# Tagged Questions

**0**

votes

**3**answers

93 views

### How to tell Excel that “Years” are “Years”, not data

I have googled everywhere about this but no solution found. I have three columns in Excel:
A: Years, from 1960 to 2013
B: Maize production (in tonnes)
C. Wheat production (in tonnes)
If I make a ...

**3**

votes

**1**answer

68 views

### Excel date month issue

I am working on projects that come in every 4 and a half month. I want to make a calender so I can see when the deadline is for each project.
I have a formula that adds up 4 months and 14 days. (4,5 ...

**1**

vote

**1**answer

86 views

### Copy an excel file with Macros and New Tabs in the ribbon to another computer

I'm working with Microsoft Excel 2013. I'm using couple of macros I did and I made a new tab in the ribbon menu which shows the macros I did so that I can click on the this created tab then click on ...

**0**

votes

**1**answer

115 views

### Automated Goal Seek - Excel

I have been using goal seek successfully to back into a known number. This works great with a handful of lines - now I need it for 100s (probably 1000s) of lines.
Any help would be greatly appreciated....

**0**

votes

**0**answers

35 views

### Put a new string of characters on a new line after each line break after every new string in a text file

I need to put a new string of characters on a new line after each line break after every new string in a text file.
It is a large list of website addresses that are only seperated by one space on one ...

**6**

votes

**1**answer

144 views

### All Public Variables in VBA Macros in my office stopped working this morning

It turns out, I'm an idiot (or, at least, hopelessly inexperienced with this whole software development thing). The below is what I spent my whole day panicking about. I'll write an answer detailing ...

**0**

votes

**0**answers

26 views

### How to merge/teleport a column

I'm working on an inventory sheet. As I sale items or buy items, I'd like to have one enter point ( or two if needed) to key them in. So if (G5 = sold) then the number enter would "move" to F5(total) ...

**0**

votes

**1**answer

68 views

### How to to divide column containing formulas and hard-coded strings into two separate columns?

I have a column that consists of hard-coded cells as well as formulas. Based on whether a specific cell is either hard-coded or contains a formula, I want to display it in two separate new columns.
...

**0**

votes

**0**answers

134 views

### How can I select two data points on line graph and return its corresponding values?

I have a simple line chart and I want to select any two data points of line and wants in return its corresponding value.
For example, my 11 different points are below. Simple line graph can be drawn ...

**1**

vote

**2**answers

110 views

### Returning a blank cell in MS Excel formula if 2 source cells are blank

My formula in B3 is =A3+B2-B1. I want B3 to be blank if both B2 and B1 are blank also. Could anyone help me with this please?

**0**

votes

**1**answer

88 views

### Turn off automatic display of properties

In my workplace, any time I open an Excel sheet (Office Professional Plus 2010) the "Document Properties" or "Other Properties - Server" docked dialog appears at the top of the document, dominating a ...

**0**

votes

**1**answer

38 views

### Merging five colums but do not merge if row contains two values

I have 5 columns all with numeric data in. R S T U V
The first three columns can be seen here so you get the idea. I want to merge them all into the first column "R" - in the vast majority of ...

**0**

votes

**2**answers

865 views

### How to lookup a value and return multiple unique values to a single cell - comma separated

I am attempting to lookup a unique identifier (Product Number) which is held in several different stock locations. For example:
__A__ __B__ __C__
1 Item # Warehouse ...

**2**

votes

**1**answer

114 views

### Concatenate a range with a conditional seperator

I'm looking for something similar to this trick for concatenating a range with a seperator, but I want the output to include a special character on the item on the range that is for this row.
For ...

**0**

votes

**1**answer

1k views

### Date values displayed as numbers instead of dates

Whenever I type a date into one of my worksheets the cell displays the value as a number not a date.
The cell's value is a date and the format is date but the text displayed is a number.
? ...

**0**

votes

**0**answers

65 views

### Multiple selection and graph export in Excel Online

I'm exploring Microsoft's online Office Suite and I have some questions about Excel Online.
1) Is it possible to multi-select multiple cells? I'm referring to the action in the "classic" version ...

**2**

votes

**2**answers

637 views

### Show decimal places if not a complete whole number

I have numbers in cells in Excel. I want the numbers formatted so that if they have decimal places they show to a maximum of two, and if they have no decimal places it doesn't show any.
For example:
...

