, I'd like to set up some way of seeing how long it has been since ...
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Sorting Gmail contacts by date

Is it possible to sort Gmail contacts by date? I want to see the last contacts added and couldn't find a way to do this. The only option I see is by first and last name.
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Is there a way in Google Sheets to order blank cells first?

When I sort a column in Google Spreadsheets, the blanks always seem to sink to the bottom. Can I have rows with blank cels be organized first / highest? Alternatively, is there a function wherein I ...
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Sort Gmail by Date? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to sort your email in GMail by something other than the date received? Is there any way to sort Gmail by date in the web interface? The priority inbox is ...
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Sorting a list with points in Google Docs

In Google Docs, how would I go about sorting a list of chapter numbers (for example) with points in between, e.g. 1.1, 1.21, 1.3 in the right way so that 1.21 follows 1.3?
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How do I read a users Tweets starting with the oldest?

I've just started to follow 'RealTimeWWII' but I'd like to read his Tweets to date starting with the first (he has ~850 so far so I think they should still be all there) I keep clicking 'More' but ...
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How to sort posts on Reddit by number of comments?

How to sort posts on Reddit by number of comments? I'd find this more useful than sorting by votes.
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Sort Delicious bookmarks from all users by popularity

When on the Delicious homepage there is the hotlist > popular bookmarks. This only shows very few bookmarks. Doesn't seem to be actually tagged bookmarks ranked by number of times saved by different ...
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How can I alphabetize a unique result in Google Spreadsheets?

I'm generating a list based on using the UNIQUE function. How can I get the output to be alphabetized automatically?
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How can I sort all worksheets in my Google spreadsheet on open?

I have successfully been able to sort the first sheet in my Google Spreadsheet onOpen, but I'd like to sort all four spreadsheets onOpen and I can't make this work. I've tried quite a few variations ...
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Sort my Trello cards and lists alphabetically

I have an "Active Projects" board on Trello that has about 60 lists in it, each with about 1-4 cards. I want to sort the 60 lists I have alphabetically rather that assigning them a number placement.
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How to sort groups of rows in Google Sheets?

I have a spreadsheet with lots of related rows. How can I sort the entire sheet in such a way that rows that belong together stay together in groups, and the groups instead are sorted by some common ...
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Sort the pictures of an album by date on geni.com

How do I go about sorting the pictures of an alum in Geni.com by date? Basically you can sort pictures "manually" dragging them around but as I already took my time to put the correct date on every ...
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How to display and sort all Google+ posts based on most voted video/photo?

I would like to display all Google+ posts into my website and I would like to categorise them into: most voted video/photo most recent video/photo How can I achieve the above? I know how to embed ...
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How to sort cells with text and numbers correctly

This is my example list: example file As you can see I am sorting all unique elements in row B. But the "Sprint 9" gets sorted as the highest value, not the lowest. I really have no clue how I can ...
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Sorting Unique rows by a related Sumif column in Google Spreadsheet

I am putting together a worksheet to keep track of expenses. I currently have the following source table called "Expenses": A B C D 1 Date Description ...
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How to sort by date with Google Spreadsheet?

Consider the following text in a single column in a spreadsheet: AAPL 2015 Dec 18 C @ 185.000 AAPL 2016 Mar 18 C @ 160.000 ... How to sort by date? I tried extracting the date using regex, but it ...
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View IMDb top lists sorted by demographics to give more personalized ratings

How do I view the IMDb top lists sorted by demographics in order to get more personalized ratings? For example, I would find it more useful if I could view the Top 250 films list, while counting ...
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Can I protect rows in a Google Docs spreadsheet from sorting?

I can sort a Google Docs spreadsheet on any column, but that sorts ALL of the rows. I don't want to sort the rows that contain the column labels. Is there a way to protect them from being sorted? I ...
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Auto Sort Google Sheet with onEdit function

The following function successfully sorts my file (containing 3 sheets) individually. When I hit the "play" button on the script, it properly sorts (as expected) the current (active) sheet. Since my ...
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Auto Sort data in Google sheet, but by sheet not range

I have found this script from this question to auto sort a column: How can I apply a script to only one specific sheet within a spreadsheet function onEdit(){ var sh0 = SpreadsheetApp....
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How to sort Google Sheets columns by row height

I'm working on a sheet that involves multiple columns corresponding to various data. Each column has a varying number of cells of varying heights with wrapped text. What I want to do is make the sheet ...
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Prevent Gmail from applying multiple labels

I have recently imported all my mail from Outlook.com and my work email into the gmail accout and I have started to organize the messages using labels. The filters work great and I have managed to ...
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Altering the Sort Filter in Google Spreadsheets

I live in Australia and when I'm putting in dates, I place the date, followed by month then the year. However when I am filtering/sorting my spreadsheet it's coming up incorrectly. How do I edit ...
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Sorting title with numbers in Google Drive

When I sort by title in Google Drive, I would like it to numerically go 1 → 2 → 3 … etc., but instead it goes 1 → 10 → 100 → 1000 → 1001 → 1002 … etc. Is there any way to get it to do the first ...
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A simple spreadsheet sorting

In a Google Spreadsheet I have different groups of cells in one column to auto-sort. All cells in this column have same pattern of data, all datum have it's own cell and it's needed to be sorted into ...
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Sorting a protected range in Google spreadsheets

I've been trying to make the spreadsheet automatically sort some data, and after some searching I found this post: Automatic sorting. It works just perfect with my permissions as the owner, but when ...
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In Google Docs, how to make a column with several numbers in each cell sortable?

