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Can you tell me with a MS Office 2013 excel spreadsheet that

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Hi. Can you tell me with a MS Office 2013 excel spreadsheet that has thousands of rows - how do I tell it to search for a word in every row, (the word would always be in one particular column) and move those rows together to the top of the sheet, and highlight the rows in a color?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Microsoft Office
Expert:  Joseph Varner replied 1 year ago.

Greetings! My name is ***** ***** I am happy to assist you today!

Regarding highlighting multiple rows with the same word, there is a nice tutorial on this here:

From there , it should be simple to cut and paste them to the top of the page, and then highlight them since they are already selected.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok, so there is not a way to sort those rows automatically to the top?
Expert:  Joseph Varner replied 1 year ago.

Well, the tutorial runs through setting up a formula. What you can always do is set up a macro that runs that formula, and then set it up with a link in your quicklinks toolbar to make it turn-key.

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