The 2003 version of Microsoft's spreadsheet application.

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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 (32-...
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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 (32-...
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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 5.45465E+...
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Close Full Screen window does not go away in MS Excel 2003

I have a problem or bug in MS Excel 2003 where the close full screen mini window does not move or go away. No matter what I do, I cannot move the window or even click any of the options. I'm ...
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Nested IF formula

I have: in *Column F* in *Column S* F2 Monday S2 Orange F3 Tuesday S3 Mango F4 Wednesday S4 Grape F5 Thursday S5 Pawpaw F6 Friday ...
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If cell B1=1 then DELETE cell A1 (excel 2003 formula) - How to do it?

I work with Excel 2003. If cell B1=1 then DELETE cell A1, and if cell B=0 then UNCHANGED. How can I do this? Example: http://oi33.tinypic.com/mwsm03.jpg Many thanks :)
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Excel Time Subtraction

I think there is a way around the time subtraction issue I have in Excel. The problem is that when the time in cell F (for example 11:29am) is less than the one in cell A (for example 11:30am), the ...
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Excel 2003 Macro runtime error 1004 application-defined or object-defined error

We are using a macro to remove rows of data from our excel 'database' that have been tagged as being completed/done. this is the coding ... Private Sub cmdRemove_Click() Dim varResult As ...
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Referencing the sheet name is not working [duplicate]

I'm trying to get the sheet name into a cell. I've tried using: =MID(CELL("filename",A1),FIND("]",CELL("filename",A1))+1,256) but my Excel 2003 displays an error when I try to enter the formula. ...
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Why is this simple Excel calculation not netting Zero?

It's supposed to be zero but for some reason the result produces a peculiar series of digits at the end. Also, here's the .xlsx of it: http://83.212.111.36/Book1.xlsx
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Unable to add, create, or remove drop downs on an Excel 2003 spreadsheet

In Excel 2003 the Validation option under Tools is grayed out for a specific workbook. The sheet is not locked or protected, but it is shared. Even the author of the sheet has the Validation grayed ...
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Add time to current-row by previous column in an excel column?

I am trying to add 20 minutes to the time in the previous column on the same row, using Excel 2003. Is this possible? I'm having trouble figuring out how to get the current row. I can just use D to ...
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MS Excel 2007 Warning Significant loss of functionality

I have created a template in MS Excel 2003. In MS Excel 2007, when I save it in MS Excel 1997 - 2003 format, it gives a compatibility warning; Significant loss of functionality This workbook ...
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Scatter diagrams with group labels for X/Y coordinates

I'M trying to create a map layout from an Excel spreadsheet in Excel 2003. I have x and y coordinates in columns as well as group name and place name. I tried using a scatter chart but I can only ...
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How to validate formulas easily in Excel 2003?

When reviewing Excel spreadsheets done by others, I have to do the work of validating all formulas contained in the workbook. It's a frustrating, time-consuming process to trace the quoted cells, ...
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Windows Xp, Excel 2003 automatic start on bootup and yes to update

I need to start an excel file on startup. However when opening the software always ask if the user wants to update the files. How can I get Excel to automatically do this every time?
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excel conditional formatting AND isnumber

I'm trying to get my format sentence to work, but it just won't I want to format the cell green if the cell is greater than the cell before it (and that cell contains a number) I'm trying: =...
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can't select the shape in excel

I have a problem today that is the first time I meet it. I have opened an old file (this file from 2005), then this contain of flowchart which made from excel's autoshape. Then I want to make some ...
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Excel membership list

I have a membership list like this in Excel | A | 02-02-1994 | B | C | D | 04-10-1998 | E | F I want to change it, so it can be ordered by age (the 2nd column) or by name (the 1st column) As you ...
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Incorporate VBA and Copy and Paste

I wonder whether someone may be able to help me please. I'm using the code below to autopopulate a number of columns with pre-defined text when a value is entered into column "B". Option Explicit ...
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How to prevent users to change cells but allow VBA to change them

I'm using a Excel spreadsheet to record staff resource. In column B, there is a value of "Enter your name", which instructs the user where to start entering their information. Then, when the user ...
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Restrict and validate date format in Excel

I'm trying to put together a 'Data Validation' formula which restricts the user to entering a date in the following format: dd-mm-yy. From the research I've done, I've come across what I thought ...
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Subversion and excel xll file

It is a business requirement to keep xll files in subversion (trust me, I did not come up with this idea :-) ). Now when I try to load this file up in Excel, Excel opens it like what you see in ...
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Change a color of a cell from one cell in sheet2 when making reference to it in sheet1

I'm trying to change the color of a cell in one sheet when made a reference in another sheet. Sheet2 is a list of addresses and I want these to turn red when I use them in the main sheet on sheet1. ...
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I will need a formula showing counts, totals and sub-totals for data set from different sheet

I am using MS2003 EXCEL. I have a cell in Sheet 1 with a color value and totals, with sub-totals. On sheet 2, I have a data set with 3 columns (colors, dress, type). On Sheet 1, I will need a ...
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Macro to count the number of text strings in sheet in Excel 2003

I have a worksheet for scoring. I have a list in the first sheet that will be for data entry starting with a2 and going down the sheet, this is for Player names. I have a summary sheet named "Place" ...
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Automatically select last row in a set in Excel

In Excel 2003, I am trying to keep track of some petty cash, and have it set up with the denomination along the top row, along with a sub total and difference column. I want a small section that shows ...
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Create or Open an .xlsx file having >256 columns in MS Excel 2003 with compatibility pack installed

I'm using Microsoft Office 2003. I have installed 'Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, Powerpoint 2007' to support new xml based formats (.docx, .xlsx, .pptx). Now given that I have ...
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How to clear all value cells in an entire 2003 Excel workbook by one go?

How can I clear all value cells in an entire 2003 Excel workbook by one go? I could do one sheet by going to special functions, however, if a file is composed of many sheets, it would take a lot ...
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Hide a number that comes before the text of a column in Excel?

I have a column like this "2;#Vendor", I want to display only "Vendor". How can I do this?
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How to make multiple Excel files open in ONE window/instance of Excel 2003 in Win 7

I'm running Excel 2003 on my new Windows 7 machine. (There is also a Excel 2010 starter pre installed that I do not use). I'm a heavy user of Excel. I use it all day every day. I often have 10 or ...
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Excel cutting out down over 1024 characters

I am using Excel 2003 to save a large file as a CSV. But when saving cells that contain over 1024 characters, it cuts out the characters beyond 1024. Per a previous question, I am using this ...