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

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### Excel macro: Last non-empty cell in a column

This is a followup question to this one.
The following formula can be used to find the value of the last non-empty cell in a column, in Microsoft Excel:
=LOOKUP(2,1/(A:A<>""),A:A)
My ...

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### How do I import data from 6 Excel Workbooks into one on a daily basis?

I'm needing to be able to pull data from 6 individual Excel Workbooks that are all formatted the same, first line being the same header across all six and then the data starting row 2 going down being ...

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### Where does the calculation take place? [on hold]

In Google spreadsheets, I have quite a big amount of relatively complex array formulas in many cells. That takes ages to complete calculating.
Does the speed of calculation depend on my PC ...

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### Finding a value in one colunm that matches another column then putting that value in a third column (excel 2010)

All of the values are texts since the are usernames that are from two different systems.
so one column has:
Column A Column B
smit19108 Fred99015
Fred99015 Smit1908
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### Excel formula to show FORMULA

Ok, guys. I am 100% sure that a few days ago I saw and tested a real built-in Excel formula for showing a formula as text in any cell. Now, when I need it, I cannot find it!!! No VBA, no tricks. Just ...

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### Excel formula If column B starts with… then columns D & E populate from a list

I'm working on a spread sheet where column B is filled with ID numbers. Column D and E correlate directly to the first few digits of the ID number.
Example:
B= 1.1.1 then D= Imaging and E= T.P.
B= ...

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### Excel Formula - returning data

I have a spreadsheet that has four columns of data.
I want column number four (D) to display the value of column three (C) IF the number next to it in column two (B) matches ANY number in column one ...

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### Excel 2010 Table auto expand/formula copy not working

I have a table with around 2k rows, for which I originally needed any formulae copied down into new rows, when they are added. To achieve this, I created a table from the data as many threads stated ...

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### Applying reference to another sheet to all cells

I have LibreOffice Calc file which has 2 sheets.
I wanted to reference Sheet1 from Sheet2, so I wrote function =Sheet1.A1 in Sheet2 cell A1.
How do I apply this to all cells on Sheet2? (Sheet2.B5 = ...

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### How do I copy/referrence last value of the column from another file and worksheet

I have two spreadsheets - one is the inventory sheet that gets updated with sales and purchases, and the other spreadsheet is where I want to reference or copy the ending inventory as soon as it gets ...

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### Office 2013 Data Extraction from multiple workbooks [on hold]

I generate numerous time sheets for my client on a daily basis (varies from 6-12 daily) and usually work is performed at least 6 days a week. I need to populate the total number of hours (ST and OT) ...

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### I need the number in a cell to countdown when data is entered into other cells.

I'm making a sheet to keep track of the number of software licenses.
In cell B1 I have the number 35 representing 35 licenses. As they are assigned to systems in cells C5-C40 I would like the total ...

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### How can I Collate and create totals of a range of transactions in iwork Numbers

ColumnA ColumnB
Dave 10
Dave 10
Peter 5
Susan 5
Dave 5
Peter 5
I would like to create new table to read down ColumnA, create a new list with no Duplicates and Total up the Values ...

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### excel - how to count number of names in a column, name is specified in a cell

I have two worksheets, "Clients 2014" and "Receipts 2014".
The receipts have client names for each row (each row is a receipt).
The search key is in the "Clients 2014" worksheet.
I want to ...

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### Referencing a cell from another sheet [closed]

I've got a sheet named 'No.of Mails Data'! where the data is
and i want to use my formula on another sheet
=OFFSET(INDIRECT((CONCATENATE("B",(COUNTIF($B:$B,"*")-6)*6+2))),,,30,1)
this is the ...

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### How to return the name of uniquely named sheet

So I've searched high and low and cannot seem to find an answer to this question. Spent almost two days trying every thing I could find on line, but none were specific enough to my situation. Without ...

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### Update formula ranges when adding new rows to a spreadsheet [migrated]

I have a Google Spreadsheet in which I keep a list of expenses. I add a new expense by inserting a new row above the last expense. On the first row of the spreadsheet, I keep a sum of all expenses: ...

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### Memory limits in Excel (functions lookup)

can I obtain an advice how many Excel files with what size can I have opened at the same and link with functions (lookup) in Excel 2010 32 bit system?
Is there a way to predict how fast the ...

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### Excel formula to convert date formats

Assuming I have cells that have text values mentioned as:
02/23/15 to 03/01/15
Can I use excel functions to convert this to something like
23-Feb-15 to 1-Mar-15
So far I have looked at formula ...

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### Multiple IF Statement

I have a question about IF statements.
I wanted to use VBA, but the other guy I am working with doesn't know how to do it, so I am trying to only use worksheet formulas. So, I figured the best way ...

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### How to I simplify code that combines information and adds up values for certain columns?

I am revamping some VBA code that was done 15 years ago that someone else created. I have to add more code to fit our needs but I exceed the amount of code allowed to run.
I have a Products in ...

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### Excel Equation: How to skip cell value if row header contains certain text

So I have a workbook for tracking my inventory in real time. It's a really bad bandaid for a problem I cannot have addressed at the moment, so bare with me.
The issue is, I want to have my inventory ...

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### Why is VLOOKUP returning wrong cells as data is refreshed?

I am creating a spread sheet which works out my material requirements based on future order forecast. I have live data in the workbook which represents the material on stock and they're location. I ...

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### Rearrange columns from fiscal year to calendar year in OpenOffice spreadsheet

I have twelve monthly columns plus a total column in a spreadsheet that was originally created for an April through March fiscal year. Now I need to rearrange the columns for a calendar year, without ...

