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

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### I want to map rows from Sheet one on and excel file to other sheets if they meet certain criteria

I work in sales and cover a large territory. To manage the territory, I break it up into "Zones" (i.e. Philly / Pittsburgh / etc). My organization provides an excel file with every company I call on ...

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### Custom user function without using VBA

Is it possible to create a custom user function in Excel without using VBA?
My problem is I have a long string of standard excel functions strung together to make one very long function.
This function ...

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### Vlookup across multiple columns

Within one workbook, I have two spreadsheets.
Sheet A ("Master") looks like the following - it shows a main branch with it sub branches.
Sheet B ("Query") looks like the following:
The ...

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### Excel: Applying Condittional formatting to every other row

I would like to apply a specific conditional format to every second row in my spreadsheet. In my specific case I have regression results, where the first row indicates the beta coefficient and the ...

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### Excel: deleting duplicate records based on an int value

In a sheet that has two columns, the first represents a string and the second represents some field value associated to that string as shown below. I roughly have 30,000 rows like that.
My Question ...

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### Microsoft Excel lookup match without sorting data

Have a value list and need to insert points by looking up the data table. Data table has value for points in 1000 increments. Actual value that I lookup will not be rounded to 1000 so I tried using ...

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### In Excel need to copy a range of cells based on single criteria

I am trying to copy/insert a range of cells based on a single criteria. I have tried using the IF function as follows
=IF(B6="RHH1",Sheet2!A4:J15,Sheet2!A18)
The FALSE statement works and the ...

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### Excel if/then formula

I am wondering if there is an if/then formula for the following situation. I am trying to populate a monthly calendar. I want the calendar to show the value in A1 if the value in B1:B100 is equal to a ...

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### Extracting multiple numerical values from mixed characters in excel worksheet

I have a column containing cells with two numerical values, separated by an asterix...
e.g. 12.5*3.4
How can i extract the smaller number of the two into one new column, and the larger of the two ...

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### =VLOOKUP() function performed on dollar value displays value without “$”

I'm not entirely sure how to present pleasant-looking spreadsheet representations on SE, so I would appreciate any advice on that issue given on the side.
I want the B2 cell to display the salary ...

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### Excel - How do I make the text in a cell flow over into the cell below

I want the text in a cell to flow vertically, that is, flow over into the cell below. When writing in a simple text that is longer than the column width the text flows over automatically into the ...

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### Two columns (pounds, kilos) convert and fill opposite column depending on which data is entered.

I'm trying to keep two columns of data. One in Pounds and one in Kilos. (1 kilo = 2.204 lbs)
The problem is that when I add a row, it might be in kilos, it might be in pounds. Is there a formula I ...

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### Countifs array with number of days

I'm looking to see how many days people are around between certain blocks.
e.g. with people and the days they are around for listed in the first table (A1:C5) and the blocks in the second table ...

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### Cannot delete created excel table

I have created an excel table. However, I now want to delete or change it because my range changed.
However I can't delete it in the excel Name Manager:
Any suggestion why I cannot delete it?
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### Understanding IF() statement

I am trying to update a spreadsheet that was created by an employee that is no longer with the company. I have been successful in decoding and update all but 1 formula.
ROUND(C6,0)*IF($D$3="Y", 42, ...

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### Access Database Forms - Query placement and functionality

The question actually has two parts, the first is that I currently have a working access database and query for the database. I'm trying to make a search page for the database, but I would like the ...

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### Compare two spreadsheets in a workbook, find the differences and record the differences on the first spreadsheet

I need a way to compare two spreadsheets in a workbook, find the differences, then write those differences on the spreadsheet in sequential order in the same column below the existing numbers.
Sheet1 ...

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### Defined Name to give text or date value instead of numeric value

I had been trying out Define Name in Excel. I defined a name for a cell in which I would put a text or date value or I may leave it blank.
But when I use this defined name in another cell, the second ...

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### Nesting multiple IFERRORS with Index and Match

I feel like a dummy. I basically need a column that says - If column a2=0 then index and match column C, if that returns an error index and match column e, else index and match column a
Current ...

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### Simple, Excel, =LOOKUP(xxxxx), not returning the correct value

OK this is infuriating as I know this should work...
I have certain traits in column A. Each trait has a corresponding value in column B and a numeric indicator of that value in column C. Like ...

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### Excel, how to subtract time to span before midnight

I am trying to subtract hours to a time that is close to midnight, but excel is outputting all hash (#) symbols complaining of the operation.
Adding time is easy and possible, as described by this ...

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### Excel - sum values based on a column that match another column in another table

I've been working my head around this, but haven't figured it out yet, and I'm sure it's dead simple.
Suppose the following example:
There are two tables, one containing animals, and the other one ...

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### Excel function to return values in Array1 but not in Array2

Array1 = {1,2,3}
Array2 = {3,4,5}
What function will take these two arrays (as ranges on the worksheet) and return the values that appear in Array1 but not in Array2? In my example, the desired ...

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### Referencing text from one cell into an equation in Excel

I have text in a cell (A1) that is also the name of a worksheet within my workbook. How do I go about referencing a specific cell on that sheet? I want it to look like the formula below without having ...

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### Nesting the IF Function in Excel when there may be #Value! errors in the target cell

I'm trying to get some help to change a formula:
=IF(S4>8000,3,IF(S4>6000,2,IF(S4>4000,1,IF(S4<4000,0))))
So that it returns a value of 1.5 if the target cell contains an error value. ...

