is it possible to use variable for sorting?
declare @sort varchar(10)
SET @sort='column1 DESC'
SELECT ROW_NUMBER() OVER (ORDER BY @sort)AS rowId, * FROM table
Is dynamic SQL only option?
On 15/04/2010 11:28, simon wrote:
> is it possible to use variable for sorting?
> Something like:
> declare @sort varchar(10)
> SET @sort='column1 DESC'
> SELECT ROW_NUMBER() OVER (ORDER BY @sort)AS rowId, * FROM table
> Is dynamic SQL only option?
You can use CASE to he...How to sort account list?
I'm using MS Money 2004 Small Business. In the account list, my accounts
are catagorized by and in this order:
- bank accounts
- credit accounts
- investment accounts
- loans and liabilities
- asset accounts
In the above view, I cannot easily determine totals for assets and
liabilities. The following view does this.
- bank accounts
- investment accounts
- asset accounts
-loans and liabilities
How do I get the above view?
I don't use Small Business. But you can run a Net Worth report to get total
assets and ...Where's the Sort by New Message option?
Not sure when the layout of the newsgroups changed but I can't seem to find the ability to sort by new message in a thread instead of sorting by just the original thread date.
That was hugely helpful as I could follow along and see what threads were still active.
If you're gonna hang around in the newsgroups (any newsgroups), you may want to
start using a newsreader.
Microsoft Outlook Express can do it for you.
Saved from a previous post:
You may want to connect to the ms newsserver directly:
If you have Outlook Express installed, try clicking on these links (or copy and
paste i...Linking documents (non-numeric information
I have been asked to create 2 documents -
1) A Vacation Schedule for the Trainers and
2) A Master Training Calendar of where, what and who will be conducting
The challenge I am facing is creating a link with these two documents which
will allow simultaneous update to the Training Calendar about the status of
the trainer (ie if they are on vacation).
Can anyone offer any suggestion on how I can approach or solve this challenge?
Presumably you need others to look at and use the Schedule and Calendar?
So before you consider how to link these two documents (2 worksheets ...Row names will not move with sort
Each row in my summary table in Sheet1 is hyperlinked to a corresponding table in Sheet2 with additional details.
I need to move the rows in my summary table (Sheet1) and preserve the links to and from the details tables (Sheet2).
I found that I can move rows in Sheet1 with cut & insert and the hyperlinks are maintained. I can travel from a row in summary table (Sheet1) to details table (Sheet2) and back, even after the corresponding row (Sheet1) was moved.
But if I sort the rows in Sheet1 the links from Sheet2 back to corresponding rows in Sheet1 lead to presorted locations. Apparen...sorts not sorting
OK- Thanks to everyones help I now i have a list i can work with... but
there are a few problems.... the zips are all 5 digit and now i have to
sort them... the problem is, THEY WONT SORT CORRECTLY!!!!!!! The
numbers are not in order... some are but a lot are not... is there
anyway to fix this???? i need to sort them by zip code but cant seem to
get them to do it correctly.. any ideas???
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You are going to be far better of...import- number- sort?
I imported this data into a spread sheet- I tried to format it to number,
but when I sort it- I get :
Whats up with this?
Install the TrimAll macro, select the column and invoke
the macro from Alt+F8
Directions to install and use a macro at
I expect that you have spaces or CHAR(128) "Required Blank"
characters in you data you can check is =LEN(A1)
David...sorting macro #3
I need to sort on 8 cells in a row and on 1500+rows. I can do it one at a
time but I know there must be an easier way. Can ANYONE HELP?
C3:J3 I need these cells sorted and then down to C1532:J1532
I did create a macro to sort after I selected them but still one at a time.
Does it have to be a macro? I can edit a macro but don't really know how to
Yes, it has to be a macro. The following should do it. This macro loops
through all the entries in Column C, and in each row it sorts the values in
Columns C:J. HTH Otto
Dim rColC As Range
Dim i As...Sorting checking register
How do i sort my check register in Money 2004 Deluxe so
that uncleared transactions appear below cleared
transactions? In Quicken i could click on the column to
provide that sort.
