Tables

Filter data in a range or table

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Use filters to temporarily hide some of the data in a table, so you can focus on the data you want to see.

Filter a range of data

  1. Select any cell within the range.

  2. Select Data > Filter.

    Filter button

  3. Select the column header arrow Filter arrow .

  4. Select Text Filters or Number Filters, and then select a comparison, like Between.

    Number Filters Between

  5. Enter the filter criteria and select OK.

    Custom AutoFilter dialog box

Filter data in a table

When you put your data in a table, filter controls are automatically added to the table headers.

An Excel table showing built-in filters

  1. Select the column header arrow Filter drop-down arrow for the column you want to filter.

  2. Uncheck (Select All) and select the boxes you want to show.

    Filter Gallery

  3. Click OK.

The column header arrow Filter drop-down arrow changes to a Applied filter icon Filter icon. Select this icon to change or clear the filter.

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