Custom Sort Order
You can use Excel to sort data in a custom order. In the example below, we would like to sort by Priority (High, Normal, Low).
1. Click any cell inside the data set.
2. On the Data tab, in the Sort & Filter group, click Sort.
The Sort dialog box appears.
3. Select Priority from the ‘Sort by’ drop-down list.
4. Select Custom List from the ‘Order’ drop-down list.
The Custom Lists dialog box appears.
5. Type the list entries.
6. Click OK.
7. Click OK again.
Result. Records are sorted by Priority (High, Normal, Low).
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