RE: sorting question

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Subject: RE: sorting question
Posted by:  bigwheel
Date: Tue, 2 May 2006

If all your data is numeric, you could use a helper column in which you
create a formula based on the items to be sorted i.e.
=A1*100000+B1*10000+C1*1000+D1*100+E1 then sort on that column
(adjust the multipliers to work with your data)

"LewR" wrote:

> Looks like my post from early didn't post correctly, so I'll try again.
> I have a spreadsheet that has 25 rows with 33 columns of data in each
> row.  I want to be able to sort the rows by using  data in 5 columns
> (not just 3 that the sort drop down box offers).  Any ideas on how I
> can do this?
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sorting question posted by LewR on Tue, 2 May 2006