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### Excel 2013 Fuzzy Lookup to find near-duplicate text

I have a list of captions with a large number of near-duplicates. For example:
Birthday for Her
For Her Birthday
Birthday - For Her
For Her / Birthday
I was looking into Fuzzy Lookup as a way ...

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### in ms excel, is there a way to look up an array and edit data on the looked up row?

Just for a quick example, I have this table:
A B
1 student grade
2 john 90
3 paul 93
4 peter 87
5 bill 84
6
7
Range or array is A2:B5.
I ...

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### Excel multi table lookup, can you find a more elegant solution?

This is partly for fun, and I hope it doesn't get closed on subjectivity grounds because although "which solution is the most elegant" is subjective, "the current solution is convoluted and ugly" is ...

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### Windows 7 lookups on first host file entry

Today my ISP blocked my internet due to suspicious activity - outgoing requests to malicious websites. Numerous scans of my machine couldn't reveal the culprit.
However, after doing a quick netstat /f ...

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### Getting last cell in row with data and corresponding data in column A in Excel

I have a spreadsheet that in column A lists dates. Column B may or may not have data in each cell.
The question I have is when I grab the last cell with data in column B, how can I also grab the ...

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### How to find a specific row in Excell

I am looking for some formula in Excel like
give me the number of the row which its first column is 5 and its second is 3
I have searched the web but I have found lookup, search, find and ... which ...

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### Combining address function and cell function in Excel

In MS Excel 2013, when I write
=CELL("contents",$B$1)
It is okay, but when I write
=CELL("contents",ADDRESS(1,2))
It results in error. I would like to access the contents of an address. I have ...

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### Looking up the row number of a shared identifier in Excel, and counting the number of cells in that row that meet specific criteria?

I have a sheet that contains a lookup value in columns. I want Excel to look for each value in another sheet, and count the number of instances of a certain word in the row in which it found that ...

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### How can I get information from one cell in a row, based on the clue of 2 other cells in the same row?

I'm trying to get Excel to give me information in Column C based on the values in Columns A and B.
Cell A and Cell B will contain duplicates, and what I'm trying to do is build a formula which finds ...

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### Excel lookup() always returns last value

I am using Excel on a larger table (3148 col) and I am doing a lookup.
I've tried it with just 10 columns and it worked as expected but when I do my lookup with all the entries it just fails by ...

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### Finding the largest value in a 2-dimensional range and returning the column header

I've been struggling to find a solution to locating the maximal number within a 2-dimensional range and then looking up the column header that the maximal number falls into.
For example:
I'm ...

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### Domain name lookup as another domain name

In Windows (8.1) hosts file contains mappings of IP addresses to host names.
For example:
127.0.0.1 example.domain.net
What I want to achieve is to map a domain name to another domain ...

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### How to get VLOOKUP to return the *last* match?

I'm used to working with VLOOKUP but this time I have a challenge. I don't want the first matching value, but the last. How? (I'm working with LibreOffice Calc but an MS Excel solution ought to be ...

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### Trouble adding values from different ranges in excel

I have a fairly unique problem I am having trouble with.
Essentially, I need to fix column U on Sheet 1. Ignore stuff out of the tables, as most of that is stuff I either will hide but reference, or ...

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### MS Excel using multidimensional lookup

Hi am trying to assign a value given that if I have a some value that matches column 1, it will search try to check if for that specific row my my product variable is lesser than specified.
So let's ...

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### Excel - Lookup to match varying criteria

I have a list of poles, some with more than one test result. I want to find the latest test result for each pole and then return the result. As we know, VLOOKUP only finds the first. I don't want ...

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### Excel: What formula to use to return the minimum or maximum of a set of lookup values? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a way to calculate the values shown in cols D & E in the below screengrab. Column D contains the earliest date from column B where the name in column A matches. Similarly, column ...

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### How to automatically populate a lookup column in Sharepoint 2013

I have 2 Sharepoint lists in SP2013: Errors and Locations. The errors list has a lookup column to the locations list. I need the location information (phone, address, etc) to populate automatically ...

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### Formula to search highest value related to a near match reference

I have a list of neutral references which change as per the date so
What I am looking for is a formula that will search Product and return the latest date.
e.g.,
A B
...

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### Lookup range of words in range of sentences

Based on the following example:
I want to look up for words from the $D$2:$D$6 range in sentences from the $A$2:$A$8 range and use the value from the side column (here Tag). So far I'm doing this:
...

