Excel IP to Sortable Number function

Excel formula to allow formatting IP’s in such away that will allow you to sort numerically:

 

=((VALUE(LEFT(C2, FIND(“.”, C2)-1)))*256^3)+((VALUE(MID(C2, FIND(“.”, C2)+1, FIND(“.”, C2, FIND(“.”, C2)+1)-FIND(“.”, C2)-1)))*256^2)+((VALUE(MID(C2, FIND(“.”, C2, FIND(“.”, C2)+1)+1, FIND(“.”, C2, FIND(“.”, C2, FIND(“.”, C2)+1)+1)-FIND(“.”, C2, FIND(“.”, C2)+1)-1)))*256)+(VALUE(RIGHT(C2, LEN(C2)-FIND(“.”, C2, FIND(“.”, C2, FIND(“.”, C2)+1)+1))))

 

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