Filter

 

Filter your Excel data if you only want to display records that meet certain criteria.

1. Click any single cell inside a data set.

2. On the Data tab, click Filter.

Excel Filter Example

Arrows in the column headers appear.

Filter Arrrows

3. Click the arrow next to Country.

4. Click on Select All to clear all the check boxes, and click the check box next to USA.

Click USA

5. Click OK.

Result. Excel only displays the sales in the USA.

Filter Result

6. Click the arrow next to Quarter.

7. Click on Select All to clear all the check boxes, and click the check box next to Qtr 4.

Click Qtr 4

8. Click OK.

Result. Excel only displays the sales in the USA in Qtr 4.

Filter Result

9. To remove the filter, on the Data tab, click Clear. To remove the filter and the arrows, click Filter.

Clear Filter