Sort Object (Excel)

Represents a sort of a range of data.

Example

The following proceedure builds and sorts data in a range in the active worksheet.

Sub SortData() 
 
 'Building data to sort on the active sheet. 
 Range("A1").Value = "Name" 
 Range("A2").Value = "Bill" 
 Range("A3").Value = "Rod" 
 Range("A4").Value = "John" 
 Range("A5").Value = "Paddy" 
 Range("A6").Value = "Kelly" 
 Range("A7").Value = "William" 
 Range("A8").Value = "Janet" 
 Range("A9").Value = "Florence" 
 Range("A10").Value = "Albert" 
 Range("A11").Value = "Mary" 
 MsgBox "The list is out of order. Hit Ok to continue...", vbInformation 
 
 'Selecting a cell within the range. 
 Range("A2").Select 
 
 'Applying sort. 
 With ActiveWorkbook.Worksheets(ActiveSheet.Name).Sort 
 .SortFields.Clear 
 .SortFields.Add Key:=Range("A2:A11"), _ 
 SortOn:=xlSortOnValues, Order:=xlAscending, DataOption:=xlSortNormal 
 .SetRange Range("A1:A11") 
 .Header = xlYes 
 .MatchCase = False 
 .Orientation = xlTopToBottom 
 .SortMethod = xlPinYin 
 .Apply 
 End With 
 MsgBox "Sort complete.", vbInformation 
 
End Sub

Methods

Name
Apply
SetRange

Properties

Name
Application
Creator
Header
MatchCase
Orientation
Parent
Rng
SortFields
SortMethod

See also

Excel Object Model Reference