The 2011 version of Microsoft's spreadsheet application for Mac.

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### How to make a concentric pie chart in Excel?

I'd like to make a chart (preferably on its own sheet) that is a combination of a regular pie and a doughnut. The regular pie sits in the middle and the doughnut surrounds it.
I have seen those ...

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### Remove duplicate rows, and keep newest row based on date column

I have a huge list of data in excel (250.000+ rows) in the following format:
Number Value1 Date Value2
40325 1 21/01/11 18.10 2
65485 3 22/01/11 16.47 2
40325 9 ...

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### Is there a way in Excel to have a formula stretch its row extent to include adjacent inserted rows?

In Microsoft Excel 2011 for Mac OS X, I have several columns of numerical figures and a final row at the bottom that shows a maximum value for each column. My data set is ordered, such that most ...

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### How to create stacked chart

I go nuts at Excel. So here's my problem: I have a table where the Y-values are projects that we are working on in that year on the x-values are project related properties. On of those properties is ...

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### Excel 2011 for Mac/ Pivot table / tabular layout how to “fill down?”

I've got a great pivot table in tabular layout, but how do I "fill down" values in column A?
A10 should also read "Alpaha Police"
A15:A18 should also read "Atkinson Co Sheriff"

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### How to recover the overridden file on my MacBook Pro?

I have Windows excel on my MacBook Pro. I accidentally saved one Excel file overtop another excel file. Is there anyway to recover the earlier file (the one I just saved over)?

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### How to disable moving down on Enter key in Excel 2011 for Mac?

When entering data in a cell and pressing enter, the cursor moves down one step. How do I disable this?

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### Group dates as MM-YYYY on Pivot Table

I'm using Excel 2011 for Mac. I have a sheet with dates that I have grouped into a Pivot table.
The data spans across months of 2013 and 2014. I want to chart the trends over a month of a year, but ...

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### Reconciling Inventory Spreadsheet with Updated Sheet

I have a workbook where one sheet (A) is an old inventory list. On another sheet (B) in the workbook, someone copied several of the columns from sheet A. Then they went around and updated the ...

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### Changing language of functions in Excel 2011 for Mac

I use Office 2011 for mac, with Norwegian language. I don't mind menus and such being Norwegian, but for some reason, the names of functions have been translated from English to Norwegian, and that is ...

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### How to sort sheet by groups of three rows without changing internal arrangement of groups

I created an Excel file showing a list of golfers and their scores on 18 holes.
I want to sort by the Net Total, while preserving the rest of the formatting. When I try to sort the usual way, I ...

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### Excel 2011 - make a cell display another cells value if its adjacent cell is equal to a 4th cell

For example, if the value in I31 equals a value in column A (lets say A5) I want to display B5 (so same row) in a new cell (say I32). How can I do this?

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### Find first number greater than x and return another value in that row

I have created an investment spreadsheet. In one column I have the ending balance each year. In another column I have the years.
A B
2000 500K
2001 450K
2003 1.2M
2004 1.5M
How can I display ...

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### Average of Count of Cells for Day of Week in MS Excel

I'm looking to do an average of rows per week day. And so far, I haven't been able to figure it out. I'm using Excel 2011 for Mac.
Here's a sample screenshot:
Here's the screenshot of the ...

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### In Excel 2011 the “date” function doesn't show the 4 digit year - can anyone explain why this happens

When I use the following, I get:
MsgBox(date) - 01/04/
?date in the immediate window, the same - 01/04/
?year(date) - 2015
?now - 01/04/ 07:18:19
I'm confused. My Macbook Pro is set to English and ...

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### Pairing Numbers in Excel

I have a list of congressman (and some of them repeat) and I’m looking for something that will fill in the matching distract number in the corresponding cell, so I can eliminate the risk of the human ...

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### Display excel grid lines in front of a chart?

I have an area chart in Excel for Mac 2011 that I'd like to display grid lines in front of. Is there a way to do this? I know I could make the chart semi-transparent and show the grid lines through, ...

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### Select all cells with certain fill color

Is it somehow possible to select all cells with a certain fill color in Excel for Mac?
On a PC it's possible through find/replace but that option isn't there in Excel 2011 for Mac.

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### How to replicate efficient pasting from delimited text behavior in Excel?

Sometimes when I paste space delimited values from a text file into excel it automatically separates them into the correct columns. Other times I have to use the "Text to Columns" tool. I haven't ...

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### Excel 2011 for Mac - formula property dropdown list missing

Basically missing the dropdown properties list on Excel 2011 for Mac. How do I enable/show it?
I've already:
ticked the "show function ScreenTips option" under Excel Preferences > View > ...

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### How to add up Column B based on whether Column A is a duplicate value?

I have two columns, one with names and the other filled with '1'. Column A has many duplicates in it - this is intended - what I need is a formula to add the 1s in Column B if the corresponding values ...

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### Is there a way to reference an external excel file depending on a cell's value?

I am trying to make a template for a document that will be updated every week, and I was wondering if there was a way to insert some values automatically depending on the value of a cell.
To explain, ...

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### How do you plot time on the X axis in excel?

I need to plot the decay of my phone's battery against time over night. My starting time is 23:17:47 and my ending one is 07:05:49. I don't have any issue in changing the time format in the current ...

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### Excel, IFs and Dates

I have a household budget, it is split into fixed and variable expenses. I would like to include the fixed expenses only during/after the month they are incurred.
Not a problem using the following ...

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### In MS Excel, what function should I use?

