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show more than 8 items in the Data Validation drop down list in Excel

I have added a simple data validation to a cell but it only displays 8 items in the dropdown. Excluding the combobox solution and probably involving some WinAPI is there a way to make the drop ...
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Pivot table - Summarising multiple independent data columns

I have a large table containing daily inputs into a system, which has the columns as shown: Day Itemname1 Itemquant1 Itemname2 Itemquant2 ..... The item names and quantities are independent of each ...
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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 Table Copy Wrong Formula with Newly Inserted Rows?

I am trying to create a simple spreadsheet to track costs. I have a total of five columns with different categories, two of which have formulas. I wanted to be able to insert a new row into the ...
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Excel data validation to whole column

I want apply data validation list to a whole column in excel 2010. How can I do that with out copying the validation rule
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Using OR condition in SUMPRODUCT

I have three columns of data - a sum column (A) and then the two columns that form the sum (B and C). Sometimes, just one of the B and C columns is filled in; occasionally the B and C columns are both ...
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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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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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Can I separate a list by keywords?

Say I have a list: Something something apple Something something orange Something something banana Something apple something Something banana something Something orange something Something something ...
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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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How to exclude my titles and name an entire row so it can be updated

I have an assessment where I have exported data from Access to Excel and need to do a mail merge but am having trouble understanding. I need the first name column to be able to update if and when ...
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notepad and notepad++ don't show same thing?

I have exported text from Excel in Unicode, like this: then I edit with Notepad++ and change it to my desired form and save it as UTF-8 like this: but when open it it in Notepad it is in ...
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Reference last cell not only in a row or column, but in a range

all users, especially Jerry Beaucaire. I was reading this link when I stumbled upon his answer Here is the link How to refer to the last cell in a row in Excel? And Jerry Beaucaire answered it like ...
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“crosshair” in MS excel

Sometimes it is hard to see which cells are in the row/column of the selected cell in excel. Is there an option which would enable "crosshair", which would bold not only selected cells, but also cells ...
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Excel Help: How to scan a row and return the value of the first cell in that column

I have a matrix of numbers and the matrix has column header -- say like this: a b c d e f 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 What I want to do is to search for each row for the element 1 and return its ...
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Changing bounds of excel file embedded in powerpoint

When I embed an excel files into powerpoint, I'm having two issues. On some of the spreadsheets, empty columns are displayed on the right hand side of the powerpoint slide On other spreadsheets that ...
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Plotting quarterly and monthly data in Excel

I have one monthly data series in one spreadsheet and one quarterly in a different spreadsheet. What is the "smartest" way to plot them together in one graph (in Excel)? Its quite a lot of data, so I ...
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Format a number with optional decimal places in Excel

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. ...
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Excel - Counta from a certain cell until a blank cell

I'm trying to create a dynamic formula which counts all the rows from cell D3 downwards until a blank cell is reached. I want to be able to add new data everyday and have the range automatically ...
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Excel chart won't update, based on calculated cells

I have an Excel document (2007) with a chart (Clustered Column) that gets its Data Series from cells containing calculated values The calculated values never change directly, but only as a result of ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...