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

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### What would be the the mathematical equivalent of this excel formula? =PMT()

I need to create a javascript form that does the same calculation as this =PMT() function.
mortgage = 220000
rate= 4.75%
term = 30
The example formula I have is =PMT(4.75%/12,30*12,220000*-1)
What ...

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### Excel 2013 - Dynamically reference table by table name

The TLDR
I am looking for information on how to dynamically reference a table in a formula by name.
To be clear, I'm talking about an actual table object, not a named range, and I want to choose ...

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### Excel Index Match with IFs?? + options for next in list

OK I have been working on this for some time and can't quite get things right in the various combinations I have tried, so I am asking for advice.
I have a management data table where column C is a ...

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### Excel formula to get first and last non-empty value in a row and return column header

Let's say I have an Excel spreadsheet aggregating votes in some poll over a period of time as per the example below.
How do I find the min and max value people have voted on on a given day (the ...

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### How do I display name in column2 dependent on value in column1?

I am doing an inventory for all the businesses of a street. I have a two sheets, where on one I have different categories for commercial uses.
Each category displayed in sheet 1 has a number (1 to ...

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### Select elements in an array that satisfy a criteria

The goal: Kappa-Sigma clipping in Excel
I want to implement a selective linear regression formula in Excel (avoiding VBA). I have a data sample on which I need to apply a linear regression. But my ...

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### Spreadsheet finding and sorting most frequent appearance of names

I have a spreadsheet that looks like the following:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1BN3GNRFCsBeHu9gQaKzIo7bfFRkcDqMJ6VMtidEwPD4/edit?usp=sharing
There is a set list of names in Column A. ...

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### Formula to search two columns of a database and return value from different cell in the matching row

I am designing a spreadsheet for scheduling appointments. On one sheet I have all the data but the dates and times are not in chronological order. I am having trouble writing a formula that will ...

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### Searching for a value across 2 tables in Excel 2010, returning yes or no

I have one workbook with 3 separate worksheets
Sheet 1 contains 2 columns.
Column A has a range of unique alphanumeric identifiers.
Column B has a range of non-unique numbers.
A B
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### Frequency formula in Excel 2010

I am just trying to figure a way to get the frequency of occurrence of a number within a large array, not the freq of the number in the array belonging to a range.
Eg, how many times does the number ...

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### Excel automatically applying styles to new data

I'm having a problem with Excel 2013.
I have a spreadsheet filled with names and related information for applicants. When I contact the applicants, I highlight the cells (using the fill tool) so I ...

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### Excel locked columns

-Is is possible to lock a column, for example column F, and then set it so if i scroll from column E, all other columns will appear before the F column. I am trying to set F up at the end of a spread ...

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### Excel averageifs multiple criteria on one range

I know how I can use average(if(... etc using an array, however I'm stuck on how to include other criteria in this
This is what I've got so far:
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### Can Excel automatically create an x-axis range?

I'm doing a basic financial analysis with Excel. The gist of it is I have an input parameter (discount rate) plus a bunch of static data that gets fed into the =NPV(rate, x1...x_i) function. I would ...

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### EXCEL - How to use two cells for input and output at the same time [duplicate]

I have 3 cells, VALUE, DOWNPAYMENT, DOWNPAYMENT %.
The 3rd cell "DOWNPAYMENT %" calculates the percentage of "DOWNPAYMENT" over "VALUE"
Is there a way for the user to have the function to input a ...

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### Excell 2013 Calculating across Multiple Sheets number of fields

I am trying to work out the total number of fields across multiple sheets to arrive at the total number of new members each month.
Some months have little as 50 others as much as 250+.
I thought I ...

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### Defining Variables in Excel

I have two lists of data, x and y, one in a row one in a column. I would like to populate a chart of rows and columns with a complex formula that is the same for each chart point, the only difference ...

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### Get the cell number from double clicking on it and put it into another formula

As part of my ICT work we need to create a battleship game and one way I was thinking of doing it was using
=IF(ISNUMBER(SEARCH("*x*",C3)),"HIT","MISS")
to check if that cell contains x but ...

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### Adding up amounts in a column for every non-blank entry in another column

I'm having a bit of trouble coming up with a formula to do the following. Say I have a sheet like so:
X 100 1000
200
200
500
Y 400 1250
400
300
150
Z 430 910
330
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### How can I use INDEX MATCH formula with two horizontal parameters?

Not sure if anyone can help me but thought I'd give it a shot...
I'm trying to create a formula to retrieve information from a data sheet. The data sheet contains a significant amount of information, ...

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### Excel conditional formatting for repeating values

I have a table of data where there are 50 rows and many columns. Each column's value is sorted by the most important result at the top. These are names of people in sports. I would like to see ...

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### What Excel formula can create a string containing sequential numbers? AKA REPT() with a counter

Say I have column A with a number in it. I want to put a formula in column B that gives me that number of repetitions of a string, concatenated together, with the number of the repetition embedded in ...

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### Issue Using Advanced Filter with Multiple Criteria

I'm trying to use the advanced filter to filter multiple criteria in two separate columns. The example I'm about to show is simplified so it is very important that we stick with advanced filter as ...

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### Excel: How to count cells, whose date values represent a day between monday and friday?

I want to count cells, whose values are dates, under the following condition: The date value entered must be a day between Monday and Friday.
Assume the following data and my try:
Column A
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### How to count number of unique buyers in excel? [closed]

I am creating a workbook for sold items of my company. and I have a list of items in column O of one of my sheets.
now I want excel to count the number of total buyers and number of unique buyers.
I ...

