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

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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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### 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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### 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: 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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 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?
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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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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 - 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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### SUMIFS using “greater than or equal to” with text values

Using the following simplified example, I want to calculate the sum where Category="Graduation" and Date >= 1986-05-01.
Category Date Count
Graduation 1985-06-15 1
Graduation 1985-09-12 2
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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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### How do I convert dates from Open Office format to MS Excel format

I am trying to save a file in Libre Office as an excel file but Excel sees the data displays it as a negative number using a series of ###### symbols.
I believe the problem is to do with the two ...

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### Combining IF and SIGN functions in Excel

So I'm trying to do something in Excel, in our lecture notes the teacher uses it, without explaining how.
For reference, this is the bisection method to find roots of an equation.
So I have 4 ...

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### Pie Radar Chart outline series not working

I have been trying to create a Pie Radar Chart as described in answer to this question.
Everything works until I get to the section that describes inserting a series to create the chart's outline:
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### Microsoft Excel 2007 - Drop down list that grabs multiple columns from another sheet

I've been scouring the internet for this but can't seem to find a solution.
Let's say I have 2 Sheets - "Items" and "Inventory".
Inside "Items", I have 3 columns:
Item Name
Item Type
Item Cost
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### Excel 2010: Calculate full months between dates

I have dates in two columns and I would need to calculate amount of full months between two dates.
I export the spreadsheet from SAP ERP in .xls format but opening with Excel 2010. DATEDIF function ...

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### Calculate number of Sundays in the month

In Microsoft Excel I am looking to determine the number of Sundays in any given month. I am putting together a budget spreadsheet and some of the sub accounts get extra funding when five Sundays are ...

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### Excel - Include cell in column count if previous cell in row contains certain text

I have searched for this but I have not had much luck. What I would like to do is below:
A B C D E
1 ob ob
2 ACR ob
3 ob
4 ACR ...

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### Edit current cell via keyboard?

In Excel for Macintosh 2011, when the cursor is in a particular cell of a spreadsheet and you wish for the focus to move to the edit line for that cell where the formula is displayed, is there a ...

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### Formula to find items in Excel and determine total quantity of each item

I have a steel cut list in Excel. There are over 1000 rows of information and probably 100 different part numbers. Is there a formula that can find the total quantity for each part number?
I am ...

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### How to use a value in a cell to reference another workbook? [duplicate]

I have a list of names for workbooks and their directory in a worksheet. I want to create a formula where this...
='C:\Users\USER\Desktop\[Book2.xlsx]Sheet1'!$D$6
I want to replace the ...

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### How can I have a cell flash green or red dpending on whether the updated value is higher, or lower? - In Excel

I am running an excel spreadsheet. Some of the values are being fed in from an external source. In this case, it is the price of crude oil.
The cell is updating in real time.
I would like to have ...

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### Excel: find the cell that another formula found its “answer” in

I made a formula that searches an array to return a value, and now I want excel to "show its work" and tell me in which cell it found that value. I've been fighting with MATCH and ADDRESS but so far ...

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### Calculations for groups of data

I have 3 columns of data in an excel sheet. The first column represents zip codes, the second represents values in that zip code and the third column represents the frequency of that value in the zip ...

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### Phone number formatting in Excel 2010

I have so many numbers in so many format like 2123244559, or 364 7890, or 02246802121.
I want to write them in the same format like 0 ### ### ## ##, but the "format cell" tab isn't working.
I've ...

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### Calculate average gas prices by year in excel [closed]

I have 3 columns, A=Date, B=Price, C=Grade in Excel. I want to calculate the average price of fuel for each year and an overall average of all years by grade.
The data table looks like this
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### Convert formulas in table to structural references

I have converted my range in excel 2010 into a table. However, the formulas which were before like that(see below) stayed the same and do not convert into structural references.
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### Showing name of row instead of excel cell name

I am having extremely long formulas over an extremely big sheet. At the moment I am tracking the formulas with the Formula Auditing Tool. However, my idea would be to just replace for example in a ...

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### Excel - How to count matches in data?

I am looking for patterns in the user journey of converted customers. I have each customers details in a row and then each step of the journey in it's own cell in columns, with up to 12 steps for each ...

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### Excel Help: Search Column A, Sheet 1 for same value in Column A, Sheet 2, return value of Column B, same row in Sheet 2 [closed]

I'm surprised I couldn't find the answer on Google, maybe I am being silly.
I want to perform this function:-
I have two sheets in Excel, lets say they are Sheet 1 and Sheet 2
In Column A, Sheet 1 ...

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### Compare the value change of data in Excel between two similar sheets without VBA?

I need to match data in the column A's of two different sheets with similar data and then compare the values in column C. sheet 1 features data from this month, sheet 2 from last month.
I have column ...

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### Months and Date keep being switched around when running VBA

I have a column on my sheet, Column F which is full of dates. Now I need these dates to be in this format "dd,mm,yyyy" but sometimes they are in text form, us/armenian format in the original data. Why ...