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

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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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### 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:
...

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### Excel Chart Timeline

I have a CSV file that I have opened in Excel 2011 for Mac.
The CSV looked like this:
Timestamp | URL
01/Jan/2014:01:01:01 /path/to/something1
01/Jan/2014:01:01:05 ...

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### Search Excel price grid with variable values

WIDTH
DROP 1150 1550 1850 2160 2360 2750 3000 3480 3980 4450
1200 338 348 378 413 431 450 467 513 ...

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### VBA Excel 2011 for Mac: Create custom category for user defined function error

I created several functions i.e.: "cal_adval". I would like to add it to a new function category named "Custom Clearance"
I read the documentation, and wrote this macro:
Sub add_category()
...

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### Change border color of selected cell

When I select a cell in Excel for Mac 2011 it is shown with a blue border:
How can I change the color of this border?

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### Nneed to calculate average of NON sequential multiple cells & I want to exclude values = 0 or Empty Cell with AVERAGEIF

Nneed to calculate average of NON sequential multiple cells and I want to exclude values = 0 or Empty Cell with AVERAGEIFS.
There is a mistake in my formula but I can't find a way to have it since ...

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### How can I summarize age ranges and counts in Excel?

I have a table with a long list of individuals, and their age. From this data, I was able to derive a list of all ages, and then count how many people were of each age. Here is some simple, sample ...

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### How can I create this column chart in Excel?

Well, I'm trying to create a column chart from this simple piece of data and I don't quite understand how the the chart tool is selecting the data and axises.
Here is the data:
...

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### Excel - Updating a .xlsb file when saving a .xlsx file

I work on Excel for Mac 2011.
Sometimes, for no apparent reason, I can't open one file I saved in .xlsx. I did some research and found it was a bug. The only workaround I found is to save the file ...

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### VBA not working in Excel for Mac 2011

I bought a Macbook Pro and Office 2011. Am trying to use an Excel file with VBA code and macros, which works on every other Windows PC I've tried. Unfortunately it doesn't on my Mac. Office 2011 is ...

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### How do I adjust the width of a series in an Excel chart?

Here is a picture of my current chart:
I've tried to modify the scale to get the series' (the column) to be thicker. Ideally, I'd like the columns to be closer together too. I've double-clicked on ...

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### How do I reference a cell in an Excel data table without using the cell coordinates?

I do a summation on the values of a set of cells in an Excel data table. The problem is when I sort the table, the values in those cells change (because the records get sorted) and this changes the ...

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### What can an Excel table do?

I don't really understand why I should use an Excel table. It seems all the functionality that a typical Excel worksheet provides is duplicated by an Excel table. The only difference I can see is that ...

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### Make Excel Row Height Stay Once Sorted [duplicate]

One column has variable length data that may be one row or maybe a bunch of rows deep. (Actually another column does as well, but it doesn't get more than 3 rows deep).
When I sort my spreadsheet, ...

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### Convert numerical result to a letter in Excel for Mac 2011

I just wanted to know how to convert the result of a calculation into a simple YES or NO outcome. I.e. if the value is less than X then 'YES' you need to reorder, if the value is greater than X then ...

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395 views

### Sum the number of hours in Excel

I want to sum the total hours I was worked in a project. For each day, I have:
Starting Time B1: 09:30:00 am
Ending Time C1: 17:00:00 pm
Total Hours D1: =C1-B1 (06:30)
I want to sum the values ...

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### How to use Excel HYPERLINK function to link to an URL with query parameters?

*This is observed under OSX 10.8.5 with Office 2011 (mac).
The hyperlink function seems not working with url with query parameters, why?
HYPERLINK("http://mysite.com?foo=bar&x=y", "my link")
...

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### IF function only working if Value is TRUE and remitting a #NA if the Value is FALSE on Excel

Can anyone help me with the following formula? Basically it works when the condition is TRUE but gives me an error when the condition is FALSE. I would like the cell to remit the value "0" if the ...

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### Comparing two similar lists in excel on mac to find duplicates

I have 2 rather long lists of companies (a developing main list and several other lists which need to be compared to the main) I need to find duplicates (but also fuzzy duplicates) - e.g. "A company" ...

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### How to keep track of manual entries each day?

I am trying to keep track of manual entries but do not know the correct method of doing this. Should it be done using vba or by using formulas? I have spreadsheet you can view so you can see what I am ...

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### Tie stock quote value to cell in Excel 2011 Mac

I've been working on a mock stock portfolio in Excel, and I've been looking for ways to automatically update the data, eg. stock price and P/E ratio.
I have tried using a web query to MSN Money, but ...

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### Excel opens all files in directory

Excel 2011 is behaving strange. When I open a file, Excel responds by opening all (.xlsx and .csv) files in the directory!
I'm running OS X Mavericks. Tried several ways of opening: double click, ...

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### using date ranges and numbers

I have a spreadsheet that uses both dates and numbers. For example I have a job that takes 4 hours to complete and needs to be done on 10/11/13. I have several jobs that end on this date but the time ...

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### How to set a shortcut to “Customize Keyboard…” in Excel Mac 2011

I would like to set a shortcut to "Customize Keyboard..." in Excel Mac 2011 so I could open the "Customize Keyboard" menu via a simple shortcut.
Apparently we can't do do it via Excel because there ...

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### Change focus in Excel to formula bar via keyboard using Excel 2011 in Mac [duplicate]

I want to ask the same question as this one but for Microsoft Excel 2011 in Mac. The issue is that in Excel 2011 for Mac there is no Tools -> Options.

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### How to copy and paste without overwriting in Excel

I'm trying to copy a block of cells, but instead of shifting down the rest of the rows, it overwrites them
How do we copy and paste a set of cells and shift the rest so nothing is lost?

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### How do I seed another data table's records with category information in another Excel data table?

I have a data table, of which one of the columns is 'Categories'. It is a basic text column, but it has a finite set of strings (e.g. 'Utilities', 'Home', 'Medical', etc.) I would like to ...