Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: error message in Data/Sort?

  1. #1

    error message in Data/Sort?



    Register for a FREE account, and/
    or Log in to avoid these ads!

    I am attempting to sort 34,000 rows in descending order in column 'O'. Entered are Sort by 'Number of Lines Ordered', descending, header row. When I hit enter I get error message "The formula entered contains an error. ....". But there is no formula in the column. The column only contains numeric values.

    Any ideas?

    Tnx,
    Rick

  2. #2
    Administrator Ken Puls's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Location
    Nanaimo, BC, Canada
    Posts
    2,208
    Articles
    57
    Blog Entries
    14
    Any way you can upload a workbook that has the error? I think it might make it a little easier to sort this one out...
    Ken Puls, FCPA, FCMA, MS MVP (Excel)

    Learn to Master Your Data at the Power Query Academy (the world's most comprehensive online Power Query training) or with my book M is for Data Monkey!

    Main Site: http://www.excelguru.ca -||- Blog: http://www.excelguru.ca/blog -||- Forums: http://www.excelguru.ca/forums
    Check out the Excelguru Facebook Fan Page -||- Follow Me on Twitter

    If you've been given VBA code (a macro) for your solution, but don't know where to put it, CLICK HERE.

  3. #3
    Thanks, I just ran out of time here on the East coast. I'm facing a 4 hour drive tonight, so I'll get back to this next week.
    Thank you for your offer to help. I am seriously confused by the problems I am having with this book.
    Rick
    ps Nanaimo is a lovely place to live!

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •