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

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### Using Query Function in Google Spreadsheet where {data, query, [headers]} is determined in another cell

For example in cell T2 contains the following text generated with the =CONCATENATE function
DW004!$A$11:$H, "select H where (C contains """&$E2&""")", 0
This was created with the format
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### Deleting rows that contain a keyword in the column

I have an excel file that has a id as one of the columns, each id has multiple entries and follow a set of survey questions. I need to delete all of the rows that have that keyword (which is in a ...

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### Error outputting a string to cell

I am using a vba macro to automate part of an excel spreadsheet. The following line keeps giving me a runtime error 1004# application or object defined error
Sheets("Material").Last.Offset(0, ...

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### Excel 2010: Add text to each cell of a column

How can I add @gmail.com or something similar to a column of usernames without having to type this into each cell? I am using Excel 2010. I have a list of several hundred usernames that need to have ...

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### How do I allocate different text cells in a row a number and then sum total that row

I have a spreadsheet setup to monitor absence in the office. The columns are the days of the month 1 - 31 and rows are the month/employees
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
January 1 2 3 4
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### Automatic copy rows with matched column to other worksheet

Now I have a worksheet named sheet1 like the left side of image
I want to automatic copy all rows of sheet1 that have the column C = NO to worksheet sheet2 like the right side of image. And each ...

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### How to create a formula for every row in a column in Google SpreadSheet?

I use three columns. A, B and C.
In column C I have a formula every row =A1*(1.6*B1) and then for the next row I have =A2*(1.6*B2) in C2.
How can I do so I don't have to type in the new formula in ...

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### How to automatically delete rows that contain certain numbers in the ID column

I have a column of numbers in another workbook and I would like to use that set of numbers to delete rows in the main workbook. I will give an simplified example of what I'm talking about below. My ...

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### Any trick to calculating percentages when the base is a negative number

I am trying to calculate percent change when the base number (at time 1) can be a negative and the resulting number is positive (at time 2). My problem is the percent change from -4 to +4. A change ...

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### Excel Formula Issue Countif to Sumproduct

Having a nightmare at the moment with some formula's I've been asked to 'fix'. It would seem the users expected them to work with closed source spreadsheets but they don't. So they end up having to ...

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### comparing 2 columns in excel and return the same result in a group

hi m new in excel function,
i have a problem like this. i have 2 lists of data
DATA I
NAME SCORE
----- -----
ANA 10
BUDI 20
TINA 30
DATA II
NAME SCORE
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### Embedded IF(OR(IF) statement

I have made a formula that basically looks for a string of text inside a cell and if it finds it puts it in another cell. I needed to check three cells so I did three separate formulas (because I'm ...

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### Excel formula: identifying highest weights

I need some help with the following assignment:
Task:
In the product Weight tab, you can see each product is weighted with a value per customer. Please create a Product Code for each customer based ...

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### summing values associated with names in multiple columns

I'm trying to sum up total values with names. There are 8 total columns rotating between a list of names and then values. I believe a sum if function would work, but I'm too novice to find the right ...

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### How to add/subtract months from given date in Excel

Here is my scenario:
I have to populate list with dates and some metadata of upcoming events for the following year in my Excel application. Some of the events are occurring on the same day each ...

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### Excel 2010 Formula of 3 variables with 3 results

I haven't been able to figure out how to combine these logic & date formulas in 1 cell.
My parameters would be:
A2 will always have a manually entered date in it
B2 could have one of three ...

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### Excel: portable formula to reference data on previous (relative) worksheet

I need to create a fairly simple Excel spreadsheet (workbook). I need 12 sheets (tabs), one for each month.
Each sheet references cells in the previous sheet. For example, the "May" sheet is ...

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### Convert COUNTIFS formula to SUM(IF) to enable external workbook references?

I need to convert the following formula to one that uses SUM(IF), as I am given a #value error when the external data source is closed.
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### Replace cell references with values without F9 using macro

This is an Excel macro question. Given a series of formulas such as the following:
= A1 + A2
= B2 + B2
etc., ...
I would like to replace each of these cell references with the values without ...

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### How to I use SUMIF or SUMIFS to automatically add the values of different cells when they meet they meet multiple criteria

Basically I have a spreadsheet with three criteria columns.
I would like to be able to recognize duplicate HTS codes that also have the same country of origin and add the sum of those values, which ...

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### Find a non-case-sensitive text string within a range of cells

I've got a bit of a problem to solve in Excel, and I'm not quite sure how to go about doing it. I've done a few searches online, and haven't really found any formulas that seem to be useful. Here's ...

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### How do I merge data from other excel files to one master excel worksheet?

I have an uniform ID system throughout all the files, except with multiple entries and differing data named columns. I would like to create a master excel sheet with specific data columns from each ...

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### How do I get the day name into a cell in Excel?

Given a date, how do I get the day of the week (e.g. "Monday") into a cell in Excel?

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### Excel compare cells in columns A and B, show in column C cells only unique to column A

I know there's a formula for this in Excel but I can't get it right.
I've got a list of 7000+ names in column A, and a list of 4000+ names in column B. Some are duplicates, appearing on both column A ...

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### Hide columns based on content (sum of rows)

I'm trying to hide columns based on the sum of selected rows (i.e., cells) in those columns.
For example - if the sum of E9:E12 is 0, then hide column E.
Additionally, and probably a little harder - ...

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### Is there a quicker way to enter formulas?

