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

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### Excel2013 - Grabbing data from specific cells based on the selection from a drop down list

Depending on the selection from a drop down list, I need to match data from a specific cell into another cell. I have a list of Team Members and depending on which area they work in during a shift ...

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### Excell 2010 Formula Query

I'm a little stuck with a sheet I'm creating at work.
Basically the sheet tracks performance across 3 fields for our suppliers. Delivery, Product Quality and Supporting Documentation.
I would like ...

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### Excel Reporting Funtions

Bare with me as this question has a couple of elements to it...
I have a training matrix with Company Organisational Chart in first few columns e.g. Unit Departments and Position Titles in first two ...

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### Google spreadsheet formula error [migrated]

So I have this formula:
=CONCAT(=IF(F26 = " Kb","0",IF(F26 = "16 Kb","16",IF(F26 = "64 Kb","64"))))
Im trying to return the result "0" or "16" or "64". Three possible inputs, and three utputs. This ...

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### Excel changes the total sum of a column when changing the row order

I have a large list of numbers, in a different cell I have the formula =SUM(G:G). I need to work with the data on the list for different purposes but when I change the order of the rows, my total on ...

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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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### 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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### Create an atypical number pattern in Excel

I would like to create a custom list in Excel that repeats a number pattern, that I can fill automatically like I do with other custom lists in the Advanced Options.
The pattern uses numerals 1-7 in ...

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### LibreOffice Calc: how to pad number to fixed decimals when used within formula?

In a LibreOffice spreadsheet, I want to display numbers (actually, prices) with two decimals. When a cell contains just a number, I can format it to do automatic padding.
But sometimes I have cases ...

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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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### Conditional format — copy format of another cell (Google Sheets) [migrated]

I'm using Google Sheets spreadsheet, hope it's ok to ask about it here (in superuser). Chances are the methods to accomplish this might be different from Excel or LibreOffice, if it can be done at ...

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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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### Google sheets: Automatically including new rows on separate sheet [migrated]

I have a google sheet document with two separate sheets, Sheet1 and Sheet2. I want column A on both sheets to stay the same. Column A of S2 simply has ='Sheet1'!A2 for cells A2 on down. Let's call ...

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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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### SharePoint data connection to Excel - “refresh all” turns all formula results to zero

I have a SharePoint 2013 list that is connected to an Excel spreadsheet. Data comes into the Excel sheet on the first tab.
I have formulas on the second Excel tab (specifically, SUMIFS-based ...

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### VBA Macro help needed [closed]

I have two files , each file i have a column called subsystems. i need to check if my file A subsystems are there in File B.. this i can do with the help of Vlookup, but the in each single cell i have ...

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### Excel search for substring and display count

This is an extended question from this one.
Suppose now I have a following table with strings:
A
1 CHI111
2 SEA222
3 SEA333
4 LA444
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I also plan to have a table to keep count of ...

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### Excel - Reference cells with same value and SUM

The excel data sheet I have takes this form:
XGTI, 10
XGTI, 12
BIOC, 5
BIOC, 5
BIOC, 1
BIOC, 10
XGTI, 5
BIOC, 1
MGT, 2
MGT, 4
I would like to total all the values separately from each other.
e.g.
...

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### Excel Formula that autofill an array with a list, based on an array

I'm trying to do a formula that within a range makes a list based on info on a specific array.
What I need is an array that aufills this list based on the following conditions:
1)It has to be the ...

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### Excel search for string in multiple cells, compare and display string with most counts

Excel 2013
I have a table as follow:
A
1 CHI
2 SEA
3 SEA
4 LA
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How do I write a formula that can check cells A1 ~ A4 and display on another cell the string with most count? In this ...

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### How Can I make an excel column of Hyperlinks open in NON default browser

I have a ms excel 2007 worksheet with a column (A) of hyperlinks using the excel function in this way =HYPERLINK(A2,"url".
How Can I make (if this is possible) open all cels on that column in the NON ...

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### SUMIF based on multiple criteria

I want to get the sum of a range, but I want to change how the sum us calculated based on critera.
Say I have a table as follows
Name | Value
DP | 2
DP + BC | 4
DP | 4
DP + BC | 6
So ...

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### Sort by Formula (without VBA)

I am attempting to sort a short column of values (descending) by using a formula in a different column. So if A1 through A10 contain numbers, in B1 I enter:
=LARGE($A$1:$A$10,ROWS($1:1))
and copy ...

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### Formula to reference a cell value that contains text and retain the cell refences formatting

I have a bunch of cells containing text. The text in those cells have multiple font sizes and styles. I need to replicated those cells in a different order further down the worksheet and if I make ...

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### Excel formula to find lowest value above a given number and return the column name

I'm trying to write an Excel formula that will look at 5 columns of data (for example, labeled SEL1, SEL2, SEL3, SEL4, and SEL5) and return the column name of the lowest column with a value above a ...

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### Excel vlookup reference purposely missing shows #N/A - stop it

I have a cell which does a vlookup.
But the table to which it refers is always changing and when the specific value is there is shows fine.
But when the value isn't there it shows #N/A - how can I ...

