Microsoft Excel sorting by date

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I am having a terrible time sorting data by date.  I have attached a sample along with how each column is formatted.  Please Help.


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@Yok33 There is no sample attached. Please try again.







The problem is that by default, Excel treats the yellow row as header row instead of the green row.

As a workaround, select the range that you want to sort: D6:G17 (or D7:G17).

Use the Tab key to select a cell in the date column, then sort.

@Yok33 Alternatively, insert a blank row between the yellow and the green. Select E8 and then Sort to end-up with this: