Use slicers to filter data

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Convert data into a table

  1. There are four ways to convert data into a table:

    Note: In order to use a slicer, you must convert your data into a table first.

    • Press Ctrl + T.

    • Press Ctrl + l.

    • Select Home > Format as Table.

    • Select Insert > Table.

  2. Select OK.

Use a slicer to filter data

  1. Select Insert > Slicer.
    Insert Slicer

  2. Select the fields you'd like to filter.

  3. Select OK and adjust your slicer preferences, such as Columns, under Options.

    Note: To select more than one item, hold Ctrl, and then select the items that you want to show. Select and hold the corner of a slicer to adjust and resize it.

  4. Select Clear Filter Delete to clear the slicer filter.

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