Questions about using in-cell functions/formulas in spreadsheet software.

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Count Unique values based on criteria within 2 columns

I hope someone out there has the brains to help me with issue. I have a spreadsheet that has multiple columns and duplicates. What i want to do is count all the unique values in column A, only if ...
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Make formula impossible to find / read

I have developed a spreadsheet for performing various calculations which our employees will complete and then distribute to clients / competitors. To protect the "intellectual property" of the ...
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Converting comma seperated values in multiple rows

I am in urgent need of importing huge data from excel to SQL. one of the excel sheet contains data as follows. ID Name Category Section 1 Books Stationery KG1,KG2,1 2 Pencils ...
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Search rows containing a certain value for other values and comparing them

Here is what I'm trying to do: This spreadsheet contains 40k+ component serial numbers. These assembly serial numbers are in column c. These components contain sub assemblies and those also have ...
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Formula to determine available options based on prerequisites

Example: A spreadsheet for a single studient has four columns: Course|Completed?|Prerequisites|Available The "Course" column lists the names of courses. The "Completed?" column indicates a "yes" if ...
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Excel - Find a specific column in a CSV file, and copy to the current sheet

I get a regular data export in a CSV format, which I like to pull into excel and report on via helper columns and pivot tables. I do this by linking to the csv file, and copying the cell contents ...
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In Excel 2013 how can you make every distinct number value have a matching distinct colour?

I have a table of computed numbers in excel (different every time it is computed), for example: A B C D E 1. 9 8 9 9 1 2. 7 1 1 1 9 3. 1 6 5 2 9 4. 6 6 3 2 2 5. 3 3 2 3 7 In the example I have ...
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I need to import data to an excel sheet

I originally went through a spreadsheet and created a new column called regions next to an existing column that had suburb data in there. It took me ages as there was 8000 rows of data. Anyway its ...
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How to embed an icon from one worksheet to another, within the same workbook

Does anyone know how to embed an icon referencing another worksheet page onto another worksheet ... all within the same workbook. I have been trying this out but keep getting information on how to ...
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Can I use a worksheet as a function in Excel?

I have a worksheet set up such that I can input a value, do some math to give me a bunch of values, repeat math a few times, and add up all the values and return an output value. It is complex enough ...
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Auto numbering based on repeating cells

I need help auto numbering a spreadsheet that has submissions with inventors but some submissions have multiple people listed, but need to be numbered the same. e.g.: No. Count Name 0011 ...
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Can't work out the logic for formula

I have two cells and I want to write a formula to check two conditions and return "Error" if either condition is met. The conditions are; 1.Are both the cells empty? 2.Are both cells NOT empty? (It ...
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Compare data cells from two independent file

I would like to compare the cells values from two different Excel files. I have already done a program which is working if it's on the same sheet. Now, I would like to "external" the first cell. The ...
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check one column against another and return a third

I'm trying to create an import csv. the sheet has the following data ImportID, 1stname, FirstName, inport_ID 1, Bob B, Bob T 2, sue, Bob B, 1 3, Jill P, ...
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Copy a specific cell on all sheets to master sheet

I have a master sheet with the format as below: Master sheet Column A Column B Column C No Description Price And multiple sheets with the format below: Sheet ...
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Match first and last name to 2nd column then output corresponding 3rd value

I'm trying to create an import csv. the sheet has the following data ImportID, 1stname, lastname, FirstName, LastName, inport_ID 1, bob, Abraham, bob, Abbott, 2, sue, Abraham, bob, Abraham, 1 3, ...
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EXCEL - How to have a formula output and user input on the same cell?

I would like help from someone as I believe this problem requires VB. I basically have a CELL(A4) where people will be entering values to find out the corresponding calculations displayed below. ...
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In Excel, how do I replace all instances of text in a cell if any of the text matches values from a range of cells)

To make things easy for users of this workbook, I've setup column J with data validation (pulling values from Sheet2) that allows for multiple selections of event types (Academic Calendar, Art ...
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Indexing a sum of values by row from multiple columns

I'm struggling with this one... In row 2 I have week numbers up to week 9 in this example. Row 1 has a formula that determines to which month a week belongs. In this example, week 5 is in month 1 ...
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Perform a calculation n times and sum the results (without VBA)

I'm looking for a way to sum the result of a calculation performed a given, arbitrarily large, number of times. Suppose I have 15,000 customers each of whom will spend between $100 and $200, and I ...
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Formula to incorporate Highlighted text & Loop function

I'm trying to analyze over a 1000 line items, with different information in all columns ,although certain columns might have duplicate information. I can do conditional formatting and highlight the ...
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Microsoft Excel 2013 on Windows 7, creating cost based on drop down values

Hi I am need of some assistance and was wondering if anyone can help me. I am creating a spreadsheet for quoting jobs on site and am stuck with a particular part. I have a cell containing a drop down ...
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Assign the value of a cell as a cell reference of another cell in Excel - How to? [on hold]

The intention behind this query is to simplify the review of excel sheets with engineering calculations. Let us assume that column A contains the notations. cell A1 contains "Rfa" and cell A2 ...
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Look up a value in a list and return ALL multiple corresponding values

The basic answer to my question is provided here: How to look up a value in a list and return multiple corresponding values. However, once the formula is entered, I need to drag down, or copy/paste ...
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Need an “IF” function that shows whether the difference of a simple subtraction is greater than a certain value

I have values in cells A3 and A2. I will be subtracting the value of A2 from A3. What I need is to be able to highlight or flag the result if the difference is greater than an absolute value of .01 ...
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Spreadsheets Formula Check In/CheckOut Autopopulate Data

I am working on a spreadsheet (I am doing it in Numbers since it will easily let me work on the file on my mac, iPhone, iPad and online at icloud.com)... but this is essentially also an excel question ...
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Auto-fill rows from columns in another sheet?

