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

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### Regroup rows based on a column value

I have the following data:
Last Name | First Name | Division
Doe | Jane | A
Doe | John | B
Does | Michael | B
So, every user is assigned to a group. Now what I would ...

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### Error in importing the numbers in scientific notation

I am importing values into Excel from R Console which are in scientific notation (1.920943e-10, 7.580894e-05). Excel is not treating them as numbers instead text. How to resolve this ?
Thanks

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### All Data Option Filter Validation

I am creating a dashboard that has five inputs that filters my data by the custom data validation combination. My dashboard updates correctly based on the custom combinations, but I am unable to add a ...

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### Update Table based on Range start value and end value

I have a set of data that uses a primary key of month of the year by numerical value, e.x. Month 1, Month 3. I am trying to update my table and its values from the raw data set based on a user entered ...

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### Get rid of PivotTable help on Excel for Mac

Every time I start up Excel For Mac 2011 and build a Pivot Table, Excel feels it's needed to remind me in a modal what Pivot Tables do ("PivotTables summarize data and reveal patterns and trends").
...

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### Create a form as a worksheet in Excel that adds records to another worksheet

I am trying to create a form in Excel for vehicle requests. What I want to happen is to create one worksheet that is a recreation of the current paper form, but have a clickable button that will ...

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### How do I align a column of numbers by decimal point in Microsoft Excel when some of those numbers are negative?

Let's say I have a list of the following numbers:
0.02
-0.25
-4.13
5.24
-11.36
40.61
-141.20
How would I align them in a column such that they are left-justified in the cell but the decimal points ...

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### Keyboard Shortcut to Fit Column Width to Text in Mac Excel?

I know this on a PC. It is Alt+O,C,A, as explained in this question.
Can someone tell me please what the keyboard shortcut is to fit the column width to the width of the text in Excel on a Mac?
I'm ...

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### I want to take two columns of cells (not the whole columns) and copy them and sort them into different cells

My Table:
I want to copy the names and scores from the desirability score area into the "Most to least desired rooms area but place them in descending order. How do I do this? Edit: I want the ...

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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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### Mac Excel 2011: find Items in one column that are not in another column

Hi this is a repeat of the question: Excel: Find Items in one column that are not in another column
I have two columns in excel, and I want to find (preferably highlight) the items that are in ...

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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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### Excel for Mac - unable to create my own macros

I have a macro (made for Excel - Windows), which url encode strings - i.e. space becomes %20.
When I open the *.xlsm on a Mac with Excel installed(Office for Mac 2011), it does not work.
No errors - ...

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### Excel Different line graph loaded on each selection

I have been adding a lot of absence/presence data into an MS Excel 2011 for Mac sheet. On the days students are present they get points, on days they are absent they get zero. If student was there, ...

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### Turn off (or increase size threshold) for clipboard warning in MS-Excel

This question asks how to programmatically turn off the "there is a large amount of information in the clipboard" warning" that MS-Excel pops up whenever you try to close an Excel file and the ...

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### X axis on Time-Based data

I have a series of 24 hr. data, taken about once per hour. I wish to plot the values against time. On day 1 the 10:00 data was taken at 10:10, on day 2 the data was taken at 9:58. I do not want both ...

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### Excel 2011 Mac auto-recover file lost

Yesterday morning my colleagues Excel 2011 (on Mac OSX 10.8) crashed. He reopened Excel and was asked if he wanted to recover the previous document. Yes, he said and then got a document named ...

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### Merging rows in an Excel document with the same email and preserving merged row data

I have an excel sheet of around 50,000 records of something like this:
email product info moreinfo
a@a.com 866 data data1
b@b.com 960 data data1
c@c.com 976 data data1
c@c.com ...

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### Excel 2011 Conditional Formatting: compatibility issues

I would like to create a workbook in Excel 2011 for Mac that is fully usable in Excel 2003 (on Windows XP, Compatibility Pack installed).
The purpose is a semi-automatic calendar, where one enters ...

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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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### direction right to left Excel 2011 on Mac

I am trying for a long time already and can't find a solution for MAC
I would like my excel worksheets to be Right To Left.
Using Excel 2011 on Mac.
How can I do it?

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### Is it possible to change or modify built-in VBA editor in Excel for Mac 2011

I am using the built-in VBA editor in Excel 2011 for Mac, but the built-in editor doesn't respond well to my scrolling gestures. I'm having too much trouble writing/finding code.
Is it possible to ...

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### Excel for Mac 2011 move column 2 in sheet 1 to column 1 in sheet 2

I would like to move column 2 into column 1 for each successive sheet, one sheet per week, automatically. Is that possible? I do it with this formula ='1st week'!D2 and manually changing '1st week' to ...

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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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### 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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### 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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### How can I get Excel 2011 to stop opening my Personal Macro Workbook?

Ever since I created a couple of macros in Excel for Mac 2011, the Personal Macro Workbook opens every time I open Excel. How do I keep that from happening?
I have since deleted the macros, but I ...

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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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### How to get the list of sheet names of ms-excel?

I have an excel file which has a lot of sheets. How could I get a list of sheet names of ms-excel?
(PS: The office is mac version.)