Multiple Cell Sorting

Jul 9, 2008

I have a multiple Excel sort option question and I hope that someone can answer it. I have multiple rows and I want to sort rows together that match(text or value) in 3 different columns. If there is not a match, I would like Excel to delete the row. I have over 160,000 items and probably only 20,000 match and this is why it would be such a pain to do this manually.

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I am trying to figure out how I can sort multiple customers in a single cell, and then assign the customers to the outside salesman. The basic idea is in column A I have the customers for a specific job. Assume I have three customers (Alpha, Omega & Gamma) and they are all in ONE cell. I need to sort this and assign each customer to each of my outside salesmen (Bob, Ted, Fred) in another column. The other component to this question is that Bob, Ted & Fred may have MORE than one customer in that single cell........

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2008 chrisBell

[Code] .......

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Sub Macro1()
Range("A2:AG").Select
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