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

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### Get row number for the row matching multiple criteria in Excel

I have 2 worksheet that work together. Worksheet "Application" has a DATE column, a CODE column (a single digit number), and a VALUE column with a dollar value.
Worksheet "Scheduled" also has a ...

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### How can I find max value for a text as unique identifier in Excel?

This is basically for an auction setup in Google spreadsheet.
Say there are 26 bidders A to Z and each bid 5 times with different values. I need to find the max value bid by each of them and display ...

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### How do I get “yes” or “no” in Excel if the information comes from “true” and “false”?

first of all, I have to point out that I am a German visiting this forum (I couldn't find anything useful on the German websites), so excuse my English if it is bad here and there ;-)
Here is my ...

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### Excel: Use array to sum product by row

Is there a way to use SUMPRODUCT or use an array formula with arrays of differing sizes?
Currently I have a list of ~1500 products in column A
and columns B-I contain their respective component ...

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### Show image in cell based on cell value

I am creating a weekly income comparison table. I want to compare A5 and A10 cells and display appropriate image in B7 cell. The image will be either UP or DOWN arrow (which reflects increase or ...

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### Excel formula to compare single value in one cell with multiple values in other cell

I have a value in Column A, which I want to compare with multiple values in column B, and depending on that value, put the answer in column C.
For example, using the table below, it searching in ...

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### Comparing two strings in excel, add value for common variables

I'm comparing two large datasets containing strings in excel. Column A contains the numbers 1-1,000,000. Column B contains 1,000,000 strings, neatly organized in the desired order. Column C contains ...

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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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### SUM From Sheet 1 Columns to Sheet 2 Rows

Tried searching for a while, didn't see what I was looking for.
On Sheet1, I have approximately 100 columns, each representing an item. Each row is populated by a quantity of that item. As you can ...

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### Average Difference and Direction Between Values in Excel with Blanks

I have a sheet that looks something like this:
Sheet 1
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
1 6
2 3 5
3 ...

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### VBA + Polymorphism: Override worksheet functions from 3rd party

my company makes extensive use of a data provider using a (closed source) VBA plugin. In principal, every query follows follows a certain structure:
Fill one cell with a formula, where arguments to ...

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### How to get cells to default to zero or calculate additonal fees, based on selection from a drop-down list

I am building a Pay Rate Calculator worksheet with a Flat/Base pay rate & numerous Overtime pay rates. I would like to be able to have the "Overtime" pay rate cells to change depending on my ...

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### Auto Updating Month Over Month and Year Over Year formulas

I have a spreadsheet that has several different sheets (Visitors, Buyers, Conversion Rate, GMS). Each sheet has the data on that statistic monthly from 2013 onward. So sheet 1 shows monthly visitors ...

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### Excel: How to extract group of the same rows and their values into columns?

How can I extract the second table from the first one? I need to extract those titles that have exactly three costs (in the following example: f1 and f3). I tried using pivot tables but could not ...

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### Populating table using Indirect function and copying formula across the whole table

Hi I am currently creating a budget and am stuck on the formulas i need to get the data on various worksheets pulled into specific sheets. I have created worksheets for Jan to Dec for my household ...

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### Excel: how to link cell from one sheet to another

could you please, help me?
i would like to find out how to do this:
i have a sheet 1: with columns: number, name, color.
i would like on sheet 2 to have 3 cells, where after entering the number, two ...

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### How can I use COUNTIF and TODAY functions to identify work deadlines in multiple worksheets?

I've been playing with our spreadsheets at work and have been able to create a basic formula that will identify when there is a deadline on today's date that needs completing. The issue I now have ...

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### How do you add text to the end of a cell in Excel

I am wanting to add the same text to the end of about 10,000 cells, but I don't want to go through and manually type it in on every cell.
So basically, I want to:
A1 A5
text =A1+"file"
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### Excel One cell to many formula (I realize this may not be possible)

First of all I want to start by saying I know this is either extremely difficult or impossible.
I have data (from wikipedia, on any airport in the airlines and destinations list), in one column is ...

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### Use an user defined function for data validation

I created a named range which is the result of a user definer function.
Let say my rage is named List and has three items, if I select three cells and enter =List and press Ctrl+Shift+Enter, I get ...

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### How to check if cell contains entry from another column?

So basically I have a column(A) with company names and addresses together. I have another sheet with a column(B) with the company names that are members. I want to check if the companies in A are ...

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### Excel: Random select within table that meets two criteria

Here is an example of my data:
Name: Office: Years:
John Smith Canada 1
Bob Smith Canada 1
Jake Smith Canada 1
Sarah Smith Canada 1
On another sheet I want ...

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### Generating Joint Density Function in Excel

Is it possible to have Excel calculate a joint density function based on two sets of descriptive statistics generated by the Data Analysis tool? To explain further, suppose I have two means a and b ...

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### Get result of formula as text

I have an Excel doc which populates a matrix using formula, for example;
| A | B | C
1|=1+2 |=2+2 |
2| | |=4-1
would display as;
| A | B | C
1|3 |4 |
2| ...

