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### How to prevent Excel from display a formula's result until another cell is populated?

Sorry I'm new to Excel but learning at a slow speed.
Why does =IF(E3>=1,G3,NOW()-D3) keep showing 41944? Can i make it show nothing until a date is put into cell D3, or show 0?
The formula's ...

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### Excel relative links not updating when copying folder structure

I have searched everywhere and although I have found very similar questions about this, I have not found any satisfactory answers.
I have a folder structure like this:
Root_Folder
..|_ ...

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17 views

### Excel formula to count when value changes?

I have an Excel conundrum I can't seem to crack.
In Column A I have a long list of counties, and each of those counties is a member of a larger group of counties that pertain to a particular funding ...

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### How to record in adjacent cell what my drop down selection was, as a Hard Record formula? plz

is there a excel function coding which can record in an adjacent cell what my drop down selection was From cell A3, into Cell B3, but to keep this even if i remove the drop down selection at a later ...

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22 views

### Making DropDown list without repetition, Adding name back to List?

i use this method to help me with my own Excel data for Car Hire. its working great user can select one car and until its deleted from the first field the next user can select. is it possible that the ...

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23 views

### Make Excel formula yield `blank` as an ISBLANK() = TRUE

Make Excel formula yield blank as an ISBLANK() = TRUE
I found couple poster asking about what are the differences between "" and simply (blank), but now how do make formula return blank?
Example:
...

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13 views

### How do I pull data from 2 rows where the data is not the same?

I have 2 columns AZ and BA. I want to pull all of the data for the rows where for each row AZ and BA are not the same. Does anyone know how to do this? I am new to EXCEL. I'd imagine something ...

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### Does a range of cells contain a value in a list?

I want to answer - does a range of cells (A1:E1) contain any value from a list (G1:G50)
In other words: Does A1 OR B1 OR C1 OR D1 OR E1 contain any value that appears in G1:G50?

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18 views

### Excel - How do I calculate an average for both positive and negative numbers displayed as h:mm:ss

J49 to 89 contain the formula =IF(I57<0,TEXT(1-I57/24/60/60,"-H:mm:ss"),TEXT(I57/24/60/60,"H:mm:ss")) which gives a result ranging from -0:12:58 to 0:04:42.
I would like 2 things:
Firstly for ...

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16 views

### Is there a way to have a constant 0 in the cell even if no data entered?

In cell A1 I have number entered as 10. If I delete the number 10 from the cell A1 I want 0 to be constant in the cell A1 automatically instead of manual entry of 0?

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### Excel, how to check cell value against a column of values?

Using excel 2007, I have 2 worksheets.
The first one is 1 column of about 600 numbers/IDs.
The 2 worksheet is about 30 columns for about 5000 IDs.
Im basically trying to filter out the 600 IDs ...

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### How to do this in excel [on hold]

Code Product Cost Margin GST Customer Price Margin
2345td Bicycle Boy $ 125.50 8.50%
34534gdf Bicycle Girls $ 123.20 ...

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### How to Move Excel Drawing Tools Diagrams between Excel and Specialist Drawing Packages?

I have to create an object-based image in an Excel 2007 workbook. Currently, I'm using the Excel Drawing tools... but I find them slow to use and not very precise.
I've only used a few graphics ...

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34 views

### How to add a drop down list in Excel

I need to add a drop down list of Profit margin figures (namely 8.5%, 10% and 12.5%) against each inventory item as shown below but I can't find out how to do it
Code Product Cost ...

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16 views

### Complex referencing in excel

I am trying to create a sheet in excel that will have a complex referencing system and need help.
It is a rota and one sheet will contain the rota for a given week, the other sheet has the 'master ...

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20 views

### Create a custom format number in Excel

I would like to create a custom format number in Excel:
For example:
When I write: 0, I would like to display: 0+000
When I write: 55, I would like to display: 0+055
When I write: 555, I would like ...

