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Unlock Excel VBA “Find” window location

When editing VBA code the FIND window (Ctrl F) appears at the bottom of the screen. It can be manually re-positioned but upon re-opening it appears at the bottom again. It used to open in the last ...
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Match each row against all other rows

I have 53 rows with 25 columns nand it's all txt values. Is there a formula that will match each row against all other rows? I basicaly need a similarity matrix and am wondering if there is a shorter ...
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Excel chart: Poor plot of a straight horizontal line, due to settings that use “Major Unit: Fixed” for the vertical axis

I have a table of data that is the source for a chart. I import different data into the table often to plot it in the chart. In the settings for vertical axis, I selected "Major Unit: Fixed (at 1.0)", ...
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I want to develop the splitting one row into multiple rows in Excel

You provided an excellent answer on how to convert Excel data in rows into a vertical column or series of columns. The page is: How do I split one row into multiple rows with Excel? In that ...
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Sum if function - data missed

I'm calculating a value based on 3 criteria. One of the values being calculated is incorrect as one of the criteria is not being picked up for one of the lines. E.g I'm counting hours based on ...
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Dynamic text in Word based on Excel output

I am trying to print a brochure for clients. The client selects the options from an excel sheet. Based on the selections, i prepare a word output, which has some standard terms and conditions and some ...
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Fetch Google Sheets data with Excel Power Query

I am using Excel 2103 and Excel power query. The fetch data from web works fantastically on most websites, however I cannot get it to work on Google Sheets I have tried using the share URL as well ...
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How to tell Excel that “Years” are “Years”, not data

I have googled everywhere about this but no solution found. I have three columns in Excel: A: Years, from 1960 to 2013 B: Maize production (in tonnes) C. Wheat production (in tonnes) If I make a ...
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Restricting a cell value in Excel

I need to restrict a cell with following two conditions: text value which equals to APPLIED FOR (11 characters) alphanumeric value with minimum & maximum of 11 characters Kindly help.
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Excel date month issue

I am working on projects that come in every 4 and a half month. I want to make a calender so I can see when the deadline is for each project. I have a formula that adds up 4 months and 14 days. (4,5 ...
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Excel array formula and structured table date header works with double digits and fails with single digit dates

I have a formula that matches the date with a structured table header row. I have extensive code that deals with the text string nature of this row successfully. However, when trying to check visible ...
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Copy an excel file with Macros and New Tabs in the ribbon to another computer

I'm working with Microsoft Excel 2013. I'm using couple of macros I did and I made a new tab in the ribbon menu which shows the macros I did so that I can click on the this created tab then click on ...
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Excel Formula to show number of months to break even for ROI

Trying to create a formula to determine length of time (in months) to reach ROI. Column A - Start Date Column B - Remaining balance until ROI (Investment less current profits) reflects a (negative) ...
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Automated Goal Seek - Excel

I have been using goal seek successfully to back into a known number. This works great with a handful of lines - now I need it for 100s (probably 1000s) of lines. Any help would be greatly ...
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Put a new string of characters on a new line after each line break after every new string in a text file

I need to put a new string of characters on a new line after each line break after every new string in a text file. It is a large list of website addresses that are only seperated by one space on one ...
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All Public Variables in VBA Macros in my office stopped working this morning

It turns out, I'm an idiot (or, at least, hopelessly inexperienced with this whole software development thing). The below is what I spent my whole day panicking about. I'll write an answer detailing ...
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How to merge/teleport a column

I'm working on an inventory sheet. As I sale items or buy items, I'd like to have one enter point ( or two if needed) to key them in. So if (G5 = sold) then the number enter would "move" to F5(total) ...
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How to to divide column containing formulas and hard-coded strings into two separate columns?

I have a column that consists of hard-coded cells as well as formulas. Based on whether a specific cell is either hard-coded or contains a formula, I want to display it in two separate new columns. ...
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How can I select two data points on line graph and return its corresponding values?

I have a simple line chart and I want to select any two data points of line and wants in return its corresponding value. For example, my 11 different points are below. Simple line graph can be drawn ...
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Returning a blank cell in MS Excel formula if 2 source cells are blank

My formula in B3 is =A3+B2-B1. I want B3 to be blank if both B2 and B1 are blank also. Could anyone help me with this please?
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Turn off automatic display of properties

In my workplace, any time I open an Excel sheet (Office Professional Plus 2010) the "Document Properties" or "Other Properties - Server" docked dialog appears at the top of the document, dominating a ...
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Merging five colums but do not merge if row contains two values

I have 5 columns all with numeric data in. R S T U V The first three columns can be seen here so you get the idea. I want to merge them all into the first column "R" - in the vast majority of ...
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How to lookup a value and return multiple unique values to a single cell - comma separated

I am attempting to lookup a unique identifier (Product Number) which is held in several different stock locations. For example: __A__ __B__ __C__ 1 Item # Warehouse ...
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Concatenate a range with a conditional seperator

I'm looking for something similar to this trick for concatenating a range with a seperator, but I want the output to include a special character on the item on the range that is for this row. For ...
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Date values displayed as numbers instead of dates

Whenever I type a date into one of my worksheets the cell displays the value as a number not a date. The cell's value is a date and the format is date but the text displayed is a number. ? ...
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Multiple selection and graph export in Excel Online