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### MS Excel Column content replication across two sheets

Microsoft Excel functional Question
How do I replicate (copy a column contents of Values to another sheet column) of a whole column (with data content) from a primary sheet to an secondary sheet in ...

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### How can I summarize cells based on date in other cell?

I have one Excel sheet with columns "project name", "project date", and "effort estimation".
On a second sheet I want to summarize those projects according to the months of the year.
So I have ...

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### In Excel replacing a column with another column

I have a list of Variables in Column A > list of items
another list of variables in Column B > with corresponding Item Codes for >> column A
And in Column C > I have list of item codes randomly ...

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### How to calculate monthly sum from the entries for each date in Excel?

I have colums for my workout logging:
Date
Running (minutes)
Pushups
Pullups
Crunches
and the rest of my workout entries.
I insert my achievements each day.
How can I script Excel to ...

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### Excel drop down list in a drop down list in a drop down list

In excel I want a single cell drop down list that automatically progresses from manufacture, to model, then to part. An example would be first I click on a cell it would show four manufactures, when I ...

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### How to compare number with number in other column and get corresponding value

If suppose I have data like
column1 column2
504231 504109
504109 504201
504201
504299
then I used the following formula ...

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### How can I stop excel from rounding to .00?

My Excel formulas are producing answers that only give zeros after the decimal place. For example,
=QUOTIENT(10.90,0.0450)
gives the answer of 242.00, it should be 242.22. How can I keep this ...

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### Excel calculations

I have a spreadsheet calculator that adds several numbers to one another to make a total
Hence A1+A2+A3 = A4 assume 2+3+4 answer = 9 = A4 (and linked to D6 in Sheet 2)
I want to store this answer ...

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### ,“>”&0),“”) at the end of a countif formula

I have the below formula, but don't understand why the last part of it ,">"&0),""). Can somebody clarify pls?
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### VLOOKUP with string returning #REF

I have the following set up in Excel, and I am attempting to lookup the first column in the range A5:A7, and return column 8 (the rate) plus the custom rate.
This is the link to the current setup I ...

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### Calculate date and time differences in Excel

I am trying to use Excel 2013 to put together a workbook for timesheet tracking. As an example, time worked yesterday needs to be entered by 10:00 AM on the next business day. Weekends become ...

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### How to extract max values from multiple rows and count how many fall to certain criteria, in one-cell function

I have a sheet in Excel that shows success of students in certain parts of the exam (tests, presentations, final exam etc.). I need to calculate some statistical data and the problem is that for some ...

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### data proccessing in Excel

I have set up a number of columns with some data-numbers.
I would like also to present some data resulting from processing these columns: For each of these columns i would like to know the product of ...

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### How to match Reg No. in one workbook to another

I want to find out a formula to match Reg No. for two workbooks.
First work book is a master book I update everyday almost, next workbook I have employees name and ID numbers only, nos are in ...

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### Dragging a cell reference in intervals

I have data as follows (simplified) in two worksheets on a document:
Sheet 1 data:
A1=1 -- B1=(Blank) -- C1=(Blank) -- D1=2 -- E1=(Blank) -- F1=(Blank) -- G1=3 ...
Sheet 2 data:
A1='Stage ...

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### Excel: Finding comma delimited values in reference range

I have a two-sheet excel file in which I want to see if specific values are present in some column, based on comma separated values in some other cell. The idealized case would be:
Sheet1: Cell A1
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### Spreadsheet for Daily Equipment Hours

My goal on this is to keep track of equipment hours and have a daily report to reflect total hours and run time.
I want to make a file with 31 days of worksheets in the workbook for the complete ...

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### Excel count all rows that contain certain values for certain fields

I have a sheet with a couple hundred rows. Each row has an 'owner' and a pass/fail field. I am making a second sheet that has statistics for the users. So for each user it will count the number of ...

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### Summing of adjacent cells in a single column that are <>0

I have a list of numbers (8780 values in one column -- a sample is posted below) some of them are <> 0 and some of them are 0.
List of numbers:
0
0
0
0
0,127227198
0
0
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### How to put conditional formatting in a cell from another excel worksheet

its hard to describe how i want, im not really familiar with excel condition terms but it is basically just like this
Worksheet= Dr. castro patient consultations
A B C D E
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### “Filter by Selected Cell's Color” is so slow

I have a row includes like 60-70 thousand lines. 30.000 of them colored. And I'm trying to filter them by "Filter by Selected Cell's Color" but it's so slow. It take forever to filter just 70.000 ...

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### How to CONCATENATE with variable rows

Sorry in advance if I don't explain this very well, definite newbie here when it comes to spreadsheets.
I have a Text only spreadsheet with 4 columns, first 3 are Student's Last name, First name, and ...

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### Can Excel's Find formula have multiple find_text criteria?

I have a list of names on a NAMES tab range A1:A100.
On another tab 'Data Export', in column A I have an export of thousands of comments where one of those names from the NAME tab can be found within ...

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### Apply a function/formula to a range in excel

I have many operations to perform on a set of data in excel. The data is in columns, and the functions are a lot of variations on things like =(A1*C1/B1)+(A2*C2/B2)+...
Right now they are spelled ...

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### vlookup with blank look up value

I have a Vlookup running and I want it to return 0 if the look up value is empty.
example:
=(VLOOKUP(A6,F:G,2,0)+1)*C6
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