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Keyboard shortcuts for selecting range using Inputbox in Excel

I am using Excel 2010 and I have a problem with using keyboard shortcuts for choosing ranges in an Inputbox. I am using a standard Application.Inputbox with type:=8. The code prompts the user to ...
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How to create a Call Diagram for Excel macros?

I have an Excel file with multiple VBA-Macros. For documentation purposes I want to create a UML Call Diagram, or similar that represents which macro calls which other one. Is there a way to ...
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Excel VBA : SQL query handles error

I have SQL that I can use in Excel 2013 to get the info from the Access database and it works using the SQL directly in a connection, but now I want to run it from VBA instead so I can use some ...
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Can I modify Excel Online share URLs to open to a specific worksheet?

When I generate a share URL in Excel Online, it takes the following form: https://onedrive.live.com/view.aspx? resid=<DOCUMENT ID>& ithint=file%2cxlsx& app=Excel& ...
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Excel 2013, can data be re-sorted automatically?

Is there a way to re-sort automatically? I have automatically updating cells and depending on incoming values the rankings change. I am looking for a way to have the table resort automatically ...
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Excel 2010 crashes: Excel.exe 0xc0000005 when trying to highlight from pivot table

One of our users uses pivot tables a lot. She often called me about Excel crashing from time to time without being able to reproduce the problem. Today we have found a way to reproduce the crash every ...
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Create line graph with embedded horizontal histogram

How do I create these kinds of graphs: with the horizontal histogram counting the number of times the left graphs go through a certain range? I have access to Microsoft Excel and R.
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Opening Microsoft Office 365 gives blank menus and blank popups

I have recently installed Microsoft Office 365 (shows up as Office 2013) but when I open any of the applications (Word, Excel, etc.) I am presented with a popup which is nearly blank and the ribbon ...
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How to enable macros on an external hard-drive

I have an external hard-drive that I have mapped locally to the e:\ drive. There is a subfolder that contains Excel sheets with macros that I am unable to run. In File->Options->Trust ...
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How to output a CSV file from a matrix of Excel formulas using multiple files?

I am receiving on a weekly basis a list of Excel spreadsheets from a supplier (around 40 spreadsheets) with data in a specific format. Since the format is a bit complex and can't be converted to CSV ...
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Append values to Access table from Excel with ID autogenerated

I have an Access database with some tables which get updated daily with some values. I need the tables to have an ID field which is auto-generated when the other values of the table are imported from ...
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Pivot Table Slicers. Can I ensure one specific item is always selected?

I'm using Excel 2013. As in the title, I have a slicer (connected to a pivot table and pivot chart) and I'd like to make sure one specific item in my slicer is always selected whilst allowing ...
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VBA Editor title bar buttons show up oddly large

In VBA editor, there are buttons on the menu bar associated with objects like sheets, modules, forms, and classes. The buttons are the minimize, restore, and close buttons in the top right. They only ...
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How can I publish excel workbook with data populated using PowerQuery to SharePoint or website and have the data refresh on the site?

I have an Excel Workbook that gets data from an API using PowerQuery, to populate the tables. There are also filters and slicers in the workbook. Is it possible to publish this workbook to ...
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Microsoft Excel to SQL using Pentaho: syntax error in 'OPTION SQL_SELECT_LIMIT=DEFAULT'

I've been using Pentaho Kettle version 5.1 to transfer Excel data to SQL by following these steps (answered by Edgar): Launch Pentaho Kettle. (Typically) click on 'No Repository'. Create a ...
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Excel: An indication that a small cell contains more information within that cell

When a cell contains more information than the width of the cell allows, then content is hidden. Is there any way to show this visually in Excel that this is the case (like an icon or similar)?
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Excel 2010 not inheriting regional settings from Windows 8.1

In regional settings of Windows 8.1, I have negative numbers set to display in accounting mode. e.g. (1.0) instead of -1.0. Excel should be getting this setting as a default now, as it did in Windows ...
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Different icons for different excel files

In my work, all coding can be done in VBA only - hence, all of our tools (dbase queries, data processing, cash overviews, etc) are written as xlsm files. At the moment, the number of different tools ...
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Add custom error bars to multiple series in one graph

I have my data in a csv file like below, except with more columns and rows Mean values 61 43 Sample 1 0.009 0.059 Sample 2 0.108 0.099 Sample 3 0.043 0.038 ...
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Excel VBA not working when “enable editing”

I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this but I'm having issues with excel VBA. I sent a worksheet with custom VBA attached to an email. Once the user downloads the file, it open in excel ...
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How to add custom columns to Pivot Table (similar to Grand Total)?

I have data which I pivot as Row Labels and Column Labels which gives me something like this: And what I would like to do is add columns like Grand Total (i.e. which applies to all columns as a ...
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Excel 2010 clips top edge of content

In Excel 2010 on 2 different computers, the same file opens differently as follows: Correct: Incorrect: The correct one is displayed first. This is a file exported from a SQL Server Report; when ...
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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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Add-Ins not loaded in Excel, when started via opening a file

I'm using Excel 2010 with TFS 2010. When I start Excel directly, "Team" and "Load Test" are loaded. But, if I double click on an Excel file, then Excel started without loading "Team" and "Load ...
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Store Values from a Dynamic Cell Elsewhere in the Spreadsheet - Building a Database with Excel/Google spreadsheets

I have a list of values that updates as new data becomes available on a website using importXML (cells A1-A25). I want to store those values elsewhere in the spreadsheet so that when the values ...
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Opening an Excel 2003 workbook in Excel 2010 32-bit causes bogus circular reference and crashes

We have a workbook that we have been using daily for many years in Excel 2003. We are now migrating to Excel 2010, and have encountered the following problem. When the workbook is opened in 2010 ...
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Complex Excel formatting of SQL-based data

I'm a db guy making my first foray into formatted Excel documents and am being asked to populate a sheet similar to the image below. I'm looking for general guidance to understanding the ...
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Merging CSVs with some common columns (though columns are in different places)?

