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I have an Excel 2016 spreadsheet and I have added basic filters to the column headers. Is there a way to number the rows, but NOT have the numbers change when the filters are used? For example, I have 47 rows of data...if you select one of the filters and it results in only 10 rows of data showing, I want to see the rows numbered 1, 2, 3, etc. - I don't want the numbers to be affected by the use of the filter.

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  • Are you trying to reference these numbers in a formula? – JaredT Jan 27 '17 at 21:07
  • No - I want users to select a filter but have the numbers remain static as they represent the order that tasks need to be completed – Lori Jan 30 '17 at 14:39
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Create a Column at the left of your Data for the numbers include it wit the Filter and use this formula under the Header:

=SUBTOTAL(103,$B$2:B2)
supposing B2 is the First Data before applying the filter and drag it down the column, then apply your criteria it will show 1,2,3...

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