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Dice Notation in excel Get minimal value

with help from some friend i made this : It takes an expression in standard dice notation and gives the minimal result. Public Function Rollmin(r As Range) As Variant Application.Volatile Dim ...
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Excel - Is there a function to return a number based on which string is in a cell, like CHOOSE but not?

I need a function =Func(A1, "Alex, "Betty", "Charlie") that returns the index of the matched entry. If this function is put into B1:B13, it would show "Charlie" 3 "Alex" 1 "Alex" 1 "Alex" ...
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Custom Sort using Excel without Custom List

I want to be able to sort excel rows where data looks like Column - 1 Other Columns 701-GBL-1843-MLMK blah 566-JJB-2785-MYJW 254-WYD-3220-NAND 884-GLE-2843-FRYA And I want ...
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Excel or Google Sheets - How to update smoe columns

I'm working with some back-end software that generates a work queue for our purchasing department. The work queue is a spreadsheet that looks like: ...
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Web scraping / crawling a particular website

I'm trying to scrape 1265 html files at once to get name and descriptions of items I have on a website. I have permission from the wholesaler to copy there data but I don't want to spend days just ...
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Weird File Attributes in Excel Save Dialog

I vertically re-sized my excel Save As dialog today and found a bunch of strange file attributes that I've never seen in the dialog before. They only appear when the dialog is resized small enough ...
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Expand Excel ComboBox on click

How can I set up my combo boxes on the form i am building to open automatically when clicked on the field portion not just the arrow? I have been searching for a while and I can't seem to find any ...
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How to create a relational data table in Excel

If I have the following Table1 in Excel Name Age Sex Pablo 28 Male Victor 32 Male Juan 33 Male Pedro 40 Male Jacinta 24 Female Laura 39 Female And Table2 Sex Color Male ...
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How do compare similar contents AND return a cell's contents?

In Excel, how do I tell it to compare two tables with SIMILAR primary keys, find a relatively close match, and then return the info from one of the cells (more than just a yes/no, 1/0, true/false. ...
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Using IF to Place A Value in A Different Cell

Is it possible to do something like the following? =IF(A1=0, Place "Yes" in B2, Do nothing) I was considering using =OFFSET somehow, but I'm really not sure how I would implement it here.
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Changing what browser Excel hyperlinks open in

Right now all of my hyperlinks in excel open with IE. I'm hyper-linking Google sites though, and I would prefer that they open in Chrome. How do I change what browser hyperlinks open in? There's no ...
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Navigating an excel document using excel links

I'd like to be able to click on some text in a cell that automatically moves the insertion point to a specified cell or row. So ideally I could have a cell (or some text in a cell) say: ["see row ...
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Avoiding Long Nested IFs in Excel Function

I have a formula that relies on two different inputs: the first is an integer value between 0 and 5, and the second is the rounded sum of values in an array. I would like to have users input values ...
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Excel function with the same name as cell reference

I'm using an add-in to Microsoft Excel called Isoplot, it's used for analysing and processing radiometric data for dating geological materials etc. One of the user defined functions is intended to ...
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Formula for moving data up in excel

Can anyone help me with a funciton in excel. I have a customer that has their data all in one column. I need a funciton so that its over multiple columns on one line. Example Below: Column A 77.12 ...
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How to write the cells in rows one under the other in columns?

I have a list of name, company, phone number, address and e-mail. But each name who works at the same company is in the same cell. Of course, the other informations of those names like phone number, ...
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Excel linking two to three column

i have a table of productid, product name and price. In Excel Productid i want to give as drop down & on selection of particular id the respective name and price should appear in next column ...
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Excel Conditional Formatting Colour Scales highlight group of cells when another cell is a certain value

So I have a document that has 2 drop downs with the first acting as a currency selection and the other acting as a discount selection (0% - 50%). Basically whenever I select from the dropdowns the ...
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Trying to sum a column of values between settable dates

So I have a list of costs over a period of time. Each row is a date, descriptor, quantity and value. So looking at the image, all the values in B, C and D are entered manually or through some other ...
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COUNTIFS Statement Between Dates

I have a report I am creating that sifts through a lot of Data, I have created a COUNTIFS statement that does what I want, but I am having trouble with the dates. I am trying to find the number of ...
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How to write Excel macro to copy selected row of data between two sheets?

I'm not really experienced in the whole VBA area, i get how macros work but this is just out of my reach. Basically as i stated in the title i need to write a macro that will copy the selected row or ...
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In Excel 2010, how do you format text to string without having to open and enter on every single cell?

I was given an Excel document. In the data there is a column of dates formatted 5/20/2014. Half the data in that column is formatted as a date. The other half is formatted as text. When I try and ...
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How do I remove icons from ribbon and menus office 2013?

In (Windows 8.1 Office 2013) Excel 2013 the menu caps don't bug me, but how can I have text only and remove the icons? I want text and remove/hide the icons. Is there a Text Only option?
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Rounding Percentages

Okay so I have been having a problem and would really appreciate any help. I have posted a table below with the aim of making this as simple/precise as possible. Value % ...
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What's wrong with this COUNTIFS() formula?