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### Find and return sheet name

I am looking for help in finding a string within a workbook and returning the sheet name (Address) or where the same can be found, e.g. Let's look for Lisbon which is located in sheet Portugal (sheet ...

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### Excel Lookup Not returning Proper Result

I have a simple lookup function, which I am using in place of a Switch Case statement.
Following is what I am trying to accomplish:
switch(F5){
case "apple":
return "1";
break;
...

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### Excel Lookup/Match exact match only

I am a bit confused with lookup/match and the lookup wizard in excel 07 does not seem to allow multiple sheets properly.
What I need is for cell B2:BXXXX on Sheet 2 to run the following and display ...

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### excel performance: Lookup Vs Getpivotdata

I build an Excel 2007 spreadsheet which contains a larger table with source data (about 500,000 rows and 10 columns). I need to extract data from this large table for my analysis. To extract and ...

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### How do I use Expression Builder in Access to create a LOOKUP function?

I recently moved from Excel 2007 to Access 2007 to manage what never should have been spreadsheets. Unfortunately, from what I can tell, the LOOKUP function in Excel does not exactly work the same as ...

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### Excel look-up column data

I have two data tabs for survey responses - the first shows the full set of exepcted responses an which office they are from
HMIP LDU
1 Leeds
2 Leeds
3 Leeds
4 Leeds
5 Wakefield
...

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### Retrieve content of different cells based on input

I have a cell X where the user can enter a number. I then need to take that number N and get the value of another cell Y based on that.
The scenario is this:
The user can enter a product number and ...

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### Excel lookup data from google docs spread sheet

Can excel lookup values from a spreadsheet in google docs? I would like my current excel forms to be able to lookup data from a spread sheet that used to be held on our server but now is a google ...

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### Lookup is failing to accurately use the lookup value

I am using two Excel workbooks; one is the backend for the other. In Book 1, there are sheets sheets with a $Timeline, $ClientInfo, and $VendorInfo. Book 2 is meant to be a summary record of different ...

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### Camera control box plugged into the router, any idea how I can find its IP?

In the past I've used it but recently I got a new router. I plugged the camera control box in, and it has an internal webserver to configure it. However I just have no idea what its IP address is. I ...

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### Checking if any cell in a column of strings on one worksheet is contained in a column of strings in another worksheet

I have a column of strings in an Excel worksheet. I'm looking for a way to write a worksheet function (not VBA) that will allow me to tell, for each cell, if the value of the cell is contained in a ...

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### Problem with network shares

I have a laptop installed with Windows 7 that has problems in accessing network shares. Even if I am able to ping the computers containing the share then I get the infamous "Windows cannot access the ...

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### MS Excel 2010: VLOOKUP not working right?

Here's the data that I have on the "Components" sheet (B4:E13):
Component 1 a Form Low
Component 2 a Form Low
Component 3 a Form Medium
Component 4 a ...

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### Excel lookup based on times

I have a table of data
number LowTime HighTime
2 0:10:10 0:11:23
4 0:11:24 0:12:55
I want to find in this table the number value for a given time
if I have in my cell 11:25 ...

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### DNS Lookup over SSH Tunnel

On Linux or Mac OS X how can I perform DNS lookups over an established SSH Tunnel?
How can I restrict DNS lookups of the form *.mydomain.com
Can I redirect all attempts to access domains of the ...

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### Excel Table lookup with indexes in multiple columns

I have a Table in Excel the looks about like this:
Test1 100 test2 200
Test3 110 test4 210
Test5 120 test6 220
I want a function that, given test 1 as input, will return 100 AND given ...

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### Is there any free reverse DNS lookup service (DNS replication)? [closed]

I want to find all domain names that were resolved for a specific IP.
How to do such a search? There is any free service/tool for that?

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### Dos executable lookup except PATH

I have a cmd open (Windows 7), and I type "java.exe", and the system finds the executable at c:\program files\java\jre6\bin.
However, this folder is not in the path. What other mechanism affect the ...

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### Inverse ARP lookup

How can I do an inverse ARP lookup in Windows and/or Linux? Say that I have the MAC address of wireless access point which is up and running in the network, but I forgot it's IP address?

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### Excel: Finding a value in a range of values

In my Excel document, I have one sheet containing a column of important dates. In another sheet I have a list of all dates. I want to conditionally format that list such that if the date is present in ...

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### Where can I obtain the full DNS zone files for all TLDs?

Is there a way to get full zone files for all TLDs? I have managed to get my hands on a few (.com, .net, .org), but I'd really like to get some of the country-specific ones for having a play around ...