Filter the Database
Filters can be used to narrow down the data in your worksheet and hide parts of it from view. While it may sound a little like grouping, filtering is different because it allows you to qualify and display only the data that interests you. For example, you could filter a list of survey participants to view only those who are between the ages of 25 and 34. You could also filter an inventory of paint colors to view anything that contains the word blue, such as bluebell or robin's egg blue.
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Filtering for unique values and removing duplicate values are two similar tasks, since the objective is to present a list of unique values. There is a critical difference, however: When you filter for unique values, the duplicate values are only hidden temporarily. However, removing duplicate values means that you are permanently deleting duplicate values.
Excel AutoFilter Makes Spreadsheets Useful
If your worksheet contains a lot of content, it can be difficult to find information quickly. Filters can be used to narrow down the data in your worksheet, allowing you to view only the information you need.
How to Filter Data in Excel
In Excel, you can create filters on columns that will hide rows that do not match your filter. In addition, you can also use special functions in Excel to summarize data using only the filtered data.
MS Excel 2003: Apply a filter to an existing filter
Answer: To apply one filter and then another filter without losing the original filter, select a cell within the data that you wish to filter. Under the Data menu, select Filter > AutoFilter.
Question: In Excel 2003-XP-2000-97, I have an Excel spreadsheet and I would like to filter more than 2 types of criteria from a single column. The custom AutoFilter only allows for up to 2 at a time. How can filter a single column based on 3 or more criteria?
By filtering information in a worksheet, you can find values quickly. You can filter on one or more columns of data. With filtering, you can control not only what you want to see, but what you want to exclude. You can filter based on choices you make from a list, or you can create specific filters to focus on exactly the data that you want to see.
Does the auto Filter result not meet with your needs? Do you want to filter your data with customizing conditions? Yes, you need Advanced Filter. Here we offer two methods to find out the Advanced Filter feature in Microsoft Excel 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016.
I filtered some list by some value, the list obsvously reduce from orignal line numbers, now when I try to copy a value to the interval, means only these filtered cell should be update with the new value, but does not work like should.
The purpose of this tutorial is to show a medium skilled MS Excel user how to add a button to an Excel spreadsheet with a macro attached to it. Recording a macro that is assigned to a button is an easy way to repeat a repetitive task. Filtering records in a data set is the task that will be eased. Keep in mind that you are not restricted. There are possibly hundreds of types of tasks that you can automate to help maximize efficiency in your document.
1. Press Ctrl-G to display the Go To window, type in the address of a cell in the row or column that you wish to unhide, and then click OK, as shown in Figure 2. Carry out the corresponding menu command or keyboard shortcut to unhide the row or column. You can also use menu commands to display the Go To dialog box: