Advanced Filter in Microsoft® Excel 2007
What is the importance of Advanced filter in Microsoft Excel 2007?
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Following are some information about the Advanced filter option in Microsoft Excel 2007, its role and importance and also tips to use Advanced filter option in Microsoft Excel 2007:
- Advanced filter
- Role and importance
- Tips to use
Advanced Filter in Microsoft Excel 2007 can be used to perform more complex filtering than the basic Excel Autofilter. Advanced filter depends on user-defined criteria. Instead of filtering fixed values or simple criteria, these criteria are specified on the same spreadsheet as the range to be filtered. In order to perform an Advanced filter, you need to specify a list_range and a criteria_range.
Role and importance
If you have a list of records contained in a range of cells, then it is possible to extract all records that meet a specified set of criteria and place them elsewhere with the Advanced filter option. Advanced filter is a simple way to extract a list of all unique values within a range.
You need to make sure the AutoFilter is turned off before using the Advanced filter option. If you have enabled this feature, you can filter your workbook by selecting the filter option in the 'data' tab. You need to specify the criteria in order to use the filter option in Microsoft Excel 2007.