Asked by: Ibtissam Schoze
asked in category: General Last Updated: 18th May, 2020

How do I freeze a filter in Excel?

To Freeze Panes
  1. Select the column to the right of the columns you want to freeze, or row beneath the rows to freeze.
  2. Click on the Window menu, and then click on the Freeze Panes command.

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Also question is, how do I lock a filter in Excel?

On the worksheet, select just the cells that you want to lock. Bring up the Format Cells popup window again (Ctrl+Shift+F). This time, on the Protection tab, check the Locked box and then click OK. On the Review tab, click Protect Sheet.

Similarly, how do I freeze rows and columns? Freeze columns and rows

  1. Select the cell below the rows and to the right of the columns you want to keep visible when you scroll.
  2. Select View > Freeze Panes > Freeze Panes.

Secondly, why does excel freeze when I filter?

If you're experiencing crashes when using a filter in Excel, it could be that there's a corruption on the file you're working on or on the app itself.

How do I freeze multiple rows and columns in Excel?

To lock multiple rows (starting with row 1), select the row below the last row you want frozen, choose the View tab, and then click Freeze Panes. To lock multiple columns, select the column to the right of the last column you want frozen, choose the View tab, and then click Freeze Panes.

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