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## numbers in a column are not sorting ascending

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I am working in an Excel 2007 spreadsheet and one very long column of normal numbers are not sorting. for Example:
Everytime I try to sort this ascending, it does nothing.

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### Sorting Table of values into an ascending list

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I am using Excel to help a charity project and keep an eye on donations we receive. As part of it I have a table which shows how many items we have in certain categories.
I would like to be able to take that table and create an ascending list of the items for our own information and so we know what we need more of and which we do not.
So if the table is a 10x10 grid of numbers, is there a simple way of taking this and sorting into a list and noting which cell that the value comes from (or even better getting and combing the appropriate value from the first column and row) so I can see what the item is? I have attached a part of the table as an excel document to show the layout and what I trying to sort into a list.
Any help would be appreciated as I know very little about Excel other than the basics sadly.

### Weird issues with sorting ascending?

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I have a column of 2 and 3 digit numbers. I usually sort ascending so the 300's, 200's, and 100's, etc., are at the top.
This time I did so and it is obeying my sort, except, it seems to be grouping them together by the start of the number instead of purely sorting.
I.E. at the top is 100's, then below that is 200's, then below that 70's, then 20's, in what order I can't tell but more or less the larger ones near the top but not necessarily. what is going on?

### Sorting an Array of numbers

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I have a procedure that creates a 1 dimension array of random numbers that I need to sort into ascending order. The array could be as short as 10 numbers or could be 10,00, so speed may be an issue, but for the moment actually working is my main concern.
I used a function by J Offenbach that sorts them into order, but the array returned rounds the numbers to integers.
Does anyone have a function that does not convert the numbers.

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I have inherited an excel file with numbers across 100 columns and over 300 rows with several blank cells (likely 15%). I would like to format these numbers across 10 columns and however many rows are necessary, but without any blank cells, in ascending order down each column.
Can someone help me how to do this?

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Tags: Excel › Functions

one more problem, I have random numbers in column A, now in
column B I need the numbers that are divisible by 4 in ascending order in consecutive rows. could any body help me to solve this.

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