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Unable to format datetime in Excel Table

I have an Excel document with a table linked to a table in sql server containing a datetime field. The datetimes display as yyyy-mm-dd hh:mm:ss.sss and I'm unable to format the cells directly to a ...
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Vlookup across multiple columns

Within one workbook, I have two spreadsheets. Sheet A ("Master") looks like the following - it shows a main branch with it sub branches. Sheet B ("Query") looks like the following: The ...
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How can I remove the duplicate values from this excel spreadsheet

I have a spreadsheet with around 15K rows of data. I have duplicate values in this spreadsheet that consist of a combination of columns A & B. How can I remove the duplicates from this spreadsheet ...
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With VLOOKUP, if N/A, keep original value

I'm using Vlookup to find a value, but when it doesn't work, it returns N/A. How do I keep the previous value instead of having NA. I have found the answer HERE How do I implement this? Do I just ...
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attendance software in excel [duplicate]

I want to make an attendance sheet in excel. If a child is present, the teacher will write ‘P’ in a cell or ‘A’ for absent.I have to add ‘l’ (which indicate late comer) also with attendance.So 'P' ...
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How to Find Specific Sheet Name in Excel

I have a excel file with 55 sheets in it It is very tedious to find a specific sheet name in the excel file since it has 55 sheets in it I have used the search function to find specific sheet name ...
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EXCEL: VLookupwith dummy variables

I have data that has dates, returns, and two columns of dummy variables. I would like to know how to use a formula to only show data when the dummy variable indicates a hit. My data looks like this: ...
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Removing Specific Duplicates from an Excel Array

I have a workbook that has a list of account numbers and their attributes. Assume these are the only two columns on the sheet: 12345 Equity 12345 Cash 12345 Cash 55555 Fixed Income 55555 ...
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Excel: Applying Condittional formatting to every other row

I would like to apply a specific conditional format to every second row in my spreadsheet. In my specific case I have regression results, where the first row indicates the beta coefficient and the ...
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Excel: deleting duplicate records based on an int value

In a sheet that has two columns, the first represents a string and the second represents some field value associated to that string as shown below. I roughly have 30,000 rows like that. My Question ...
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Macros to parse excel data [closed]

When I am copying the data from putty after queries like ( Select * from tis_zfb where rownum<2; ) the data is getting shrinked, the null values are getting replaced by the values from there right. ...
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How can I use the row number in an Excel chart?

I have an Excel table which is simply one column of dates. Each date has a distinct value, and they are already sorted. Something like: 5/29/2011 6/21/2011 6/26/2011 7/1/2011 7/3/2011 ...
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I don't want Ms excel to scroll down by cell units [duplicate]

When I scroll down (or up) in Ms Excel 2007, it scrolls down so that only whole cells (or at least it tries to do so) could be displayed next in that page. And it keeps jumping down one complete row ...
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Link to a formula in a different cell

I would like to be able to pull a formula through onto a second tab (not copy a formula). For example on sheet 1 I have a range of cells that calculate amounts (cell A) divided by a number of months ...
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Powerpoint 2013 - CPU spike

for some reason when i run PPT and/or Excel 2013, and even despite pretty robust and new system (see below, please correct me if i am wrong), my computer commands of large amounts of memory and CPU, ...
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One Cell OR Another

I am working on a formula- If A3 returns an error #NUM! then use A1 or A2 (whichever one does not have an error message). I am going to use ISERROR but can not figure out how to tell it to use A1 or ...
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Excel 2013: Change text in cell based on date in another cell

I have the the following spreadsheet: http://postimg.org/image/nti4akie5/ My formula in Columns A to E is the following: =IF(ISNA(VLOOKUP(Query1_2[@Branch],Master!A:J,10,FALSE)),"Branch Not ...
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Search price Grid

I am looking for a way to find values within a table: Lets say I have width of 551 and a drop of 551 then the search values should round upward to 600 width x 600 drop and the answer should be 66.6. ...
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How to control individual functions in excel chart?

I'm not sure this is the right place, but I'll give it a try. I have this graph: All of the functions' X Axis were given the same data (12,24,36,48), except ROULETTE and TOURNAMENT which were also ...
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Count the number of times a value/string is in a column when other columns are filtered

I am trying to count the number of times a value/string is in a column when other columns are filtered. Example: I want to be able to filter any column, A through V, and then count how many times a ...
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How do I group and chart date ranges in Excel?

I want to visualize the use of vehicles in a family through time. I have collected the dates each vehicle was being used as follows (example data) : And want to somehow chart the data to visualize ...
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Microsoft Excel lookup match without sorting data

Have a value list and need to insert points by looking up the data table. Data table has value for points in 1000 increments. Actual value that I lookup will not be rounded to 1000 so I tried using ...
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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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In Excel need to copy a range of cells based on single criteria

I am trying to copy/insert a range of cells based on a single criteria. I have tried using the IF function as follows =IF(B6="RHH1",Sheet2!A4:J15,Sheet2!A18) The FALSE statement works and the ...
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Excel 2010 Pivot Formatting - Can't indent and wrap fields?

