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

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### Using Index Match Conditionally to Indicate Whether

I feel pretty comfortable with INDEX MATCH, but I came across a problem I'd like to use it on where I'm not quite sure it works. I have two sheets: the first smaller sheet has a small subset of ...

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### Single formula to search column and return corresponding fields

Am having issues creating a single formula to search the billionaires list by name and autofill the rank, age, net worth, and citizenship field in the search spreadsheet.
This is the formula I have ...

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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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### Excel - How to compare columns for equal values

I have an Excel sheet which has two columns. Both columns have numbers. The first column contains more numbers than the second column. I want to find which all numbers in the second column are there ...

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### Conditional Formatting for one cell value in a list, another cell blank

Looking for how to do Conditional Formatting for the following rule:
If a number in a cell equals one of a list of particular numbers, then information MUST be entered into an additional cell. ...

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### Populate one column with data from a list and match other column data

I have an Excel 2013 Workbook that has a worksheet (sheet 1) that contains two columns (one column for number and the second column for description, they are separate columns, but 1:1).
On the other ...

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### EXCEL: I have a column of single-word strings and would like to see if any of these strings are contained in a column of multi-word cells

Example:
In column A I have a list of words "Apple, Banana, Orange, etc." each in their own cell.
In column C I have a column of multi-word strings like C1="I ate an apple", C2="Bananas are gross" ...

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### Excel 2013 Averageifs

I want to calculate the average of time in a column of cells if the time falls within a range in another cell.
E.g. If a patient comes in between say 6 and 8 pm I want to average data in another ...

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### sumif(s), sumproduct for many to many relationship

I am looking for a formula/function that will allow me to essentially SUMIF(s) across a BOM. I know my part to FG relationship (Part, FG) and I know how many FG's I need(FG, Qty).
How can I ...

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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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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 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 ...