Sort by Color


In Excel 2007 or later, it's possible to sort data by color.

Sort by Color in Excel

To sort data by color, execute the following steps.

1. Click any single cell inside a data set.

2. On the Data tab, click Sort.

Click Sort

The Sort dialog box appears.

3. Sort by Last Name (or any other column), sort on Cell Color (you can also sort on Font Color and Cell Icon), and select the green color for the first level.

First Level

4. Click 'Copy Level' two times and select the other colors.

5. Click OK.

Second and Third Level


Sort by Color Result

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