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VLOOKUP where the colum to look for is a list?

I am doing a little format in which I call data from other cells, from other worksheet to fill it out. I am using VLOOKUP to do that. So as an example I have: Name: (Drop down list) Sex ...
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Excel performances: INDIRECT+ADDRESS VS CELL+OFFSET

Using Excel I can achieve the same result using two different approaches, here are the formulas: A) =INDIRECT(ADDRESS(5+MATCH($A$16,Aliquote!$A$5:$A$15,0),1,1,1,"Aliquote")) B) ...
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Excel 365 Find and Replace modifies column formatting

I have a column in spreadsheet set to 'text' format that looks like this: xxxxxx057483245 I am attemtping to replace the x's with another series of numbers. 42424242 for example. I go to find and ...
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Microsoft Excel 2010

I am trying to search a column of descriptions for duplicate items. The wording looks like so: alpha b122 bravo b134 epsilon b122 sigma b134 I would like to search for the duplicate 'b###' ...
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Win7 Cannot Delete File - File in Use [duplicate]

I have a file named Overview-2015.xlsx and no matter what I do, my computer keeps telling me the file is still in use. Here's what I have tried: COMPUTER RESTART - The only reason I could possibly ...
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Excel IF statement from drop down menu gives error / wrong data type

I am trying to create an IF statement from a drop down menu where I have made the options Yes or No. I have gone for: =IF(B2=''Yes'',D5,0). This is giving me an error. However when I try: ...
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Excel max number between 2 non-blank cells A, in column B (given no blanks in B)

I need to calculate the maximum number between 2 consecutive non-blank cells in A, but using the values in B. ie. use a formula in column C that will give me the results I manually plotted in D. ...
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How to show the days of a month in a Excel bar chart

with the usage of http://www.smartsheet.com/blog/gantt-chart-excel I created the following Gantt chart As you can see on the top there are some dates 3sept, 8sept etc. My question is if there is ...
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VBA- Copy and paste error 1004

I was doing a code for vba and wondering why I received a runtime error 1004 when attempting to paste in sheets "Datasheet". It tells me the information cannot be pasted as the copy area and paste ...
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If Column value = string then add row next to column to sum

I want to make an expense chart In Excel. I have two Columns, one for type of expense and one for cost of expense. I made a few categories where the types are summed. The types are Entertainment, ...
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How to tell Excel to plot one column on x axis and another column on vertical axis?

I intend to plot y=cos(cX) in Excel, where c is a constant produced in first cell of column C using RANDBETWEEN(-50,50). Column 'A' represents X values (from -100 to 123) and column B contains f(x) ...
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I want to compare 2 columns for corresponding data

Match is useful for number comparison but i want to compare letters, please advise. please note that row number may not be matching data should match. i got it for numbers =MATCH(B1,$A$1:$A$6,0) but ...
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Finding out total sales based on stocks traded within 90 days from a list of transactions

I have an excel sheet which is a list of stock transactions with the following details Date,StockName,Transaction(Buy/Sell),Quantity,Rate,Total I need to figure out a way to find 'sell' transactions ...
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Vertical line excel chart

How is possible to draw in MS Excel (starting from 2003) charts like this Seems incredible that basic things like this be hard to do in Excel I read this article but it involves other 2 helper ...
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Extract CAPITALIZED Words or words with numbers in it (Excel)

I have a database with articles and I want to extract capitalized words and words with number in them to create a list. Here is an example : " I, Duroux-Richard et al. will thus explain how ...
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How to show most common multiple data across values in excel

I have a worksheet like this. Let's call the values in the orange box a recipe and value selected (太刀・三日月宗近) is the result. How to find most common recipe for (太刀・三日月宗近) result? If there is exist ...
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How to combine two sheets based on their dates?

I have two sheets: one is stock index, one is air pollution value. I want to match the air pollution value to each trading day. How can I do it on Excel? the first sheet looks like: 01/01/1997 39 ...
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Excel pivot table with the categorical variables in multiple columns

My data consists of a series of registers (patients) with some properties (Age group, Sex) and the result of four observations of the same categorical variable (Healthy or Sick): Subject_Id ...
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In Excel, how can I check and output the list which are different between two columns?

Eg. I have List A and List B. List A includes (1,2,3,4,5) List B includes (6,2,3,4,0) I want the output which are not in the list A: 6,0 Without returning error like in vlookup. Thanks in advance! ...
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Changing existing Excel data

I have a list of telephone numbers already in Excel. None of them have a 0 in front of them .I need to out a zero in front of them for my touch dialling phone system. Is it possible to create a rule ...
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Function excel for split a cell, vlookup into a column and concatena

I've one range with the value in column 1 and I want to look for the cells in Column 2 if they are in the range of col 1. When they are in the range I want the function to give me the value is col 2 ...
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Linear date axis in pivot tables

How do I format a PivotChart so that the horizontal axis is displayed in linear time? See the PivotTable below as well as the source data (both excerpts). If it is in fact not possible to ...
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Excel error when linking to Access table with calculated field

When I try to link to a table in Access which has a calculated field (with result type "Short text") from Excel, I get a connection error (as shown below, pretty generic error if you ask me). Tried ...
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Round cell values on end of edit in Excel

I want to build a worksheet that when numbers are entered into a cell and the user ends the edit on that cell they are automatically rounded to the nearest 0.25. I do not want to have two columns, one ...
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Remove word(s) from a value derived from a formula

I have the following formula to pull in the name of a stock based on the given Ticker Symbol... ...
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Which versions of MSExcel support the 'WEBSERVICE' function?