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### Calculating percentage change over a range of 5 cells where a different two will be populated on each row

I have 5 columns for 5 consecutive years.
I need to calculate the percentage change between the first value present across the column range and the second value present. The other three columns will ...

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### advanced if excel formula

I want to write an excel formula that calculates cell x divided by cell y, but if the resulting value is between 0 and -.3 return a value of 0, but if less than.-.3 then return the inverse square of ...

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### Sum with multiple criteria and vlookup from another table

In the table below, I want to sum all of New York ACT in Q2 after the sales have been multiplied by the corresponding rates. Is there a one-shot formula I can use without needing to multiply all the ...

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### Excel 2010 - Combine specific sheet in >200 separate files into single worksheet?

I have tried solutions in other posts like this and so far nothing has worked :/
I have >200 separate excel files, and essentially I would like a specific sheet from each of these files combined into ...

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### Sum of specific cells, up to a given amount

I am attempting to create an overflow spreadsheet using formulas. The "Starting Petty Cash" (on the right) is the carryover from the previous term, and is manually entered. The "Count", just above ...

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### Use SUBSTITUTE formula to remove text from string in Excel, with text to remove being referenced from another cell

I have the following sheet setup
Column A - Brand Names
Column B - Product Names
The product names are structured as:
Nike Air Force White
Addidas Trainers Black
I want to remove the brand name ...

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### Sum multiple items with multiple criteria

Given the following table, let's say I want to sum the New York "ACT" sales in Q2.
The answer would be 59. How do I do that with a formula?

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### Data validation to give text a value that's used in a formula elsewhere on the sheet

We have a group planning to charter a sailboat as a vacation for 10 days. I'm trying to show the total costs of the trip. It's a simple spreadsheet listing many semi-fixed costs like food, beer, ...

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### If statement with indirect problems

My sheet is set up with I1 as a drop box for other tabs.
A1 and B1 Formula works and pulls the info from the cell in the tab if there's info, with slight changes in formula for cells but you can get ...

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### Trying to create a SUMIF or SUMPRODUCT with one positive criteria and one negative criteria

I need to perform a SUMIF, SUMPRODUCT, or similar formula with TWO criteria, one a positive match and the other a negative match. Refer to the very shady table below:
A........| B.............| ...

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### Count the amount of times a value appears combined with a certain event

I basically have the following list:
How can I count the amount of times John won?
I have tried using both countif and countifs but have find no positive result. I either get "#VALUE!" or a simple ...

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### Excel : How to output a list of data that satisfies a range?

I have a list of numbers (single column), A,
and two values B and C which are calculated from the list of data, A.
I would like to output all data A in the same sheet (but in a different column) that ...

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### Formula for excel (return largest number for subtraction of different cells and which cells were used for answer)

I'm trying to return the largest number for the difference of different cells - ie, return largest number after computing a1-b1, a1-c1, b1-c1. Assuming
a1=3
b1=2
c1=1
then number returned is 2 ...

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### index and match 2 criteria with COUNTIF

I know many questions have been asked for using INDEX and MATCH with criteria and returning a unique list without duplicates. And I have that much working. But I ran into a problem.
Here is my data:
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### Need Excel formula to Match text data, and return ALL column header(s) text data is under

I want a function to match data in column K (a list of single words) to the same in table A2:G90, then return column header(s) A1-G1 in column L. Some words are listed in more than one column. I need ...

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### Run formula on cell click

I'm trying to run a macro that runs the following formula when a cell is clicked and populates it with the rounded figure:
= Round((A1 + "0:02") * 96, 0) / 96
This takes the time from A1 and ...

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### Excel sum if based on multiple criteria

I need to sum values in one column where two other columns meet certain criteria.
Column A has the item name
Column F has its value
Column G has the date it was bought
What I need to do is get the ...

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### Prevent Excel 2016 from jumping to summary sheet when data is changed on source sheet

I have two sheets in an Excel 2016 workbook.
The first sheet is where data is entered and calculations take place using that data.
The second sheet is where the finished data is kept as a summary ...

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### I need one cell to reference different cells based on another call's value

I hope I explain this correctly.
I am looking for a formula that allows one call to reference a specific cell based on the value of another cell.
For instance
If cell A1=10 (I manually put in this ...

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### Numbering cells in excel with relation to another cell

I have data of many rows with few blank rows/text rows in between. position of blank rows differ every time. I want to give one number (say 1) to all the rows before blank rows, next number (say 2) ...

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### Working out addition Formula of Months in Excel

Is there any sort of formula that can sum up together how much of the actual dates are in 1 Column? Hazy explanation but I'll explain;
So you have in a column, 01 May 2016, 02 May 2016, 06 May 2016, ...

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### Nesting IF statements into array [closed]

I am trying to figure out what the trick is here to shorten some of these formulas.
This formula works just fine, however it is a lot of keystrokes and much more room to miss a piece when duplicating ...

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### Excel weight calculations

I'm really new to excel and was wondering how I could take the info below and if one of the items was not a full box, and contains say 5 eaches of that product instead of 40, how I could enter that ...

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### How to define an alias for user function in Excel?

I'm looking for a way how to define some kind of alias in Excel. Let's say I have this long function to categorize/tag every line in home expenses list:
...