The 2003 version of Microsoft's spreadsheet application.

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### Broken ActiveX in Excel 2003

I hope this is the correct forum to post this, I believe this to be an Excel issue.
Ever since I upgraded to Win 7 (64 bit), whenever I try to add an ActiveX control to a worksheet in Excel 2003, I ...

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### How do I copy list to another spreadsheet only if items have been paid?

I have a list of invoices. I want only the invoices that have been paid to be copied to another worksheet. My column headings are:
Inv. # / Date of Inv. / Amount / Customer Name / Date Paid / ...

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### VBA Code for changing background text for any text within a cell

I'm trying to make a row change colour to yellow based on if any text is within the D column. I have already set up 5 different colours for another cell, however need this to over-ride those ones. I ...

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### formatting date time as 01/01/2015 in excel 2003

If I enter 01/01/2015 into an Excel column it gets translated into 1/1/2015. I right click and click on Format Cells... and see that the format is *3/14/2001.
I have some other cells in this ...

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### Excel Validation Feature to Return Items from a List

I have a list of bank code and bank description in spreadsheet. i wanted to select a bank code from a list and then display the bank's description. How can i perform this ? Sorry im new with excel ...

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### Microsoft Excel 2003 Sequence numbering

I am in need of working out how to have sequence numbering in the excel database I'm creating.
I am trying to have the following
001/15,
002/15,
003/15...
I am having no luck in getting this to work ...

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### Show Excel column filter information in cells - Not working

I am on a W7 64bit pro edition, on a Lenovo T420
With regard to Show Excel column filter information in cells, is there a reason why it is not working in Excel 2003?
Thanks in advance
Gilberto
PS
I ...

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### Import external data connections into Excel 2013 for use in Excel 2003

I have a workbook in Excel 2013 that retrieves data from a SQL database via a query. However, the connection imports data as a table, which is incompatible with Excel 2003. Is there a way to convert ...

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### Excel experiencing one-time delay during saving and quitting

On my work machine I have Excel 2003. The first time (per instance) I try to save a file or quit, there is a noticeable delay. For saving the delay is somewhere around 10-15 seconds and for quitting ...

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### How to extract remainder of a match of 5 digits in 9

I am trying to extract the "remainder" (the non-matching portion) of a search using Excel 2003. I tried using various combinations of functions but it seems that there's no specific function that can ...

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### How to extract reminder of a match in MS Excel 2003

I tried using various combinations of functions but it seems that there's no specific function can return non-searched/matched values. Doing it manually takes days cause of the large amount data that ...

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### Query priority .xls VS .mdb

Hello to all the superusers!
My new question regarding conflict problem betweend an access application ad a excel wookbook/worksheet
I have a worksheet where using "Get External Data" on the "Data" ...

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### How to replicate an anchor tag in Excel

I have an Excel (csv) like this:
column1 link
yahoo <a href="www.yahoo.com">Yahoo</a>
google <a href="www.google.com">Google</a>
Is there any way to make link ...

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### How did I hide a Microsoft excel 2003 formula?

I have a problem with a spreadsheet that I have had for some years and cannot recall how I managed to set up the condition that the formula takes.
I keep a record of fuel costs whereby I enter the ...

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### How to find the last value in a column in excel?

I am tracking rooms booked in a hotel on a daily basis in Excel. Every day I input the number of rooms booked in a column to show a trend of pick up over a period. I'd like to return the value of ...

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### How do I stop a mail merge from adding zeros to the end of amounts of currency?

I am using an excel spreadsheet as my data source in a Word document mail merge. I have formatted the amounts in excel as currency with 2 decimal places. When I complete the merge, the amounts have ...

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### How do I convert list to table in Excel 2003

I have a list:
date item name quantity
1.7.2014 A 5
1.7.2014 B 2
1.7.2014 C 10
2.7.2014 B 5
3.7.2014 A 1
...

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### How do I pull rows from one sheet to another sheet automatically as data changes?

I currently use excel to create a shopping list to make it easier at the store. All rows have an item name, cost, and total based on the qty entered in the A column. Is there any way (with little to ...

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### How to display particular workbook of Excel file on TV and no matter what i do on the computer the TV displays the workbook [duplicate]

I have a computer and a TV.I want to display particular workbook of excel file on the TV ( monitor 2 ) and when I work on my computer monitor ( Monitor 1 ) nothing happens on Monitor 2.I need that ...

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### Retrieve previous version (backup file) of Excel file?

I made some incorrect changes and clicked 'Save' in MS Excel. 'Undo' failed.
Excel does not have an option to create backup files, like MS Word does.
The AutoRecover option saves files in ...

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### Search from bottom with multiple criteria

I am trying to search a data table in excel and find the bottom most row that meets a specific criteria. I thought I could use this LOOKUP trick but it only returns a #DIV/0 error. This is what I ...

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### Why is the maximum row height in Excel 546px?

The maximum height of a single row in Excel 2003 is 546 pixels, or 409.5 points:
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/excel-help/excel-specifications-and-limits-HP005199291.aspx
I'm curious as to why ...

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### VBA Lookup by Multiple Criteria - Then Copy & Paste

Currently I have a 2 way database with 10+ fields and 1,000+ rows. Some fields are customer name, car model, year of model, price, date of purchase.
I would like to lookup rows of data by multiple ...

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### Use custom undefined color in Excel 2003

I want to change background of the cell. I click the icon in the toolbar to do that, but only pallete of predefined colors is offered:
But I want my own, custom color which is not present in the ...

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### Excel 2003 Issue: Row Height Issue After Autofiltering

I'm using Excel 2003 right now, and have constructed a spreadsheet that features merged and unmerged, multiple cells in each row. Each cell, merged and unmerged, has their row height manually ...

