[nSLUG] How to sort data within a cell in Calc?

Trina Conrad trina.hanson79 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 29 16:22:42 ADT 2014

So I have data in a cell that looks like this:

8, 4. 32, 23

I would like to be able to sort the numbers within the cell to look like:

4, 8, 23, 32

Do this clarify what I am looking to try to do?


On Tue, Jul 29, 2014 at 4:19 PM, Monte Stevens <montestevens at eastlink.ca>

> Trina Conrad <trina.hanson79 at gmail.com> writes:
> > I am having the same issue with either way when I try to select just one
> cell
> > at a time, that being that it wants to select the entire sheet.  I need
> the
> > option to select just one cell at a time as each cell contains different
> data
> > and I want to sort it one at a time.
> Explain how you can sort one cell.  (When you say 'cell', do you mean
> column?)
> You need at least two cells to sort--one cell may be larger than the
> other.  A cell sorted against itself cannot stand.
> If you want to sort a range of cells (column, row, portion of either):
> select those cells and then sort.
>   Monte
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