In this how to video, you will learn how to sort columns in Excel with the Excel Experts. This is great if you want to learn the basics of sorting in the program. First, you must have Excel installed and running. Open up a spreadsheet that needs columns to be sorted. Select the column. Go to data and sort. Click options and select left to right. Choose the row you want to use and select the order. To undo this, go to sort and change the sort order. This video offers straight forward advice for using Excel to sort columns in a spreadsheet.