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

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### Compare multiple columns for any two or more cells within the same row having the same content

I need a formula to compare multiple columns for any two or more cells within the same row having the same content. If that is true, then display "TEXT A" (can be anything such as "TRUE"). If all of ...

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### Auto propagation of formulas down the columns for each new row

How to propagate those formulas down the respective colums for every new row automatically? There is an webhook which creates new rows with data with those columns (A1, X2, Y2) empty, and I would need ...

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### Make Excel formula yield `blank` as an ISBLANK() = TRUE

Make Excel formula yield blank as an ISBLANK() = TRUE
I found couple poster asking about what are the differences between "" and simply (blank), but now how do make formula return blank?
Example:
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### How to count blank cells at end of row in n-column table

Suppose I have a table with 50 rows and 50 columns. Each row has a certain number of blank cells, often occurring in the last few columns, with the first few columns being relatively dense. I would ...

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### Inserting N Values into N Blocks

I have a column with values that repeat an arbitrary number of times before the next block begins. Some of these blocks, however, contain no number at all. While every other block is unique, these ...

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### How do I have a Date format show in a Formula that is looking up that cell?

I have a formula:
="('"&A6&"','"&B6&"','"&C6&"','"&D6&"','"&E6&"'),"
And B6 is a date and formatted as dd/mm/yyyy (have tried all forms though) so the ...

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### How to get SUM and COUNT in the range

I have dates in one column, names in the next column and counts in other column.
I want the formula to count the individuals as per the date.
1. For example, on 11/1/2014, I want Sum of Kiran's ...

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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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### Find largest number in one list and smallest number in another list to index one cell

![enter image description here][1]Is there a way to identify the highest number in a list and the lowest number in a list to index to a cell?
I have a list of players, each player has total number of ...

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### IF formula returns wrong value

https://www.dropbox.com/s/v6nd2z4icftmnvf/example1.xlsx
We have Excel 2007 (German) and vista ultimate.
I am trying Excel by building a roster but have run into a problem with the following formula.
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### How to return the text left of line break

I have a Excel sheet, which contains a cell with this content:
Text1: "abc" linebreak1
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Text31: "mno" linebreak31
Text 32: ... linebreak32
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Text50: "xyz" linebreak50
No I will ...

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### excel grid to columns

I have data in an array/grid like this:
Name | Group | A1 | A2 | A3
name1 | Group1 | 14.95 | 19.95 | 0.00
name2 | Group2 | 4.95 | 9.95 | 12.95
name3 | Group2 | 49.95 | 0.00 | 0.00
And I need a way ...

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### What does the TABLE function do?

I got a the formula {=TABLE(C7,C5)}.
I cannot find any table name from ribbon Name Manager, so I think there is no table. So, what is this formula doing ?

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### Avoiding Long Nested IFs in Excel Function

I have a formula that relies on two different inputs: the first is an integer value between 0 and 5, and the second is the rounded sum of values in an array. I would like to have users input values ...

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### Excel Conditional Formatting Colour Scales highlight group of cells when another cell is a certain value

So I have a document that has 2 drop downs with the first acting as a currency selection and the other acting as a discount selection (0% - 50%). Basically whenever I select from the dropdowns the ...

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### Filter OpenOffice Calc rows by matching if a cell in one column exists in another column with a certain value

Have a question I cant seem to figure out using the filter.
Column A has 1400 rows with 800 additional rows that are duplicates (so 2200 total rows).
Column B has inventory amount for only the last ...

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### How to remove one column of a calculated item in Pivot?

I have two columns. One with data from this year and the other with data from previous year. I now have added a calculated item in Pivot to display the % delta of these two years. Now when doing this ...

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### A formula to check if the date is older or equal to 60 days and another columns cell is equal to a value

I have tried using conditional formatting and managed to get the first part of the formula to work.
=D2:D999<=TODAY()-60
I want to then also check if the value of what is in column G is equal to ...

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### Rolling up the status of an excel column to a single cell

I am an intermediate excel user at best. I've looked everywhere back can't seem to be able to find this specific formula how-to.
What I need to do is in a status worksheet I have a series of tasks ...

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### Looking up the same value in a row and returning multipe corresponding values

I am trying to lookup value 1 in the example below and return corresponding column name. When I use index match, it only looks up the first column which corresponds to 1 in the below example, it looks ...

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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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### Clear contents from matched column of data in another sheet

I have a column of email addresses on sheet 2 col A (but I could put them on sheet 1 if it would make it easier / faster) that I want to remove from sheet 1 col D if matched (there may be 2 or more ...

