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

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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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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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How can I use a macro to group and average the values in an Excel column?

I'm new here and I've been struggling with macro writing. I was wondering if anyone could help me out with making/explaining a macro that could be used in my data set. I have an Excel file that looks ...
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How do I match cells in one worksheet to another and print a result?

Not new to excel, but new to formulas. I have to say this is killing me. So what I am trying to do is take strings in one column, check if any of them are in another column of a separate worksheet, ...
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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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Insert blank row into excel

I've been using this Excel program as a data base with this particular information for 5 years, inserting rows for alphabetical arranging on a regular basis. Now all of a sudden, can't do it. This ...
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Office 2011, Mac OS Lion, Excel creates temporary file on Windows server 2008, SMB share how to stop?

I have an issue with Mac's and a windows SMB share, when using Excel 2011. If I open an excel document from the windows share it will create a "Ghost file" starting with ~$ then the full filename e.g ...
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Show date format in Excel as the OS default

Is there a way in Excel (2007 and up) to set the date format of a column to the date format of the OS locales. The data entered in this column is a date (imported from a database date field). For ...
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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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Auto refresh Excel worksheet after changed by external application?

I have a question similar to this one but I'm just using an Excel file, no CSV involved: Open a .csv file in Excel and have it update whenever .csv file changes I have an Excel file that I ...
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Merge two sheets on two columns into a new sheet in Excel?

I'm using Excel 2011 on OSX. I have Sheet1 that looks like this: pupil_id date test_score 1 2015/10/01 98 2 2015/10/01 83 And I have Sheet2 that looks ...
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Getting the name of a named cell in MS Excel 2011

I am using a formula in Excel, which involves cell names. The formula is =MIN(name1,name2,name3) name1 is the smallest, but it shows name1's value. I want it to show the text "Name1". How do I do ...
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Sorting using Subtotals and Data Subtotals

In sorting using Subtotals via Data Subtotals, is there a way I can get all lines of info to come down NOT just the ones I'm totaling? The only way I have remedied it is copying it down from the Page ...
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Error in importing the numbers in scientific notation

I am importing(copy-paste) 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 ? ...
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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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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 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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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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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 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 /path/to/...
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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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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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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 ...
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Excel for Mac alters document names after saving

I have a 2012 non-Retina MacBook Pro with Excel 2011 for Mac version 14.6.3. Every time I save a document using the Save As command and save as a PDF document, Excel alters the name I entered as 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 setup a CSV web datasource

In Excel, I can import a CSV from the web as text by simply pasting in the URL as a file name, but when I ask Excel to update, it has stripped the URL and tries to find a file on the local hard drive ...
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Why doesn't Excel auto-adjust formula when a row is moved?

I have a simple spreadsheet with just one formula, which auto-increments the number in the first column, going from cell A6 down. So the value in A6 is hard-coded 1, then A7 contains the formula =A6+...
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EXCEL 2011 - Inventory with Matrix and Vlookup

I am creating an inventory matrix, which has on the first column a list of all the items in the inventory, and on the first row a list of the dates for when the inventory gets renewed. Basically, not ...
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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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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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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 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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What is the best way to create charts of “database-style” tables and data in Excel?

I'm a biologist and I frequently have to do analysis on relatively large (for Excel) datasets. Usually a few charts are needed to display the data, but creating them seems to require laying out out ...
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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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Using SUMPRODUCT to total column range X if meets numerical criteria in range Y

I am seating people for an event. There are 16 tables (column E). People may come alone, with spouse and/or guests (total for each in column I). I want a way to get a table count as I work through ...
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Predefined chart styles in Excel available to other users?

I need to set up a MS Excel document with custom chart styles. As far as I understand the style of an existing, customised chart can be saved as a predefined chart style. I then need this style to be ...
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Group different values with same name field in Excel

I'm having troubles with the following document. Is there a way to group different values with the same name field?
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How do I setup Excel to chart a budget with multiple currencies and categories?

I am using MacOS X and Excel for Office Mac 2011 version 14.2.4. I have three separate currencies: Chinese yuan (¥), US dollars ($), Thai baht (฿). Each currency has its own table with the following ...
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Separating concatenated name, address, and phone number

I imported company names, addresses, and phone numbers into a cell. Due to the different number of characters, I cannot separate the fields of information with text to columns; for example: ABC &...
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sum rows and columns depending on two values

I got the following table in Excel (Microsoft Excel 2011 for Mac). It is basically for controlling issues. It shows a number of persons (employees) that are assigned to specific work-packages that ...
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OS X 10.9.5 and Microsoft Office 2011 corrupt table formatting troubleshoot

My task was to take three columns of data – "item #", "description", and "quick ship" (each column contains lots and lots of data...) from Excel and move that into information into a table in Word so ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 up-...
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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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Is it possible to use alt-XYZ shortcuts on Excel on OS X?

I don't want to know the equivalents -- I want to use the same commands. I'm switching between windows at work and a mac at home.