A spreadsheet application by Microsoft. Use this tag along with [vba] if your question involves programming Excel in VBA, and with [worksheet-function] if it involves an Excel formula or worksheet function.

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Comparing two strings in two columns in Excel Sheet

Can anybody help me to correct this data? There is a long list of this type of data: If there are columns that are exactly matched, like in row 5 (Harley- harley) it should return 1 or 'true' in ...
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Workbook doesn't find macro

I created a macro in a workbook which is being used by several persons on their own computers. For some of them, it seems to work fine, but for other a message appears that it can't find the macro on ...
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Macros in Excel 2010 hangs

I have a spreadsheet with several macros. Generally, when previously using Excel 2007, a user clicks a button and everything works as expected (calculations, some email sending & file I/O). ...
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How to stop excel copying adjecent formatting

Excel seems to be determined to copy the format of an adjacent cell. For instance, when I have a cell that has a green background with a number in it, then when entering a number in an adjacent cell ...
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Filtering data in excel with embedded pictures

I have a data table with product images that I want to filter depending on who I send the spreadsheet to. The pictures are still visibly stacked on top of each other. How do I set up my sheet so ...
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checking for record duplicates in Microsoft excel

for example if cell a1(surname), b1 (first name) and c1 (salary amount), are all tied up with sumproduct to check for duplicates. I can do this easily but if the value of a1 and b1 occur in a4 and b4 ...
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Microsoft excel collaboration [on hold]

Is there a better way for multiple users collaborate on the same excel file? I am looking for something like google doc, so users can work on the same file at same time. I know something called ...
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Excel saves a file in .csv but it keeps the columns and the rows as they were in the original sheet

I have a problem converting an Excel sheet in a *.csv file. I've searched all day for solutions, but nothing seems to work. After I select the sheet and save it as "CSV(Comma delimited)", pressing OK ...
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Excel for scheduling

I have an excel workbook calendar with 4 different worksheets for scheduling my staff. One sheet for each position. Some staff members have multiple positions. If I schedule someone for one position ...
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Need help in sorting a column in a file

Unable to sort an excel file. I need to sort based on a data in column M which has v look up formula. I copy that column & paste the value in column N. I then shade the rows/columns of the file ...
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Excel: What can cause manual calculation / F9 to stop recalculating?

What can cause manual calculation/F9 to stop recalculating some cells properly in Excel 2010 ? I've Googled this problem and ruled out all the explanations I can find: Calculation settings are ...
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Creation of an IF formula that will return a 1 or 0 for times between a range

I am trying to create a spreadsheet that will calculate total number of patients per hour. I have an arrival time and a discharge time. What I was thinking is to organize my spreadsheet with times on ...
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Microsoft Office 15 Applications display errors when attempting to preview in Windows Explorer

In Windows Explorer (WIN 7 Pro SP1, 64-bit), if I click on a file belonging to any of the 3 Office programs that Explorer will preview in the Preview pane, I get an error, and no preview is generated. ...
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How can I get the secondary horizontal axis to the left and primary horizontal axis to the right in MS Excel 2013?

How can we get the secondary and primary horizontal axis to the left and right side respectively?
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Automatically determine number-of-decimals in Excel list based on data?

Let's say I have a list that looks like this: 4 1.5 6.333425 When I put a list like this into something like ListPro, the program understands that these are numbers (not string) and yet ...
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Excel macro to copy rows with unique name in column A to accordingly named wosksheets

I am an Excel novice, and would appreciate help with a macro which does the following. There are a total of 58 genes (column A) with 2 entries for each gene. The image only shows 4 genes. Upon ...
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Unable to insert rows or columns in Excel 2013

I'm using Office 2013 on Windows 7. Few times, I have not been able to insert rows / columns in a some of the Excel spreadsheets. I tried the following before searching on the internet. Use ...
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Put parentheses around sold items in Excel Formula

I would like to add parentheses to several columns in excel that will show items sold and will be subtracted from the finals column. Not sure what the formula would be.
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How to increment string like AA to AB?

I have strings in Excel like AA or XA. I need to increment them like this: For AA in cell A1, it will be AB in cell B1, AC in cell B2 and so on. For XA in cell A1, it will be XB in cell B1, XC in ...
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Excel document missing

I use an excel document every day. I closed it out on Tuesday. This morning when I turned on my desktop it was gone from my desktop. I ran Superantivirus and Malwarebytes to check and make sure I ...
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Duplicating a row with formulas, without changing cell references

i have a large financial spreadsheet with a ton of formulae. i'd like to duplicate a row such that it retains the same formula and coordinates as the source row (basically duplicate a summary row and ...
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Color scale for text values in Excel

I would like to apply color scale on text values. But unfortunately, it works only on numbers! I’m doing this to easily identify the repeated values sorted by other column. This image explains the ...
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How to find broken links in Excel that can't be broken with 'Break Links'?