In the firm I currently work in we have a very inefficient and time-consuming process for entering formulas. For example:
Y1=CHOOSE(B3,'[Flacflow balancesflacflow.xlsx]Data'!$A$77, '[Flacflow ...

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### dragging to populate cells in Excel

I am aware that you can fill the cells in Excel as a series by dragging the square in the bottom right corner.
for example typing "1" in Cell "A1" and dragging the box down to "A10" will give you a ...

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### excel - inserting a value based on a range of values

I need to link a batch code to a specific unit number. The batch codes are the same for a range of unit numbers. The first table below shows the unit numbers; the “?” marks are where I need to enter ...

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### Selectively find duplicates across columns

Column A has the product ID. There are 102 other columns with other data. Column A will be unique unless some data was changed. In that case, there will be 2 rows with 99% of the columns are ...

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### Lookups targeting merged cells - only returning value for first row

I have a master worksheet which contains data that I wish to link to another 'summary' sheet using a lookup.
However, some of the cells whose data I wish to include in the summary sheet are merged ...

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### Double Filter in Excel

I'm trying to "stack" filters in excel, so to speak. I want to filter column A to show anything greater than 30 and then I want to filter column B to show the top ten items. When I do this, however, ...

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### Sum Column, but only Filtered Rows

I have a large flat file of a bunch of ungrouped primary key values.
I want to filter on a key and populate cell A1 with the value selected from the dropdown list.
In the end, I want to see a sum of ...

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### Excel Worksheet Function: How to refer to a dynamic column?

Note: Trying without VBA
Let's say I have in C1 the word "Hello"
From another cell, lets say A1, I want to return C:C, because in the first row 1:1, contains the word "Hello"
In A1, I could put:
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### Get the index of selected value in Excel drop down

I have a drop down list generated in Excel from row values. I want to select from that drop down, get the index of that value in the drop down array, then use that for an offset value to select the ...

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### Excel: Keeping references/links when transposing

I have a worksheet in where I have table (let's call it the summary table) with references to a another table (among others) which is 2x40 (rows x columns). I would like to tranpose this into a 40x2 ...

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### Is there a way to combine duplicates within a large range in Excel?

I have a large (1.7 million rows) table of sales data on a sheet in Excel, many entries of which are identical other than a unique ID and a timestamp. I’d like to consolidate this data by combining ...

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### Copy the content of one cell, and insert within 2 characters, in the middle of a text content from another cell (Excel)

I am trying to batch copy the content of the cells in column A, and insert it within the "><" of the text in the column B. The result should look like the output in column C. Here is an example:
I ...

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### Hide sheets in shared excel workbook.

I have a shared workbook on which I have hidden some of the worksheets prior to saving.
I have closed the workbook. If another user opens the workbook the worksheets I had hidden are visible. If I ...

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### Naming worksheets automatically [closed]

I have a spreadsheet that I input data into everyday of every month; each worksheet represents one day of the current month. I have all the formulas I need but each month I have to change the ...

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### Return value from table using Multi-dependent drop-down list

I am trying to obtain the value of a column header (or topmost row value for a specific column) based on the selection of properties from 2 drop-down lists.
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### Excel “NETWORKDAYS” formula

So I'm trying to compare 2 columns of dates in excel using the "NETWORKDAYS" formula but i have quite a bit of dates to compare. if someone could walk me through how to make it so column "C" shows ...

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### Excel function that evaluates a string as if it were a formula?

Suppose I have a text string like "11+5" or even "=11+5" stored in a cell. Is there a function in Excel that will allow me to actually evaluate that string as if it were a formula?
This would be ...

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### Excel searching column and copying the cell next to it

i need to find the value from column C in the row B, and copy the value from found result in column D. If it's possible with formula and to copy formula to all cells in column D ? without VB?
Thanks ...

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### I am trying to match based on a dynamic cell reference with the match function

=MATCH(B$4,CONCATENATE("'",A5,"'!$E:$E"),0)
The above formula result is #VALUE!
Cell A5 has the value Sheet1, however, after testing this will change to a date e.g. 01-Jul-14
What am I doing ...

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### Excel 2010: Formula for Sum and Return Date

I have a workbook with a Summary sheet and a Data Set sheet with a linked table containing 700k+ records of financial data on investments. (In my particular case, it is real estate properties; but ...

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### Excel Formula Challenge

I have a fairly specific Excel problem and I am hoping someone is savvy enough to come up with a working formula for me. I am using Excel 2011 for Mac btw.
So, I have a list of about 134 ISBNS, for ...

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### Cell to relate to information depending on infrmation in another cell

I hope you can understand what I mean. I have tried to draw below to help explain.
I need column d to have the information in column a1 and column h to have the information in a2- Keeping it in the ...

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### count number of cells that meet certain criteria between two other cells with certain criteria

I am looking for a way to count the number of cells meeting a specific criteria that are located between two other cells. For example:
A B C D E
151867377 01:03.5 ...

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### Excel - Formula to get total number of worksheets

I have 100+ sheets, it is hard for me to count them one by one.
Is there a one line formula to get the total number of sheets? The CELL or ADDRESS function perhaps?
I remember using something like ...

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### Formula for updated currency exchange rates in Excel or other spreadsheets?

What kind of spreadsheets support a formula like the following:
=exchangeCurrency("USD"; "EUR"; 3000)
The result should be 3000 USD exchanged into Euros. Possibly a date could be provided for a ...