Pursuant to Excel formula to take out quotations , I saw that it's possible to use a form of web-querying in certain versions of MSExcel. Incidentally, what I saw was: ...
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Generate string from table cells

I am using Excel 2008 for Mac. I would like to have a cell generate a string based on the contents of the other cells on the same row. For example, say I have the following table headers: bob, ...
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Error: Text date with 2 digit year

For some reason the dates I enter into my Excel 2013 spreadsheet show up with "Error: Text date with 2 digit year" for other Excel user on another computer. This breaks some formulas in my ...
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Formula issue Microsoft Excel

I need help urgently for a work problem. So basically, the summation of opening stock and production give total stock. While closing stock is ((opening stock+production)-sale)) and stock cover is ...
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Excel Sort multiple rows at once

How do I sort all the cells of each row in a worksheet? I have 3 columns: Option 1 > Option 2 & Option 3; Not all rows (60+) are sorted A, B, C I can sort each row but due to the number of ...
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Macro in excel to manage more than one worksheet? [on hold]

I need to set a macro to manage the "footer elements" in many excel files, and each file has many worksheets. I set the macro both with relatives reference and not, but I can view the modify only at ...
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Need a batch script to copy data from A.csv to B.xls

I'm a newbie to batch scripting and need help. I want to copy the contents of a csv file A.csv to the first worksheet named "GenData" in a existing XLS file B.xls. B.xls contains some macros in it's ...
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Save worksheet as a seperate file [on hold]

I would like to know if there is an option in Excel 2010 where you can save a specific worksheet in an Excel file into another file, without having to open the destination file. Thus without having to ...
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Adding a space to the beginning of every cell in excel [on hold]

I have a column of data, and I would like to simply add a space to the beginning of each cell. How can I do this? It should be like this: Original: 1 2 3 4 After: 1 2 3 4
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Summation series in Excel

I have been trying with no success to implement a summation formula in Excel I want to perform a summation from n=1 to X [ xPn ] where P is permutation and X is a fixed number in a cell.
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Excel formula to take out quotations

Does anyone know a way to get excel to not include quotations in a value? I have the formula: =WEBSERVICE("http://finance.yahoo.com/d/?s="&A3&"&f=p2") so that I can pull the % ...
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Merging all Data into one sheet with their respective sheet name in Excel

I have a excel file with near about 80 sheets. what i want is to merge in one sheet with their sheet name in column like this Any Workaround for this task...?
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Preventing Multiple Letters to One Person in Mail Merge

I'd like to use Mail Merge in Word using an Excel sheet to send the following letter to people who have borrowed my gardening tools: «GreetingLine» My records indicate that you have borrowed a(n) ...
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Regroup rows based on a column value

I have the following data: Last Name | First Name | Division Doe | Jane | A Doe | John | B Does | Michael | B So, every user is assigned to a group. Now what I would ...
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Excel changes typed formula

Why does excel change cell entrys Example: Initial entry +20+20 Next time I click on cell the contents of cell now is 40 It is not consistent on all cells
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Excel 2010 key board shortcuts extremely slow [duplicate]

I'm using Excel 2010 and I'm getting some strange behaviour when i try to use the keyboard short cuts. For example if I type Alt-E-S to bring up the paste special window it can take anything up to 10 ...
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Excel recover read-only edited file

I needed to edit a file which was sent to me as an attachment in email. I opened Outlook and then opened the attachment in Excel. The Excel window appeared probably in read-only mode which I didn't ...
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LWD, WTD and MTD Split

All, I have a list of data and I would like to do a summary table that automatically calculates entries for the last working day, week to date and month to date. Sample below. So in my summary ...
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Error in importing the numbers in scientific notation

I am importing values into Excel from R Console which are in scientific notation (1.920943e-10, 7.580894e-05). Excel is not treating them as numbers instead text. How to resolve this ? Thanks
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Dealing with absolute references in a conditional formatting macro

Say I have the following simple data in Excel: A B C D E F G 2 1 3 2 5 4 2 4 2 1 3 2 5 2 1 3 2 4 I want to set up ...
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Convert single row to multiple columns in excel

In Excel, how can I convert: A 1 A 2 A 3 B 1 B 2 B 3 to: A B 1 A 1 2 3 2 B 1 2 3 Where characters are in first column and numbers are in second column. Any help would be ...
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After pasting data, how do you navigate cell contents with keyboard arrow keys in MS Excel?

Using MS Excel 2010 I can copy ASCII plain text from a separate text document and paste the text into a cell (I first enter cell edit mode before pasting with Ctrl+V or Shift+Ins). After pasting, ...
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How to transpose two cells data at a time from 2 cells to multiple rows

I have Excel data in the below format: Excel Std Row: A B C D E F G H I J 1st Row Data: 1 1 2 2 4 4 5 5 6 6 Now I need output as below: A B ...
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Visual Basic and Excel data streaming in real time

I'm currently working on a program that runs in visual basic (not VBA). The program collects data from sensors and produces a data file (*.csv) of the information it collected after a certain stretch ...
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All Data Option Filter Validation

I am creating a dashboard that has five inputs that filters my data by the custom data validation combination. My dashboard updates correctly based on the custom combinations, but I am unable to add a ...