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Excel: Matching and counting records (rows) to multiple conditions and unique values

I have two sheets: ‘Data’ and ‘Report’. In the report sheet, I need to calculate some data which requires 3 different formulae. The Data sheet has column headers in row 1 and many records of data in ...
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Two Dimensions Generated Table

I have a two dimensionnal table. And I'd like to fill it up like a multiplication table with Excel. But I can't find an easy way to do it. Copying-Pasting the columns or the ligns doesn't work. ----- ...
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Horizontal/Column filtering in Excel? Should be simple

In Excel it is straight forward to apply a filter on a column (mark the region of interest, klick on data>filter). This way you get the handy option to show the content corresponding to, e.g., a value ...
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How can I return corresponding value from Master List by comparing Child List?

I have 3 columns MasterList, Value and ChildList. Now I want to compare Childlist against Masterlist and get the value from corresponding MasterList. I have below values in worksheet. MasterList ...
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How can I alphabatize the word TRUE in excel?

When I type the word TRUE in an excel cell, it centers it and when I try to alphabetize a column which includes TRUE it puts it at the bottom. How can I make excel treat the word true just as a word? ...
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Convert Array to String with Excel Formula, is it possible?

Convert Array to String with Excel Formula, is it possible? I know how this would be done with VBA, but I have to share my workbook, and I have to assume that other people will not be able to enable ...
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Auto-Fill excel columns with formatting

I'm trying to create a To do list that I can easily manage in excel. In column C, I would like to press 'd' - and the cell automatically inputs done, and changes the background to green. The letter ...
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I would like a macro to find a cell, then input a number 1 [closed]

I have a spreadsheet with names in a column and years along the top row. When I do a particular piece of work, I want to run a macro to input a 1 in the appropriate cell to show the job has been done ...
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How to write expression to diplay multiple series on same graph in Excel?

I need to plot 3 series to same graph. I cannot select by mouse because it's opened from onedrive.live.com I successfully map one series like that: =Sheet1!$C$12:$C$19 I need to map also ...
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Find most frequently used value

I know that that question has been asked before but my question needs more scalable solution! I have a column G with States, there are 10,000 States in that column. I need to find out what is most ...
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How can I use Excel data bars to format cells with text values?

I'm creating a spreadsheet for project planning and have a column that lists estimated effort as follows: Unknown Very High High Medium Low Very Low None I like the visual cues provided by ...
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Excel: Do not open files in multiple instances

How do I open all excel files in the same instance/window by default (happens only when I open from the menu, but not from the windows explorer)? I have this option unchecked, but is still not ...
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Dynamic formulas based on other cell formula results

I have 10 years of monthly data for 300 plants. While Excel can do moving averages for various time periods I am looking to do a moving median value for this data set. I can obviously figure out the ...
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How to disable specific Excel 2010 add-ins at startup?

I want to disable specific add-ins from loading in Excel 2010 every time I open up a new workbook or instance. How do I achieve this? When I disable the specific add-ins by unchecking them in the ...
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Word document loads incredibly slow

I have a word document (286kb) which takes almost 2 min to load. The document contains a large number of excel objects (as links from the same workbook). This is what I've tried: Remove the "old" ...
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Feeding Data from SQL Server to Excel Template with visual studio c++ program [closed]

I started a projet of automatic reporting. To realize this i am using Microsft Visual Studio 2010 C++ (Ultimate edition) Right now the project is almost finish, but i am getting stuck at the last ...
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Deleting segments of a text cell value in Excel

I have many lines that follow a similar suit to the below format in my Excel sheet: JFB001 D (2 Stem Flower Spray Orange Handcrafted Sugar Decorations) Web.jpg What do I have to do, in order to ...
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Excel import/ format problems

After clearing out lots of junk and formatting to a legible layout in excel im having problems crossing one final hurdle. My data I've imported is really hard to work with as its in the following ...
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Two Columns Sum if

I have an "amount column" and a "Date Vouchered column". What I would like is a formula in a "summary cell" that will show the sum total of the amounts once a date vouchered has been placed next to ...
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Showing a zero in front of a number in Excel

How do you get a zero to show up in front of a number if the numbers in the column are all different sizes, such as bank account numbers?
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Shortening an Excel formula if possible

I am unable to shorten an Excel formula I am using in an Excel database. I have googled it, but this appears to be the shortest way already from the first page on Google. ...
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How to convert data in Excel to percentages of total?

Is there a quick way to convert all cell values in a table to a percentage of a total listed in a separate column? I tried posting an image of my data as an example, but my reputation here isn't ...
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Formula Required for Costs to date based on number of project days completed

I am trying to put together a template for project costs and am looking for a way to roll forward daily costs for each account code that avoids the need to change the formula on a daily basis. I have ...
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MS Excel : point a cell by concatenating text

In Microsoft Excel 2013, I want to point to a cell with this kind of formula : =Sheet1!["A"+E1] Where E1 contains the number of the line, for instance 25. So the purpose of the formula is to get ...
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excel: compare 3 column's numbers, decide on the largest number and place the column header in the 4th column

i want to compare the numbers of three columns, row by row, decide on the largest number and then place the title of the column of the largest number in a fourth column. the fourth column will end up ...
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Excel: Auto-updating chart with changeable starting point

