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Excel - How can I collapse data, eliminating blank rows?

I have a 3 column, 20 row table. (A1:C20) The 3 columns are each 1 digit of a 3 digit number. Some of the rows have 3 digits, some are blank. I need a way to return all the non-blank rows of 3 ...
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Formula to return values into a number of cells based on another cell's value.

If I have a cell (A1) value is "2" (set value) & another cell (A2) value is "4" (number of cells in 1 column i want the set value to appear in) How do I return the values in B1:B4 to all be "2"?
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paste values in a cell based on two other cells

I have 2 columns(a,b) containing values. If cells in 'a' column have a string called 'major',then I have to paste 'important' in the corresponding blank cells of b. New to vb.Need help Thanks
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excel - ask for input to be used as new cell values

I use excel 2007 and I want to create the following function: At first I need to add a vba function button that prompts the user to add four different values, e.g. a name, a number, a date and an ...
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Excel “IF” function has totally stopped working

THe "IF" function worked quite well a few months back. Needed to use it again and this time I keep getting the "something's wrong with your formula" window. I've tried everything : changing the commas ...
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Financial Quarters from date

I have looked around for other solutions to this issue using the =ROUNDUP(MONTH(A1)/3,0) code. However I am not using the standard dates for Quarters Q1 - 02-Feb/03-may Q2 - 04-May/02-Aug Q3 - ...
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I am having trouble pasting my data from a html* filtered notepad doc into Excel

I am copying supplier stock items from their website into Word, then copying it into a HTML file and opening it in Notepad before copying it to Excel in order to keep the format of the original text. ...
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Excel Macro for preserving line breaks in cell text

I have an excel sheet containing text that I require copying and then pasting into a 3rd party application (bit like notepad). I need to use a button to copy the text so it cannot be edited or ...
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How do I make a function update dynamically when I make changes to the function in a “master” cell?

For example, column 1 would contain input data, and subsequent columns would perform actions on that data. Row 1 would be the master row. All changes to the formulas in row 1 would be duplicated ...
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How can I find max value for a text as unique identifier in Excel?

This is basically for an auction setup in Google spreadsheet. Say there are 26 bidders A to Z and each bid 5 times with different values. I need to find the max value bid by each of them and display ...
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How do I get “yes” or “no” in Excel if the information comes from “true” and “false”?

first of all, I have to point out that I am a German visiting this forum (I couldn't find anything useful on the German websites), so excuse my English if it is bad here and there ;-) Here is my ...
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Power Pivot - Average time per item

I'm trying to calculate on average, how long it takes to make each item. Here is the data table: Date Item Quantity Operator 01/01/2014 Item1 3 John 01/01/2014 Item2 5 ...
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How to Run macro in excel instance “2” from excel instance “1”

Lets say i have already opened Workbook 1 in Excel instance 1 and Workbook 2 in excel instance 2 And i have macro called "AAA" in instance 1 and "ASD" in instance 2 i want to call "ASD" in instance 2 ...
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Excel macro to save workbook on another session of excel

Im trying to make a macro in one session of excel that saves a particular workbook in another session of excel. Lets say i have Workbook1 and Workbook2 and i have opened them in different excel ...
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IF formula returns wrong value

https://www.dropbox.com/s/v6nd2z4icftmnvf/example1.xlsx We have Excel 2007 (German) and vista ultimate. I am trying Excel by building a roster but have run into a problem with the following formula. ...
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Comment in fixed line in Excel gets truncated when I scroll down

I have an Excel sheet with a fixed header (first row is fixed) and some of the cells in this header contain comments. When I don't scroll down and hover over the cell, the comment is fully visible, ...
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Excel: Find a specific cell and paste the value from a control cell into it

I have two columns one containing the room number, e.g. B-CL102, the other containing a varying integer. I want to enter a different, manually determined, integer in a third column. Whether by macro ...
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Can I use excel to read barcodes and take me to a specific cell?

I work for a community group that holds an annual fund raiser for charity over a weekend. I am an excel user and am wanting to set it up so that I can assign a barcode on a card to a specific person. ...
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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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Align column of numbers, negative numbers, decimals and percentages in Excel

My list of numbers contains the following: 48.8 4.19 (0.36) 4.52% and I want them all to align by decimal. As far as I can tell it is not possible in a single step and the best I can do is paste ...
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VBA + Polymorphism: Override worksheet functions from 3rd party

my company makes extensive use of a data provider using a (closed source) VBA plugin. In principal, every query follows follows a certain structure: Fill one cell with a formula, where arguments to ...
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Create a linear trend line in Excel graphs with logarithmic scale

I I have an Excel scatter chart with x and y values. I set the logarithmic scale in x-axis and y-axis. When I add a linear trend line to the graph, the line is not linear but appears like a curve. ...
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Macro to copy values to new sheet and prompt user where they want to save

I'm looking to create a macro in Excel 2007 which will do the following: copy the formatting and values from a sheet called 'report', insert this into a new workbook, naming the file with the value ...
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Adding a Custom List to Cells in Excel 2007

I have gone through the tutorial on how to create a custom list, but it doesn't say how to add it to the cell. What I want to do is to add a listbox to a cell: i.e. Cell A1 has a drop down button ...
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Excel: how to link cell from one sheet to another

could you please, help me? i would like to find out how to do this: i have a sheet 1: with columns: number, name, color. i would like on sheet 2 to have 3 cells, where after entering the number, two ...
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How do you add text to the end of a cell in Excel

