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

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### How to fix the sheet name part of an Excel cell reference when the whole sheet is copied?

I want to reference another cell in my worksheet in such a way that when I copy the sheet, I am still pointing to the cell on the original sheet. If the reference is to a cell on a different sheet, ...

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### How to efficiently reference an entire row in Excel?

I am working on a budget spreadsheet in which I have to pull in cell data from another external spreadsheet. I have to do this for several different sheets with massive amounts of data in the sheets, ...

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### Excel create reference to whole column throught a formula

I have a spreadsheet where I need a reference to a whole column, catch is that I don't know which column ahead of the time, so I use MATCH function to find that out. Once I find the right column I ...

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### Comparing 2 Cells and then based on their values Multiply another cell

I have a spreadsheet for my insurance business. I want to have a spreadsheet to determine my commission on a monthly basis. So I have one column for Line of Business (Auto, Home, etc) and then another ...

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### How to construct a conditional COUNTIF formula

I have a worksheet where in D I have time (0600,1800,2400) and in R I have disposition e.g (accomplished, pending etc).
What I want is a formula to count the disposition in column R as per the time ...

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### How to combine data from two sheets and conditionally format rows based on sheet of origin

I have 3 sheets in Excel "Open", "New", "Combine"
"Open" Sheet (Old list)
Ticket ID | Priority | Department | Status
36009 | 1 | Finance | 01-Open
34781 ...

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### Excel possible to fill two cells with one if-formula

I have searched on the internet to look if this is possible :
IF(logical test ; true value ; false value )
This is what i try to make for example
A2 =IF( B2 = 20 ; "True" & give C2 value ...

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### Can't get VLOOKUP working with roster spreadsheet

I have an Excel spreadsheet set up as a roster. The way the roster is setup is for the ease of the person creating the rotation. This roster is not easy to read for the staff.
Mon ...

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### ArrayFormula + Average giviing me div/o error

I have the formula on B2
if(D2="", "", AVERAGE(D2:AF2))
This gives me the average of all numbers in the row, and takes off the ugly error when there is no numbers. I tried spreading this formula to ...

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### How to use different formula in case of en error?

I want to run the following formulas on a cell, in this order,
in case the previous formula returns an error.
=MID(P2,SEARCH("q=",P2)+2,SEARCH("&",P2)-SEARCH("q=",P2)-2)
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### Excel: How to strip search terms from a cell (referring URL)

I have cells that contain a referring URL of visitors who entered my websites.
this URL always has a different lenght, but it's constant format is such that the search term always shows up between p= ...

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### Managing different currencies in Excel budget sheet

I need to enter the values as I write cheques (ie $100 USD and $100CDN, not $111.55 USD and $100CDN) otherwise it will be a nightmare for me to match entries to invoices. I could create a column for ...

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### Why does ADDRESS function return an error across different worksheets?

When I try to count cells that match my criteria using the address function, I get mixed results depending on which sheet the formula is nested.
For example, if I use the following to count the ...

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### Excel Values Require Enter within Cell to recognize as number

I have a worksheet where I am getting direct output from STATA that has a weird character format that included " =[ number ]". I put in a new column to strip the characters and leave the numbers. ...

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### Importing multiple CSV files

I have to run a daily stock analysis where I pull multiple .csv files, and then have to go through an annoying task of deleting unnecessary fields from the .csv's. Only then can I start compiling the ...

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### How to find the last value in a column in excel?

I am tracking rooms booked in a hotel on a daily basis in Excel. Every day I input the number of rooms booked in a column to show a trend of pick up over a period. I'd like to return the value of ...

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### Count Row and Column in Pivot Table

Hi I have a sheet that collects the following
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
+ Name + Address + Borough + Postcode + Date Added +
...

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### VBA: How to replace entire Excel cell value basing on its content?

I have an Excel Spreadsheet with some names in a cells. There can be as one name per cell as multiple names in one cell.
For example: Cell A5 contains "Joe", cell BD54 contains "Joe;Harry;Molly", ...

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### Excel INDIRECT function worksheet names

So I have a series of worksheet in my workbook names A1-A4,B1-B4 etc. I'm trying to make an index page that pulls some of the data from each worksheet into a table but can't seem to get the INDIRECT ...

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### How to compare two sheets and get the common rows

I have a excel file which has two sheets and below is the first sheet and second sheet. I want to compare the two sheets (ex: each row of first sheet with with all the rows of second sheet ) and then ...

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### Matching and updating columns in Excel from two documents

I'm completely green with Excel, whenever I think there has to be a quicker/easier way I usally just GOOGLE it and sure enough I find an answer, fab!
Now I'm trying something a little more tricky and ...

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### Is there a way to do a partial text vlookup?

I am trying to vlookup partial text which will return a specific value if found within my data. I have a list of postcodes (zipcodes) and would like a vlookup to look up the first part of the postcode ...

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### how to get the count of column data based on some condition

I have the excel with two columns like below
ID Address
GID1 address1
GID2 address2
GID1 address1
GID8 address1
GID2 address8
so i want to get , for all same ID's , count ...

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### Sort & Ranking Functions in Excel for Time AND Number Values in one Column

I have a spreadsheet that is being used to track and score a fitness competition, each workout has a time cap, so athletes that complete the workout under the time cut off are given a time as their ...

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### Excell formula for multiple pasts without repeating previous cells

I have a data set for 12 years of 4,380 days. I want to take the sum of each week. when I make a formula {=SUM(A1:A7)} and drag to drop button to the next cell it shows {=SUM(A2:A8)}. This is not what ...

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### From date of last event, calculate number of days until next regularly scheduled event

I need to calculate the number of days since last occurrence.
For example, I have to go to doctors every 90 days. My last doctor visit was on 1/9/14. I need a formula to tell me how many days until ...

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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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### 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 ...