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Hi guys, I am using an old version of Excel.au3 which I am not ready to update yet so please help me. The old Excel.au3 does not have any method for SORT. I attempted to create one since i need one but I am getting an error. Here's my sample code:

$oAppl.Activesheet.UsedRange.sort($oAppl.Activesheet.cells(1,5),1,1)

I thought this would work but I get the  

: ==> The requested action with this object has failed.:
$oAppl.Activesheet.UsedRange.sort($oAppl.Activesheet.cells(1,$BidDayColNumber),1,1)
$oAppl.Activesheet.UsedRange.sort($oAppl.Activesheet.cells(1,$BidDayColNumber),1,1)^ ERROR

Any ideas or alternatives on sorting a range without calling from Excel.au3?

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The function that comes with the new Excel UDF lookcs like this. Docu can be found in the online help file.

Func _Excel_RangeSort($oWorkbook, $vWorksheet, $vRange, $vKey1, $iOrder1 = Default, $iSortText = Default, $iHeader = Default, _
        $bMatchcase = Default, $iOrientation = Default, $vKey2 = Default, $iOrder2 = Default, $vKey3 = Default, $iOrder3 = Default)
    If Not IsObj($oWorkbook) Or ObjName($oWorkbook, 1) <> "_Workbook" Then Return SetError(1, 0, 0)
    If Not IsObj($vWorksheet) Then
        If $vWorksheet = Default Then
            $vWorksheet = $oWorkbook.ActiveSheet
        Else
            $vWorksheet = $oWorkbook.WorkSheets.Item($vWorksheet)
        EndIf
        If @error Or Not IsObj($vWorksheet) Then Return SetError(2, @error, 0)
    ElseIf ObjName($vWorksheet, 1) <> "_Worksheet" Then
        Return SetError(2, @error, 0)
    EndIf
    If $vRange = Default Then
        $vRange = $vWorksheet.Usedrange
    ElseIf Not IsObj($vRange) Then
        $vRange = $vWorksheet.Range($vRange)
        If @error Or Not IsObj($vRange) Then Return SetError(3, @error, 0)
    EndIf
    $vKey1 = $vWorksheet.Range($vKey1)
    If @error Or Not IsObj($vKey1) Then Return SetError(4, @error, 0)
    If $vKey2 <> Default Then
        $vKey2 = $vWorksheet.Range($vKey2)
        If @error Or Not IsObj($vKey2) Then Return SetError(5, @error, 0)
    EndIf
    If $vKey3 <> Default Then
        $vKey3 = $vWorksheet.Range($vKey3)
        If @error Or Not IsObj($vKey3) Then Return SetError(6, @error, 0)
    EndIf
    If $iHeader = Default Then $iHeader = $xlNo
    If $bMatchcase = Default Then $bMatchcase = False
    If $iOrientation = Default Then $iOrientation = $xlSortColumns
    If $iOrder1 = Default Then $iOrder1 = $xlAscending
    If $iSortText = Default Then $iSortText = $xlSortNormal
    If $iOrder2 = Default Then $iOrder2 = $xlAscending
    If $iOrder3 = Default Then $iOrder3 = $xlAscending
    If Int($oWorkbook.Parent.Version) < 112 Then ; Use Sort method for Excel 2003 and older
        $vRange.Sort($vKey1, $iOrder1, $vKey2, Default, $iOrder2, $vKey3, $iOrder3, $iHeader, Default, $bMatchcase, $iOrientation, Default, $iSortText, $iSortText, $iSortText)
    Else
        ; http://www.autoitscript.com/forum/topic/136672-excel-multiple-column-sort/?hl=%2Bexcel+%2Bsort+%2Bcolumns#entry956163
        ; http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff839572(v=office.14).aspx
        $vWorksheet.Sort.SortFields.Clear
        $vWorksheet.Sort.SortFields.Add($vKey1, $xlSortOnValues, $iOrder1)
        If $vKey2 <> Default Then $vWorksheet.Sort.SortFields.Add($vKey2, $xlSortOnValues, $iOrder2)
        If $vKey3 <> Default Then $vWorksheet.Sort.SortFields.Add($vKey3, $xlSortOnValues, $iOrder3)
        $vWorksheet.Sort.SetRange($vRange)
        $vWorksheet.Sort.Header = $iHeader
        $vWorksheet.Sort.MatchCase = $bMatchcase
        $vWorksheet.Sort.Orientation = $iOrientation
        $vWorksheet.Sort.Apply
    EndIf
    If @error Then Return SetError(7, @error, 0)
    Return $vRange
EndFunc   ;==>_Excel_RangeSort

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