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Feb 24, 2006

I've come upon a problem with sorting that I don't know how to tackle... I have entries in a workbook that I want to sort by a transaction number, but each entry spans multiple rows. One "entry" might look like this, for example:

TransID PassengerName Ticket#
leg of travel: Departure Arrival
leg of travel: Departure Arrival

I need to be able to sort by TransID or PassengerName while keeping the "legs of travel" attached to the correct TransID/Ticket#.

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After search Cormac, Altas, Egg, Santa.

how to do this easily in Excel without VB as I am not good as it.

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Please ref attached spreadhseet.

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) the sorting seems to have gone funny - not sure what I've done here, I'd like it sorted by phase (col A)

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I'm running Excel 2003 on Windows 2000. I'm working with a worksheet that is about 10,000 rows long and 25 columns wide. The first and second columns all have data in them, and the third through twenty fifth could have data. From row to row, if there is data present it will be in columns from left to right. By that I mean that if there is data in four columns of a particular row, it will always be in columns 1-4, not spread out throughout the 25 columns.

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4 d 9
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When I'm done I would want the data to look like this:

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6 444
7 333
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Terrible Tuesday.xlsx‎

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