I'm looking to merge CSVs that have common columns, but the columns aren't always necessarily in the same place. The CSVs do have a header row. I just want to try to get the data appended to the ...
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Insert Excel Spreadsheet Into Word From Access Database

I have an Access database with Excel spreadsheets (files) linked to a field in each record. In Word, I have setup a mail merge which picks up the data from each record and I want to insert the ...
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error while Generating “xlsx” file using carlosag.excelxmlwriter dll

I am using carlosag.excelxmlwriter dll to build Excel files. When trying to build xlsx files, the following error pops up: Excel can not open the file "test.xlsx" because the file format or file ...
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Excel 2003 Freezes When Worksheet with PivotTable Selected

All of the sudden, my Excel 2003 began an odd behavior today. Whenever I click on a worksheet tab that has a PivotTable on it, I become unable to click on any other tabs or on the menu with the ...
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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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Excel Pivot Table with external Data Source parameter is not saved with workbook

I have a pivot table in an excel 2007 workbook that links to an external data source. The query is along the lines of "exec procedure @param=?" (using an ODBC connection to sql server 2005). I am ...
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Excel 2007 - cannot open the clipboard

Every now and then within Excel when I do Ctrl-x (cut) or Ctrl-c (copy) I get the pop-up message 'Cannot open the Clipboard'. I can't see any particular pattern to it but it's very annoying when it ...
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Excel 2010 claims files are corrupted when I open them twice from links

I have several large Excel (2003) workbooks, which are linked. I open A.xls in Excel 2010, then open B.xls from Edit->Links. This works fine, and I can use B.xls. If I then close B.xls, and try to ...
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Activate Excel Add-Ins as part of Deployment?

I am using the office customization tool to create an unattended installation file for Microsoft Office 2010 pro plus. I have everything setup as I like, except that I need the excel add-ins activated ...
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How do I combine data in two tables in LibreOffice?

I have a spreadsheet with two sheets inside, SheetA has Customer number and location, SheetB has Order number, Customer number. How do I combine the data so that one sheet has Order number and ...
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excel formulas not working in structured table protected cells

Structured Table1= A B C QTY Price QTY*Price 1 3 3 =A*B 2 3 Column QTY & Price are not locked while Column QTY*Price is locked & hidden as it has a ...
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which function would add a row to another set of rows, so it behaves as if they were below each other?

Example: having data in A1:E4 and another data in G1:K1 and i need to use them to look like A1:E5 so that G1:K1 was added below A1:E4. The reason behind this is that excel is asking to give set ...
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Update absolute reference if referenced cell is part of the copied data in Excel

The main purpose of absolute references is that still point to the same cell after copy/pasted elsewhere. But what I want is, in case the cell referenced to is part of the data copied, the absolute ...
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Printing a group of .tiff files referenced by name in an Excel spreadsheet

I have a folder with over 100,000 tiff files, each files with specific number: 1001 1002 1003 1004 1005 1006 1007...etc I have a spreadsheet with a list of specific .tiff files I ...
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Using Microsoft Query in an Excel sheet with dynamic file location

I have two tables in the same Excel 2013 workbook and I want to create a new table within the same workbook that performs left outer join between these two tables using Microsoft Query. I was able to ...
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Excel Charting - How to edit the X axes for positive value on both sides?

I have a stacked chart, with the X axes at bottom. So there are two bars protruding along the y axes from each category. to get an idea of the X axes, it's something like this How to plot positive ...
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One dynamic named range not staying dynamic while another in the workbook is

I am attempting to use dynamic named ranges to make it so I can pre-set the column portion of the print ranges in a workbook without assuming a number of rows. So I opened the name manager and ...
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Dynamic choice dataset Microsoft Excel

I'm currently setting up a database for my thesis, but the way I am working is not efficient enough. I have got two datafiles that I currently need to link manually, but that takes too much time. I ...
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Deleted record keeps reappearing in data file using MS Word 10 merge/Excel 10 spreadsheet

I am unable to remove one particular record from my data file. I remove it from the excel spreadsheet, but when I try to merge it is back--even after I have changed the file name after removing the ...
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Office 2013 on Windows 8.1 gives out of memory error when opening files

We have the same error that has been posted here: Problems opening Excel attachments from Outlook Namely, when a user opens a file from the internet, the internal network or an outlook attachment ...
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Excel 2007 =Hyperlink issue. Calling an EXE with a / switch. The “/” turns into a “\”

I'm trying to run a program from a spreadsheet using the =HYPERLINK function. The formula looks like this (I'm using DIR just as an example so people can recreate the issue if they want): ...
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How to calculate average daily sales for each month in a pivot table

I need to calculate the averages I have in a month. What I'm expecting is to calculate 936, 184, 943, and 230 and get an average of 573. However, when Excel calculates these values in a pivot ...
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Refresh data in depth trough multiple closed workbooks

Situation I have 3 Workbooks in the format .xlsx, Source, Manipulation and Result. Result has a link to a cell in Manipulation wich again, has a link to a cell in Source. As the data is manipulated ...