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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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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*)
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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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**1**answer

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How do I copy and paste only the results of a calculation without copying the formula behind it? I'm learning to use Open Office Calc. I remember other spreadsheets that had a values function, or ...

**4**

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**4**answers

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Is it possible to recharge a cell phone's battery even if USB is disabled or blocked on the system?

**4**

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**1**answer

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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.
Can certain cells be made read-only without a ...

**4**

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**1**answer

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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 ...

**4**

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**1**answer

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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 ...

**3**

votes

**1**answer

100 views

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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. ...

**3**

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**2**answers

78 views

### Excel 2010: Find duplicate entries in one cell

I have data imported from a literature database (.txt format) into Excel. Unfortunately, in most cases, the authors are listed double in one cell, e.g.:
"Smith, Miller, Patty, Smith, Patty, Miller"
...

**3**

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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 ...

**2**

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**1**answer

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I have a column of cells, all of which I want to equal the value in another cell. I highlight the cell and type = and then do that again below, and then I highlight the cells and drag down but the ...

**2**

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**3**answers

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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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**2**answers

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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 ...

**2**

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**1**answer

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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) ...

**2**

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**1**answer

33 views

### 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 ...

**1**

vote

**3**answers

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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 ...

**1**

vote

**2**answers

152 views

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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 ...

**1**

vote

**3**answers

790 views

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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 ...

**1**

vote

**1**answer

283 views

### Call on a cell in Excel up to the first semi-colon

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**1**

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721 views

### 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:
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**1**

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**1**answer

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There are two tables, each with 75 entries. Each entry in the 2nd table calls an entry in the first table a parent. One of my 2nd table columns contains the "Parent Price", referencing the Price ...

**1**

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**1**answer

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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 ...

**1**

vote

**1**answer

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I would like to make a gradient background in a Word 2010 table cell. Unfortunately, Word only provides solid color filling and premade patterns. There does not seem to be an easy way of doing this. ...

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**2**answers

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How would I add a drop down list (or combo box) into a cell on Excel 2010?

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**1**answer

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I have several cells with a time value in seconds e.g (23, 102, 543, ...)
I am not very familiar with the formula functions in Open Office. How do I address the same Cell-Box with the value in it? I ...

**1**

vote

**2**answers

742 views

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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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**4**answers

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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:
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**1**

vote

**1**answer

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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.
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**1**

vote

**1**answer

344 views

### 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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**2**answers

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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 ...

**1**

vote

**3**answers

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I'm trying to construct a hyperlink from a URL and a name in different cells.
a1 = http://www.example.com/
b1 = example
c1 = <a href="http://www.example.com/">example</a>
What I want ...

**1**

vote

**1**answer

107 views

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My professor want me to send out an excel sheet which contains grades of all students.
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**1**

vote

**1**answer

29 views

### 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. ...

**1**

vote

**1**answer

189 views

### 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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**5**answers

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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?
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**1**

vote

**1**answer

226 views

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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 ...

**1**

vote

**1**answer

806 views

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**0**

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**3**answers

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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.

**0**

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**3**answers

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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 ...

**0**

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**2**answers

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I have an excel sheet, where in some columns I have cells of the type "integer,integerM" or "integer,integerH", for instance "1,30m" or "5,2H". For all the column I would like to get an expression ...

**0**

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**2**answers

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### VLOOKUP when VLookup Value is a cell populated via another formula

I keep getting a return of NA when trying to accomplish the following:
formula:
=vlookup(left(Q2,3),A2:C20,3,false)
Definitions:
Q2 is a cell that is populated from a formula. Its calculated value ...

**0**

votes

**1**answer

775 views

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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 ...

**0**

votes

**1**answer

212 views

### 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
It works but my Zeroes get lost.
The text in my columns has been formatted in "personal" with zeroes ...

**0**

votes

**1**answer

31 views

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I have a spreadsheet stored on a company sharepoint site. Only one person in my team will use it at any time, when they're finished it saves and is available to another user. Periodically when someone ...

**0**

votes

**1**answer

69 views

### How to have excel paste a value in a specific cell according to another data table

I'm working with excel 2010,
I have an excel sheet with two tables. The primary table contains a calender and each calender day has a specific numeric value in the cell below the date.
The numeric ...

**0**

votes

**1**answer

88 views

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Please could someone help me? I have a spreadsheet full of different vacancies and they go in order of the date advertised but have different departments within that and I need them numbered. I only ...

**0**

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**1**answer

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I have a list of sales reps and the names of the customers they've sold product to, on one sheet. I have tried VLOOKUP, but it will only return one set of text from the cells. I would like to know, ...

**0**

votes

**1**answer

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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
...

**0**

votes

**1**answer

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Is it possible to delete only the lateral edges in a excel matrix?
In the attacched image you can see tha matrix and you can notice that is almost impossible to delete left/right formatted edges ...