**0**

votes

**0**answers

28 views

### Excel 2013 External data import and copy

I have a workbook into which I import external web data. This is linked to another worksheet so that for instance when I refresh data into cell A1 that is automatically copied into A1 in another sheet....

**0**

votes

**1**answer

37 views

### Sum of Excel Range Between Dates

So I've struggled with this problem several times and usually just end up giving up on it, but this time I want to solve the problem once and for all. I have a straightforward table as follows:
Date ...

**1**

vote

**2**answers

40 views

### Merge tables with each table a column in the new table, merging rows

I've looked at the question How do I merge two tables in Excel that have identical columns? (and the unanswered followup Merging tables in Excel).
I have a case that is somewhat similar, but with ...

**0**

votes

**2**answers

399 views

### Fill one cell depending on value of another

I'm trying to create a Risk Assessment sheet in Excel.
I have one drop-down with days at the moment and I want another cell to be populated depending on what day is selected.
I have managed to get ...

**0**

votes

**1**answer

55 views

### Excel formula related to conditional formatting

Column A has 10 numbers expressed as percentages and is conditionally formatted to highlight the top 40%.
I want column B to show a "1" next to the corresponding highlighted top 40% of numbers in ...

**0**

votes

**1**answer

10k views

### Getting “Application Defined or Object Defined” error '1004"

So I was trying to copy data from different sheet and paste on current and I am getting this error:
"Application Defined or Object Defined" error '1004"
Can someone help me with this ?
Option ...

**0**

votes

**1**answer

206 views

### Find out the number of months between two dates [duplicate]

I need to calculate accumulating leave for personnel.
It grows by 1.25 days per month.
What formula should I use to add 1.25 per month starting from the date of employment?

**0**

votes

**0**answers

83 views

### Excel 2007 Conditional Formatting On Formula Not Updating When Cell Updates

I have set the following conditional formatting rules:
=$B97=1 Set Format (Custom) ">" @ On cell =$D97
=$B97=2 Set Format (Custom) "> >" @ On cell =$D97
=$B97=3 ...

**1**

vote

**1**answer

67 views

### Creating a table similar to pivot table

I'm not sure how to explain it, but I hope this example makes it clear.
Data:
Yes/No | Place1 | Place2 | Place3
----------------------------------
Yes | Thing1 | Thing2 | Apple
No | Apple | ...

**1**

vote

**3**answers

166 views

### Excel, Average for a specific column within table

Im trying to calculate an average just for one column within a table of values.
It is like this:
Hi Hello Hey
1 | 2 | 3
1 | 2 | 3
1 | 2 | 3
And I'm trying to get the average for one ...

**7**

votes

**1**answer

1k views

### How to disable snap/jump scrolling in Excel 2016 for Mac

I'm desparately looking for a way to disable snap-scrolling in Excel 2016 for Mac. Basically as you scroll Excel will continually try to keep the cell you're focused on in the centered. So when you're ...

**2**

votes

**1**answer

325 views

### How to transpose repeating groups in Excel

How would I transpose repeating rows and columns in Excel. For example how would I transpose the repeating pattern of rows (Tan color) to repeating columns (Purple). Would I need to do this in VBA ...

**1**

vote

**1**answer

251 views

### Excel : how to put a literal dot into a cell format

Whenever I put a dot character into a custom cell format Excel will interpret it as if I want a decimal separator in that location of the format. The problem being that decimal separator changes with ...

**0**

votes

**1**answer

237 views

### Search two columns in Microsoft excel 2013 and set the value of a third column with a specific value

I want to search a specific text which is the firstname_lastname e.g John_Smith in worksheetA. WorksheetA has a column firstname and another column lastname. So after knowing which row has the ...

**0**

votes

**1**answer

327 views

### How do you prevent corruption of shared Excel files?

I have 10 or so Shared Macro Enabled Excel files that about 30-50 users modify multiple times each day. Over time the files get bogged down and bloated from excel thinking users are still using them ...

**0**

votes

**2**answers

53 views

### Finding #NA values after Vlookup between two excel

We have two sheets for Jan and Aug. Both consist two columns , one for Client name and another one for no of shares they attain. we have to find out client names
which exist in jan but not in Aug
...

**0**

votes

**1**answer

21 views

### Excel on Mac automatically converts all numbers to thousands

I'm on Excel 14 for Macintosh.
It automatically converts all numbers to be representative of thousands. I have searched throughout to change a preference or option and cannot find it.
Example
...