I have an original table:
Class 1 Class 2 Class 3 Class 4 Class 5
Ram Shyam Madhu Peter Xavier
Micheal Cynthia Helen Rama Hema
Peters Veronica Amy Sydney ...

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### Can Excel automatically create an x-axis range?

I'm doing a basic financial analysis with Excel. The gist of it is I have an input parameter (discount rate) plus a bunch of static data that gets fed into the =NPV(rate, x1...x_i) function. I would ...

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### Trying to use SEARCH function in Excel

I'm trying to do something on Excel which is a little bit over my head and was wondering if anyone out there can help:
I'm trying to search through a table (specifically one column) for several ...

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### How to correct floating point round-off error in Microsoft Excel for Macintosh 2011?

I'm using Microsoft Excel for Macintosh 2011 and have a spreadsheet of start and stop time spent on activities with some time differences between start and stop times that are converted into total ...

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### Excel 2011 on OSX always opens on same monitor

I am running OSX and I have 3 monitors. In Mission Control, I have all 3 monitors to be their own Space. So each monitor has a toolbar at the top. Only one monitor has my dock on it (obviously). I ...

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### MS EXCELL =SUM IF formula

I need to formula for the following
iF a1= 1 then d1 must = b1+c1
tried =sumif(a1,"1",b1:c1)
I only want cell d1 to calculate if cell a1 is '1'

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### How do I fix this VLOOKUP that returns last row value for date lookup?

I am running into what seems to be a very basic issue with Excel's VLOOKUP function (Mac Excel 2011). I've downloaded historical stock prices from Google Finance for Microsoft and then copied that ...

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### The value given by the Excel NOW() function

I have an Excel sheet that does a some SUMIFS() over manually entered data, including some kind of test for entry date.
When I enter a new data line, I first type =NOW() in the cell then copy-paste ...

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### Adding to ranges within the XIRR function

The following (left side) is the standard example from the help on the XIRR function.
The 37.43% is the XIRR.
Now, assume that the initial row values are from somewhere else and I want to somehow ...

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### Mac Excel 2011 xlsm file will not open

I really hope someone might be able to help. I have just saved my research data base as a macro-enabled file. The screen went grey and hence I closed the app. On reopening, the file can be seen, and ...

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### No Startup folder in Microsoft Office for Mac 2011

I'm trying to save a new default worksheet in Excel for Mac 2011. Instructions say to save it in the Startup folder at this location:
/Applications/Microsoft Office 2011/Office/Startup/Excel
There ...

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### Comparing two spreadsheets and add data from one if it meets both email address are correct

I want to compare two spreadsheets against using email address and if the email address matches then take information from a cell and add it the the 2nd sheet.
Example Sheet columns:
ID
First name
...

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### How do i change the date format to UK in Excel 2011

My Excel 2011 for Macbook will accept input of dates only in US format MM/DD/YY. I would like to enter dates in UK format DD/MM/YY.

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### how to perform operations between sheets in excel

My question is very easy and I'm sure there is already an answer somewhere but I don't know the correct keywords when searching for them.
So here is the question:
In column C of sheet2 I want to ...

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### IF Function on excel - i need to put a formula into one cell using to < < however it isnt working

I need to put in one cell that IF the value of H3 and F3 is lower that 25000 but higher than 0 it will equal 29.95, if false 0
the formula
=if(0

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### About the maximum number of arguments in Excel's STDEV function

According to Excel's Help Center you can only use the STDEV function for up to 255 arguments.
1 to 255 number arguments corresponding to a sample of a population.
However, when I take the STDEV ...

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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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### Excel 2011 conditional formatting, problems w/ adding deleting rows [duplicate]

I have a standard form I use that requires an row to be highlighted one of 7 colors when a condition is met in a cell in that row. The form varies wildly in length. Currently, I am using conditional ...

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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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### Using Mac Excel, How can I delete complicated duplicates?

I'm running Mac Office 2011 under Lion.
I have a spreadsheet with headers of Company, Name, Last Name, City, State, and Email. Some are duplicate entries but are missing the email. I would like to ...

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### Excel for Mac 2011 - Conditional Format - Look inside formula for sheet reference

I would like to use conditional formatting to locate all cells on a large sheet (Sheet 1) that have a reference to another sheet (Sheet 2) within a formula in a cell on Sheet 1. I was hoping I could ...

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### Excel: can I create a pivot table that checks two columns for the same value?

Currently, I have an Excel worksheet with a table that contains ~5,000 rows. The structure works like this:
The difficulty I'm having is that "Theme" and "Theme2" have the same possible values. So ...

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### Edit current cell via keyboard?

In Excel for Macintosh 2011, when the cursor is in a particular cell of a spreadsheet and you wish for the focus to move to the edit line for that cell where the formula is displayed, is there a ...

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### How to change default font size in Microsoft Excel for Mac?

I'm using Microsoft Excel for Mac 2011 and by default, a new spreadsheet has a font size of 12 for cells. On a 4k screen resolution, font size 12 is a bit small, so I have selected the whole ...

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### Mac error opening hyperlinks from Windows Excel workbook

I have an Excel spreadsheet that has many hyperlinks in cells to external documents. All documents and the Excel file are in one folder. This folder is uploaded to Dropbox using a Windows 7 platform. ...

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### How can I sort my data while keeping paired rows together?

How can I pair two rows on a spreadsheet, so that for each data entry I can sort the matrix but the pair of rows moves as a single list of data, retaining the structure of the two rows?
For example:
...