How to Sort a Range based on the Column with Text

Please follow the steps below to sort part of your data range based on a column with text:

Step 1: Select the data range that you want to sort;

Step 2: Click the "Home" tab from the ribbon;

Step 3: Click the triangle after the "Sort & Filter" in the "Editing" section;

Step 4: Click "Custom Sort" from the drop-down list;

Step 5: In the "Sort" window,

1. Select the sort column in the first box (Column A in this example);

2. Select "Cell Values" in the second box;

3. Select "A to Z" in the third box.

Step 6: Click "OK" and the data will be in the order you want.

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