Excel/Filtering a column with a list of values seperated by dashes
I would like to filter a column whose rows include multiple values separated by dashes. Say:
Now I want to filter out the rows which include "a" (in the above example 1st and last row).
You can use custom filters to achieve this result.
First activate filters on this list.
Now, click on the filter arrow on the headings row and select custom.
Add one condition as "contains" "/"
Select "and" option
Add second condition as "contains" "a".
Click ok and you should be able to see the required data.
Hope this helps,
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