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### Spread Sheet Formula for Time Study

I need to create an excel spread sheet. I am doing a time study. ( The time a project was started to finish) I will be entering in times frequently in military time. I havent used excel for years and ...

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### Extracting and collating data from multiple columns in Excel 2003

First of all I have tried a lot but failed to get a solution for the following problem and I hence request all the superusers to help me with their best if possible....
I tried unpivoting but it did ...

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### Excel: INDEX and MATCH on rows matching criteria

I want to write a formula that will do the following:
Search for a POS in column C in rows where ID=ID. If a POS is found, output "yes" in the haspos? column, otherwise output "no".
Here is ...

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### Why does Excel 2007 change 13 to 14 when typed in?

Every time my co-worker types 13 into an excel cell, excel changes it to 14.
She was using excel 2003 and this was happening. Our tech installed 2007 and it is still happening. We have to use a ...

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### Microsoft Excel lookup match without sorting data

Have a value list and need to insert points by looking up the data table. Data table has value for points in 1000 increments. Actual value that I lookup will not be rounded to 1000 so I tried using ...

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### Format of Row in VBA based on 1stCell and also Compare to above row?

I was wondering how would i through VBA conditionally format the whole row or a row in a range based on the first cell in that row? Also it would require a comparison to the previous row to current ...

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### How to create an Excel SUMIF formula that can compare different date formats

For my source data I have a column of dates in the dd/mm/dddd format, and a column of values next to it.
eg
03/02/2014 5
17/02/2014 4
03/03/2014 5
17/03/2014 4
On a summary sheet I have a ...

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### Creating custom autofill with numerical values

Each day of the year has a value which I would like to consolidate by day of the week, i.e. all 52 Mondays consecutively, all 52 Tuesdays consecutively etc. They are recorded chronologically on Sheet ...

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### IF clauses with SUMPRODUCT

I'm having trouble understanding the following:
This works:
=SUMPRODUCT(N(A1:A10="Some text");B1:B10)
This doesn't:
=SUMPRODUCT(IF(A1:A10="Some text";1;0);B1:B10)
The N() function converts the ...

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### Excel Using Reference for Worksheet names [duplicate]

I've looked around to try and resolve this, however I am unfamiliar with the coding.
Here's my line of code,
='[WorkBook]BOM'!G6
What I want to do is make the Workbook call to a cell so I can mass ...

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### Excel 2003, How do I sort with spaces?

How do I sort with spaces? I have spaces between my numbers and dates and names and would like to sort without using a VBA formula.

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### How to create a two column pick list in Excel

I want to be able to have a pick list with two columns setup in a worksheet and pick from that list in another worksheet to populate two columns.
Pick List Sheet would look like this
A Item 1 ...

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### MIcrosoft excel 2003 auto populate cells

What I would like is input text into a cell say A1 and I want that text to then be duplicated in cell D1. But I can not type the formula into D1 itself i.e. no =a1.
Is this possible? Thanks

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### Is there an Excel formula that can conditionally sum rows based on column headers?

I need to be able to put a formula into the last cell of a row (shown by = in the image) that totals the values in that row that don't have a cell with the text 'Done' at the top of the relevant ...

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### Excel - can't concetanate a concetanated cell

Cell A displays: general20130903.txt
Cell A formula: =CONCATENATE("general",YEAR(TODAY()),TEXT(MONTH(TODAY()),"00"),TEXT(DAY(TODAY()),"00"),".txt")
Cell B is pure text of value: \\asimple\uncpath
...

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### Data entered into cell replicates in all sheets unneccesarily?

Example: I enter data into sheet 29 cell 7, then cell 7 from 1-31 shows the same data.
How do I undo this? It was not a problem yesterday. There is no formula in the cell.

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### Excel - compare names in two cells in different order

I need to compare the following
Cell 1 John Peter henderson
Cell 2 peter John Henderson
Result Match
Cell 1 Anne jolie ...

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### Lost VBA when downgrading from Excel 2013 to Excel 2010

I am on Windows 7. In the past I was using Excel 2003. I installed Office 2013 and found that my Office 2003 was intact and I could run both versions. I made updates to some worksheets using Excel ...

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### Changing line insert default formatting

When you insert a new row in a current spreadsheet, it automatically formats that row with the formatting from the line above. Is there a way of changing this so that it enters the formatting from the ...

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### Opening an Excel 2003 workbook in Excel 2010 32-bit causes bogus circular reference and crashes

We have a workbook that we have been using daily for many years in Excel 2003.
We are now migrating to Excel 2010, and have encountered the following problem.
When the workbook is opened in 2010 ...

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### Opening an Excel 2003 workbook in Excel 2010 32-bit causes bogus circular reference and crashes

We have a workbook that we have been using daily for many years in Excel 2003.
We are now migrating to Excel 2010, and have encountered the following problem.
When the workbook is opened in 2010 ...

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### how to determine which values in a given set of cells will add up to a numerical range

In other words, I'm looking for a sum range that consists of combinations of cells from an array. Given a set of numbers:
1 720 56 17 59 120 153 203 39 1 690 583 582 561 256 310 232 95 108 16
26 ...

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### Macro to copy and insert rows by variable number

I have an Excel 2003 worksheet with names and addresses, unique per row, to be used for shipping monthly magazines.
Some members receive more than one copy of the magazine, which will be indicated in ...

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### How do I create a list of phone numbers for people whose reference numbers appear in two columns?

I have two sets of data in columns A & B and also in columns C & D. Some of the content in column C & D does not appear in columns A & B:
A = reference numbers
00001, 00002, 00003, ...

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### How to disable exponential format?

My application is generating some Excel sheets from values fetched from a database. Some of the Excel cells with numeric values (more than 6-7 digits) are displayed in exponential form like ...