I'm making a table for wedding invites, columns are "name", "email", and "address".
In the Address column are addresses, blanks, "Not Required" (they're not invited), and "Mum Knows".
I want to filter so I only have the people I need to contact: anyone with addresses (to have them check them), blanks, but NOT "Not Required" or "Mum Knows".
This isn't possible because "Blanks" isn't a clickable field, it's assumed one either wants only blanks or no blanks, which is incorrect.
Please could "Blanks" be added as a list item, as it is in Excel? Don't get me wrong, I like that it's a clickable button also, but this means you lose functionality if that's all you have.
Do not use the AutoFilter but a "Standard Filter". It allows to combine criteria. <>"Not Required" AND <>"Mum Knows" should work for you.
(In reply to Regina Henschel from comment #1)
Yes the standard filter can do everthing we want, but the bug reporter intends to include the "empty" results together with other "non-empty" values, through "auto-filter".
This is a feature request, and there is already a bug report: Bug 65505 - FILTER: Auto filter checkbox missing for "empty" cells
Please note that MS Excel has this important feature.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 65505 ***