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

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### Match information to a range and add corresponding data?

I've got a range (A1:b600) that contains names (a) and emails (b), and I'd like to check if the contents of another cell (D1) matches one of the names in my range. If it does I want to look for the ...

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### How do I stop column formulas from automatically calculating in an Excel Table?

When using a column formula for a table in a workbook with calculation set to manual, when tinkering with formulas, Excel calculates them if the column formula changes.
The automatic propagation of ...

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### How to search a string with color code in many workbooks and copy row if true

How to search a string in many workbooks and copy row if true
Under this link I found a great tool to copy a row if true from a searies of workbooks and copy them into a new workbook.
My problem ...

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### Count coloured cells without a macro?

Is it possible to count cells by their colour (not by their cell value as they are blank) in Excel 2010/2013 without using VBA, as my files needs to be saved as .XLSX?

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### Vba Script to replace html tag with formatting

I am looking for a vba script, which replaces a html <strong>.
Example <strong>Any Text here shall be bold</strong>
The result shall be Any Text here shall be bold.
It shall macth ...

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### If 2 checkboxes true then add cell value - Excel Formula

I'm trying to add a list of prices depending on if 2 check boxes are ticked.
What I want to do is say if the paid checkbox is ticked and the just eat tickbox is ticked then add get the number in the ...

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### Change every character in a cell with another in Excel

I have a large list of phrases that I would like to make more disguised. I want to substitute each letter/character with another character and be able to decode this with another formula so I am able ...

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### Multiplying the remaining balance of an amount

I want to multiply the total of an array of cells, but only want to multiply the remaining number of the overage amount.
For example:
Goal amount: 10,000
Sum: 15,000
Multiply by: 5,000

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### How can I select and output the first and last row of a worksheet or a filtered list?

I am new to VBA and I have no clue where to start with this.
I have two columns of data:
Team Member Time
A 1
A 2
A 3
A 4
I am only interested in ...

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### Check if any names are present in two columns [duplicate]

I have two lists on names, first list of names just under 140k (Column A), second under just over 7k (Column B).
I want to see if there any matches from column A & B.
My Excel skills are basic ...

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### Look up a name from row in a timetable and output the column header in Excel

I'm making a timetable for interviews which comprise of 6 stations plus a rest.
(FYI in the timetable time is progressing downwards)
Sample of timetable with names omitted:
I'd like to create ...

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### Excel/Googlesheet: Anyway to include a comment in a referenced cell?

I have two sheets, the master sheet which has tables of data and a second sheet which references certain cells from the master sheet in order to collate certain data. I wanted to know if theres a way ...

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### I just cant figure out the formula for this excel sheet

i hope someone can help me with a formula for excel.
On my sheet i have on column A - D's for Dog, and C's for Cat, and O, for other.
I'm trying to figure out the formula for: If 8 or more of the ...

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### Increase a cell's value based on other cell's value

What I am looking for is an "IF" formula that can solve my problem:
I have a single sheet with 2 columns and an unlimited number of rows.
On the first column (Column#1), I have a drop-down with ...

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### In Excel, how would I calculate the number of Mondays between dates that excludes a list of holidays?

I'm currently using this formula:
=INT((WEEKDAY(E2-2)-E2+E3)/7).
I know how to use the NETWORKDAYS function, which allows you to a specify a list of holiday dates, but I can't figure out how to ...

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### Retrive row number of MIN IF formula

I would like to know the row being used in a MIN(IF()) formula so I can use it to grab a another value in the same row..
I have this formula:
Between the two sheets
A is an Id
B is a Date
C is ...

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### transposing and collating text from different sheets into separate sheet

I am using the following formula to collate text from 3 sheets into a 4th.
=$'sheet 1'.A1&CHAR(10)&$'sheet 2'.A1&CHAR(10)&$'sheet 3'.A1&CHAR(10)
this collates the text with a ...

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### Applying text formula only if text is in the cell in Excel

I am using 4 Excel sheets for collating text.
The formula I currently have in sheet 4 is:
=$Sheet1!A1&CHAR(10)&$Sheet2!A1&CHAR(10)&$Sheet3!A1&CHAR(10)
This allows me to write ...

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### Auto-populate calendar with an “X” in Excel

I have have a set of due dates for preventative maintenance on equipment and I want a calendar to auto-populate with an "X" under the correct month it is due.
For example I have machine 1 due 1/1. ...

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### How to use conditional formatting to search a specific value in a range in ms excel?

I have values in the range K5:K333. I want the value in cell S5 be searched in the range and the corresponding cells of the range being formatted.
I am using conditional formatting's "use a formula ...

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### If multiple cells are with the same text, return this text(value) to another cell

I need your help with this:
If A1:E1 is "Red", return "Red" to C3;
If A1:E1 is "Blue", return "Blue" to C3;
BUT
If A1:E1 are not the same, return False or "X" to C3
What function to use ...

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### Excel vlookup multiple value return

I am shooting a short film and i need to allocate shots to be edited to my other 4 friends.
My initial approach is to have a master sheet where all the shots are kept and then a column headed ...

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### Prefix/Suffix Data Validation List

I'm finding it really difficult to understand how to prefix or suffix a set of words based on a what I have chosen in a 'Data Validation List'.
CLICK HERE TO SEE/DOWNLOAD AN EXAMPLE SPREADSHEET
I ...

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### excel ISTEXT returns True where a formula contains the answer “”

I have a formula that returns the value "" blank.(correctly) However when testing for ISTEXT, I get the result "True" I understand "" is seen as text, however Im looking to test for actual words that ...

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### Excel Large Function with Duplicates

I'm trying to apply a LARGE function to get the 5 largest values from a column ignoring duplicates. I did some searching around and found some proposed solutions but they don't seem to work for me. In ...