I am wanting to add the same text to the end of about 10,000 cells, but I don't want to go through and manually type it in on every cell. So basically, I want to: A1 A5 text =A1+"file" ...
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Excel 2007 : paste from clipboard to visible rows only

What I want to do is to copy multiple lines from a .txt file and paste it into an excel sheet that have hidden rows. Each line on my text file is correlated to the same visible row on the excel sheet. ...
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Excel: Random select within table that meets two criteria

Here is an example of my data: Name: Office: Years: John Smith Canada 1 Bob Smith Canada 1 Jake Smith Canada 1 Sarah Smith Canada 1 On another sheet I want ...
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sum the values in a column and add the sum to the filename of a workbook

Hello I have been able to create new worksheets based on unique values in a column. In addition to this, i want to sum up the values in a column and include this sum in the filename of each ...
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Excel: Copying web table or saner way of merging cells?

I have an issue where copying information from a table in a web page to Excel doesn't copy the headers cleanly. The headers look something like this: # Line Part Part Description List ...
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Dynamic Excel page with many referances

I want to build a dynamic spreadsheet. I have a blank template for entering weekly information about different locations. Once this information is inputted it is saved as a new sheet and titled for ...
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Copying VLOOKUP formula in multiple sheets, where sheet number automatically changes

I have created a progress card in Excel (there are 50 such sheets, one each for 50 students). There is one tabulation sheet also with the names of the 50 students. So, when numeric marks are entered ...
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Go to first non-negative cell in a row and divide by another cell

I'm looking to have Excel calculate the financial payback period for me. In words, I'm trying to count and return the first non-negative number in a row and divide that value by a corresponding cell. ...
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Excel date format transposing numbers

How to stop excel changing date format? I type in 05/11/2014 as in fifth November and it displays 11 May 2014 in the cell Yet in the cell content line at the top of the sheet it still displays ...
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Excel 2010 Compile Data from Multiple Worksheets into Summary Spreadsheet

I've compile a structural steel and architectural finishes material take off for an industrial building. I simply tallied the quantity of each length of each shape on a sheet corresponding to each ...
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Adding a Hyperlink in Excel 2007 With Domain in Different Cell

I want to add a hyperlink in a cell, but getting the domain from a different cell. For example: A1 = localhost B3 = http://(A1)/test.htm So I can change A1 to point to an IP address. Is this ...
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How to convert dd.mm.yyyy date format to yyyy-mm-dd in Excel 2007?

My customer entered date in dd.mm.yyyy format. As I want insert all the data in mysql database, I want the date in yyyy-mm-dd format. I tried to format using Excel custom date format and built-in ...
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Excel cells- show displayed text instead of value in Data Validation list

I read this topic: Excel cells - show text different to the actual value?, and now I'm trying to use it as a Data Validation list in Excel. But when I choose for the list those cells, when I choose ...
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excel text to specific cell

so i have this problem i want to get a specific cell from text i mean that i have made a table 1,2,3... A,B,C,.... i made a vlookup to search for specific letter in number so if i press 1 in a A3 it ...
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Excel group files not opening

The OS is Windows XP 2003 server and the program is Microsoft Office Standard 2007 (Excel). This computer recently upgraded from Office 2003 to Office 2007. Upon clicking any .xls or .xlsx book file ...
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Excel - Counting unique values with multiple criterias

I have a large scale data set and I am looking for a way to count the number of unique values: Day -ID, Location-ID, Truck-ID 1, 18, 1 1, 19, 1 ...
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Replace two numbers in a column with 99

I have Selling Price which is not in proper format as its converted from Dollar to our local currency. So the amount in the column are ending with random number. I want to change last two numbers to ...
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How to create a stacked bar chart that displays data in monthly intervals?

I have a table with dates and prices, and I want to create a bar chart, which shows me total amount spent in months. Table looks like this: 30.5.2014 700,80 CZK 6.6.2014 1 000,30 CZK 20.6.2014 ...
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How do I categorize a list?

I'm looking to categorize/sort a list by matching certain strings. I previously couldn't find a solution so hopefully this way is easier. Example list: [A] The apple is the pomaceous fruit of the ...
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Excel Table Copy Wrong Formula with Newly Inserted Rows?

I am trying to create a simple spreadsheet to track costs. I have a total of five columns with different categories, two of which have formulas. I wanted to be able to insert a new row into the ...
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Text function in Excel isn't formatting year

I've got a problem with the text function in Excel (2007). It doesn't format the year, it just states yyyy instead of e.g. 2014. If I have a cell with 23-7-2014 and use the formula ...
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Microsoft Excel 2007 - Auto Update in 1st Sheet based on What updated in 2nd sheet (2nd sheet Update will be in Fixed Column but Random Row)

Actually I'm facing a problem now. I am using Excel 2007. And, I have two different sheet of excel file with me. My 1st sheet is my report. My 2nd sheet is my customer name. I hope that when ever ...
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vlookup in a cell that contains mid formula

I am trying to create a vlookup in a cell referencing a specific cell so that I can pull the data from my lookup table. Well this cell that I am referencing happens to have a mid formula in it, and ...
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How to remove one column of a calculated item in Pivot?

I have two columns. One with data from this year and the other with data from previous year. I now have added a calculated item in Pivot to display the % delta of these two years. Now when doing this ...
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Comparing two columns in excel to find non-duplicates

I have two columns of numbers, column A and column B. Column A is where a numbered tag is entered when it leaves and Column B is where the numbered tag is entered when it returns. There are spaces in ...