I have an Excel workbook that complains about broken links every time I open it: I've tried using 'Find' to search for: [. as suggested in Microsoft's guide. I've also tried searching for ...
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Force external link in Excel to break if the file can't be found

I have an Excel spreadsheet that has an external link to another spreadsheet. What I want to happen is if Main_Spreadsheet.xlsx Secret_Data.xlsx When someone opens Main_Spreadsheet.xlsx and they ...
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Assign a value to a cell based on another in that row (please see explanation)

I have searched far and wide, and I see many things that come close, but nothing that solves my problem... I work for a police department, and our city is broken up into reporting "districts." Every ...
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Change numbering language of the Excel context by changing the Windows language

How could we change the numbering language of MS Excel 2010 by changing Windows language In version 2007 as I can remember we had an option in the advanced options tab that allowed us to do that with ...
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How to use non-contiguous range arguments in Excel's XIRR?

The XIRR requires range arguments. I would like to know how I can somehow use 'split' ranges which are in different locations. Perhaps the picture explains it better. What do I enter in F7, if I want ...
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Excel date formula

Could someone look at my formula and assist me with a resolution? The formula must have an error since my amount is going into column AD instead of AC like it should. See highlighted cell. For ...
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Compare two unordered lists in Excel and return differences

I have two Excel files, with customer data. I need to compare the two. I have copied the username column from both into a new sheet. Now I want to go through, and if the username is in the first ...
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Open Excel files in new window

When I have Excel running and I double click an Excel file in Windows explorer, I'd like it to launch in a new window by default so that I can move documents to separate monitors. Is there any way to ...
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Sorting data without mixing rows

I have three sheets. First sheet renamed General: Dave Henderson 21/05/2014 Elton Rus 22/06/2014 John Smith 20/05/2015 Second sheet renamed ...
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Dynamically reference a Named Table Column (via cell content) in Excel

How do I reference an Excel table column dynamically in Excel 2007? I want to reference a named column of a named table and the referenced column will vary with the value of a cell. I have a table in ...
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Compare multiple columns for any two or more cells within the same row having the same content

I need a formula to compare multiple columns for any two or more cells within the same row having the same content. If that is true, then display "TEXT A" (can be anything such as "TRUE"). If all of ...
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How to “Round half to Even”?

I need to "Round half to Even" (Bankers' rounding) a number in Excel. So: 4961,25 => 4961 9738,75 => 9739 4934,5 => 4934 4935,5 => 4936 How can I do it? It must also work "online", ...
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Why does excel tables break VLOOKUP formulas

I have a worksheet using raw data that Excel does not identify as Tables (ie. plainly putting values in adjacent cells), and on another part of my worksheet, formulas doing lookup in that data, like ...
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How do you view the bottom of really tall cells in Excel?

When there are very tall cells in Microsoft Excel, trying to scroll via mouse or even via scrollbar (clicking on "<-" "->" pointers) just jumps below to the next cell, hiding the bottom content of ...
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Excel pivot: count of items across multiple columns

I thought this would be easy but I'm really struggling. I have items across different columns and I need a count of all the items across each column. Data: Desired Pivot Table: What I'm trying ...
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Cyrillic export from Excel to CSV

I have an application where I upload some content in CSV format, however the main document where I have my data is an Excel document. I use Save As » CSV in order to make a CSV file, but it is not ...
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Return Non Null Cookies And Count

I have two worksheets in my workbook. The first worksheet is titled SalesPerson and should show a rundown of the salesman that is entered in cell B1 and the type & quantity of cookies sold. ...
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How to select only the first max value in excel? [closed]

I need to make an operation on a cell and I choose the one with the maximum value. If it happens that there are more than one cell with the max value I need to do the operation only to the first one, ...
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Increase size limit of data import from csv into Excel

I have a load of data in a csv file that I'm importing into Excel, most of it is fine, but one of my columns contains up to 1000 characters of data. Unfortunately, Excel has taken it upon itself to ...
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How do I join two worksheets in Excel as I would in SQL?

I have two worksheets in two different Excel files. They both contain a list of names, id numbers, and associated data. One is a master list that includes general demographic fields, and the other is ...
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How to explode BOM(Bill of Material) in excel

What I Have in Microsoft Excel(2010) What I want to see when I Click the (-) sign So to Conclude the (+) sign is to show all the Level 0.1-0.3 While the (-) sign could choose to either Show ...
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Solver causes error “Excel has stopped working”

I want to use the Excel-Solver-Add-In to solve the following simple calculation: 1 2 A Revenue Variable of solver goes in here B Costs A ...
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Enhanced Excel formulas to be used

Products PD1 PD2 PD3 PD4 PD5 PD6 Summary of Purchases Customer A 2 2 3 5 6 PD2, PD3, PD4, PD5, PD6 Customer B 2 2 1 PD2, PD3, PD5, How do I summarise the ...
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Running Parameterized Stored Proc From Power Query

I have been following the tutorial HERE but anytime I try to refresh the workbook, it gives me an error of: DataSource.Error: Microsoft SQL: This database function doesn't support the query option ...
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Excel Pivot chart with a legend summary table having SUM and COUNT of values

I have a pivot chart display some data I'm interested in. Using a summary table below the chart I can plot the SUM of the values. This works great for me since the data rows contains a 1 if I want to ...
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Move open Excel document to separate window

Related (but not the same): Open Excel files in new window If I've got an instance of Excel with multiple documents open in the same window. Is there a way to "tear off" one of the windows in ...
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Open Password Protected Excel File [on hold]

How can I open password protected excel file. I have seen many links but didn't get sufficient solution. Can any body give me the best solution or reference link in this case?