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...

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Result Match
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I have a table of times and a formula that works out the difference between the times but having some difficulties formatting the output.
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# Time Gap
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formula:
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Definitions:
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I have highlighted the cell in the picture to show an example of what I mean.
What I want to do is highlight the cell in column A where the ...

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Need to represent decimal number as "## hrn. ## kop.".
Example:
1.2 => 1 hrn. 20 kop.
3 => 3 hrn. 00 kop.
I've created custom cell format:
0," hrn. "#0" kop."
Result is:
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I have a list of zip codes, but only a handful of them are needed.
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I ...

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I want to count the yellow, red and white (no color) cells in a column (range) within a Microsoft Excell sheet.
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...

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
(this is my initial data)
my output
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6 7 8 9 10
is there anyway i can do this? i have around 400 rows of similar data
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I have an Excel 2010 file that I do not want to have a password for, but I do want to lock certain cells so that I do not accidentally edit them.
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----------------------------------------------
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...

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I want to remove data from multiple cells in a spreadsheet using Excel 2010, so I only have the email address left.
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I just can't solve this!
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I want to be able to sum together the values of an entire row except for the first 2 cells. So something like this:
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data1
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I want to enter the same data (e.g. "superuser") into multiple cells in OpenOffice.Org Calc (version 3.3.0). In order to do so, I select all the cells I want the data to be entered in. However, only ...

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### Excel: while merging column contents using ampersand I “lose” zeros

I need to merge different columns like:
AB 0054 00000137
I do it this way
=A1&B1&C1
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