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**1**answer

23 views

### Excel - How do I convert negative seconds into negative minutes

How do I convert negative seconds (eg. -10) into minutes in the next cell (eg -00:00:10) ?

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13 views

### Convert Text Value to Time Value in excel

I am trying to convert text to time. Basically I copy and pasted the total time of employees but it pastes as text value and then in order to add the time I have to convert it to time and I have to ...

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33 views

### How to extract Date and time from data entered as October 29, 2014 4:20PM PDT

I have data that I copy and paste in this format: October 29, 2014 4:20PM PDT
I need a formula to extract the date in one cell and the time in another cell. I need these two values to be able to do a ...

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**1**answer

17 views

### Removing a time (i.e. 5PM to 7PM) from a cell

So, here is what I have:
Saturday – 9AM to 3PM This is an annual event usually held in October.
I want to be able to pull out the times into two cell: Start Time and End Time. Is there a way I can ...

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27 views

### Formatting a date in Excel

So, I want to format a date from this format:
Sunday November 23 2014
into this format:
11/23/2014
How can I do this? I tried using Format Cells -> Date but when I choose the format #3/14/2001 ...

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38 views

### Need a way to have excel show items I have used already from drop down list

This is my first time asking. I have an excel sheet, new to excel but love to learn.
I worked out how to make drop down lists and I have a list of cars that are being used. The user in sheet 1 ...

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43 views

### Microsoft Excel convert Oct to 10

Can anyone help me please? I need to convert MMM to NN e.g. Oct to 10 I'm not a superuser but would really appreciate anyone's help.

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### Extract specific data from a text file and import it in Excel

I have a .txt file with lot of information, but I only need the numbers from Mean Absolute Error and Root Mean Squared Error. How can I automate and extract the numbers and put them in a Excel table.
...

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### In a VBA program to recognize a new row entry and populate a formula into a cell (gsheet)

I'd like this formula =IF(C1="TOTAL",COUNTIF(C$1:C1,"TOTAL"),ROW(A1)-COUNTIF(C$1:C1,"TOTAL")) to be automatically populated into a new row entry/ when a new row is added as explained in the question ...

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21 views

### How to save Ping record in every single hour for 2 weeks?

how do I save the record ping "in every single hour" for a certain period, for example for 2 weeks, with the format dd / mm / ss, dd / MM / YYYY and beside it is the result of the ping.
So we can ...

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21 views

### Index/Sumproduct calculation error

I have been working on an excel problem for the better part of 24 hours. I have a formula that almost does what I want but it is not returning what I imagine it should return:
...

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**1**answer

13 views

### Excel histogram with discrete “bin numbers”

I have a column of data similar to this:
1
1
1
1
1.2
1.2
1.2
2
2
2.1
2.2
3
3
3
3
4
I want excel to display how many 1 values, how many 1.2 values, how many 2 values, etc. I know I should use ...

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### Mail Merge Multiple Rows into one document

I have an excel file with different fields in each column:
Field 1__ | Field 2__ | etc.
F1 Item 1 | F2 Item 1 | etc.
F1 Item 2 | F2 Item 2 | etc
each field has a different number of items in it.
...

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### Conditional Formatting Cells with Different Values for Rows with the Same Value in Specific Column

I need to conditionally format cells with different values between the same columns, if their value for a specific column is the same.
Scenario
My spreadsheet is a contacts database, where each row ...

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### How to count blank cells at end of row in n-column table

Suppose I have a table with 50 rows and 50 columns. Each row has a certain number of blank cells, often occurring in the last few columns, with the first few columns being relatively dense. I would ...

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### Excel does not import Guids (Unique Identifiers) when importing data using the “External Data” feature

When I try to use Excel 2013 to import External Data from a SQL Server Data Source, it does not import the Guids.
The Query I'm using is:
SELECT * FROM TABLENAME
The table Structure is:
ThingId ...

