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6. SORT and SORTBY: The ABCs (and the CBAs)

Abbott Ira Katz1  
Edgware, UK

Sorting is one of those go-to spreadsheet ingredients that get tossed into data concoctions all the time. And the tossing has gotten easier across the generations, too. You may not remember the Paleotlithic sorts availing in the early generations of Lotus 1-2-3, in which users had to select the entire dataset to be sorted before going ahead; but then again, you don’t have to.

But you’ll certainly want to learn, and remember, the new dynamic array takes on sorting promoted by a pair of functions, SORT and SORTBY ...

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