The 2003 version of Microsoft's spreadsheet application.

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Default print margins on Excel 2003

How can I set the default print margins on Excel 2003? I have to do it on a localized (Italian) Execl version.
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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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Unable to create charts for all values in an entire column in Excel 2003

My Excel data looks like this: (it's a lot bigger in fact) code1 code2 01/08 02/08 X A 12 10 X B 8 15 Y A 52 0 Y B 5 5 Every day I ...
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Format Change Event for Excel VBA

I'm trying to prevent people from modifying (most) of my spreadsheet while still alowing them to use the sort function of the AutoFilter. What I've done so far is used the Worksheet_Change event and ...
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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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Move to end of selection in MS Excel (2003)

I have a large set of data that I update regularly by copy/pasting and overwriting old data. I do this for 10k-15k records at a time. Once I have pasted, I manually scroll down to the last line of ...
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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 - Assistance automating the copying of data within Worksheets query

I have an Excel 2003 spreadsheet that contains two worksheets, one contains the following data: Name#1 (In Column A) Month-Year (In Column C) Amount (In Column E) Jan-2011 £12.00 ...
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Using two conditions with a SUMIF function in Excel 2003

For a given row on Sheet1, I use the SUMIF function to see if the value from the first cell of that row is on a list of historical values in Sheet2. That will basically summarize all the values on my ...
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Using excel sheet as a function

I wonder how I can use an excel sheet as a function. Let's say I have a complex calculation in Sheet1 with one parameter I would like to iterate over a range like [1 to 400] in a second sheet to ...
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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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Merge two excel files using a common column

I have two excel sheets. I have to merge the two such that the values in one match with the other. For eg. The first excel, the 2nd excel 1 t 1 tes1 2 5 3 ...
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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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How to get excel row numbers to skip the header

This is really a cosmetic question. Excel by default starts counting from line one which is the header. Is there some way to have it start counting from the real line one (the line after the header). ...
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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 chart tabs are showing up as blank

All of my Excel 2003 chart tabs are showing up as blank. This includes both newly created chart tabs and chart tabs in existing spreadsheets, as well as both pivot table charts and regular charts. ...
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Excel's date format without a year

I'm putting in employees' birthdays, but they come without years for sensitivity reasons. But when I put the month and day in, Excel automatically adds 2012 as the year! Obviously this is not right. I ...
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Excel 2003, network drive, using hyperlinks to a new drive path

using hyperlinks in Excel 2003 to our G:\ drive where most of our company files are located have always worked but we now have a new drive (N:) and when I try to hyperlink to anything located on the ...
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Extend the number of rows in Excel 2003 beyond the allowable 65k

I'm stuck with excel 2003 at the office, I was wondering if there is a way to extend the number of rows to at least a million or two.
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Why do 2 excel (2003) files that are exactly the same have different file size?

I have two excel files that are exactly the same (in terms of the content of the file) but differ by quite a margin on file size. One file is 37.5 KB while the other is 56 KB. The only difference I ...
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How to Search For Excel (2003) Files which Contain Macros on Server?

How can I search for Excel files that contain VBA code, are there any efficient ways to do this? The way I'm thinking of would be to use vbscript and recursively search through the directory, open ...
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Fill an area between two lines in a chart in Excel

There are a lot of hacks to fill the area between two lines in a chart; however, I want one that works seamlessly between 2003/2007 and mac 2011. Preferably, something that is not a hack.
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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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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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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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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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How to avoid double quotes when saving Excel file as Unicode?

I have an Excel file with Unicode content of which some cells contain text inside double quotes, for example "text". When I save the Excel file in Unicode format, the text which contains the double ...
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Sum Column, but only Filtered Rows

I have a large flat file of a bunch of ungrouped primary key values. I want to filter on a key and populate cell A1 with the value selected from the dropdown list. In the end, I want to see a sum of ...
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Need solution if cell “A” then show cell “B” from a Dropdown list

My query is, I have a Cascading dropdown list of types / Sizes - Types - Concrete, glazing, lining, Sizes of each Concrete - 100,200,300 etc Glazing - 90,110,150 etc Lining - 75,92,110 etc All of ...
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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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How can I change the z-order of data series on the secondary y-axis relative to those on the primary y-axis in Excel 2003?

In Excel 2003, it's possible to change the z-order (i.e. what plots on top) of data series plotted on an axis by right-clicking a point of one of the series, choosing "Format Data Series", and then ...
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How do I exit Excel full screen after switching desktops using MSVDM

When I switch desktops with MSVDM (Microsoft Virtual Desktop Manager) Excel goes into some kind of full screen mode, where no tool bars or menus are visible in the Excel window. Then I can not find ...
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Zero values in Excel logarithmic chart: Can the warning be suppressed?

I'm plotting data in an Excel 2003 chart with a logarithmic scale on the Y axis. Some data points are occasionally missing, and this is represented by blank cells. The resulting graph looks like the ...
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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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How do I force a user to use a specific format when entering time data?

I need to ensure the users of a particular spreadsheet are entering the time data in military time. I'm finding some folks are omitting the colon, and it's causing problems. Is there a way to force ...
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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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Adding more than 15 digits in Excel

I want to add more than 20 digits in an Excel cell. The current format of the cell is general, it converts the number to an exponential format. I tried with a number format and accounting, but when I ...
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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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Hyperlink font in Excel always changes to the default font face/size

For cells containing hyperlinks the font changes automatically into the default one (even though I have selected all cells and applied a different font). How can you configure Excel to use the same ...
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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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Too much text for an Excel cell — how to make the cell scrollable

What do I do when I have more text in an Excel cell than I want to show in the allocated space? Something making it "scrollable" would be preferred.
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How to add URL in a cell comment using VBA?

I am using Microsoft Excel 2003 wherein i have a cell which has a comment. The comment has text as well as URL. Is it possible to create a hyperlink (URL) in comment box where user can click and it ...
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How to open ods files in Excel?

What is the best way to open ods files in Excel 2003? Is there some plug-in available? Should I use some convertor to xls? Or would it be best if I just used LibreOffice (or OpenOffice)? The file I ...
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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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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 ...