The result is the range C4:L5 sorted by score in descending order.
The SORT function sorts a range using a given index, called sort_index. Normally, this index represents a column in the source data.
However, the SORT function has an optional argument called "by_col" which allows sorting values organized in columns. To sort by column, this argument must be set to TRUE, which tells the SORT function that sort_index represents a row.
In this case, we want to sort the data by Score, which appears in the second row, so we use a sort_index of 2. The SORT function that appears in C8 is configured like this:
The SORT function requires very little configuration. In the example shown, we want to sort data in B5:D14 by the third column, Group. For array, we provide entire range, B5:D14. For sort_index, we provide 3: = SORT ( B5:D14 , 3 ) With this formula...
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