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

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### RIDICULOUS EXCEL FORMULA, IF [#] minus [#] and > [Date]

Im trying to create a formula for the below example:
cells A1-A15
MOS #'s 0311,0352,0341
cells E1-E15
End of Tour Dates
First I need to get the count of the MOS #'s for each SPECIFIC MOS, ...

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### How to display a given number of names randomly selected from a list

I have a list of 148 names in Column A. I need a function that would let a user enter in a number and use that number to return a list of names in column B or C. There can be repeats. So column B ...

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### Lookup and match functions

I have a problem that I have been unable to solve, or find a result that works for me.
I have a sheet with data entered from a lab. The dates are based on sampling time, and each sample point is ...

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### Get Excel function that expects a list to use the contents of a cell

A recent question involved cells that contained a comma-delimited list of values, each if which needed to be individually selected and manipulated. The data looked like this:
Cell B1: ...

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### Prepend text for spreadsheet

I want to have a string value prepended to a XL-style formating in a spreadsheet program (gnumeric). The current formatting is [$-f4f2]hh:mm which should take 1:00 PM as input and convert/display it ...

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### How can excel take two seperate cells with comma seperated data and pair them up?

I have looked all over for an answer to this and seem to be stuck fast.
I have something like this:
Cell B1: 01/01/2014,01/02/2014, 01/03/2014, 01/04/2014, 01/05/2014, 01/06/2014, 01/07/2014, ...

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### How to fill down formula so that range references are offset by 5 rows rather than by 1 row

How can I get Excel to increment ranges arguments by more than one row when I fill down a formula?
For example, if I want Excel to keep averaging the next five numbers in a column, how do I set the ...

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### Excel Highlighting First Empty Cell Below An Entry

I've been trying for hours what I thought would be simple but clearly is not for me!
I have a column where every ten cells has the word "TRUE" in it, the rest of the cells in between are empty. So it ...

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### Adding another value in Excel cell/column if another cell has particular value

I wanted to be able to create a macro to change the value in Cell B to EPTBSIET if it equaled that value in Cell E - SIETCO. I've been able to compile an IF formula but would rather have the value not ...

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### Excel duplicates in one column based on another

Hoping someone can assist with this. We have a spreadsheet with data as below:
A B C D E F G
777142 233 4 45151 te01-ccm 0
777303 233 6 45151 te01-ccm 0
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### Match-Search function in Excel?

So I've got 2 columns. Column "Mess" has gazillions of random numbers x digits long. Column "Check" has specific sorted numbers. Now I make a 3rd column called "boolean".
I want a function to check ...

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### How can I merge 2 sheets in excel?

I have to update a defect database in excel that is filled with data that fluctuates between 160 to 700 rows every day. This database has 19 columns, some of which are numerical and some are ...

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### Create custom parts for the header and footer in Excel

I have a spreadsheet with several worksheets. On each printed page of each worksheet I would like to have references to some fields that i define somewhere in the document.
More specifically, i would ...

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### Excel referencing: Go To Box does not fully have the whole path

When I reference to another workbook in the formula line I see the whole path to the workbook. So that is good. But when I have the referenced workbook closed (the one I get figures from) and I want ...

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### Excel: Matching and counting records (rows) to multiple conditions and unique values

I have two sheets: ‘Data’ and ‘Report’. In the report sheet, I need to calculate some data which requires 3 different formulae.
The Data sheet has column headers in row 1 and many records of data in ...

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### How can I return corresponding value from Master List by comparing Child List?

I have 3 columns MasterList, Value and ChildList. Now I want to compare Childlist against Masterlist and get the value from corresponding MasterList.
I have below values in worksheet.
MasterList ...

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### Excel formula to calculate percent of growth over multiple months

I am trying to determine if a customer's number service requests have increased or decreased of a 12 month cycle and by what percent -
F2 thru Q2 show each individual month's number of requests - in ...

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### Microsoft Excel 2010, Adding/deleting lines in linked workbooks by only adding/deleting them in the Master Workbook.

I have Multiple Woorkbooks linked to one Master Workbook. Each WB has 13 columns and 452 rows(Different Products I sell). Only one column(My Selling Price) is linked to the Master as of right now. ...

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### Convert Array to String with Excel Formula, is it possible?

Convert Array to String with Excel Formula, is it possible?
I know how this would be done with VBA, but I have to share my workbook, and I have to assume that other people will not be able to enable ...

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### How to use SUMIF to calculate 12-month moving averages

On a single sheet I have Datapoints listed from top to bottom (A:A) and months from left to right (C:AI). In Column B I have an indicator which is used with SUMIF to 'group' certain data points.
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### Lookup that Use a cell that contains range as lookup value and lookup vector

Sorry, I can't post image here because of restriction. But, I can't find another way to explain my problem.
I have a sheet like that. And then, I need cell B5 to return a value based on data from ...

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### Find most frequently used value

I know that that question has been asked before but my question needs more scalable solution!
I have a column G with States, there are 10,000 States in that column.
I need to find out what is most ...

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### Excel max values across many worksheets

I have multiple worksheets each with 4 columns of 32 names and values. I need to be able to find the highest 8 values(with associated names) from across all sheets. I have been able to determine the ...

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### Shortening an Excel formula if possible

I am unable to shorten an Excel formula I am using in an Excel database. I have googled it, but this appears to be the shortest way already from the first page on Google.
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### How to convert data in Excel to percentages of total?

Is there a quick way to convert all cell values in a table to a percentage of a total listed in a separate column? I tried posting an image of my data as an example, but my reputation here isn't ...

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### Formula Required for Costs to date based on number of project days completed

I am trying to put together a template for project costs and am looking for a way to roll forward daily costs for each account code that avoids the need to change the formula on a daily basis.
I have ...

