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Old 04-12-2016, 08:09 AM
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Trying to sort ALL data automatically...sort if something is entered in Column B or C...headers in row 1...first sort based upon Column C (dates) in descending order. That all seems to be working.

What seems to not be working is the fact that I want it also to sort based upon values in Column B; after it sorts based upon Column C. The values in Column B is either 1, 2, or 3. But, I want the sort order to be "2, 1, 3".

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Private Sub Workbook_SheetChange(ByVal Sh As Object, ByVal Target As Range)
On Error Resume Next
If Not Intersect(Target, Range("B:C")) Is Nothing Then


Range("C1").Sort Key1:=Range("C2"), Order1:=xlDescending, Header:=xlYes, OrderCustom:=1, MatchCase:=False, Orientation:=xlTopToBottom, _
Key2:=Range("B2"), Order2:=xlDescending, Header:=xlYes, OrderCustom:="2, 1, 3", MatchCase:=False, Orientation:=xlTopToBottom
End If
End Sub
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Old 04-15-2016, 05:38 PM
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I don't recommend that you use my workaround. Much better that you keep trying until you get this OrderCustom thingy to work, or that someone here explain it to you. But I've never needed to use it; consequently I can't be the one to help. So if no one here answers, and you can't figure it out yourself, it is possible if you're desperate to do this:
  1. Create a helping column to the right.
  2. Place in the helping column a set of values that correspond to the contents of col B, only in the correct order; that is, where B has a 2 put 1 in the helping column, where B has 1 put 2, and where B has 3 put 3.
  3. Sort by C and then by the helping column.
  4. Delete the helping column.
That'll work. But if you can figure out Excel's customized sorting you'll be 'way ahead of the game.
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