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

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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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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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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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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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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 auto update

I have this table, which is a ranking, whose values are updated automatically (data gathered from other files). What I want is that every time these values are updated the ranking automatically ...
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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 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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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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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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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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Google spreadsheet, sort adds a bunch of rows

I have a function that sorts a table, unfortunately when I call my function it adds a bunch of empty rows at the bottom that I don't like. var kotlijst = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSpreadsheet() ....
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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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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 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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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 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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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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How to GROUP and ORDER data in a Google Spreadsheets?

I want to group and sort a particular data set. I've prepared the data using a QUERY function and using other functions. Can I order by sum? This is an example file I created: order by sum
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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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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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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.
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How to use Google Scripts w/ spreadsheet and jotform to auto sort so the newest entry is always listed on the top row?

I'm trying to setup a form and spreadsheet database to track inventory on a daily basis at a remote location. The idea is that the person at the remote location can update our stock via a simple ...
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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 = 8 ...
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Auto sort a sheet so that entries remain in their categories

So I want to sort my Spreadsheet on Google but it remain in the Categories that it's laid out. I can get to it sort double columns but the categories get messed up as they move away from where they ...
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Show new mails at the top in outlook.com inbox

While trying to read inbox, I expect to view new emails from top down order. While it works in every other mail box, in outlook.com, my Hotmail doesn't show in that manner, if I have create new mail ...
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How can you change the sort order in reader view?

I'm one of the many people jumping early from Google Reader in wake of the announcement to look for replacements. I'm quite happy with Netvibes' reader view, which is almost exactly what I had with ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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Sorting unique rows by a related SUMIF column

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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Simple row references in Google Spreadsheets and resorting data

This is my scenario Users are entering data into rows with several columns Last column is calculated on values of few previous columns (so it's row number independent). While entering new and ...
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YouTube Playlist Annoyances (Sorting, etc)

If I am viewing a video, and I wish to add it to a playlist of mine, I click on the Add to Playlist button. (I bet you're going, "No, duh.") The problem with this is: I have 18 playlists and ...
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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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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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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 nice, ...
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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 do we actually do list sorting in Google Bookmarks (alphabetical order)

I use Google Bookmarks and I’d need a way to sort all my lists in alphabetical order. The "My lists" current has itself sorted in last modified order... and although that’s useful, it is more useful ...
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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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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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How can I make some data on a Google Sheets auto-sorting?

Let's say I want Google Sheets to automagically sort some data, for example column C. How do I do that? I know that I can manually sort data by right-clicking and selecting Sort data, but this is ...
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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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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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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?