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Move every 7 columns into new row in Excel [duplicate]

I have a very large data set in Excel; all of the outcome scores are in a single column. I need these scores to be separated into rows so that every set of 7 scores (i.e., scores 2-8, 9-16, etc) are ...
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How to get new data to automatically slot into correct column in Excel?

I am trying to move new data into an existing database with set columns. The existing database has a column for every possible type of data, but not all new entries contain all columns. So I can't ...
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Column width option not available in specific worksheets in excel

Hallo dear Superuser members, I have the following problem. I have a excel document with several worksheets. In the february worksheet I can adjust the column width option. I get the double sided ...
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tmux - how-to enable automatic switching from 80 to 132 columns and back

Currently in our terminal based accounting system, clients mostly use putty (0.61) and when a report is viewed in the terminal, an escape code is issued that kicks the screen from 80 to 132 columns if ...
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Removing “snap to column” in Excel 2007

I have a column in Excel 2007 whose width is set to 200. This means that it is longer than the width of my screen. If I scroll the worksheet from left to right, it will move column by column, which ...
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Calculating a sum on an integer column when another column includes the year criteria for the calculation

I have a spreadsheet where the columns contain values as follows: Column(A) B C D E NameA 01/02/2010 5 4 5 NameB 05/06/2011 4 3 ...
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Sort columns next to last column in Linux

I have multiple files: File 1 a 1 2 b 3 2 File 2 a 2 2 3 b 4 3 3 File 3 d 3 1 2 4 e 4 1 1 2 I'd like to sort the files according to the column next to the last column, after sort: File 1 ...
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Terminal pager: How to display a list in columns?

I'm sure it's very simple, but I can't remember how to tell a terminal pager (more/less/pg/most) to display a long list in columns. Since my input is just a list of short elements, displaying it the ...
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MS Excel: How to work with a column chosen by value in header (row1)

I am importing a large dataset from a website and I want to build some summary stats on a new sheet. The column order is not fixed, so I want to be able to (for example) count all the cells with the ...
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Mac Excel 2011: find Items in one column that are not in another column

Hi this is a repeat of the question: Excel: Find Items in one column that are not in another column I have two columns in excel, and I want to find (preferably highlight) the items that are in ...
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Automatically go to next row when certain number of characters is entered

I am creating an Excel sheet where there is a comments section where the column width is 58 characters. Is it possible for someone putting in comments to have it automatically go to the next row ...
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Sorting two non-adjacent columns without affecting any other column

I have two different columns on Excel. I want to create a script that will sort Column F, (Have a header) and will sort Column B based on where Column F's sort worked out. (Without affecting any ...
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How to create a text file from column and FTP that text file to server

I don't know much about VB and need to do the following tasks. My question in short is "How to create a text file from a excel sheet column and FTP that text file to a server?" Situation: I have ...
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How do I make Visio header rows behave like Excel header rows?

A few times when I was working in Excel with documents that had large amounts of data, as you scroll down, the header (first cell in the column) stayed visible. I don't remember telling it to do this, ...
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Registry (possibly) error in Windows 7 : I can not resize columns in any program except explorer

I experimented with Winbuilder and after some time I noticed that I cannot resize columns in uTorrent, move bookmarks and bookmark folders in Chrome, then cannot resize columns in Comodo Programs ...
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format stdout as multicolumn text

I'm trying to take some single column data and display it in a tty as columns, much like ls does. Basically, you can think of this as trying to take the output from ls -1 and make it look like the ...
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Can I add a “tag” column to music files and “fill down” to enter the info for it

I want to add a column to Windows Explorer (in Windows 7) such as "Tag" and then fill in the data for that column by some sort of fill down technique (as in Excel) instead of adding info one file at a ...
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How do I separate a comma-separated list into two columns in excel?

I have a long, comma-separated list which looks like this in excel: 401.50,0.027 402.00,0.028 402.50,0.029 403.00,0.031 403.50,0.032 404.00,0.034 404.50,0.037 Is there a simple way to ...
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Efficiently stripe incoming one-word lines onto columns?

Consider a stream of one-word lines such as the stdout of $ echo foo bar baz quux xyxxy thud | tr ' ' '\n' foo bar baz quux xyxxy thud I say "one-word" to indicate there is no whitespace other than ...
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How can I automatically adjust the Gvim/MacVim window to the width of my vertical splits?

My overall goal here is simple, but the specifics are complex: I want to maintain each vertical split in my MacVim window at exactly 115 columns, regardless of how many splits I add. The story: I’m ...
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How can I compare columns in Excel?

If I have two columns of data with 10000 cells in each, and only three of the rows are not identical in both columns, how can I locate the different ones (without comparing each pair of cells)?
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Filter/grep some output only by certain column?

How can I filter some output only by certain column? I need something like this: tail -f logs/access_log | grep -v "200" --only-in-column=1 So I want to see only lines that don't have string '200' ...
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Summing a column in the same column without a circular reference

In Excel you can sum a whole column with =SUM(B:B). But of course you can't use that formula in the column you want to sum, because you'll get a circular reference. Is there an easy way of summing ...
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MS Excel 2007 ref

How to transfer data Row to Columns?
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Excel row-wise multiplication

I would like to multiply, row-by-row, two columns in an Excel sheet (in order to take the median of the resulting column). 1 3 2 5 4 2 Should become 3 10 8 How can I do that in a formula ...
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Change the format of the date column in Thunderbird

I want to change the format of the "Date"-column in the messagelist in Thunderbird. For mails from today, I want to display only the time, not the date. For mails from before today, I want to ...
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Using Excel, How do I Make a Column of Cells Equal One Other Cell?

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 ...
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How to display Windows Explorer Column Headers in “List” mode?

Windows Vista File Explorer used to display column headers regardless of whether it was in the Details or List view. However Windows 7 displays column headers only in the Details view. Details View ...
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How to change the column count in “Pages in category x” in MediaWiki? [closed]

I have a MediaWiki installation and pages listed on a category, and when I access the category it displays "Pages in category x" and then a 3-column list of pages. What I want is to change the column ...