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Extending an formula over multiple cells

I want to set up an excel table where: A:A is my 1st data table B:B is my result table C:C is my "Column" table D:D is my "Row" table E:E is my 2nd data table I want the result of the function to ...
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Plotting two data sets with measurements at different scales

I'm doing research on a rock core with tools that measure different things over different lengths. One will give me a reading every foot , the other will give me a reading every 2in. I am trying to ...
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Getting Excel to “update” or “follow” a linked Access table?

I'm using Excel and Access 2007. I'm having an issue at work and my current knowledge of Access and Excel isn't enough. I have an Access database that has certain data in it. I have an Excel ...
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How to split one row in Excel into multiple rows for database management

I have a set of data that is currently 39,000 rows and 27 columns. The first column is the ID number. The subsequent columns correspond to elections, with the date of the election in row 1 (cells ...
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Pulling out data from a spreadsheet

I need to add information of clients who have visited the office, which department, who they were referred by, who they were referred to etc. I have linked a screenshot of what I have currently made ...
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39 views

Excel ODBC - General 'How does it work?'

Thinking of moving a couple of linked spreadsheets into a database model instead. However, I have a lot of non-technical uses who can just barely use Excel but having them use something like MS Access ...
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212 views

How do I convert a .csv file to a database?

I have an 8GB .csv file with 6 columns and 202,176,000 rows. How would I convert that to an OpenOffice database(.db) file?
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44 views

Strategy for Incremental Datasource fetchings in Excel

I am in an scenario with a table that is refresh by a third app every week. I need to keep accumulating all data in Excel, using an ODBC connection to the database. I am wondering Approach 1: Is ...
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113 views

Use Excel to query Sybase database

Excel offers the ability to connect to external data sources. I am told I can connect to a Sybase database to import some data into excel from a query. How do I do this? I have the following: Query ...
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1answer
185 views

Is there a function in Excel or Access to reshape a table to First Normal Form, or a way to do it in SQL?

Very often tables are presented in Excel files in a non-normalized form. I have one such table which I wish to take into (somewhat) First Normal Form using either SQL commands in Access or, ...
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1answer
114 views

Stubborn “Read-only” notification in Excel won't go away

I have a table in Excel that includes a set of cells copy-pasted from a TFS bulk edit worksheet. I'm usually careful and paste values only so that I don't get any of the data validation, etc. I'd like ...
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1answer
33 views

Tool for converting tables into 2nd, 3rd and 4th normal forms? [closed]

I'm looking for a tool that will convert a table, in CSV format, into 2nd and 3rd normal forms. I've found many tutorials and examples on the process, but no tools. I'm running Windows 7 on PC.
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Excel 2010 won't remember password when importing data

After connecting an Excel workbook with an SQL server (within a company network, over a static IP address, using the data connection wizard within Excel), if I close the workbook and reopen it, it ...
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43 views

Stanford Wrangler ideal, but imposes limits, what are other options?

Stanford Wrangle tool is quite amazing, and I solved a giant problem with it, but it limits me to very small size. My file is about 500MB, and it allows me to process less than 1MB, the remaining data ...
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1answer
41 views

Linking two entries in a list

I'm a keen DOTA 2 player. It's a 5-a-side team video game where you play one from a pool of about 100 heroes with different abilities and strengths and weaknesses. I often play team captain and it's ...
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449 views

excel macro to look up data from a database and copy it to another excel file or sheet

I have an excel file which looks up and calculates data for a given date. It works as follows: You enter the date in a specific cell (input) and in the same sheet the required data appears (20 cells). ...
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1answer
153 views

How can I connect to an InterBase database using Excel?

There is an InterBase database that I'd like to connect to using Excel. I have the database name, address, and login info. IB, as I understand it, is a form of SQL. Using the SQL connect mode under ...
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1answer
143 views

Excel access.Vlookup? IF?

What im looking to do, is move stuff from one excel sheet, to another sheet in the same workbook. We will call the sheet with the data the "suppliers list" and the sheet where i want it to go, the ...
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1answer
695 views

Convert a line graph into data [duplicate]

Am looking for a tool that will import a line graph (chart) image and convert the line into numerical data, either in a spreadsheet or a database. For example, given an image like this: It might ...
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1answer
91 views

Excel reference - connecting a list to a database

I am trying to create a database. I have 2 columns, if I enter a number in the first column, the matching name should appear in the second column automatically. The list of numbers and names is on a ...
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103 views

Store Values from a Dynamic Cell Elsewhere in the Spreadsheet - Building a Database with Excel/Google spreadsheets

I have a list of values that updates as new data becomes available on a website using importXML (cells A1-A25). I want to store those values elsewhere in the spreadsheet so that when the values ...
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3answers
174 views

Method to convert Zipcodes to Addresses

At my mother's workplace, she often accesses the database and pulls out numbers in order to form reports. From selecting data Oracle to outputting reports in Excel format, she has come across this ...
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1answer
328 views

Excel SUM or COUNT based on related fields from two Tables

I have two tables in Excel The small table with 50 rows...tblGroups[#Headers]= Employee ID; Name; Group. The second table with 3000+ rows...tblData[#Headers]= EventID; Date; Employee ID; ...
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1answer
475 views

How to update a Powerpoint slide with an external database?