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**1**answer

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### Powerpivot; Get a datadump from SQL vs creating a data model in excel

I have a SQL table that includes sales and lead data along with detailed account information, and I have another table that just includes detailed account information.
My question is whether it is ...

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8 views

### Excel quadratic trendline formula wrong?

I made a scatter plot graph on Excel, however the trend line formula does not replicate the values shown. Currently I have have this file here. Why is the formula not replicating properly and how do I ...

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**1**answer

25 views

### Is there a function to get the cell your equation is pointing at as the output rather than the value inside the cell?

For example if I had an function such as vlookup that put me into a cell could I then have another function that gives what cell it found rather then the value inside the cell?

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### How to compare multiple columns and set values based off of it

I Reference to the picture in the link below, I need to find the best way to compare which Start Month and End Month row the current month is between and then set a cell somewhere else in the spread ...

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### Excel Formats Numbers as Dates

I have several very large .csv files that I need to work with, and Excel makes this very easy (obviously). One of the fields is in the format 10/3/2013 19:00, and Excel automatically converts this to ...

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### Multiple data tables in excel

I'm having problems building a data table off values that come from another data table. For example, with a black-scholes option pricing model, I first get the value of options at different strikes ...

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### Excel multi-criteria VLOOKUP

I have a really simple question for someone that uses excel regularly...
I have a data (Data) sheet and a report generation sheet (Report).
I'd like to grab a cell value from the data sheet and ...

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583 views

### Excel does not honor the delimiter setting for reading or writing CSV files

When saving/opening CSV files in Excel, the default separator is a semicolon (;), as I need it to be a comma (,) I tried to change it by changing the Language and Regional settings following several ...

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### Applying Conditional Formatting in Excel

I have a column called Result in my excel sheet. For this column 'K', i have applied Data Validation and now the entire column can take only 2 values i.e Pass, Fail.
Now using conditional formatting ...

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22 views

### How to make COUNTIF only count subtotal for visible records when filter is applied

I would like a formula to COUNTIF the Brand 3 column and if filtered the COUNTIF changes to filtered criteria.
TOTAL COUNT 0 0 3 COUNTIF(H3:H5,"VoID")
Area ...

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### Excel 2010 PowerPivot: How do I avoid apostrophes being displayed as â€™?

When I import a text file to PowerPivot containing apostrophes, they are automatically converted to â€™.
I've been manually correcting the few that I find in the PowerPivot window, however when I do ...

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**1**answer

18 views

### Excel lookup by cell value in another broad cell

I have two different excel tables. one table column contains first name of employee and another table contains multiple first names in one cell and their other values.
for Example.
first table
...

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### Find partial text in Excel 2013

In Excel 2013 I would like to find the value in column B in the row where a string matches a string in column A. What complicates it is that the strings in column A are allowed to be shorter than the ...

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16 views

### How to limit a loop until there is data in a certain range [on hold]

I'm in the following situation:
In Column A I have some Ac numbers and in column B I want to have a vlookup with their values ( listed in a separated spreedsheet), the fact is that according to the ...

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### Copying the background image in Excel

I use Excel 2003. I have an Excel document, and I need to extract the background image from a sheet in order to put it in other sheets of this document. How can I do that?

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### Transferring information from a row of data in an excel document into a web form

I spend hours on end every week transferring information from an excel file into a webform. Right now I am copying and pasting each cell individually. What I would prefer to do is select a row in my ...

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**1**answer

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### Excel 2013 Data Validation List no longer works in my workbook

I am using Microsoft Office Professional 2013 with Excel 2013 on a Window 7 Enterprise Laptop.
I have run into a problem that I cannot correct. I have a worksheet that I have been tracking data in ...

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### Excel #value Error [on hold]

I am trying to get data from one worksheet to another by simply hitting +, then going to the worksheet and cell and selecting it. I have found that part of the probelm is that the cell I am trying to ...