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I have a table with two memo fields. Neither of which I can sort on. The sorting options on the menu is grayed out when I right-click on the column. I have read that it is possible to sort on memo fields, but how?

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You do it with Advanced Filter/Sort, but it's not very pretty (IMHO).

  1. Open your table in Datasheet view
  2. On the Home tab in the ribbon Click Advanced in the Sort & Filter group and select Advanced Filter/Sort.
  3. In the filter/query designer choose your memo field and select a sort order
  4. Click the Toggle Filter button up in the Sort & Filter ribbon group
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Thank you very much! – Christopher Bottoms Mar 9 '10 at 19:29

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