I have hooked up excel to an auto-updating database, but now I want to go a step further and make all essential report items automatic as well. And not only that - I want to make the way report looks ...
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Find and Replace in all excel files

I am no programmer. Is there a macro/vba/tool that allows me to find and replace in all opened excel files, at once? If not, an external tool that allow me to drag & drop files, because I have ...
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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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Setup Excel 2010 sheet that automatically popluates bi weekly dates

I'm trying to set it up where if I fill in a date it will automatically fill in the next column and on down. For example: A1= 10/06/14 B1= 10/19/14 I want A/B 2 to be 10/20/14 and 11/02/14. I found ...
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Excel - Pick Top 3 Choices

I exported a Qualtrics survey which had users rank 6 options. I want to then take their top 3 options and list them in the row. Example: Choice A Choice B Choice C Choice D Choice E ...
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Compare Excel Columns A & B and return C

I am a High School Principal and I need help figuring out how to use excel to create a class tracer for my students. A tracer is a spreadsheet that tells you what classroom a student is in during a ...
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LO Calc / Excel - Dropbox change another cell

I am creating a simple Point of Sale System for a store using an excel/libre office spreadsheet. The spreadsheet has a sheet called "Inventory" which has the following columns: Name Price This ...
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Compare two rows and two columns and sum the 3rd row of the common value

I want to compare two rows and two columns and have to sum the third row of the common value. I have two sheets. In one, I have the work the students made, ordered by date. In the same sheet, I have ...
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Can I sort in excel but read the cell values from right to left?

I have an excel worksheet list of names and email addresses. Some of the email addresses, however, are cutoff on the right and have "...". For example: some email addresses are "test@test_user...". ...
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How can Excel add-ins be managed in an environment with multiple version of Office?

I have both Excel 2010 and 2013 installed. COM add-ins appear to be shared by all versions of Office. This is problematic because the whole point of having multiple version installed was to be able to ...
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Lookup Values Based on Values in Other Cells

I have an inventory list that contains a manufacturer name and product category for each product. I want to look up the code for the manufacturer and the category code for the product and place the ...
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How to highlight calendar cells based on given start and end date

For a while now, a coworker has been using a chart similar to the one shown below and wants to automate it (i've already added the days before/after due date). The chart is printed or worked on at ...
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Use Excel VBA If value in column a is not in column b then add value to column c

Dim i As Variant 'For i = 1 To 5 For Each i In rngWatch Dim c As Variant c = rngWatch.Cells(i, 1).Value If i <> rngReconcile.Cells(i, 1).Value Then MsgBox i ...
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Password protect excel sheets [duplicate]

How Do I password protect excel spreadsheets? I am making dashboards for employees and I would like to assign each employee a certain password to access their worksheet.
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Reference cell range parameter from other cell dynamically in excel

I've got a simple range based formula =SUM(A3:A$5) I would like to dynamically assign the range value in the formula by referencing another cell's value, for example cell B1 = 3 and cell B2 = 5 ...
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How to make Excel treat days/dates as starting at 8 p.m. rather than 12 a.m

Our 24-hour day is 8PM to 7:59PM. That's considered 1 day, not 12AM to 11:59PM. For times after 8PM, I need the entries to be considered part of the next day. For example: Actual Date/Time ...
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Inserting N Values into N Blocks

I have a column with values that repeat an arbitrary number of times before the next block begins. Some of these blocks, however, contain no number at all. While every other block is unique, these ...
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Return a value adjacent to the first negative number in a column

I have a retirement calculator and I'd like to add a cell showing how long into retirement my savings will last. So I want to have it display the date (column A) that my balance (column C) first drops ...
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Glitch in Excel's MATCH?

The formula bellow returns #N/A but I was expecting 3( because the 3rd row contains smallest value that is equal or greater that 4). =MATCH(4,M37:M41,-1) Contents of M37:M41 1 3 6 12 24 Does ...
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Count the number of Files assigned each month only if in current year

I have a date column which is labeled "Date Assigned" and I want to total the number of occurrences of a certain month (which represents how many files I assigned that month) only if it's in the ...
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Excel 2013 Date Grouping - Pivot Table

In Excel 2013, once i group my date column by Year,Months,Days it is converting the date value to a string which results in it sorting out of order. I have already double checked that the values are ...
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How to use DATEVALUE with diffent locale setting without changing system settings

I have an Excel column that uses US date format, i.e. MM/DD/YYYY, but is a text column. I need to convert it to the date column for which I'd normally use the DATEVALUE() function. However, because my ...
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What formula can I use to colouring in columns?

I am creating a planning spreadsheet for the operators to use on the shop floor. Products have a specific time in which they are made. All I want to do is, when I type a product name into ANY cell, ...
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Can you save font choice in a CSV file?

I have an XLSX file where there are two different fonts. One cell contains English, while the other contains another language. I would like to save this XLSX file as a CSV file without losing the ...
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in Excel, Can I replace “sheet1!” with a formula?

I have 100 sheets named as 1,2,3....100 then in each sheet, there's a value in cell A1. I am building a summary sheet now, in the summary sheet, I want A1 = 1!A1, A2 = 2!A1, A3 = 3!A1 ...... A100 = ...