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Avoiding Long Nested IFs in Excel Function

I have a formula that relies on two different inputs: the first is an integer value between 0 and 5, and the second is the rounded sum of values in an array. I would like to have users input values ...
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Excel - Is there a function to return a number based on which string is in a cell, like CHOOSE but not?

I need a function =Func(A1, "Alex, "Betty", "Charlie") that returns the index of the matched entry. If this function is put into B1:B13, it would show "Charlie" 3 "Alex" 1 "Alex" 1 "Alex" ...
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Expand Excel ComboBox on click

How can I set up my combo boxes on the form i am building to open automatically when clicked on the field portion not just the arrow? I have been searching for a while and I can't seem to find any ...
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Comparing two columns in different Excel spreadsheets

I have two Excel spreadsheets. In the first spreadsheet I have two columns. Column A has 240 Accounts entries and Column B has Values for each account entry. Once again Spreadsheet 2 has its data in ...
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Custom Sort using Excel without Custom List

I want to be able to sort excel rows where data looks like Column - 1 Other Columns 701-GBL-1843-MLMK blah 566-JJB-2785-MYJW 254-WYD-3220-NAND 884-GLE-2843-FRYA And I want ...
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Excel or Google Sheets - How to update smoe columns

I'm working with some back-end software that generates a work queue for our purchasing department. The work queue is a spreadsheet that looks like: ...
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Web scraping / crawling a particular website

I'm trying to scrape 1265 html files at once to get name and descriptions of items I have on a website. I have permission from the wholesaler to copy there data but I don't want to spend days just ...
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Excel help to lock formulas from adjust on cell insert

I have a excel workbook where there is a hidden sheet that basically pulls data from other sheets in the same workbook just using the = formula. The problem I am having is if I add a column or cells ...
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How to create a relational data table in Excel

If I have the following Table1 in Excel Name Age Sex Pablo 28 Male Victor 32 Male Juan 33 Male Pedro 40 Male Jacinta 24 Female Laura 39 Female And Table2 Sex Color Male ...
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Weird File Attributes in Excel Save Dialog

I vertically re-sized my excel Save As dialog today and found a bunch of strange file attributes that I've never seen in the dialog before. They only appear when the dialog is resized small enough ...
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Autofill in Excel skipping rows

I am trying to accomplish something with excel but I cannot seem to make it work. In a worksheet I have a simple table with rows and columns. Every row is a new entry. I then have a template in ...
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How do I remove icons from ribbon and menus office 2013?

In (Windows 8.1 Office 2013) Excel 2013 the menu caps don't bug me, but how can I have text only and remove the icons? I want text and remove/hide the icons. Is there a Text Only option?
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How do compare similar contents AND return a cell's contents?

In Excel, how do I tell it to compare two tables with SIMILAR primary keys, find a relatively close match, and then return the info from one of the cells (more than just a yes/no, 1/0, true/false. ...
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Using IF to Place A Value in A Different Cell

Is it possible to do something like the following? =IF(A1=0, Place "Yes" in B2, Do nothing) I was considering using =OFFSET somehow, but I'm really not sure how I would implement it here.
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Changing what browser Excel hyperlinks open in

Right now all of my hyperlinks in excel open with IE. I'm hyper-linking Google sites though, and I would prefer that they open in Chrome. How do I change what browser hyperlinks open in? There's no ...
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Navigating an excel document using excel links

I'd like to be able to click on some text in a cell that automatically moves the insertion point to a specified cell or row. So ideally I could have a cell (or some text in a cell) say: ["see row ...
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Formula that references two cells

I have a chart of nights and people and the rate varies as nights and people. I want a formula that picks up the rate based on te nights and people. See table below. So I want a formula that ...
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Formula for moving data up in excel

Can anyone help me with a funciton in excel. I have a customer that has their data all in one column. I need a funciton so that its over multiple columns on one line. Example Below: Column A 77.12 ...
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Flatten Excel Formula (2007)

Say cell A1 has the formula A2 + A3 and B1 has the formula B2 + B2 and C1 has the formula A1 + B1 I need an easy and quick way to create the formula for C1 in the flattened state.. i.e. (A2 + A3) ...
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Excel linking two to three column

i have a table of productid, product name and price. In Excel Productid i want to give as drop down & on selection of particular id the respective name and price should appear in next column ...
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Display Blank when Referencing Blank Cell in Excel 2010

I have an Excel 2010 workbook that contains a number of individual worksheets. The cells on one of the sheets are linked to individual cells on two other worksheets in the same workbook. I'm using a ...
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Excel function with the same name as cell reference

I'm using an add-in to Microsoft Excel called Isoplot, it's used for analysing and processing radiometric data for dating geological materials etc. One of the user defined functions is intended to ...
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how do I sum a column with times that are related to another colums

I have a sheet with names, that appear up to 20-30 times in the column. Every name has in another column a time related, meaning workhours. The times are in the format hh:mm:ss (e.g. 01:15:00). I want ...
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Counting Number of unique combinations for multiple columns

I have an excel file with 272,000 lines of data across 5 columns. The data looks like this: A B C D E 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 ...
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How to write the cells in rows one under the other in columns?

I have a list of name, company, phone number, address and e-mail. But each name who works at the same company is in the same cell. Of course, the other informations of those names like phone number, ...
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In Excel 2010, how do you format text to string without having to open and enter on every single cell?