I'm exploring Microsoft's online Office Suite and I have some questions about Excel Online. 1) Is it possible to multi-select multiple cells? I'm referring to the action in the "classic" version ...
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Show decimal places if not a complete whole number

I have numbers in cells in Excel. I want the numbers formatted so that if they have decimal places they show to a maximum of two, and if they have no decimal places it doesn't show any. For example: ...
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If(ISERROR(INDEX combination produces “You've entered too many arguments for this function” error

I have two working formulas and I want to combine them both: This identifies a unique item number in a list =IFERROR(INDEX($B$3:$B$16, MATCH(0,COUNTIF($E2:E$2, $B$3:$B$16), 0)),"") This ...
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Excel 2013 External data import and copy

I have a workbook into which I import external web data. This is linked to another worksheet so that for instance when I refresh data into cell A1 that is automatically copied into A1 in another ...
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Sum of Excel Range Between Dates

So I've struggled with this problem several times and usually just end up giving up on it, but this time I want to solve the problem once and for all. I have a straightforward table as follows: Date ...
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Merge tables with each table a column in the new table, merging rows

I've looked at the question How do I merge two tables in Excel that have identical columns? (and the unanswered followup Merging tables in Excel). I have a case that is somewhat similar, but with ...
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Fill one cell depending on value of another

I'm trying to create a Risk Assessment sheet in Excel. I have one drop-down with days at the moment and I want another cell to be populated depending on what day is selected. I have managed to get ...
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Excel formula related to conditional formatting

Column A has 10 numbers expressed as percentages and is conditionally formatted to highlight the top 40%. I want column B to show a "1" next to the corresponding highlighted top 40% of numbers in ...
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Getting “Application Defined or Object Defined” error '1004"

So I was trying to copy data from different sheet and paste on current and I am getting this error: "Application Defined or Object Defined" error '1004" Can someone help me with this ? Option ...
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Find out the number of months between two dates [duplicate]

I need to calculate accumulating leave for personnel. It grows by 1.25 days per month. What formula should I use to add 1.25 per month starting from the date of employment?
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Excel 2007 Conditional Formatting On Formula Not Updating When Cell Updates

I have set the following conditional formatting rules: =$B97=1 Set Format (Custom) ">" @ On cell =$D97 =$B97=2 Set Format (Custom) "> >" @ On cell =$D97 =$B97=3 ...
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Creating a table similar to pivot table

I'm not sure how to explain it, but I hope this example makes it clear. Data: Yes/No | Place1 | Place2 | Place3 ---------------------------------- Yes | Thing1 | Thing2 | Apple No | Apple | ...
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Excel, Average for a specific column within table

Im trying to calculate an average just for one column within a table of values. It is like this: Hi Hello Hey 1 | 2 | 3 1 | 2 | 3 1 | 2 | 3 And I'm trying to get the average for one ...
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How to disable snap/jump scrolling in Excel 2016 for Mac

I'm desparately looking for a way to disable snap-scrolling in Excel 2016 for Mac. Basically as you scroll Excel will continually try to keep the cell you're focused on in the centered. So when you're ...
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How to transpose repeating groups in Excel

How would I transpose repeating rows and columns in Excel. For example how would I transpose the repeating pattern of rows (Tan color) to repeating columns (Purple). Would I need to do this in VBA ...
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Excel : how to put a literal dot into a cell format

Whenever I put a dot character into a custom cell format Excel will interpret it as if I want a decimal separator in that location of the format. The problem being that decimal separator changes with ...
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Search two columns in Microsoft excel 2013 and set the value of a third column with a specific value

I want to search a specific text which is the firstname_lastname e.g John_Smith in worksheetA. WorksheetA has a column firstname and another column lastname. So after knowing which row has the ...
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How do you prevent corruption of shared Excel files?

I have 10 or so Shared Macro Enabled Excel files that about 30-50 users modify multiple times each day. Over time the files get bogged down and bloated from excel thinking users are still using them ...
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Finding #NA values after Vlookup between two excel

We have two sheets for Jan and Aug. Both consist two columns , one for Client name and another one for no of shares they attain. we have to find out client names which exist in jan but not in Aug ...
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Excel on Mac automatically converts all numbers to thousands

I'm on Excel 14 for Macintosh. It automatically converts all numbers to be representative of thousands. I have searched throughout to change a preference or option and cannot find it. Example ...
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Microsoft Excel 2016 Mac: Smooth cell transition

Changing cells in Excel 2016 Mac by clicking arrow keys results in smooth (i.e., painfully slow) transitions. Is there a way to disable this? (Note: distinguish this, I think, from 'smooth ...
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Formatting time s:mm.00 in Excel (Office 2010) and graphing

My son is a competitive swimmer. I would like to make a stacked bar chart using the various time standards for each stroke. The times are listed in m:ss.00 format. I have several problems I need help ...
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Why doesn't my formula doesn't copy until the end of an Excel table?

When changing the formula in an Excel table it doesn't copy all the way until the end of the column. I copied information from different spreadsheets to create a new one combining information from all ...
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Extract number from complex string if it falls in a given range

I need an Excel formula (or VBA macro) that will allow me to extract a value from a string. The string is a sequence of words, separated by spaces, in a single cell. I want the word (representing a ...
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Excel - VLookup Example

I am writing a simple list of equities for the various two playing card combinations against a certain range of an opponent. My column A is the first card (A, 2, 3, ..., K), the column B is the ...