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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
....
Text31: "mno" linebreak31
Text 32: ... linebreak32
...
Text50: "xyz" linebreak50
No I will ...

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### Conditional formatting

What I am looking to do is have a conditional format set up so that if row G contains the value "In progress" "With 3rd Party" or "Identifying" and row H, J or K contain no value then highlight rows A ...

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### Average with multiple criteria in same and different column

I have to find average number of days where Status = new or open, Severity = 4, and Area = Apps.
Demo table
Area Severity Status Days
Apps 4 new 20 ←
Apps 3 ...

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### IF Function on excel - i need to put a formula into one cell using to < < however it isnt working

I need to put in one cell that IF the value of H3 and F3 is lower that 25000 but higher than 0 it will equal 29.95, if false 0
the formula
=if(0

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### LibreOffice calc countifs with date

I got 3 columns. 1 column(D) text, 1 column(T) 0 or 1, 1 column date(A) 01.01.2010 till 31.12.2014 .
I want to count up until a specific date, for example 10.10.2011:
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### Excel: Percentages and ranges

I am attempting to make a bonus spreadsheet for work and am having some issues with the following.
I am using this formula to determine 80, 90 and 100%
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### Excel Formula: An Array formula containing VLOOKUP, SMALL, IF, OR

I am trying to create a formula that considers the data from three columns Y, H and V on my tab titled 'Data', returning the smallest value in A that meets that condition, once found Vlookup that ...

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### How to sort columns in Excel so that only one value appears in each row?

Say I have a a spreadsheet with the following data:
A B C D
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2 1 0 2
3 2 1 4
5 3 3 6
7 5 6 8
11 8 10 10
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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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### Two types of formulas in one cell - Excel 2013

Thank you for your time. I am using Excel formulas for the first time ever and I am stuck (I am sure that I am not using the proper terminology to search and thus cannot find the help I need). It is ...

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### Construction Quote Log

I'm reworking my company's log of the proposal's we send out.
Trying to indicate the total dollars that we could conceivably be awarded.
The challenge I'm having goes something like this:
We are a ...

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### Trouble with IRR formula in Excel 2008 on MacBook

I am getting an error message for a relatively simple calculation.
I am trying to calculate the IRR over a 2.5 year period for a set of data in which -11,000,000 is the initial investment and zero ...

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### Using column data from another worksheet

I have a worksheet with one column and that has a list of my company names and what I want to do is be able to create a stats worksheet where I can use those company names without changing both ...

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### Copying VLOOKUP formula in multiple sheets, where sheet number automatically changes

I have created a progress card in Excel (there are 50 such sheets, one each for 50 students). There is one tabulation sheet also with the names of the 50 students. So, when numeric marks are entered ...

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### Go to first non-negative cell in a row and divide by another cell

I'm looking to have Excel calculate the financial payback period for me.
In words, I'm trying to count and return the first non-negative number in a row and divide that value by a corresponding cell.
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### How to perform a function based on surrounding cells in Excel?

My rows on my spreadsheet look like the following:
foo | cherry | 400
bar | lemon | 300
foo | cherry | 500
bar | cherry | 70
I want another row to make calculations in column C based on the ...

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### Excel Table function

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

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### Excel 2010 Compile Data from Multiple Worksheets into Summary Spreadsheet

I've compile a structural steel and architectural finishes material take off for an industrial building.
I simply tallied the quantity of each length of each shape on a sheet corresponding to each ...

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### Working with cell addresses in excel with VBA

I have a Excel sheet in which are multiple forms. The forms look all the same and they have exact the same cells between them. They are ordered in 4 x 3:
x x x x
x x x x
x x x x
x x x x
....
There ...

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### excel text to specific cell

so i have this problem i want to get a specific cell from text i mean that
i have made a table 1,2,3... A,B,C,....
i made a vlookup to search for specific letter in number so if i press 1 in a A3 it ...

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### Excel, Write a value based on a counter

What I want to achieve is very simple. Based on the value of an Excel cell (let's consider it X), I want to write a specific value in X subsequent cells.
For example, if A1 has the number 3, a ...

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### In OpenOffice Writer, how to populate a column of a table with a sequential increase in dates?

I am using OpenOffice Writer. In it I have a table for a time sheet. The first column is for the dates which begin from eg. 01/01/2014 and should end in eg. 20/07/2014. These dates are not already ...

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### how to create a YES NO notification for time?

I have a formula that shows hours and minutes of how long it took to notify a client. I need to create another cell to say YES if that notification is 4 hours or longer.
I currently have the formula ...

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### Excel date & time formula-round up cell value

I'm preparing a report of usage statistics for a group study room reservation system we use at the library where I work. I've exported all the reservations from MySQL in Excel for the past year and am ...

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### Excel to calculate summation with exclusion list

Say I have a table like below:
Task Time
a 1
b 2
c 4
d 8
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sum 15
When a task is finished, I would like to add strike line to the row and exclude it from summation. Adding ...

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### Calculating frequency of only visible cells

I'm having trouble calculating the frequency (in order to plot a histogram) from filtered data.
As for now, on Sheet1 I have the data of ten temperatures with a filter, I assigned a name for each ...