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### Double click on one cell to change text bold and font color of another cell on the same row

I have some code written that was given to me by another user, Twisty (who I seam unable to reply to in the page that was used), which is amazing and what I needed. However, I need it to do a little ...

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### Microsoft Excel - Functions sum values after mulitplying multiple criterias after looking up tables

have provided a link to the excel worksheet that I need to resolve. I have worked up for two values in cell B9, which I need to do for other criteria which goes beyond 18 or so.
Formula that I used is ...

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### How to return a value from a range if cell contains that value

I have a list of Names (First and Surname) in A:A. I also have a range called 'Surnames'. How can I apply a formula so that B:B returns the surname only of A:A if that name is found in the range ...

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### Advanced data consolidation in Excel

I need to Combine/Consolidate Data dynamically between over 20 separate Excel workbooks. The Column names and their relative position at the top row are the same. The positioning of each word under ...

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### Excel 2010 - Need to sum dynamic range based on trailing 3 months

I am trying to sum a dynamic range for a list of entries 3 months before and 3 months after a specific month. I think I need to use an array to get this, but I'm not able to find what I need to do.
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### Excel - stipulate an average for random number function

I am wondering if anyone knows if there is a way to use the RANDBETWEEN function to generate a series of random numbers in Excel but also make those random numbers come out to equal a specified ...

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### How to categorize text data based on a value in a column?

I am using Excel to generate a list of people working in the company containing information about the employees relevant for our department.
The spreadsheet looks generally like this (fictive data):
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### Excel VLOOKUP with named range not working

I have the following VLOOKUP on a worksheet:
=VLOOKUP(D5,FilePurposes,2)&" in respect of "&C5
Where the named range FilePurposes refers to a block of two columns and three rows that look ...

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### Sumif & Indirect

In using the following sumif/indirect function
(=+SUMIF(INDIRECT("'"&$A$3&"'!$B$2:$B$102"),$C13,INDIRECT("'"&$A$3&"'!F2:F102"))
my columns (F:F) wont move as I drag the formula to ...

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### Filter MS Excel table using formulas

I have created an Excel Table (using Excel > Insert > Table option)
[[TABLE1]]
|Name|Location|Salary|
|A |CA |100 |
|B |WA |200 |
|A |CO |800 |
|C |FL |350 |
|C ...

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### Increment numbers inside a text in microsoft excel 2007

I would like to drag cells downward and increases the number next to letters. It work when there is no letter for me.
For example, I want to increment the number this way
AG1
AG2
AG3
AG4
...
I ...

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### When I copy table data into excel, it ONLY pastes it into column A! How to fix this?

If I use the following link:
http://web.utk.edu/~dhouston/excel/exam1.pdf
to copy the table and paste it into excel, it will only paste the values into one long column in Column A (and each row has ...

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### How to combine data set to create unique combinations [duplicate]

First of all I don't have experience with Excel scripting, just basic formulas. I've seen this other question on SU but I'm not sure if that's exactly what I need or how to adapt it to my needs.
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### How do I get Excel to identify a country from city list?

I have a list of data with many columns.
In one column - let's say C, there is a list of cities/places. There are multiple entries, i.e. one city pops up loads of times in a column in different ...

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### how to calculate items sold in excel?

I have a list of sales of my company in Excel file and I need to find how many items we have sold.
I want Excel to count the filled rows in a sheet and tell me how many cells have been
filled.
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### How to Mirror cells in excel 2013 [closed]

I want to make an excel file for sales management of my company. the excel I have created has 4 sheets and every sheet is handled by different persons.
I want to dedicate the first column of these ...

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### Excel- Generate a list from single cell input

My question is basically how can you generate a list in Excel based on a single cell input?
For example, the user types 10 then replaces it with 20 and then 30 etc, is it possible to generate a list ...

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### Excel - Exclude Cells from Computation

Say I have 5 columns of data with 100 rows (so from A1 to E100). For each row I want to compute the averages of the 5 entries while I always exlude one of the entries. E.g. for the first row I would ...

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### How do I create spreadsheet that will alert me when a quantity drops below a certain threshold in Excel 2010?

I am trying to make a sort of "inventory helper" spreadsheet that can track quantities. On the summary sheet, I want to be able to enter a quantity into a column called "On Hand" and then if that ...

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### Using the text values from one column to lead to output in another

I have a list of cities in one column, Column C.
I have a list of countries which relate to each of those cities. How do I get Excel to look at the Column C, compare to my list of countries (I can ...

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### Array manipulation in Excel formula arguments

my question is pretty specific, and I haven't been able to find a solution. Here's a sample dataset that illustrates the problem:
First Last Sales Months
Kevin Smith $500 10
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### LibreOffice Calc Error 518

I'm trying to achieve the following in LibreOffice (did it with Excel already, but importing this excel-created file produces the same error).
I have 3 columns
(A) (B) (C)
ECTS Mark ...

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### Average Sum of Pairs of Numbers in a Column

Suppose I have a column of 10 numbers and I want to know what the average of the sums of each number with each other number (except itself) is. So it would be the average of the sum of, for example, ...

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### Extracting rows in an Excel worksheet where there are duplicates based on selected columns

I have an Excel worksheet where there are multiple records (rows) and I wish to create a new "tab" (worksheet) by removing the "duplicate, triplicate etc." rows based on checking for identical ...

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### Expanding abbreviated text with Substitute formula in Excel

I have a spreadsheet contains a list of 24k items found in a grocery store. Most items have abbreviated words such as: w/ for with; choc for chocolate; sauv for sauvignon. Yet the list contains both ...