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

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### How to parse file datetime in Excel

I am trying to convert a text string like this - Dec 15 21:44 into a date/time format in excel (Polish version).
I tried =DATEVALUE function but without success.

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### copy and paste according to a order in a column

I want a macro that will fetch data from Series B and Automatically paste it according to the serial of Serial A. ASeries B and Series A data are same but Series B is not ordered. So i'm looking for ...

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### Why is my formula pulling the result CELL NAME and not the value of that cell?

I am creating a worksheet that compares two sets of data pulled on different dates. The column that everything pulls off of is created by an array formula comprised of combined unique values from the ...

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### If statement in excel 2007

I have a if statement in a cell that looks for the value in two different cells depending on which one is >0. Both target cells have a formula that selects a value based upon the value of the cell as ...

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### How to set an excel cell's value programmatically without using VBA

I want to be able to change the value of a cell using a test conducted in a different cell. For instance, something like the following.
A B
1 do =IF(EXACT(A1,"do"), set(P5="it was ...

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### Excel IF Statement identify when cell has contents [duplicate]

How do I tell MS Excel to use the contents from one cell if data exists (this data can be positive negative or zero). If the data does not exist in said cell, use contents from another cell?

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### Combine GoogleSheets functions

I'm trying to combine multiple functions into one formula in GoogleSheets spreadsheet.
I've tried learning more from Google's Help center and through YouTube but didn't came to satisfactory result.
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### How to create a product list with ONE owner, from a list of multiple owners?

I have a list of products in A2:A21 (A1:M1 is the titlebar). Behind these products are the names of 12 owners (B2:M21) who can repair these products. BUT... not all owners can repair every product. ...

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### In Excel, how do I get a list of cells to display based on an if function?

I have a list of quantities with a description column. It's counting doors based on size. I'd like to output a list (preferably separated by commas) of the description numbers with applicable numbers. ...

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### What function (or functions) can I use to pass worksheet title to a reference?

I have a number of cells on a worksheet that reference another worksheet. Pretty straight forward except I have to type the name of each worksheet in each formula which is becoming monotonous. What I ...

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### Excel formula to calculate percentage with 3 options

I have a sales person on variable commission depending on amount sold. So basically I'm trying to put in a formula that gives me the answer to this all in one cell -
Sum of 1570 or under = nil
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### Excel: Using the TEXT function for spreadsheets used by users with different regional settings

I am using the TEXT function like =TEXT(B1, "ddd") where B1 is formated as date to display the weekday. This works fine on an english regional system.
On a machine with a german regional setting the ...

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### Is there a way to reference an external excel file depending on a cell's value?

I am trying to make a template for a document that will be updated every week, and I was wondering if there was a way to insert some values automatically depending on the value of a cell.
To explain, ...

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### Consolidate Text Data in Excel

I have an Excel document containing exam results. The results are in one column and appear as Pass or Fail.
I want to know percent of candidates who passed.

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### Find Max Value in a Range - Return Contents of Cell in Corresponding Row

I have a spreadsheet that is made up of 2 columns - Each row contains a date and then a river gauge reading. The data covers 20 years - 1995-2015. I would like a formula that searches for the max ...

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### Excel data validation: restrict to 10, 20 etc

I am trying to use Data Validation in Excel 2010. How can I restrict entry into a cell to numbers divisible by 10?

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### Formula bar view changes when document is saved and reopened

I have an Excel 2007 document with a lot of formulas of the format:
SUMIFS(view1[COLUMN1],view1[COLUMN2],$C13,view1[COLUMN3],I$10)
but when I save the sheet and reopen it each formula is changed to ...

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### Manually editing Excel worksheet, need my edits to save as written in .csv without reformatting back

Here is my issue:
I have exported about 2000 records from a database to manually clean up the dates attached to them. (It appears that someone exported these records before, then re-imported them ...

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### Can I use conditional formatting to format a cell based on color in the cell itself and the cell before?

Conditional formatting Excel 2010 how to format a cell based on color in the cell itself and the cell before.
I have with Conditional formatting marked a start cell and end cell with red I want to ...

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### Higlight a specific cell based on ADDRESS() return value

I want to give a style (highlight) a specific cell based on a date value. This date is, say, in cell
A1.
To achieve this, I thought I would calculate the address of the cell I want to style with the ...

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### How to have the column letters in a formula automatically increment

I have a table with multiple tabs.
On Tab "Reviewers", I have the reviewers' names in column A, and the items (documents) being reviewed in columns G through AG.
Each column contains the number of ...

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### In MS Excel, what function should I use?

I have an original table:
Class 1 Class 2 Class 3 Class 4 Class 5
Ram Shyam Madhu Peter Xavier
Micheal Cynthia Helen Rama Hema
Peters Veronica Amy Sydney ...

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### How to use =sum function properly in excel 2007?

In the above picture, for the column G7, I wan sum of D7, E7, F7. So, I am using =sum(D7:F7), but excel is showing error for the formula by highlighting a green flag. If I ask it to correct the ...

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### link data from another .ods file

I'm using openoffice calc and I have 2 .ods files (complete.ods and summary.ods).
I have 1 cell from summary.ods which depends on complete.ods. I managed to get the value by using this formula:
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### Excel - Need to get a figure from one worksheet to another (it's complicated) [duplicate]

I have an Excel workbook with 2 worksheets.
One worksheet is for the input of stock transactions, the other has an overview of the portfolio.
So on the portfolio worksheet I would like to have a ...

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### How do you create a bracket tournement sheet on excel [closed]

I am trying to create a bracket sheet that automatically moves a teams name to the next cell
example:
Team 1 in cell 'a1', Team 2 in cell 'a2'
The score for each team in cell:
'b1' for Team 1, 'b2' ...

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### How to find last row that has same value as my last one and output the number of that row?

I have a worksheet with stock transactions, so in column C I will input the name of the stock that I'm buying or selling at a given time.
.....A.....|....B....|...C....|
DATE | TYPE | STOCK
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### Hiding Date in Formula if nothing is entered

I want to have a Date forumla that adds 7 days to a date entered in another cell, but if nothing is entered I would like said cell to be blank
A1 if blank then have B1 blank
A1 is 2/1/2015 then have ...

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### MS Excel formulas displaying #REF when data is entered in a cell in a certain way?

I have various complected formulas pulling data from two pages (used as data entry pages), formatting it in specific ways, and displaying it on another third page (all in the same work book).
This ...

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### Excel Vlookup two conditions

Need to search in tables, found to exactly same lines in these two tables.
Between these two tables I have working VLookup search, but need to have condition "AND these columns are also equal on ...

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### I need some help in excel validation [closed]

I'm not good in excel. I need to include an excel sheet in my page, and I need an expert who can write these custom formulas for cells validation.
1) A column that accepts only letters, no numbers or ...

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### How do I count multiple words available in sentences and multiple rows (countif, search)?

here is screenshot for the sheet.
https://flic.kr/p/qZb8ot
in column A there are some senteces list below:
A2. T-shirts, Varsity
A3. T-shirts, Sticker, Mug
A4. T-shirts
A5. T-shirts, Pin, ...

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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 ...