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5 Filter Excel Shortcuts to Help You Work Faster

If you're like most people, you probably use Microsoft Excel to help you organize and analyze data. And if you're like most people, you probably find yourself using the filter feature quite often. Filtering data in Excel can be a bit of a pain, but it doesn't have to be. There are a few shortcuts that can help you filter data faster and more efficiently. Here are 5 filter Excel shortcuts to help you work faster:

  1. To quickly filter data in Excel, first select the data you want to filter. Then, click the Data tab on the ribbon and click the Filter button. This will open the Filter pane on the right side of the screen. To filter by one column, click the drop-down arrow next to the column header and select the filter criteria you want to use. To filter by multiple columns, click the drop-down arrow next to the first column header and select the filter criteria you want to use for that column. Then, hold down the Shift key and click the drop-down arrow next to the second column header. Select the filter criteria you want to use for that column. Repeat this process for each column you want to filter.
  2. To quickly clear a filter, select the data you want to filter and click the Data tab on the ribbon. Then, click the Clear button. This will remove all filters from the selected data.
  3. To quickly filter by value, select the data you want to filter and click the Data tab on the ribbon. Then, click the Filter button. This will open the Filter pane on the right side of the screen. Click the drop-down arrow next to the column header and select Value Filters. Then, select the filter criteria you want to use.
  4. To quickly filter by color, select the data you want to filter and click the Data tab on the ribbon. Then, click the Filter button. This will open the Filter pane on the right side of the screen. Click the drop-down arrow next to the column header and select Color Filters. Then, select the filter criteria you want to use.
  5. To quickly filter by cell value, select the data you want to filter and click the Data tab on the ribbon. Then, click the Filter button. This will open the Filter pane on the right side of the screen. Click the drop-down arrow next to the column header and select Cell Value Filters. Then, select the filter criteria you want to use.

These are just a few of the many shortcuts you can use to filter data in Excel. By using these shortcuts, you can save yourself a lot of time and frustration. So next time you're filtering data in Excel, give them a try.

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