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When adding a filter to an Excel spreadsheet, how do I limit its scope to some rows only?

For instance, in this document:

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the “Hello” column filter will contain the values 0, 2, 4, 5, 7, 9 and 27. How can I make the sum, that is the value 27, disappear from the values suggested by the filter?

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The only way I can think of is by adding a blank row between the numbers and the sum. This way you can limit your filter to just the numbers.

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  • Adding an empty row just adds another element (Empty) to the filter list. The sum is still there. – Arseni Mourzenko Apr 11 '16 at 15:01
  • Remove the filter and reapply the filter. – Raystafarian Apr 11 '16 at 15:01
  • Perfect. It works now. – Arseni Mourzenko Apr 11 '16 at 15:02

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