Sort rows using Auto number column

I have an Auto number column in my sheet. I have now reached over 100 numbers, but when I sort the rows ascending, all the 100 numbers are now shown in the top of the column before the numbers lower than 100. 102, 101, 100, 37, 48, 69, 98. How do I get the 100 numbers to be at the bottom?

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  • Andrée Starå
    Andrée Starå ✭✭✭✭✭✭
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    Hi @HEJ

    I hope you're well and safe!

    To add to Che's excellent advice/answer.

    It's because Smartsheet interprets it as text, so you would have to add a so-called helper column for just the number and use that for the sort.

    Make sense?

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    I hope that helps!

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