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Use Search While Filtering

Problem: I need to select all the oil companies from the filter.

Strategy: New in Excel 2010, there is a search box in the Filter dropdown.

Open the filter dropdown and type oil in the search box. Excel shows a list of the companies with Oil in the name. By default, (Select All Search Results) is chosen.


Figure 622 Results of a search while filtering in Excel 2010.

If you do a second search, you can either choose to replace the current filter with the new results, or to add the new search results to the existing filter.



Figure 623 Add a second search.

The result is all customers with either “oil" or “Canada".


Figure 624 Oil or Canada appears as the result.

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