I was given an Excel document. In the data there is a column of dates formatted 5/20/2014. Half the data in that column is formatted as a date. The other half is formatted as text. When I try and ...
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Finding Highest Value Combination From Excel Pivot Table Filter

I'm not sure if I am using the correct technique for this so please forgive me if I am way off. I have a large range of data from previous email campaigns. I have categorised the campaigns with ...
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Automating building a table from web sources in MS Excel 2013

I want to build a table indicating a number of things available in a given market. To do this I access the sites with relevant information and copy numbers to a table each day. I would love to ...
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Excel Conditional Formatting Colour Scales highlight group of cells when another cell is a certain value

So I have a document that has 2 drop downs with the first acting as a currency selection and the other acting as a discount selection (0% - 50%). Basically whenever I select from the dropdowns the ...
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With PowerPivots, find items that appear *only* in one category

With PowerPivot, how do I find items only in one category? Here's an example: item category number obera f6 7 artois f7 2 obera f7 3 ella f6 9 If ...
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Trying to sum a column of values between settable dates

So I have a list of costs over a period of time. Each row is a date, descriptor, quantity and value. So looking at the image, all the values in B, C and D are entered manually or through some other ...
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COUNTIFS Statement Between Dates

I have a report I am creating that sifts through a lot of Data, I have created a COUNTIFS statement that does what I want, but I am having trouble with the dates. I am trying to find the number of ...
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What's wrong with this COUNTIFS() formula?

Will someone please help me with the following formula =COUNTIFS('CURRENT LEAD LISTING'!$C$2:$C$378,"ACT",'CURRENT LEAD LISTING'!$E$2:$E$378,"X",'CURRENT LEAD ...
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How to write Excel macro to copy selected row of data between two sheets?

I'm not really experienced in the whole VBA area, i get how macros work but this is just out of my reach. Basically as i stated in the title i need to write a macro that will copy the selected row or ...
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Plot 2d graph in Excel

I have data in three columns, one for the x axis, one for the y axis and one actual data as: X Y Value 0 0 1,005155 0 1 2,051385 0 2 1,15305 ... 1 0 1,112285 1 1 1,48512 1 2 ...
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Rounding Percentages

Okay so I have been having a problem and would really appreciate any help. I have posted a table below with the aim of making this as simple/precise as possible. Value % ...
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How can I find all cells in Excel with a particular value and get the sum of all those cells' dependents?

I am trying to find the total number of screws, nuts, washers, etc for a very large assembly. For each part in the assembly, I have the number of each type of hardware. I would like to find the total ...
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Excel Loses Reference to Data to Copy When I Type Elsewhere On the Sheet

I'm making a list in Excel where many rows have the same data in a number of columns, enough so that I'd like to hit Ctrl-C once on this set of common data, and then just hit Ctrl-V every time I make ...
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Excel 2010 removes data from clipboard, how can I stop it? [duplicate]

The order of my actions is: Copy data from pivot table from second sheet. Paste data as value into first sheet. Notice that something is wrong in the data. Go back to the second sheet and change ...
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How to apply Conditional Formatting based on previous cell value?

Is it possible apply Conditional formatting based on the value of a cell from the left? What I need is to apply a red colour if the value is less then previous cell no colour if it unchanged and ...
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Assigning a number amount

I know that if I am assigning a number amount to a word that I can enter it in as: =COUNTIF(D3:H3,"Yes")*20 But what if I also want the same cell to assign 10 if the answer is no? How would I write ...
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Why doesn't trace precedent/dependent when using table references?

I almost exclusively use tables when using excel, so my formulas are all using table references. This seems to make the "Trace Precedents" and "Trace Dependents" functions not work though. Has ...
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How to combine data from two rows, when certain criteria is met

click to enlarge I'm trying to make this Excel document but I want the AdminTimes for the same LastRxNo to be on the same line. So if the LastRxNo is the same, have one line and the AdminTime column ...
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Calculating time difference between two date/times from two columns in Excel

I have 5 columns: Start Date, Start Time, End Date, End Time and Duration. I need to calculate the duration between the Start Date/Start Time and the End Date/End Time. I tried just subtracting the ...
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Creating GANTT Chart (Timeline) From Start Time and Duration

I am attempting to create a daily graphical timeline from start times and duration. I have three columns: Program Name, Start Time and Duration. The data looks something like this... The desired ...
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How do I enter dates in ISO 8601 date format (YYYY-MM-DD) in Excel (and have Excel recognize that format as a date value)?

I tried to enter this date in ISO 8601 format (YYYY-MM-DD) in Excel 2010: 2012-04-08, but Excel automatically converts the date format to 4/8/2012. I tried scrolling through the different types of ...
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Excel table - delete rows not in filter

i have a very large table in excel (1000's of rows) and i filter it to only show 10 rows. I wonder if there is a way to delete the rows not shown [ ie dont meet filter conditions]? this would enable ...
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Excel graphs: how can I extract a graph legend and place it on the worksheet itself?

I have 8 graphs all with the same legend (line colours and meaning), so in order to save space I would like to remove the legend from each graph and create/include just one large one at the top of the ...
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How do I lookup and return to multiple value?

Please could you advise how could I get a list of expiry dates which matched with Cell A1 =the material number?
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I need to send an email multiple times to a different recipient each day [on hold]

I want to send an email reminder to around 200 recipients that I would like to schedule at the start of the academic year. The problem is, I need to send it to a different person (group of people) ...