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### Continue from one excel sheet to other without merging them together

i have an Excel workbook whic contain monthly sheets of sales. Each monthly sheet contains sale figures for various items (in columns) on a daily basis. the days are grouped in weeks.
Now i want to ...

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### Lookup Values Based on Values in Other Cells

I have an inventory list that contains a manufacturer name and product category for each product. I want to look up the code for the manufacturer and the category code for the product and place the ...

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### Reference cell range parameter from other cell dynamically in excel

I've got a simple range based formula
=SUM(A3:A$5)
I would like to dynamically assign the range value in the formula by referencing another cell's value, for example
cell B1 = 3 and cell B2 = 5
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### Inserting N Values into N Blocks

I have a column with values that repeat an arbitrary number of times before the next block begins. Some of these blocks, however, contain no number at all. While every other block is unique, these ...

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### How do I have a Date format show in a Formula that is looking up that cell?

I have a formula:
="('"&A6&"','"&B6&"','"&C6&"','"&D6&"','"&E6&"'),"
And B6 is a date and formatted as dd/mm/yyyy (have tried all forms though) so the ...

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### in Excel, Can I replace “sheet1!” with a formula?

I have 100 sheets named as 1,2,3....100
then in each sheet, there's a value in cell A1.
I am building a summary sheet now, in the summary sheet, I want A1 = 1!A1, A2 = 2!A1, A3 = 3!A1 ...... A100 = ...

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### Convert a range to a percentage in Excel

I have a range of figures I want to convert to percentage.
For example I have temperature readings taken every hour over a full day. The range is from 4.5deg to 15.5deg. I want 4.5deg to equal 0% and ...

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### save a sheet in new closed workbook without links

I have this code which work pretty good but I have a problem that the new exel workbook have links from the old one.
Sub archive()
Dim FileExtStr As String
Dim FileFormatNum As Long
Dim xWs As ...

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### How to compare a column with previous column when the new column has more data sets in it?

I am trying to compare weekly account sales numbers to their previous weekly amount. However the new week has more accounts in it (on average 50 more) than the previous one, how can I add these ...

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### How do I exclude blank cells when trying to count unique values separated by commas for multiple cells

I'm trying to come up with a formula that will count unique values separated by commas for multiple cells and count the blank cells as 0.
Example:
X2; 875 Y2; 575,628 Z2; Blank Should equal ...

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### How do I get SUM and COUNT of below in an Excel worksheet?

I have dates in one column, names in the next column and counts in other column.
I want the formula to count the individuals as per the date.
1. For example, on 11/1/2014, I want Sum of Kiran's ...

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### How to apply formula to a cell dependent on data from drop down list

I hope I can word this to where it makes sense. I'm working on a budget. Basically broken down by month. So in the budget, if it is February, I have to estimate the remaining months of the year. I ...

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### populate cells from another worksheet

I need to populate a worksheet with a calculation based on 2 cells in another worksheet within teh saem workbook.
In worksheet one I have a table with 'Last Month' and 'This Month' that contain ...

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### Random Sampling in Excel based on specific criteria from other colums

I have a list of file numbers in Column A, a code associated with the file in column B, and a number of days in column I. Example:
File Code Days
12345 AAAA 100
54321 AAAA ...

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### Sort Excel Row Based on Values in Another Row

Sorry if this question has already been answered, I looked but I didn tfind anything that was quite what I am trying to do.
I have a lot of spreadsheets where I have something like:
A|B|C|D|E|F...
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### How to fit mm/yyyy in SUMIF criteria

I've looked around for answers regarding this, but am still a bit confused. I have a column A in Excel with dates in the format mm-yyyy (i.e. September 1014 is Sep-14). I want to add all the values in ...

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### Excel 2007 Formula Issue - Newbie

I have a cell containing 5;9;11;13;15;17. There could be upto 15 different numbers in the cell. These numbers represent attributes.
For example 5 = Padlockable, 9 = Keylock etc. There are around 50 ...

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### minitab or ms excel function for a conditional count

Is there a way to count how many times some number(zero in my case) occur before another number occurs in the same series in either minitab or ms excel(or any other statistical software)?
Eg: if I ...

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### Excel COUNTIF criteria using curly brackets for logical OR not working

Given the following in column A:
tom
bob
harry
tom2
bob
harry
tom3
bob
harry
I want to count "tom" OR "bob" using =COUNTIF(A:A,{"tom","bob"}). However the function returns only 1 instead of 4. If ...

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### Excel Formula…Complex…Invoice tracking without inputting info into multiple spreadsheets

I have a list of store# in one worksheet(1) and another worksheet which has (2)invoice tracking for these stores. As the store# & invoice # are added to one worksheet(2), I want the invoice number ...

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### How can I get information from one cell in a row, based on the clue of 2 other cells in the same row?

I'm trying to get Excel to give me information in Column C based on the values in Columns A and B.
Cell A and Cell B will contain duplicates, and what I'm trying to do is build a formula which finds ...

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### Excel formulas: Dates A, B, C and D. How many days between A and B also fall between C and D

Example:
A1 = 8/5/2004
B1 = 29/12/2004
C1 = 1/1/2003
D1 = 21/11/2004
I want to work out how many days between A and B also fall between C and D. I can't get my head round what the formula to work ...

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### Picking N Values at Random From Column

Is there a way to have Excel pick N values at random out of a column where the total number of items in the column is greater than N? I was thinking of just doing =RANDBETWEEN(0,1) but this has the ...

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### How to assign rows in multiples of a number (Excel/Google Docs)

For example, I want the first entry in Column B (B1) to show A5, then B2 shows A10, then B3 shows A15.
How would I go about doing this?