In microsoft.public.money, Dean wrote:
>How do i sort my check register in Money 2004 Deluxe so
>that uncleared transactions appear below cleared
>transactions? In Quicken i could click on the column to
>provide that sort.
You don't. Available choices are chosen by clicking View at the top
of the register.
...Can we sort a form and also be able to enter new records.
It is possible to sort the data on a form and also be able to enter
new and edit the existing records in it.
On Tue, 15 Jan 2008 15:41:16 -0800 (PST), Rex wrote:
> It is possible to sort the data on a form and also be able to enter
> new and edit the existing records in it.
I assume you mean "Is it".
The form sort order has nothing to do with editing or adding new
records, so the answer is yes.
If you cannot edit or add new records, make sure the form's record
source, if it is a query, is updateable. Some queries are not.
O...using addrress books to sort incoming mail
I use address books to sort incoming mail.
An odd thing: depending on how the sender's name comes across, it doesn't
get caught by the filter (amd moved to the "Family Mail" Folder I have set
up. for example: my mom and dad's email (from firstname.lastname@example.org)
comes as from that address. However, in my contacts, they are listed by
their names: John and Mary Smith, with email@example.com as their
email address and John and Mary Smith as the display name.
What have I done wrong?
1. The big ONE - failed to post your version of Outlook. Rules operate at
...Unmerge so I can sort
I coy/pasted data into Excell and when I try to sort it I get "This operation
requires merged sells to be identically sized". I understadn the work around
in KB but how do I find which sells are merged?
I wouldn't bother looking.
I'd just remove all the merged cells from the range to sort.
Select that range
uncheck the merge cells box
But if you wanted to search, you can do it via process of elimination. Select a
range, format|cells|alignment tab.
If that merge cells box is checked, then the whole selection is merged. If it's
grey, t...sorting issue
When a range of columns are highlighted and a sort is performed on only one
column empty cells above the sort display first. How can this be prevented.
I know when there is data in any of the other column but not on the column
being sorted this will happen.
Are you sure the cells are really empty?
They don't contain spaces or even formulas that evaluate to "". (Even formulas
converted to values that returned "")?
> When a range of columns are highlighted and a sort is performed on only one
> column em...Sort not sorting all rows
I'm using Excel 2000. have created a document, uploaded it to google docs
and spreadsheets, exported it as a doc, converted it to a spreadsheet (excel)
and uploaded it again to google docs. It's not a complicated file - no
calculations or anything, just a simple log to enable us to collaborate on
change requests and website faults. New requests are assigned a number
incrementally one higher than the previous. So we need to sort on the Log
number column to see what the last logged number was. However, it sorts most
of the spreadsheet and leaves the same 5 rows unsorted at the...Sort date by day and not year
Need to sort birthdates by month and day; ignore year.
Would like to sort like list below:
Not like this:
Please help and thank you for your help.
- add an additional helper column (lets ay B)
- insert the following formula in B1 (if column A stores your list):
- copy this formula for all rows
- sort with this helper column
> Need to sort birthdates by month and day; ignore year.
> Would like to sort like list below:
>...Sort and exclude certain words
I work in a public library and frequently export lists of books from
our online catalog to Excel, so that I can manipulate the data in
My problem in sorting in Excel is this: Our library catalog excludes
words like "The" "A" or "An" at the beginning of a title when sorting.
Excel, however, does not.
Is there any way I can sort on a field in Excel and have it ignore
certain words at the beginning of a string?
jds217's Profile: http://www.exc...Not sorting as expected
I have a database some 10 columns wide and 1200 rows deep. When I sort by
one particular column it sorts BLANKS before text meaning that the data
appears at the bottom of the database although still in alphabetical order.
I have the formatting set to GENERAL for the whole column and do want the
blank cells. None of the other columns do this. I am totally perplexed as I
thought Excel sorted blanks nearer the end of it's priority.
I have tried formatting the column to TEXT and even NUMBER also but it still
makes the data appear at the bottom of the table. This doesn't make any
se...sort without the sort button
I have a table of strings that I have concatenated from several dro
down lists. I now need to sort this data into a single column
alphabetically and list all unique entries along with a percentage.