I have a database of 1000 users with their name, number, photos, addresses, and other fields, etc. (in RDBMS-like say mysql, PostgreSQL). But I want to implement this mostly in Excel. So what I want ...
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1answer
67 views

Sort by selection..spreadsheet software

I am so frustrated... I use ArcMap a lot and therefore I use the 'show selected features' a lot when I am in the attribute table. Now I need to manipulate a csv file in excel with 150,000+ records ...
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Importing data from database into Excel Web Services with parametres

I need to enable people to import the data they need from an SQL Server database into Excel Web Services in SharePoint. They should be able to choose certain parametres for the query. So, for example, ...
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Dynamically filtering data before importing from SQL Server in Excel

I'm trying to figure out whether there is a way to filter the data from an SQL Server connection before it is imported into Excel. The initial import doesn't matter (when the connection is set up), ...
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122 views

Pull Data From Web Database With Excel 2007

I have a web based database that I work with regularly that uses 802.1x authentication (Smart Card with password). From the website you can pull premade and custom reports that are ultimately stored ...
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1answer
112 views

Easy way to put multiple columns in Excel on their own rows?

I have a sheet that looks like this: A | B | C | D | E | ---------------------------------------- 62| Value1| Value2| | | 345| Value3| Value4| Value5| ...
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1answer
721 views

How to extract numerical value after a certain string within a sentence in Excel cell?

I want to extract the numerical value immediately following the string "ABS" (Case sensitive) within a bulk of text in a cell from an Excel table. Not all the cell may contain the the string I'm ...
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1answer
204 views

Mapping of child elements

I can't find one good way to solve this problem. I will try to sum the issue as best as I can: I use Hyperion Essbase Excel ad-in to navigate inside OLAP cubes. What I am trying to accomplish here is ...
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613 views

Is it possible to add a data connection to an existing table in Excel?

I have a table in Excel which has a data connection to an Access database. When the data changes, I can click "Refresh" to re-query the data and update the table. However, Excel 2008 for Mac doesn't ...
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1answer
98 views

Querying variables in Excel

I am looking to query some variables in Excel using a formula. I have a database that has some IDs in it that I need pulled out. The problem is that the IDs vary in length and type. Here are some ...
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1answer
6k views

How do I extract excel data from multiple worksheets and put into one sheet?

In a workbook I have 7 sheets(Totals and then Mon to Sat),I want to extract rows which have the word "CHEQ" in its cell (this is a dropdown list with two options-CHEQ/PAID)from all sheets. On my front ...
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How may I retrieve data from an Excel table based on a variable number of criteria?

I have the following salary data for example: Country State 2012 2013 -> 2027 ======= ===== ==== ==== China Other 1000 1100 China Shanghai 1310 1400 China Tianjin ...
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1answer
434 views

Is there an easy fix to this copy/paste into Excel error?

When I attempt to paste a large spreadsheet (from a DB, ~90,000 rows) into Excel, I keep getting this error: Microsoft Excel is waiting for another application to complete an OLE action I ...
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1answer
498 views

Spreadsheet application that can handle big data OS X

I've been working with Excel for quite a while for some statistical analysis that I do regularly. The size of the data that I'm working with has gotten much larger as of late, however. The layout of ...
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1answer
205 views

How to get the difference between two dates based on an item (truck) number

I'm trying to set up a database for a co-worker to track information based on truck number, amount disposed, etc. Sometimes trucks are left with garbage at then end of the day. That truck may not be ...
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92 views

How to transfer results to Excel

I have a massive (and I mean MASSIVE) amount of results from Minitab 16 displayed as plain text organized in columns and rows. My problem: I need to put all this information into tables to manipulate ...
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112 views

Best approach to doing automatic analysis of sets of tags in Excel/Access/or similar?

I have a large set of open-ended responses to a survey (~10,000), and each has been assigned a set of tags representing what the person has said in the response. This data is sitting in an Excel ...
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45 views

Access, select or utilise names in another worksheet of the same book

I've created a name database on an Excel sheet and I would like to access, select or utilise any of these names in another sheet of same book.
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1answer
204 views

MS Query unresponsive after launching in Excel 2007

User is launching MS Query from within Excel 2007 querying a database and then MS Query becomes unresponsive staying minimized to the task bar. Any assistance would be appreciated, the user is able to ...
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603 views

How can I keep every fifth row in Excel

I have a data set in excel with 3084 rows. I need to delete 4 rows, then keep one: deleting Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday but keeping Monday to create a weekly rather than daily data set. ...
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180 views

extract information from table of values

Hi I have table of values stored in a csv file and the table is organized the following way: Method1,,Method2, T1,T2,T1,T2 a1,b1,c1,d1 a2,b2,c2,d2 a3,b3,c3,d3 a4,b4,c4,d4 One example of something ...
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Excel Formula to Calculate Duration of Time Based on a String of Text Such As 9:00am — 12:30pm

I'm trying to develop an Excel formula that would calculate the actual time duration for a string of a time range of the following format: 1:00am – 3:00am According to this article it seems it should ...
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1answer
153 views

Move Excel Report to Database Solution

I have built an Excel-based reporting system which seems to get out of shape. I am looking for alternative solutions in order to overcome Excels limitations. My reporting solution aggregates time ...
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709 views

The best way to sync an MS Excel file with DB data (including saving it)

I have an Excel file that is supposed to mirror some data from an MS SQL DB. This file is synced automatically to a remote location. I would like that whenever the Excel file is synced, the data that ...
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Importing CSV files into Excel using a macro

I want to develop a macro where in my Excel worksheet I type a date in a specific cell, and the macro will go into a folder containing text files. A database you could say. I want it to find the ...
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Can I use SQL to build an Excel data table from other Excel files?

I know SQL well enough to perform basic queries and manipulate data split into multiple tables in a database. I know Excel 2007 a bit better and use it frequently to manage my mechanical engineering ...
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989 views

software tools for cleaning up messy data (flat files, Excel etc) semi-automatically?

I routinely receive files, usually Excel spreadsheets, which contain manually-entered data that have outgrown the utility of spreadsheets. I then clean up these files for import into a database. ...