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I would like to add specific text to get total count

I am trying to create a holiday calendar for team. We have defined terms like H= Holiday B = Business trip S= Sick I would like to count total of H , S &B for calendar year. How can I do ...
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How do I insert a new row in Excel via the keyboard?

Right clicking on a row and clicking insert is extremely time consuming when trying to insert a lot of rows at the same time. How can I insert a new row above my current row using only the keyboard?
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Frequency formula in Excel 2010

I am just trying to figure a way to get the frequency of occurrence of a number within a large array, not the freq of the number in the array belonging to a range. Eg, how many times does the number ...
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Auto populate data from one worksheet to another [on hold]

I have an excel worksheet with a nominal of employees I would like to be able to filter departments to a separate worksheet I have been trying all day but to no avail.
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How do I generate random numbers between a range in cells?

I'm wanting to create a button that generates a string of 10 random numbers into cells, and pulls the range for these random numbers from, for instance, in B1 and B2. Basically, I'm looking to use the ...
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What do I need to see if there is matching formula between two cells in Excel?

I'm awful at excel and I'm trying to figure out what I need to do to see if there is matching formula between two cells. As an example D6 has a number 55, P6 has something like mon200055. Is there a ...
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Excel automatically applying styles to new data

I'm having a problem with Excel 2013. I have a spreadsheet filled with names and related information for applicants. When I contact the applicants, I highlight the cells (using the fill tool) so I ...
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Excel 2010 SUMPRODUCT FUNCTION - unable to do date comparison

I run a small share investment club and of course use Excel to keep track of our activities. On one worksheet (Asset worksheet) I am trying (for each company we hold) to add up the dividends received ...
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How to make Excel scatter plot axis show months rather than days?

I have an Excel scatter graph that is separating months into 20-day segments instead of the entire days of each month. How do I fix this? I want to have it reflect the days of the month by simply ...
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Is there a short cut key to put MS Outlook for text to column option [on hold]

Hi team i am using windows 7 operating system and king office 2013 software. I have a doubt what is the shortcut key for text to columns in king office 2013 spreadsheets. Help me team
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MacBook Air, OS X 10.9.3 - Excel for Mac 2011 [on hold]

I am trying to save a spreadsheet that was built in a different version of excel and the conditioning formatting formulas are too complicated for Excel for Mac 2011. Any ideas?
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Excel locked columns

-Is is possible to lock a column, for example column F, and then set it so if i scroll from column E, all other columns will appear before the F column. I am trying to set F up at the end of a spread ...
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Selecting random entries from lists in Excel with VBA

In Column A, I have n number of names. In Column B, I have n number of Order numbers for each name. In one cell I will be inputting the number of orders I want to pick randomly. Once I input the ...
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change layout in excel sheet

I have excel sheet (plz visit link below,unable to post img) http://postimg.org/image/q4nf8j7qd/ which contain first name,last name,city,address, etc of many person.. A | B | ...
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Comparison of two files in excel

I want to compare two files including ticket number and amount.How to compare? I can also send you sample files format.The ticket number and amount is same in file 1 and also in file 2.But,they are ...
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Excel averageifs multiple criteria on one range

I know how I can use average(if(... etc using an array, however I'm stuck on how to include other criteria in this This is what I've got so far: ...
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Excel 2013 match values in two workbooks and merge one column

I'm running Excel 2013 and I have two spreadsheets open. The first, sheet1, has two columns and 7k rows the columns are: A B ID Description 58749651 a ...
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Can Excel automatically create an x-axis range?

I'm doing a basic financial analysis with Excel. The gist of it is I have an input parameter (discount rate) plus a bunch of static data that gets fed into the =NPV(rate, x1...x_i) function. I would ...
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How can I assign Cell Part as Variable?

I want to set a number in a cell to be a variable yet still keep text in it. That way it can be added up later using that variable. I want it to say something like Justicar Aatrox: 975 And ...
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Add content from cell in sheet1 to cell in sheet2 when cell in sheet1 is found dynamically [on hold]

Reworded for clarity per site request 1 How do you find a value in a list on sheet1, get the value in the column to the right of it and enter it into a cell in sheet 2, then add a number to it, then ...
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Excel: making a chart evaluating two binary conditions

I have several sets of data in binary text form: them/us, win/loss, up/down. A row might look like Them | Them | Up | Win I'd like to make a chart evaluating this data. Ideally, I'd like a chart ...
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Can Excel Solver solve with this equation?

I’m buying some food, and want the most calories I can get for my money. I have a budget of $12.00. There are 3 food groups, and I need to pick 2 items from each of those groups. There is also a ...
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Normalizing imported date values and formats

I am importing data into Google Sheets and having difficulty figuring out how to fix and normalize my date cells which are being incorrectly interpreted. In Google Sheets, when you type in a number ...
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EXCEL - How to use two cells for input and output at the same time

I have 3 cells, VALUE, DOWNPAYMENT, DOWNPAYMENT %. The 3rd cell "DOWNPAYMENT %" calculates the percentage of "DOWNPAYMENT" over "VALUE" Is there a way for the user to have the function to input a ...
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Combining worksheets into worksheet

I have Jan as sheet 1, Feb as sheet 2 to Dec as sheet 12. I want to combine these sheets such that, I would have on one sheet the data in Jan column Feb column Mar to Dec.
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How do I change the DATA TYPE of a cell or group of cells?

