Solved

Can text in a excel spreadsheet be a link to sort the page based on the text?

Posted on 2011-09-28
5
267 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
Can text in a excel spreadsheet be a link to sort the page based on the text? foe example I have a sheet of baseball stats what id like to do is click on avg and the sheet sort by average from hight to low or click on 2b and sort by doubles same way. Is this possible and how do i do it if so?
0
Comment
Question by:darrellbuckley
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:Kannan K
ID: 36717540
Hi,

Could you please explain in detail or provide sample, Sorry didn't get the point.

KK,
0
 
LVL 19

Expert Comment

by:akoster
ID: 36717556
You could make separate worksheets in which you set the desired sorting, and use hyperlinks to point to the specific sorted worksheets.

If you want to change the sorting on the active worksheet, you would be needing macro code to change the sorting to your liking.

In the latter case it would be helpful if you could post an example for us to work on
0
 

Author Comment

by:darrellbuckley
ID: 36717606
On the total pages I would like the ability to click on the top row and have the data below the frozen fram sort.
BookMaster.xlsx
0
 
LVL 5

Accepted Solution

by:
Kannan K earned 500 total points
ID: 36717668

Hi,

Please refer the below link get your requirement

http://dmcritchie.mvps.org/excel/sorting.htm

KK,
0
 

Author Comment

by:darrellbuckley
ID: 36718119
thanks.. side not how to only show whole numbers at the axis there wouldnt be a need for 1.2 value when talking about runs batted in it would only be 1 2 3 4 ect.
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Path Explorer

An intuitive utility to help find the CSS path to UI elements on a webpage. These paths are used frequently in a variety of front-end development and QA automation tasks.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This code takes an Excel list of URL’s and adds a header titled “URL List”. It then searches through all URL’s in column “A”, looking for duplicates. When a duplicate is found, it is moved to the top of the list. The duplicate URL’s are then highlig…
How to get Spreadsheet Compare 2016 working with the 64 bit version of Office 2016
This Micro Tutorial will demonstrate on a Mac how to change the sort order for chart legend values and decrpyt the intimidating chart menu.
This Micro Tutorial will demonstrate the scrolling table in Microsoft Excel using the INDEX function.

740 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question