**2**

votes

**1**answer

614 views

### Microsoft Excel 2016 Mac: Smooth cell transition

Changing cells in Excel 2016 Mac by clicking arrow keys results in smooth (i.e., painfully slow) transitions. Is there a way to disable this?
(Note: distinguish this, I think, from 'smooth scrolling'...

**0**

votes

**1**answer

58 views

### Formatting time s:mm.00 in Excel (Office 2010) and graphing

My son is a competitive swimmer. I would like to make a stacked bar chart using the various time standards for each stroke. The times are listed in m:ss.00 format. I have several problems I need help ...

**4**

votes

**1**answer

115 views

### Extract number from complex string if it falls in a given range

I need an Excel formula (or VBA macro) that will allow me to extract a value
from a string. The string is a sequence of words, separated by spaces, in a single cell. I want the word (representing a ...

**3**

votes

**1**answer

119 views

### Excel - VLookup Example

I am writing a simple list of equities for the various two playing card combinations against a certain range of an opponent.
My column A is the first card (A, 2, 3, ..., K), the column B is the ...

**0**

votes

**1**answer

45 views

### VLOOKUP returning N/A because references contain “.” and “ ” in one table, not in other

OK
I am trying to vlookup a table but the problem is the references on one table are slightly different to the references on the other table. I can get the VLOOKUP function working, but it is ...

**0**

votes

**0**answers

6 views

### Is it possible to autofit a resized row with wrap text?

I want to autofit a resized row that is wrap text enabled. It is wrapping the text but it is not autofitting. Is it possible to auto-fit a resized row (without VBA)?
I resized the row to 30 pixels ...

**0**

votes

**0**answers

70 views

### Exteremly Slow Microsoft Excel operation in LENOVO G550 series Laptop; Shall I add more RAM?

I am doing complex Macro operations in Excel 2007/2013 which generates random numbers and does many multiplications/divisions in each cell value. It also copies data to multiple worksheets and text ...

**0**

votes

**1**answer

88 views

### How to find number ranges (with text input) in Excel

In column A, I have some numbers, formatted as text due to leading zeros:
+------+
| A |
+------+
| 0001 |
| 0002 |
| 0003 |
| 0012 |
| 0013 |
| 0015 |
| 0017 |
| 0019 |
| 0020 |
+------+
Using ...

**0**

votes

**2**answers

63 views

### Fill cells with a repetitive Date pattern in excel

How would I create a repetitive pattern of "dates" (e.g. 1-Jan-15, 1-Jan-15, 2-Jan-15, 2-Jan-15 .....)
Saw this command in one of the posts =ROUND(ROW()/3,0) which I modified to =ROUND(ROW()/2,42005) ...

**0**

votes

**2**answers

54 views

### VBA macro to interchange columns

Please could you help me in VBA macro to interchange columns
for example There are 4 columns
Supplier1, Supplier2, Supplier Score1, Supplier Score2
I want to change columns as below
Supplier1, ...

**1**

vote

**3**answers

125 views

### Remove spaces between characters in cell, but only if the space exists between two single characters

To process in 10,000 lines of excel, to remove spaces between characters in cell, but only if the space exists between two single characters.
P J A JACKSON AND SONS
should become
PJA JACKSON AND ...

**3**

votes

**1**answer

1k views

### INDEX + MATCH function returning wrong values

I have a spreadsheet in Excel 2013 that uses an INDEX and MATCH function to search by an interval time (in I4) to pull values from the corresponding row where it is matched (in column A). It works as ...

**0**

votes

**0**answers

27 views

### Sorting data by association?

That title may have been misleading, I don't know quite how to put it.
I have a set of data where a number stands for a description. It currently looks like this:
10 Blue
11 Green
12 Purple
13 Red
14 ...

**1**

vote

**1**answer

186 views

### VBA - Create an array of all table names in workbook

My end goal here is to have a button, that when pressed creates a new sheet with a table on it.. that new table should be added to the PivotTable Wizard list.
The error being called is
error ...

**0**

votes

**2**answers

104 views

### IF statement with multiple criteria and multiple possible results

I have a spreadsheet and I need a formula to give me one of three possible results (good, neutral, bad) based on data from two cells. MTD and YTD on budget would be good, MTD on budget & YTD below ...

**1**

vote

**1**answer

600 views

### Excel 2013 opens files slow in Windows 10 (when not in Safe Mode)

This is a problem that has come up on Google and superuser in the past, although the solutions I have found haven't worked for me.
If I run Excel 2013, it opens instantly. If I am in Excel and open a ...