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cannot sort 2 long columns [closed]

asked 2015-12-27 21:19:18 +0100

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updated 2020-08-28 06:49:03 +0100

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I can sort 2 columns that are short. One column is the date, and second column is my weight. I am sorting from high to low. The enclosed attachment is a Steps Recorder file showing the errors that happen when I sort a whole long spreadsheet. Calc v 4.4.6.3 Windows 8.1 English

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answered 2016-01-15 19:16:57 +0100

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I figured it out finally, after many tries. I need to copy the columns I want to sort and paste them in a new spreadsheet with Paste Special. I deselected formula, and got just numbers. After the sort, both columns sorted. Then, I formatted the date column to be Date rather than number. Solved

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