I think I can do the listing unique entries etc. if I can just sort ou
the problem I am having with sorting a column alphabetically.
The problem is that I want to be able to use cell formulas to do th
sorting as I want the sheet 'idiot proof'. The only user intervention
want is for them to initially select the data they use from the dro
I can do this using macro'...finding a cell from numerical coordinates
I am given coordinates like 10,100 and 125,200 - is there a way to tell Excel
to find the corresponding cell? Can I change the top row letters to numbers?
On Wed, 8 Jul 2009 13:38:01 -0700, Chip
>I am given coordinates like 10,100 and 125,200 - is there a way to tell Excel
>to find the corresponding cell? Can I change the top row letters to numbers?
=OFFSET(A1, 10-1, 100-1)
=OFFSET(A1, 125-1, 200-1)
or, in general
=OFFSET(A1, x-1, y-1)
where x and y are your coordinates.
Hope this helps / Lars-�ke
I am trying to sort a csv list.
The first column is a date & the 2nd is time.
Can I merge these 2 together, so I can get date & time together, allowing me
to sort based on that?
If they're really dates and times, you could just use a helper cell and then use
a formula like:
You can give it a nice format showing date and time if you like.
But why not just sort the list using the date as the primary key and the time as
a secondary key?
> I am trying to sort a csv list.
> The first column is a date & the 2nd is time.
> Can I merge these 2 ...Ranking
I previously revived a formula (Thanks Max) to Sort and Rank my Stores by the
Strongest Store to the Lowest Store. It did exactly what it was supposed to
do with my sample layout I made with just Four stores and scores. But when I
added all 14 stores to the list (each store as a rank like 2.45 or 3.56 or
11.75) it will not sort them properly.
I am using
for the ranking system. It works when the stores Ranks are SINGLE digit
numbers, but when they go into the tenths or hundredths the formula can't ...Sort range changes during sort
After highlighting the columns and rows I want sorted, I select data and
sort. At this point the sort range changes to include the entire row from A
to IV of each row I selected. I've searched the options screen and help menu,
but don't know why this is happening.
Thanks in Advance.
This is a complete guess--I couldn't duplicate what happened to you in xl2003.
Do you have merged cells in that range?
If yes, maybe that's the problem.
> After highlighting the columns and rows I want sorted, I select data and
> sort. At this point the so...Adding a leading space to a numeric column
How can I add a leading space to a column of numbers in excel?
I need a space peceding the numbers.
Thanks in advance.
Do really need a space added to the number or do you want to shift the
numbers a little to the right for legibility/esthetics .
To add a space
= " " & 12345
= " " & A1 if your data ("12345") is in cell A1.
if you want to nudge the numbers a bit to look better , use the "Increase
Indent" button in the toolbar.
"twillett" <tgwillett@sudden...sort equal groups of data
i need a help in this, plz
i got this list,
id like to check the common fields (in 2 and 3 columns) like this,
(so later, i could delete them, and keep and analize the other groups
LG-0060-0703 MT 6
LG-0060-0703 CX 6
LG-0060-0703 MT 1
LG-0060-1003 MT 6
LG-0060-1003 CX 6
LG-0060-1003 MT 1
LG-0060-1203 MT 6
LG-0060-1203 CX 6
LG-0060-1203 MT 1
LG-0060-2003 MT 6
LG-0060-2003 CX 6
LG-0060-2003 MT 1
LG-0060-3003 MT 6
LG-0060-3003 CX 6
LG-0060-3003 MT 1
LG-0060-4003 MT 6
LG-0060-4003 CX 6
LG-0060-4003 MT 1
LG-0100018 UN 1
i appreciate your help
Not certain what...Entourage contact sorting
Entourage 2008 for mac. =A0I am trying to sort my contacts by category
and then by last name...any thoughts?
On 2010-01-22 20:39:09 -0800, shar-shar said:
> Entourage 2008 for mac. �I am trying to sort my contacts by category
> and then by last name...any thoughts?
Unfortunately, Entourage does not allow sorting by one field and
sorting within that grouping by a second field. Just one field at a
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