A cell is generally a reference to one point of data in a spreadsheet program. Every data point is within a cell and cells are then grouped into rows, columns or even ranges.

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How to remove a plain text protecting single quote from all the selected cells in LibreOffice Calc?

I've imported a CSV file having the first column to be date-time values in ISO 8601 format like 2012-01-01T00:00:00.000Z for the first moment of the year 2012. Then, willing to make ...
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Excel: How do I reference an entire row except for a couple of cells?

I want to be able to sum together the values of an entire row except for the first 2 cells. So something like this: =sum(A3:A*infinity*) How do I do this?
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Make some cells in an Excel sheet password protected?

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. Can certain cells be made read-only without a ...
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Excel: Custom number formatting

I don't know much about the rules on custom number formatting in Excel, and I need to learn more. When I open the related window (Format Cells > Numbers > Custom), there are some predefined ...
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Why do cell phones disturb my speaker?

Sometimes when I receive a incoming call on my cell-phone which is kept very near to my speakers , it disturbs the speaker sound . why does this happen , isn't it safe to keep mobiles near my speakers ...
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Can I recharge a cell phone battery using USB?

Is it possible to recharge a cell phone's battery even if USB is disabled or blocked on the system?
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OpenOfficeOrg Calc: enter data into all selected cells?

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 - Lock cells based on color?

I have this excel sheet where i want to protect some cells from formating and editing. All these cells are colored with a specific color. The sheet is very big and therefor i am looking for a way to ...
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Make Excel cell save formula results and not the actual formula?

I have C1 that needs to combine C2 and C3. The problem with this is that is that if I'm importing with SQL it doesn't combine C2 and C3, but instead imports nothing or the actual formula. Is there a ...
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Excel find cells by formatting?

The countif function has a criteria argument – how do I specify a criteria based on the formatting of cells? I have a list of math homework questions containing per-page the questions numbers (e.g. ...
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Can I insert rows next to a locked column in Excel?

If I lock cells A1:A3000, is there a way to insert rows in columns B-Z? I highlight them and I don't get the option to insert even though it is selected in the lock options. (Bottom line is that I ...
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Add drop down list / combo box into excel cell

How would I add a drop down list (or combo box) into a cell on Excel 2010?
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Adjacent cells replicate format of previous cell

I have a basic spreadsheet set up to monitor my outgoings. When something clears my account I color the relevant cell in so I know its accounted for. However since I upgraded my Office, whenever I ...
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How to check if cell contains a value of another cell

Here is the scenario: On column A each cell has random text within it (names, address, account numbers, etc). Column A extends down to over 40 thousand rows. On column B I have a list of (account) ...
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Excel - Exclude Cells from Computation

Say I have 5 columns of data with 100 rows (so from A1 to E100). For each row I want to compute the averages of the 5 entries while I always exlude one of the entries. E.g. for the first row I would ...
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Excel: extracting a number from mixed content cell [duplicate]

How would one extract a number starting with a "£" sign from a cell containing alphanumeric characters? Example: extracting £450,000 from A1 and placing in B1. See image for example text http://i....
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Shortcut to move to next new content (Excel)

I'd like to know if there is a shortcut to move to and select the last cell in a row or coumn with the same content as the current cell. I.e. ctrl + arrow moves to the edge of the data array, but I'd ...
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Remove data from a cell in Excel

I want to remove data from multiple cells in a spreadsheet using Excel 2010, so I only have the email address left. They are in the current format: M: 04545 545 545 e: test@email.com h: 01187 475 ...
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How to keep Excel from using absolute addresses when clicking a cell while in a “range selection” window?

In any version of Excel (since 2000, at least), you can enter = into a cell to indicate that a formula is about to be entered and then click cell A1 so that the formula says =A1. This is a relative ...
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How can I detect if a range of cells contains only identical values or not in Excel?

I have a range of cells and I want a formula that says if all these contains the same values or not. Usually for two cells I would use if but I want a solution that would work for ranges. I don't ...
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Call on a cell in Excel up to the first semi-colon

I am using the =CONCATENATE function, and one of the cells I'm calling on I only want to take the value in the cell up to the first semi-colon. Is this possible, and if so how?
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Methods to clear a cell in Excel 2010

I'm taking a certification course for Microsoft Excel 2010. I'm taking a class that goes over it and we all just got hit with this question: 61. In Excel 2010, which of the following can you use ...
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Formatting date from decimal in Excel [closed]

How do I format a decimal value like 1.30 as "1 year & 3 months" in Excel? The value needs to remain the same but just needs to be displayed as 1 year & 3 months. I need to do this just ...
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How to delete MS Word table cell contents but not cells

I am running MS Word 2007. Is it possible to delete the contents of a table without deleting the actual cells? I've tried highlighting a bunch of cells and hitting the Backspace button but with this ...
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Dragging a cell reference in intervals

I have data as follows (simplified) in two worksheets on a document: Sheet 1 data: A1=1 -- B1=(Blank) -- C1=(Blank) -- D1=2 -- E1=(Blank) -- F1=(Blank) -- G1=3 ... Sheet 2 data: A1='Stage Plan'!...
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VBA code to hide or unhide rows based on a cell value