I have a large spreadsheet of data which stubbornly will not change data type. when I run the type() formula on a cell, it returns the value 1, and it will not change no matter what I have tried. ...
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apply conditional formatting to a cell when it matches the text in another column on another worksheet

I have a list of accounts in column a of sheet one. I have a sublist of the same accounts in column a of sheet two. If the account name in column a of sheet 1 matches an account name in column a of ...
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EXCEL - Build table with variable number of columns based on another data table [on hold]

Is it possible to build a table with variable number of columns based on another table? Example: Enter number of regions: 3 up pops 3 regions named A, B, C Enter number of segments for A: 2 ...
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Excel: filter a column by more than two values (“ends with”)

This is related to another (answered) question. At: Excel: filter a column by more than two values? There is an answer for how to filter for cells equal to a set of values with more than two ...
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Totaling cells over multiple tabs perhaps NOT in the same position, but with same name

I have an excel document with different tabs for each month that has totals paid from individuals. Not all months have the same individuals, as some are added or removed. Is there a way to make a ...
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Split Text String VBA [on hold]

I need to split some text in Excel. I need to split the data but I cannot just use white space because I do not want to split some of the data (e.g., name and address). Is there a way to split based ...
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Excel Scatterplot Graph

How would I put on set of data on the x axis and the other on the y in Excel? Meaning suppose I had 5 people rate two different films on a scale of 10 and I organized my results like this: Person ...
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In a Pivot Table, how do you calculate the percentage of one value to another value?

I have a pivot based on raw data where each line is a person and their characteristics. What I'd want to achieve: I'd like the percentage of a value depending on various subgroups and locations. I ...
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Update links to another excel workbooks

I have a excel work books that I use VBA programmed macros to open serval another workbooks (WB's). In the main WB I have a lot fomulas that is linked to the another WB's. After open all files, I ...
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Excel formula - date comparison

I'm trying to construct an Excel formula to compare the date in column A to the date in column B, tells me YES if they are the same date, tells me NO if they are different dates, then if NO tells me ...
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Excell 2013 Calculating across Multiple Sheets number of fields

I am trying to work out the total number of fields across multiple sheets to arrive at the total number of new members each month. Some months have little as 50 others as much as 250+. I thought I ...
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Combining an IF statement with a dropdown list

Column 1 has a drop down list with the following selections Cash Check Deposit/Refund I need for column 2 to say "Cash" if it's selected, "Check" if it's selected, but then I need it to have ...
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Defining Variables in Excel

I have two lists of data, x and y, one in a row one in a column. I would like to populate a chart of rows and columns with a complex formula that is the same for each chart point, the only difference ...
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Multiple Contacts for each account

I'm trying to compile the contact names associated with each account. I need the accounts to be in a list and then I need each contact to exist in a column, like so: Customer A | Jim Dandy | Turd ...
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How do I get the data in a cell of the last column of a row? [migrated]

I'm using Google Sheets. Every week I add a column with new data, and I need the data from the latest column copied into another sheet. The formula needs to pull the cell of the last column in the ...
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How do I make a range of cells behave like a simple multi-line notepad?

I have a spreadsheet on which I have a range of cells that I need to behave like a simple notepad. It looks like this (range is inside the red box): This sheet will potentially be edited several ...
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How to create a pivot table on a multiple answer field?

I am keying some data and one question from the data set supports multiple answers. As best I can tell, I have the choice of keying this as a delimited column, e.g. Answer1 ------ A A,B C B,D Or, I ...
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Excel formatting: how to format time periods?

I would like to format a time period like: 10:00 - 16:00 How do I? And can I do it without dates?
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Which ODBC connection properties have higher priority ?

I take data from PostgreSQL via ODBC and put the data in excel worksheet. For this I use VBA which makes a query table. In the VBA script I specify a connection string which contains some ODBC ...
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How do i apply conditional formating that is specific for each row?

In my worksheet I would like to apply some conditional formatting that alerts me if the following is true: IF (len(J7) + len(h14) + len(i14) > 256) = TRUE: apply some formatting on I14. IF ...
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Combobox in Excel relative to other combobox

Hi have a table similar to this one +--------+------+ | Family | Type | +--------+------+ | | dog | + Canine +------+ | | fox | +--------+------+ | | Lion | + +------+ | ...
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Massive XML Import in Excel in batch mode

I have created an XML map in Excel 2010 and I can import hundreds of XML files at once in an Excel sheet. However I would like to automate this, i.e. import new XML files that reside in a directory ...
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In excel shared workbook can you insert data and not replace on conflict?

I have 2 users that asked for a shared excel workbook a while back. Now after the holidays they complain that the workbook creates conflicts and that this issue never happened before. The file just ...
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How do i get only the “dd” from a date cell?

I have a list of dates shown like this "1/1/2015" and/or "23/12/2015". I would like to place a function in another column, in which I will have only the "dd" value from the date. ex. for 1/1/2015 I ...
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How to increment string like AA to AB?

I have strings in Excel like AA or XA. I need to increment them like this: For AA in cell A1, it will be AB in cell B1, AC in cell B2 and so on. For XA in cell A1, it will be XB in cell B1, XC in ...