Will someone please help me with the following formula =COUNTIFS('CURRENT LEAD LISTING'!$C$2:$C$378,"ACT",'CURRENT LEAD LISTING'!$E$2:$E$378,"X",'CURRENT LEAD ...
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Excel help to lock formulas from adjust on cell insert

I have a excel workbook where there is a hidden sheet that basically pulls data from other sheets in the same workbook just using the = formula. The problem I am having is if I add a column or cells ...
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Why doesn't trace precedent/dependent when using table references?

I almost exclusively use tables when using excel, so my formulas are all using table references. This seems to make the "Trace Precedents" and "Trace Dependents" functions not work though. Has ...
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Autofill in Excel skipping rows

I am trying to accomplish something with excel but I cannot seem to make it work. In a worksheet I have a simple table with rows and columns. Every row is a new entry. I then have a template in ...
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Assigning a number amount

I know that if I am assigning a number amount to a word that I can enter it in as: =COUNTIF(D3:H3,"Yes")*20 But what if I also want the same cell to assign 10 if the answer is no? How would I write ...
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Creating GANTT Chart (Timeline) From Start Time and Duration

I am attempting to create a daily graphical timeline from start times and duration. I have three columns: Program Name, Start Time and Duration. The data looks something like this... The desired ...
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Automating building a table from web sources in MS Excel 2013

I want to build a table indicating a number of things available in a given market. To do this I access the sites with relevant information and copy numbers to a table each day. I would love to ...
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I need to send an email multiple times to a different recipient each day [on hold]

I want to send an email reminder to around 200 recipients that I would like to schedule at the start of the academic year. The problem is, I need to send it to a different person (group of people) ...
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How do I lookup and return to multiple value?

Please could you advise how could I get a list of expiry dates which matched with Cell A1 =the material number?
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Is there an equivalent for Aero Snap for windows in Excel?

I'm running Windows 7 and find Aero Snap really useful. However, I can't find a way to perform the same action within Excel 2010. Is that something that's possible to do? If I have two spreadsheets ...
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Counting Number of unique combinations for multiple columns

I have an excel file with 272,000 lines of data across 5 columns. The data looks like this: A B C D E 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 ...
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Apply a formula to an entire column since the number of rows is changing from a source file?

I have a connection to a text file source so the excel worksheet updates automatically. Therefore the number of rows is always growing every time it updates. How can I apply a formula to an entire ...
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With PowerPivots, find items that appear *only* in one category

With PowerPivot, how do I find items only in one category? Here's an example: item category number obera f6 7 artois f7 2 obera f7 3 ella f6 9 If ...
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Use IRR function with discontinuous cells in EXCEL

Is there a way to use a range of cells that are not next to each other with the IRR function? I'd like to use IRR this way: =IRR(A1:A3 AND B2) meaning read A1, A2, A3, B2 the same way you would ...
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Finding Highest Value Combination From Excel Pivot Table Filter

I'm not sure if I am using the correct technique for this so please forgive me if I am way off. I have a large range of data from previous email campaigns. I have categorised the campaigns with ...
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excel 2010 not inheriting regional settings in windows 8.1

Wondering if anyone else is having this issue. In regional settings on Windows 8.1 i have display negative numbers set to display in accounting mode. eg - (1.0) instead of -1.0 Excel should be ...
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Formula that references two cells

I have a chart of nights and people and the rate varies as nights and people. I want a formula that picks up the rate based on te nights and people. See table below. So I want a formula that ...
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Excel - how to sum values in one columns based on set of matching rows in another column

I have 3 columns: Class ID, Status, Count I need sum of Count column (in new column), for every row that has same Class ID. I have tried SUMIF but I do not know how to check previous row value. So ...
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Is there a way to “save as” a pdf linked by hyperlink in an excel file?

I am tasked with downloading hundreds of pdfs that are linked via hyperlink in a giant excel file. As of now, I click the hyperlink, which opens the file in adobe reader in internet explorer, and save ...
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The delicate application of DDE

I looked up a method of opening multiple files in separate instances of MS Excel, as I have both a landscape oriented and portrait oriented monitor and need to use both. The common method of doing so ...
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2 Excel Tabs: Find matching values in column As and match the B columns based on A. (Only one tab has B filled)

I have two tabs in excel; one working with technologies and one with patents on those technologies. The technology tab has each tech ID in column A, and the patent tab has the same tech ID numbers but ...
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Excel Vlookup across 2 workbooks

I have two columns of data in different excel workbooks: I want to compare all the data in column C of Workbook 2 against the data in Column D of Workbook 1. If the data in column C matches the data ...
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Using OR condition in SUMPRODUCT

I have three columns of data - a sum column (A) and then the two columns that form the sum (B and C). Sometimes, just one of the B and C columns is filled in; occasionally the B and C columns are both ...
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add same value to range of cells in microsoft excel

I want to add the same word from cell B1 to B40000 I do not want to use the click and drag box method to apply it across multiple cells/rows. I know I have to type in the formula bar B1:B40000 but I ...
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Average over all pivot rows in excel

Say I put into pivot a number of bananas eaten by the monkey, sliced by months and days. How to add a column containing average number of bananas eaten by the monkey over all period of time? ...
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How can I use 2 information on 1 Y axis graph? [on hold]

please help. I want to create a column bar graph that shows 2 information, one is the actual number and another is the annualized number. Can it be stacked but with different style (the annualized ...