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### IF function with multiple criteria

I am trying to use an IF function to return a "1" if TRUE and a "0" if FALSE.
I need cell A1 or B1 AND C1 > 0 in order for the statement to be TRUE,or 1, else FALSE "0".
I cannot write the function ...

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### Formatting data in excel [on hold]

I am being provided information to organize and don't have options of how it is delivered. The data is editable within the "text boxes" and excel doesn't recognize any values in the cells. Almost like ...

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### Change the cell value depends upon the values in the 8 neighborhood cells in Excel [on hold]

My excel sheet contains 400 data points,its like a image pixel values,but some of my data points are missing so the value of that cell is zero,the data consist only four values 1,2,3 and 4. I need to ...

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### Make an array formula in excel calculate only on active rows

When excel calculates formulas over a column (e.g. a lookup), it's smart enough to only calculate until the last active row, rather than also running on all the blank rows.
With array formulas, it ...

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### sum values based on match criteria to another table

I would like to sum prices in one table based on a match criteria from another table
example table 1
Grocery Items Price
Apples $2
Oranges $3
Bread ...

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### Excel 2010 merge rows where data in duplicated except 7 columns

I have a xls file.
I has some duplicate rows of customer names and other data that is identical.
I want to be able to find the identical rows by customerid and copy data from one row to another ...

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### Filtering Pivot Table

I have this Pivot Table, and what I need to do is: Filter this data and show only those records whose date (3rd column) is equal to its parent date (2nd column) or just 1 day difference is there.
And ...

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### Change column references by dragging down rows

I have this equation in excel =COUNTIF(A2:A10001,"<0.5")
Is it possible to make it so that when this formula is copied down the formula becomes =COUNTIF(B2:B10001,"<0.5") and so on?

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### Excel - Finding and Allocating [on hold]

I need to find the same values in column A (e.g. column A can contain buy a dog, white dog, cute cats, cuddly cats - I would need find all "cats" and then assign them to certain categories, e.g. "CAT ...

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### Convert formula to a comment

When programming, I often comment code out whilst I'm debugging.
I have a formula, which works fine, but I want to comment it out as I don't need it at the moment but will do in a few weeks time.
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### Count data from one column if other column is blank

I have a table which contains data read from a database and imported into the spreadsheet. What I am attempting to do is create a "live" report that will collect this info (on refresh) and calculate a ...

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### I need to find a number pattern in a string and copy it to another cell In Excel

I need to look at cells in column A to find the number pattern of NN-NNN and then copy that to cells in column c. e.g.- Column A has "SPREAD_11_PLAT_SHTS_22-315_IFR" and I need to copy the 22-315 to ...

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### Alternate If() function in Excel/OOCalc

Countless times over years, I've wanted to use an If statement in Excel/OpenOffice Calc in the form of:
If(A (comparison operator) B, A, C)
or, equivalently useful:
If(A (comparison operator) B, ...

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### How do I populate cell based on value from two separate cells?

Can anyone help me write the below formula the correct way?
=IF(C13="North Dakota","$2,500",IF(C13="Montana","$2,500",IF(C15="Yes","$5,000","")))
What I wish to achieve is: If value selected in ...

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### Format Number with Leading & Trailing Zero

How can I convert 32.5 to 000003250 in Excel 2010?
I have tried TEXT(A1,"#000000.000000") and =A1&REPT("0",6-LEN(RIGHT(A1,LEN(A1)-FIND(".",A1))))
Both examples return with decimal point ...

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### Calculating number of complete boxes and loose items for Scout Popcorn Sale

I'm working on a table to calculate popcorn orders for my Boy Scout Troop annual sale. I want to calculate how many cases and loose item count of a specific item I should be receiving.
For example, ...

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### Excel: check if two cells have specific content and show true/false in another

I have a large datasheet with multiple columns. Long story short, my columns A and B (of text type) are lists of codes. For simplicity's sake let's say column A is days of the week, while column B is ...

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### VLOOKUP cells that contain a certain text in Excel

The challenge is as follows: I have a column with names extracted from a source. The names come in different ways each time it is extracted. For me to be able to use it, I need the names in a specific ...

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### COUNTIF and SUM in Excel with different ranges

Is there a more efficient way of making the following function?:
>=COUNTIF(A1,">0")+COUNTIF(C1,">0")+COUNTIF(E1,">0")+COUNTIF(G1,">0")
I want to count if the cell is bigger than 0 ...

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### Need unique count of text from multiple columns by category

My data looks something like (assume begins in A1):
Category,Label1,Label2
Dogs,blank,doe
Dogs,zoo,blank
Cats,zoo,yup
Cats,doe,hgg
Cats,blank,doe
What the result should look like:
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### Excel 2013 - Fill in numbers from 2000 - 65000 without using the drag to fill handle mouse method

I need to fill in numbers from 2000 to 65000 in Excel 2013 and using the fill handle and dragging is a very long process.
Is there another way to do this?

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### Excel - return multiple values for each of a list of values

I've been trying to solve this for a good few hours now, but with no result...
My setup:
I've got excel sheets of cosmetics product recipes.
Each recipe contains dozens of ingredients, each given ...

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### How do I hide the #DIV/0! error while a referenced cell is blank?

In Column C I have Production. In column D I have Goal. In Column E I have variance %. My formula is =(D11-C11)/D11
However, how do you hide the cells down the sheet until you put something in D11 ...

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### Apply same formula to large column?

I have 928 numbers in one column in excel. I need to apply the same conversion formula to all these numbers. I've been looking around here and most of the answers to similar questions tell me to use ...

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### Sum hours and minutes from separate columns into one grand total

This is the result that a client of mine requires. My own sense is that this approach is not practical. How could we write formulas to achieve the following grand total?
The Hours column has 31 ...