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### Excel 2007 how to put a text message in a cell if multiple cells are filled with data

I am trying to put a text message in a cell (say c1) if multiple cells in column A have data in. The cells in column A are A1-3, A5, A6 A8 and will have data from 1-5. I only want the text message ...

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### IF Function Combined with Median date range check across multiple sheets

I am trying to create a formula that checks if a single cell date falls between a beginning and end date using the median function, and if so returns a value. I have multiple sheets I would like the ...

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### Excel 2007 - formula to display last updated cells

I have 6 cells, A1-A6 in Sheet1.
A1,A3,& A5 contain numbers 1-3
A2,A4,& A6 contain the date the numbers changed.
A1 & A2 will be filled first. I want to display both cells in Sheet2 in ...

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### How can I create an IF-THEN statement in Excel with two variables?

A B C(Output)
----------- ----------- ------
| 65 | 0 | 2 |
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| 31 | 99 | 3 |
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### Use AVERAGEIF across multiple cell ranges in a worksheet

I am using AVERAGEIF using the following to return the answer
=AVERAGEIF('Sheet 2'!H3:K10,I9,'Sheet 2'!K3:K10)
This works well if I have all the information in one sheet, however I have the ...

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### Using a Defined Name in a Formula

I have a set of cells with values:
A1,B3,C5,D7,E11,F13,G17,H19,I23
I have a formula to select, at random, the value stored in one of these cells:
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### Why doesn't this array formula work when cell reference contains a formual?

I have created an array formula (first formula below) to return the nth value in Data!B:B based on the date value in B4. The formulas appear to work when I have the date in B4 but if I use the second ...

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### Excel: delete row if empty cell condition is true across multiple columns

I have a data set in Excel that i need to filter out rows where no data exists (i.e.- empty cell). It isn't as easy as deleting a row that has an empty cell in one column but rather if there are empty ...

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### Excel 2010 - VLookup -

I have two identities associated with one unique value in the table. I need to pull both the values in another sheet using vlookup - is that possible.
Here is the example:
Id Owner Name
A1 Owner 1
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### Excel no longer auto update my calculation?

My excel sheets does not auto update my formulas. It did up to a point and now it no longer do. Just checked the settings under file and it is set to auto? Can some please help. Sheet to big to redo.
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### How do I copy multiple rows to another sheet based on selection with checkboxes in Excel?

This is a screen clip of 2 sheets in Excel 2013. What I am trying to do is that if the checkbox corresponding with the row is checked, the text in the row shows up in the second sheet. There will ...

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### Excel 2011 for Mac - formula property dropdown list missing

Basically missing the dropdown properties list on Excel 2011 for Mac. How do I enable/show it?
I've already:
ticked the "show function ScreenTips option" under Excel Preferences > View > ...

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### How to count number of distinct values containing specific text

I'm not sure if I've phrased that question well so I'll elaborate.
I have 160 lines of file numbers, many of which are duplicates. In each file number there is a value that determines the year the ...

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### IF statement error message in Excel

The following formula is returning a #VALUE! error.
=IF(L$3<$H11,4*5,(IF("<0",0,(5-(L$3-$H11))*4)))
Why is it returning an error? I know that the error is coming from somewhere in the second ...

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### How to add up Column B based on whether Column A is a duplicate value?

I have two columns, one with names and the other filled with '1'. Column A has many duplicates in it - this is intended - what I need is a formula to add the 1s in Column B if the corresponding values ...

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### Displaying data from another tab

I run a daily report where I need to display errors on a roster of our associates. I have one tab ('Roster') with the complete roster and a formula that checks to make sure that the shifts are correct ...

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### Matching and returning values to populate column

I have a workbook (Excel 2007) with two sheets. Sheet1 has more than 8,000 employees and their associated unit numbers, which is a 6-digit ID. I am trying to populate Sheet1!C:C with a corresponding ...

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### What does “A1:A4^{1,2,3}” mean in an Excel formula?

What does the caret operand in Excel do to a range when it is followed by some other numbers in brackets? For example lets say we have the following table:
A B C
1 1.5 0 0
2 ...

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### Format row that is different than the preceding VISIBLE row

I have an Excel sheet as a database, where each row has a category, and are always sorted by category.
Category Item
1 AAA jjj
2 AAA kkk
3 AAA lll
4 ...

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### Excel function determine if a cell is visible

In conditional formatting I want to detect if the row above the current cell is hidden or visible. How can I detect if a cell is visible or not?
The only hack I can think of is:
Create a column ...

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### Find a specific name in a column, bring in the value in the corresponding row, in the column I designate in another worksheet

So I have a worksheet that people will go into and put their name down to sign up for a meeting for a specific date. In a separate sheet, I have their names and I manually input the days they signed ...

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### Automated Excel Sheet Import from Downloaded Spreadsheet

At work we have a data storage system where we keep information about equipment we've ordered. I want to take select columns from this data and put them in another sheet that is already formatted with ...

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### Excel Filter and join between multiple tables

I'm reasonable user of Excel (definitely not very skilled though) - I'm using Excel 2013.
I'd like some assistance on how to achieve what I need on table controls. I've created three tables.
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### SUM IF FREQUENCY MATCH

I'm trying to add another criteria for the below formula. On the Payroll Data tab I have column H that has hours in it, some of those hours may be negative so I don't it to count those rows with ...

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### Excel Convert the correct Date type

I'm currently following the date type dd/mm/yyyy i need to have another row showing the month in mmm type. E.g. From 13/09/2014 to SEP
My formula is =Text(A2, "mmm") which is the correct formula,
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