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### Date Arithmetic in Spreadsheets

I have a bunch of data in a spreadsheet where the left-most column represents a date in the format DD-MM. Here's an example for column A:
15-09
23-09
25-09
30-09
02-10
I ...

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### Total row doesn't work properly, Excel 2010

In my Excel 2010 file and in one of its sheets I have a small table. As following, when I checked the Total Row option in Table tools > Design > Table style options > Total Row the tabled appeared as ...

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### Return an array from a lookup

I have a table with column A containing vendors and column B containing product codes. One vendor has many product codes.
In another place I need an array of product codes for a specific vendor. The ...

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### Excel - Change cell colour based on a date in the comment or mixed in with text

I am using excel 2010 and I am trying to set up a rule that will change the colour of a cell based on a date within that cell.
For example the cell may contain Site meeting - 11.05.14
I would like ...

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### How to combine data from multiple sheets into 1 main sheet in calc [duplicate]

I have an excel file which gets generated from various database servers on fly by executing sql. Separate sheet gets generated for each server. Now I simply want to combine data of all sheets. Each ...

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### Using getpivot in excel to create flexible reports based on user inputs

I am trying to make a report in Excel that sits on a very large set of data (set up in proper pivot form). I want to be able to select a value for a few fields (or select a value from 1 field but ...

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### How to connect a date with data on a second tab in excel

I am wanting to know how to connect data with a date on another tab.
on the first tab I have the date using =TODAY() in cell A1, then in cell A3 I have Passenger numbers.. On the second tab I have ...

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### Get the row and column for a cell in a named range?

Given a cell that exists in a named range, what's the cleanest way to get the row and column numbers for that cell inside the named range? In other words, I want the row and column number relative to ...

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### Need a Excel script to identify email addresses that contain a different variation of the first name of the contact

I have an Excel spreadsheet with 50k+ rows of data, where we are trying to identify within the rows of data where the email address has no match of the first name, etc.
We are basically trying to ...

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### transposing a row with formulae & values both in several cells to another sheet in same file Excel [duplicate]

Consider the data arranged as follows in my Sheet1. I want the fifth row to be transposed in the Sheet2.
When I reference the first item from B5 in Sheet2, and then drag the fill-handle(?) ...

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### Excel: Check for specific value in a matching row

I want to check which products (listed in rows) are produced by which company (listed in column headings) in order to fill a table like this
Company A Company B Company C
Product 1
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### formula for date to fill its self out but results stay hidden when date is blank

I have made a spreadsheet that when I put in the date at the top of the header it automatically fills in the rest of the spreadsheet. BUT, I would like for the results to stay hidden when there is not ...

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### What functions can I use to track subscriptions?

I am struggling to make a spreadsheet which will help me take control of member's subscription fees. Fees are paid per month.
The spreadsheet has 12 horizontal cells, each one for a different ...

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### automatically transfer any data on excel spreadsheet to master spreadsheet

I work in a library and I am working on a workbook to track our orders from one company. I have three sheets where each sheet represents a different branch of our library. I am trying to have it set ...

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### Get percentage of distinct values with dependency on 2nd column

I have a survey that I sent out to people. One question asked their sex and another asked if they get headaches. I now have to results in an Excel file and I'm trying to analyze it.
But I'm having ...

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### Formula to search highest value related to a near match reference

I have a list of neutral references which change as per the date so
What I am looking for is a formula that will search Product and return the latest date.
e.g.,
A B
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### Microsoft Excel hyperlink function to a specific location in a Word doc

I have a long column of numbers in Excel that I have mail merged to a Word doc. I would like to write a function in Excel that will hyperlink each cell from this column to its corresponding mail ...

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### Excel 2010 Recordset - How to insert a sequential number into an extracted ODBC recordset based on unique identifer

ColumnA ColumnB
EnquiryNo VisitNo
1804 0
1804 0
1804 0
1805 0
1806 0
1807 0
1807 0
Hope you can help as I am stumped!
My excel ...

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### How to find specific text syntax format in a cell with an Excel function?

I am looking for a cell formula to find/identify/validate if an adjacent cell contains characters in the correct format.
If there is a character "|", then it must be preceded or followed by any ...

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### having cell show a paticular number if the answer in the formula in the cell is a certain number

so I don't know if it's possible but I want to have a cell show a particular percentage in the formula I put in the cell comes up with a particular answer. for example, if I put in the formula =6/3 ...

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### How can I move columns based on the column header title to another workbook?

I have to average grades based on each objective for a new report card we have to complete this year. Column one has students names, each additional column will have the objective associated with the ...