I am making an expenses spreadsheet in Google Docs and I need to list the numbers of the attachments for each entry. Sometimes this is just one number, sometimes it is several. I can make this ...
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Is there a function I can enable to have a Check List action item populate in multiple boards I select?

I have an "Active Projects" board that has about 60 lists each representing a company I manage. Each company has 1-5 cards representing projects we are working on. Each card has a "TO DO" checklist. ...
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How to make “Highest Rated” the default on yelp.com

Whenever I start a new search on Yelp, it sets the sort order to "Best Match." Is there a way to have the default be "Highest Rated" instead? If I can't figure anything else out, I'll set up a ...
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Sorting on a web-published Google Spreadsheet

I have a Google Spreadsheet that is published to the web and embedded in a website. This spreadsheet has data about hotel rooms, such as hotel name, number of rooms, date in and out, etc. I would ...
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Sort all my j.mp links by most clicked

Is there any way I can get all of the links associated with my j.mp account and arrange them so that the links with the most clicks are at the top?
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How can I grab all email addresses associated with a “label” in Gmail? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Get e-mail addresses from Gmail messages received In Gmail, you can tag one or more emails with a Label: I know I can select the label to see the emails in question, but ...
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Sorting alphabetically (A-Z) ignoring beginning “A”, “An” and “The” using a script

I have a Movie list using Google Sheets that I would like do some sorting with using a script rather than a formula. Column A is the movie Title. I would like to be able to sort the movie titles ...
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Missing sort in Google Spreadsheets menus

I have a Google spreadsheet that has the A column as an ID field (incrementing numbers 1...1000; no formula, just numbers). That column is frozen as is the first row of headers. I sorted by column B ...
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Google spreadsheet sort auto update

I have this table, which is a ranking, the values are updated automatically (data gathered from other files). What I want is that every time this values are updated the ranking automatically updates ...
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Filter Google Spreadsheet Array Formula

I have a spreadsheet with 2 columns. B1 contains a custom function that returns an array that overflows to fill the column. I want to create a few filter views that each show all entries with 1 given ...
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Sort Google Drive by date added [duplicate]

Is there a way to sort Google Drive (either iOS or web version) by date that a file was added? It drives me crazy that if I use Gmail to save an attachment to Drive, I can't locate that file ...
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How to combine and consolidate rows from multiple sheets into one and sort them?

I've few sheets where rows are populated dynamically via IMPORTXML and ImportJSON with the same columns, but they can't be sorted. So I'd like to generate new sheet which will populate rows from ...
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Is there any way sort Trello cards by custom values?

I sort my bucket list by a ((how much it excites me)*(how much value it will bring me)*(probability of success)/(cost in hours)*(days until [self-imposed] deadline)). Is there any way to assign such ...
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How Many Ways To Sort in Google Spreadsheets

When I'm working in a Google Spreadsheet, I always use the same routine to perform a sort. Are there more ways to sort, that lead to Rome?
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Google spreadsheet multiple auto-sorting

In a Google Spreadsheet I have different group of cells to auto-sort ascending i.e. table range a3:c16 columntosortby = 2 table range d18:f31 columntosortby = 5 table range g33:i46 columntosortby = ...
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Sorting Google spreadsheet by month and day but not year

I made a Google spreadsheet with a list of birth dates, anniversaries, etc. that I would like to sort by when they occur in the year, not when they first happened. If you sort by the date normally, ...
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How to automatically sort a filtered list that's always changing in Google Sheets?

I have a complex spreadsheet that rolls up data from all over the place into a filtered list. We need to sort this filtered list, along with notes added afterward in columns to the right of the filter....
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How to sort posts by topic from people I follow on Pinterest

I want to be able to sort the pins from people I follow by topic. So I want to be able to see only Food posts from people I follow (or Fashion or whatever), not from everyone. Is there any way to do ...
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Auto sort of Forms responses so that the most recent one is on top

We use Google Forms to collect guest surveys for our resort. New responses get added to the bottom of the response sheet. While we can manually sort the responses using the time-stamp feature, not ...
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Simultaneously sort multiple ranges on a single sheet in varying orders

I am trying to find a way using a script if possible (or formula) that will allow me to reduce the number of operations that I have perform to sort data in a particular google spreadsheet. Currently, ...
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How can I preserve sort order?

Is it possible to get Google Music to preserve my selected sort order? I'm getting tired of clicking the "Artist" column header to sort by artist name every single time I switch views.