The 2003 version of Microsoft's spreadsheet application.

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Can a single cell in Excel extend over several pages? How?

I encountered this problem while trying to write really large chunks of text in Excel. In spite of of wrapping turned on, my text doesn't really get wrapped once it stretches over more than 12 lines (...
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Excel 2003 - How do I link sheets in different workbooks when there are path issues?

I've created several Workbooks relating to the same project and now want to create a master workbook that contains the results from each of the others. The problem that I have is that the formulas do ...
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How to express a lone “\” in a file path in VBA?

I'm using a VBA script to save a file titled "month-day-hour-minute" inside of a folder titled "month-year" Anyways, excel doesn't like my code, ActiveWorkbook.SaveAs "C:\Users\" & Environ$(...
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How can I open a specific sheet named after a month?

I have a bunch of Month Tabs What is one way to open a specific one with VBA? I tried using this snippet: Private Sub Workbook_Open() Dim ws As Worksheet Dim mnth As String, dte As String, mday As ...
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How do I make form fill out to different sheets based on the month?

I have an exercise and diet log that I fill out every other day and I want the data to move to another sheet. Sheet 1 looks like a worksheet and I want it to move (I think the best way to do this is ...
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Merge two Excel spread sheets using a common column and retaining duplicates

There are two excel sheets. I am trying to merge the two files based on the id column. For example: first excel: id var1 var2 var3 1 5 4 5 2 3 2 2 ...
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excel vs access query priority

Hi Superuser this is my question Scenario: -an Access 2003 based application to manage the stock; the application had several mask to peform the update of different .mdb table. -an Excel 2003 ...
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UDF to make cell temporarily wider

In Excel 2003, I have the following UDF which makes a column temporarily wider. Private Sub Worksheet_SelectionChange(ByVal Target As Range) If Target.Count > 1 Then Exit Sub If Target....
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All Borders equivalent in Excel for a range

I would think there is a way in VBA to put the 4 wall borders for every cell in a range, but I have yet to figure out or find one. Basically I want a range such as (A1:R780) to all have their own ...
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excel 2003 support with cell formatting

Please help. I have created a borrowing excel worksheet to monitor borrowing books. I want to fill a cell (column B) with a date when an item is returned and then have that row move to the bottom of ...
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Is it possibile to enter dates from a drop-down calendar?

In Excel 2003, is it possible to enter dates in a cell from a drop-down calendar instead of entering them manually?
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Count unique values [duplicate]

I need help for a formula to count unique values in column A that are blank in column D ...and also to count unique values in column A that are not blank in column D. I dont use filters
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Hyperlink refers to the new location of the referenced cell

I'm using Excel 2003. I have a hyperlink in cell E4 in worksheet406R to cell E4 in worksheet104S. When I move E4 in worksheet104S to another location (E16) or sort the data in this worksheet, the ...
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Highlight birthday in a referenced cell

in Excel 2003 in worksheet1, I have a conditional formatting that highlights a cell when today is the birthday in cell A1 date of Birth in cell B1 age with the formula: =DATEDIF($A1,TODAY(),"Y") &...
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Right click and menu bar drop down list not visible when clicked

It would be great if anyone could solve this for me. When I click on the Menu Tab or right click the list doesn't drop down. I can just about see a faint outline where the list is supposed to drop ...
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How to put comma into digits like eastern (especially Indian) style by using a formula in M S Excel?

Friends I want to put comma automatically into the digits like this- 10,00,000 Or 1,00,000 For this I want to use a formula. I also know that I can do this by format cell>number>use 1000 separator (,...
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Currency Values Pasted From Firefox Becomes Text in Excel 2003

New here. This is a commonly asked question but cannot seem to find the answer specific to my issue. Just got a refurbished computer Windows 7 Professional 32bit. Installed Office 2003 and Firefox 41....
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Most recent date for ID in Excel 2003 Pivot Tables

I'm trying to automate a process in our office with pivot tables. I have multiple customer numbers per vin. For my process to work I need a 1:1 ratio of customer numbers to vin numbers. Only the most ...
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Excel 2003 - Matching and summarising data across multiple worksheets

I am looking for help regarding my roster calculations. I have built a roster over 13 worksheets plus a calculation worksheet. On each sheet column D has a list of names populated from an offset ...
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How to fill up gaps in excel

My data in excel has for example the following data in columns A and B: A B 1 4 2 6 5 88 9 67 12 45 and so on. I would like to transform it as following: A B 1 4 2 6 3 0 4 ...
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Checking column for value. If true, check same row in another column and count if not blank

I have a spreadsheet of employees. Column A is a list of Dept types (sales, HR, payroll, etc). Column B is the date their appraisal is completed, or blank if incomplete. I would like a function that ...
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How does the user make a selection in MSExcel that contains only those cells that contain data?

Got an MSExcel question for you. he specs for my computer are: Intel Inspiron laptop i3-2.20ghz , 8GB DDR3, 400GB HDD, Win 7 Prem. And the version I am using is MSExcel 2003. My question has to do ...
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Excel: Getting #NUM on calc

Why am I getting #NUM error in Excel when trying to input: =((171757/-201011)^(1/4))-1 It works fine on Wolfram Alpha..
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How to prevent enabling editing in Protected View in Excel 2013 from altering chart formatting of Excel 2000-2003 and 2007-2010 workbooks

In Excel 2013, when opening and enabling editing from Protected View a macro-enabled Excel workbook downloaded from the internet, with two versions in .xls (Excel 2000-2003) and .xlsm (Excel 2007-2010)...
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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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Pivot table 'page fields' usage

In Excel, it is possible to create a pivot table where data comes from several worksheets. It's an old feature, but still useful. The process starts by pressing Alt, D, P. In one of steps there is one ...
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How do I format numbers with abbreviations in Excel 2003?

In Excel 2003, is there any way to format positive numbers with abbreviations (specifically K, M, & B) while displaying all decimal places but not trailing zeroes like so: 878.1K 100M 1.478B ...
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Cannot use Buttons with VBA in 2003 but can use buttons from same sheet in 2010 Excel

I have excel 2003 and 2010 installed on our computers. I reinstalled both, did a system restore. I manually uninstalled all updates from the past month (this started happening 1-1.5 weeks ago) I am ...
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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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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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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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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 4.7....
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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 C:\Users\...
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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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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 ...