Heres my code, but its not really doing anything, I dont see anything wrong with it: Private Sub PG1(ByVal Target As Range) If .Range("E50").Value = "Passed" Then Rows("51").EntireRow....
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How to bulk replace links that are embed to words in Excel cells

I have a huge list of words that have links. All the URLs have text that repeats. I want to mass replace this text with another. Right now, "Replace all" only searches between words, not through the ...
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A way to call someone from PC via a cellphone

Is there a way to use a cell phone as a modem and then use a phone software like Classic PhoneTools to call another (cell) phone?
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Comma separated values (literally, not csv) in the same cell in excel, put in individual cells

I have a column of cells in excel which contain mails, some only contain one mail as they should but others, have more than one email per cell in this format: one@example.com, two@example.com, three@...
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Excel 2010 Array Formula (CSE) Dynamic cell range/reference; index? offset?

This might be an easy question to some but I am completely lost so I would really appreciate any help out there! A 1 10 2 20 3 30 4 40 5 50 6 60 7 70 ...
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How to copy and paste a cell in a table in Word without losing the formatting?

I have a table in a document, in Word 2010. How can I copy and paste a cell? The whole cell, not its content. I copy a cell, it has a grey background with hatching ("shading"). Then I paste it over ...
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How can retrieve cell address that match criteria?

In column A are various products (A2:A100), in column B are different numbers (B2:B100). In cell G2 is criteria from column A. With the formula {=MAX(IF($A$2:$A$100=G2;$B$2:$B$100))}, I can find ...
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Excel 2010 VBA only affecting last row in range

I have some VBA code written in Excel 2010 to force padding around the rows in a table, but part of the code only affects the last row in the range. Here's the full code: Private Sub ...
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Excel: if duplicate cell value found in another column then highlight green

Can someone help me, I'm not sure what formula to use. 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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cell array of strings to matlab structure

I need to create a matlab structure as such ds=struct('name',{{'my_name_is'},{'matlab_thining_hair'}}) which stores as a 1x2 structure array with a field name. A call to ds.name generates the output: ...
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Microsoft Excel 2007 - Cannot Fit All Text Into Cell

Is it possible to fit a large amount of text within a cell in Excel 2007? I have 1,890 words - consisting of 10,110 characters (without spaces) - that I need to put into a single cell in Excel. I ...
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Word: Make cells independent

I'm trying to make those cells (Title5 & Title6) separate from each other so I can resize one of them without moving second one, but I fail, whatever I do and apply to those cells. This is what ...
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Cell with 2 options and I want to add a third

So I have this excel file where when I select a particular cell a little box with an upside down triangle appears to the right of the cell. When I click on this there is a small list of options to ...
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If Data Allready Exists In A Cell Overwrite It With New Data

I have an excel sheet with IDs beside cases. When I work the case and get a reply I want the excel spreadsheet to work out its the same case and update the original without adding a new case onto the ...
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Trying to combine 3 of 4 cells in a square in a table in word

I am trying to merge specific cells in a table. The table is setup like this: 1 2 3 4 I am trying to merge cells 3, 4, and 2. However, it will not allow me to do that. If I wanted to combine ...
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How do I create a summary of the same few cells on many different sheets in Excel 2013?

I have an Excel workbook with 140 sheets. I'm trying to summarize the same 3 cells in each sheet on a summary sheet. How do I grab the value of the respective cells on each sheet without manually ...
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How to copy and paste between cells without overwriting what would be in between in excel?

The wording is a bit complicated, but essentially the problem I am having is I have something like: A| blank cell |C B| blank cell |D and I want it to be A|B|C|D all in one row. Doing it manually ...
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Align header with cells whose text is oriented at an angle

Is there a smart way to align horizontal-text "header" cells with other cells below whose text is oriented at an angle? This is what I tried. Obviously this looks awful. The "Benefits" and "Caution" ...
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Use space bar to input a value in an excel cell

Could someone help me with a macro code/formula to enable space bar to input a value in a cell? For e.g., if I hit space bar when I am on a cell, I would like to print "x" in it. Is it possible?
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How can I protect and hide the data in a single excel cell using password?

My professor want me to send out an excel sheet which contains grades of all students. And of course every student can only see his own grade. So he want me to set passwords for the grade cells. Each ...
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MS Excel: custom money format

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: 1.2 => 1, hrn. ...
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Make Excel Row Height Stay when Sorted

I have an Excel 2007 spreadsheet and need to make some rows bigger than others so there is vertical space for a signature. These cells are colored differently, but the height doesn't stick with the ...
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Delete cell content in Libre (Open) Office based on the cell value

I have a huge csv file (tens of thousands of rows) that I need to filter based on different criteria. After trying to find a proper CSV editor, I decided to use LibreOffice Calc. CSVed is great, but ...
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Sum only if any one of six cells have a value

I would like a cell (total) to sum 6 other cells only if one of those 6 cells have a value. If none of the six have a value i do not want anything to appear.
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How do you add extra value to a cell that already has an existing number in it

I find this hard to explain, but I'm stocktaking beers, spirits, and liqueurs and I want to keep one column for my ullage count for each product. However, as I go through the days, I often come across ...