When working with pivot tables in Excel 2010, I want to show my pivot in compact form, with each field being indented as you move through the data, like so: However, some of my data strings are ...
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Excel - 'Concatenate' columns with Alt + Enter

I am trying to combine three cells into one, with Alt + Enter or Char(10) separating each value. When I use a simple Excel formula =B2 & Char(10) & C2 & Char(10) & D2 and wrap the text ...
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Excel reformatted numbers to times

I have a spreadsheet stored on a company sharepoint site. Only one person in my team will use it at any time, when they're finished it saves and is available to another user. Periodically when someone ...
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Does MSOLAP.5 automatically ship when the Power Pivot addin is installed

We have been getting the following error on some user's PCs when they are trying to connect to Analysis Services OLAP cubes: XML for Analysis parser: The restriction value provided by the ...
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Find last instance of a character in string and keep anything that comes before

I have the following data and I need to get rid of the numbers. This means I will have to find that last occurence of the character " " and keep everything that comes before however I dont know how to ...
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Formating a cell based on another

I have a cell A with values of either "Cancelled" or "Completed". I have another cell B with numerical value e.g 9. I want to format cell B such that if cell A is "Cancelled", then the value of cell B ...
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Numbers are not displaying properly in excel report

n excel report generation, numbers are displaying 7.70225E+11 but it should display like 770225145579 . Any one please help to solve this issue. My code is, <?php include("connection.php"); ...
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Excel 2010 - how to prepend a “0” to make an 8 digit number 9 digits

I'm running Excel 2010 using a output file from our database software that exports a list of our affiliate stores. The affiliate stores have a 9 digit code and a number of these codes start with "0". ...
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Excel if/then formula

I am wondering if there is an if/then formula for the following situation. I am trying to populate a monthly calendar. I want the calendar to show the value in A1 if the value in B1:B100 is equal to a ...
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How do I create a dynamically-growing graph which ignores empty tail cells?

I have a table on an Excel 2010 Worksheet 'Consolidated Data' where: Column A is filled with arbitrary dates sorted by increasing age Column F has numeric data relevant to this question Row 1 is the ...
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Looking to extract individual user (@) mentions from a list of Tweets in an excel document

I have a list of ~1000 tweets from a user I'm monitoring. I would like to be able to track how many unique user mentions (i.e., appearances of @anyUserName) are within the strings. Each tweet is ...
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Excel adds Values when I copy and paste headings in Powerpoint Chart

When I use Excel from Powerpoint to insert data, and I want to copy the Column headings, Excel adds an extra value - see below Dec - 13 Jan - 14 Feb - 14 Dec - 132 Jan - 143 Feb - 144 ...
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Transpose rows to columns in Excel using formulas

I have the following table of results that i would like to transpose from rows to columns using formulas. Name Details Values Server1 CPU 1 Server1 Cores ...
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How do I count attendance in Excel? [duplicate]

I want to make an attendance sheet in excel. If a child is present, the teacher will write P in a cell, or A for absent, or L for latecomer. I want to get the number of P or L in a range to calculate ...
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=VLOOKUP() function performed on dollar value displays value without “$”

I'm not entirely sure how to present pleasant-looking spreadsheet representations on SE, so I would appreciate any advice on that issue given on the side. I want the B2 cell to display the salary ...
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conditional formatting excel 2013

Is there a way to highlight a cell (possibly with conditional formatting) if one of the cells to the left of it has data, but it is empty? for instance, A B C D ...
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Excel - How do I make the text in a cell flow over into the cell below

I want the text in a cell to flow vertically, that is, flow over into the cell below. When writing in a simple text that is longer than the column width the text flows over automatically into the ...
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Excel Number Input restrictions

I have a spreadsheet that I have cells that I want to restrict entry to be either a whole number, or a half number. Allow say 5 or 5.5 or 9.5. NOT allow say 3.2 or 5.7. I'd like to do this ...
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How can I find out which parts of an Excel workbook are the biggest in size?

I have an Excel .xlsx that weights 47MB. I'd like to know which parts of the workbook are the heaviest and work them, since I haven't made much progress manually trying to identify and reduce the ...
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Removes rows (based on condition) and copy cells (based on condition)

I have to modify a huge VBA script, I am new to VBA and I must also say that I am not loving it :( I need some help writing an efficient For-loop, let me explain with an example. During the first ...
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Two columns (pounds, kilos) convert and fill opposite column depending on which data is entered.

I'm trying to keep two columns of data. One in Pounds and one in Kilos. (1 kilo = 2.204 lbs) The problem is that when I add a row, it might be in kilos, it might be in pounds. Is there a formula I ...
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Assign triggered code to multiple images - Excel VBA [duplicate]

I wanted to assign some specific actions when clicking on one of the images I have inserted in my Excel sheet. The problem is, I got 52 images (Poker cards for those wondering). So, my question is, is ...
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Importing an excel sheet with many empty cells into R

I have a big excel sheet that have lots of empty cells. I'd like to import it in R. I'm fine if in R, all the empty cells are replaced by "NoData". Replacing all empty cells by "NoData" on Excel and ...
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Graphing patient data, multiple dates, multiple patients

In Excel, is there a way to graph multiple series from one column of data? I have lab values for patients. Column A is date, column B is patient identifier, and column C contains all the lab values. ...
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merge two functions to plot 3D graphic on Excel or gnuplot

I study the emission of particles from a component. I get a nice curve of the variation of particles concentration C(t) on time(t) using Excel. I have also a curve of the variation of particles ...
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Automatically updating bar chart?

So for a project at work I have a table in excel that contains numbers for each month of the year up to this one in four categories. It looks (a bit) like this: ...