I'm using Google Doc's Spreadsheet at the moment and I'm attempting to create the same view in another sheet. First Sheet: (yes I need these merged cells) Second Sheet: Unfortunately Google ...
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How do you auto update row count in a formula that yields a percentage?

How does one get a formula to auto update when a row is added when this formula is meant to yield as a percentage, which is directly linked to a pie chart? For example: my formula reads ...
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Excel- How do I find common text values from multiple (>2) columns?

I have 9 columns of text data and need to know the common terms that are found in all nine columns (or possibly different combinations of columns). I can do 2 columns ...
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How to use SUMIFS function for summing values if criteria range exists in a range?

My data: A B C a 3 d b 1 a c 8 e d 5 I want to use SUMIFS function, sum range is B1:B4, if the corresponding value in column A exists in column C, sum the values in column ...
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Ignoring value IF “[Value_if_false]”

I am trying to figure out the average difference in monthly sales versus previous years, and I have an IF function within an Average function. I want to skip zero values in the average function if the ...
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Menu option Insert -> Script… is missing in my Spreadsheet, how do I fix it? [migrated]

I've 2 documents, in 1st one I was able to add 'Script...' (as suggested here) from the Insert menu, but on the 2nd one and all new which I'm creating I don't have this option present. Why this ...
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Can I use table relationships in formulas?

Are table relationships only for pivot tables & charts, or can they be used in formulas too? The introduction of tables made it easy to write really readable sumifs like this: ...
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I would like to copy data from 1 row to another in Excel

I am trying to solve the following issue in excel: I am working in two sheets, Sheet 1 and Sheet 2. There is a column of data in sheet 1 (say from A5 to A20). I need every row from that column to be ...
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Excel 2013. Address from Value

I have two spreadsheets, one with a Calendar, and the other one with Data Chart. I'm trying to make it so that the Data Chart will only start using Data from Today's date in the Calendar. (Note: ...
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What does “--” used in Excel function mean?

I came across this reference in a spreadsheet I'm looking at and don't understand what it means. =SUMPRODUCT(--NOT((ISBLANK(CONSTRUCT)))) Can anyone tell me what the -- in front of NOT refers to? ...
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Excel 2010, IFERROR, INDEX, MATCH

I've got a sheet consisting of various lines like the following. POH-00006366 CYM001 Cymot NAD 6000 POH-00006366 CYM001 Cymot NAD 7000 POH-00006366 CYM001 Cymot NAD 8000 ...
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Excel 2010 Cell Formatting

I have a crew schedule made up in excel. There are 4 different shifts A B C or D. There are 5 people on the schedule, and the schedule is laid out like this in excel: Each person works the same ...
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comparing two columns for matches then return values meeting certain conditions

I have the following: column D ( 300 values representing the average of three cells, A1:A300 & B1:B300 & C1:C300) column H ( 50 values ) column E & column F & Column G; they are to ...
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Problems figuring out weekly scheduling and hours past midnight

This is a screenshot of what I have What I'm trying to do is have the hours for each individual person posted as shown or a way that the hours can be posted like this and then have the total amount ...
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Make the background/text colour follow another cells background or text colour

Ok so I have a large spreadsheet (so I don't want to have to set each cells colour individually or manually) and I have many cells copying other cells. So for instance I have cells N9, N 3, N80, N117 ...
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2 EXCEL (array?) questions

I am trying to perform some lookup calculations on a pivot table and having some abysmal luck finding the correct function/formulas to use. I've searched the Interwebs and can't find something that ...
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Selecting values from different rows in an Excel 2010 table and merge them in order in a sinlge row [closed]

I want to use a formula, or set of formulas, for selecting values from a data table were the number of values differ between rows (see attachment). I do not want to cut and paste or use any commands ...
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OOO: Increment sheets for fill down

I have a row of cells on "sheet1" referencing a set of cells on a different sheet. I want to fill down identical sets of cells while incrementing only the sheet. Another way to describe the problem: ...
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In Excel 2013 Is there a way to code an auto-complete function ibased on values in another tab

I want to create an auto complete cell in Excel for the resource name. The list is too long for a custom list and I really do not want a drop down list as in data validation. Does someone have an ...
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Looking for a formula(s) that will return the next date (higher than the starting date) from a row of dates, then the next date from that one

Worksheet 1 lists all of the "legs" flown by our aircraft. The leg or legs for each day would then go to Worksheet 2 for Day 1, Worksheet 3 for Day 2, and so on. Legs are listed in columns starting ...
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Search for multiple variables in multiples rows at the same time in Google Sheets/Drive [migrated]

I'm using Google Sheets (only option, sorry, know this should be a database). Sheet 1: List of 200 employee names, and up to 10 location codes they are frequently assigned to. Sheet 2: List of 50 ...
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How to update range of columns in excel

I have an excel sheet where from one sheets's Id used as reference in next sheet. The Id's are sequential. Like this : Sheet 1 Sheet 2 ID Name ID Sheet_1_ID Text 1 ...
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Display formula result only if inputs are defined

I have a simple spreadsheet, with one row of equations to get sums or differences. What I'm trying to do is enter an equation so that if only one part of the end equation is present, the field is left ...
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MS Excel 2007 Copy Range Across Worksheets and Increment or Offset by 50 rows

I'm looking to copy and paste a list of names from Sheet 1 to Sheet 2 but space them out. For example, I'd like Sheet1!A6 -> Sheet2!A51, Sheet1!A7 -> Sheet2!A101.... Sheet1!A41 -> ...