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

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In Excel replacing a column with another column

I have a list of Variables in Column A > list of items another list of variables in Column B > with corresponding Item Codes for >> column A And in Column C > I have list of item codes randomly ...
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How to calculate monthly sum from the entries for each date in Excel?

I have colums for my workout logging: Date Running (minutes) Pushups Pullups Crunches and the rest of my workout entries. I insert my achievements each day. How can I script Excel to ...
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Excel drop down list in a drop down list in a drop down list

In excel I want a single cell drop down list that automatically progresses from manufacture, to model, then to part. An example would be first I click on a cell it would show four manufactures, when I ...
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How to compare number with number in other column and get corresponding value

If suppose I have data like column1 column2 504231 504109 504109 504201 504201 504299 then I used the following formula ...
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How can I stop excel from rounding to .00?

My Excel formulas are producing answers that only give zeros after the decimal place. For example, =QUOTIENT(10.90,0.0450) gives the answer of 242.00, it should be 242.22. How can I keep this ...
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Excel calculations

I have a spreadsheet calculator that adds several numbers to one another to make a total Hence A1+A2+A3 = A4 assume 2+3+4 answer = 9 = A4 (and linked to D6 in Sheet 2) I want to store this answer ...
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,“>”&0),“”) at the end of a countif formula

I have the below formula, but don't understand why the last part of it ,">"&0),""). Can somebody clarify pls? ...
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VLOOKUP with string returning #REF

I have the following set up in Excel, and I am attempting to lookup the first column in the range A5:A7, and return column 8 (the rate) plus the custom rate. This is the link to the current setup I ...
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Calculate date and time differences in Excel

I am trying to use Excel 2013 to put together a workbook for timesheet tracking. As an example, time worked yesterday needs to be entered by 10:00 AM on the next business day. Weekends become ...
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How to extract max values from multiple rows and count how many fall to certain criteria, in one-cell function

I have a sheet in Excel that shows success of students in certain parts of the exam (tests, presentations, final exam etc.). I need to calculate some statistical data and the problem is that for some ...
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data proccessing in Excel

I have set up a number of columns with some data-numbers. I would like also to present some data resulting from processing these columns: For each of these columns i would like to know the product of ...
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How to match Reg No. in one workbook to another

I want to find out a formula to match Reg No. for two workbooks. First work book is a master book I update everyday almost, next workbook I have employees name and ID numbers only, nos are in ...
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Dragging a cell reference in intervals

I have data as follows (simplified) in two worksheets on a document: Sheet 1 data: A1=1 -- B1=(Blank) -- C1=(Blank) -- D1=2 -- E1=(Blank) -- F1=(Blank) -- G1=3 ... Sheet 2 data: A1='Stage ...
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Excel: Finding comma delimited values in reference range

I have a two-sheet excel file in which I want to see if specific values are present in some column, based on comma separated values in some other cell. The idealized case would be: Sheet1: Cell A1 ...
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Spreadsheet for Daily Equipment Hours

My goal on this is to keep track of equipment hours and have a daily report to reflect total hours and run time. I want to make a file with 31 days of worksheets in the workbook for the complete ...
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Excel count all rows that contain certain values for certain fields

I have a sheet with a couple hundred rows. Each row has an 'owner' and a pass/fail field. I am making a second sheet that has statistics for the users. So for each user it will count the number of ...
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Summing of adjacent cells in a single column that are <>0

I have a list of numbers (8780 values in one column -- a sample is posted below) some of them are <> 0 and some of them are 0. List of numbers: 0 0 0 0 0,127227198 0 0 ...
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How to put conditional formatting in a cell from another excel worksheet [closed]

It's hard to describe what I want, I'm not really familiar with Excel condition terms but it is basically just like this: Worksheet= Dr. castro patient consultations A B C D E ...
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“Filter by Selected Cell's Color” is so slow

I have a row includes like 60-70 thousand lines. 30.000 of them colored. And I'm trying to filter them by "Filter by Selected Cell's Color" but it's so slow. It take forever to filter just 70.000 ...
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How to CONCATENATE with variable rows

Sorry in advance if I don't explain this very well, definite newbie here when it comes to spreadsheets. I have a Text only spreadsheet with 4 columns, first 3 are Student's Last name, First name, and ...
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Can Excel's Find formula have multiple find_text criteria?

I have a list of names on a NAMES tab range A1:A100. On another tab 'Data Export', in column A I have an export of thousands of comments where one of those names from the NAME tab can be found within ...
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Apply a function/formula to a range in excel

I have many operations to perform on a set of data in excel. The data is in columns, and the functions are a lot of variations on things like =(A1*C1/B1)+(A2*C2/B2)+... Right now they are spelled ...
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vlookup with blank look up value

I have a Vlookup running and I want it to return 0 if the look up value is empty. example: =(VLOOKUP(A6,F:G,2,0)+1)*C6 +-------+--------+-------+-----------+-------+-------+ | | | ...
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Can't compare a cell to a column in excel

I'm trying to compare a column to a cell in excel several times. The columns are copy pasted from a PDF (only way to get the information). The results are bad, with trailing spaces, some completely ...
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Excel changes formula to numbers randomly

I have had recently a number of instances where Excel has changed formula to the numerical results of the formula : Formula Formula Formula Formula Number Formula Formula Formula I have ...
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Excel compare cells in columns A and B, show in column C cells only unique to column A

I know there's a formula for this in Excel but I can't get it right. I've got a list of 7000+ names in column A, and a list of 4000+ names in column B. Some are duplicates, appearing on both column A ...
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Return the maximum value to the left of the cells containing a given string

For an Excel spreadsheet, I am trying to find the maximum number that corresponds to a cell with a certain string. For instance, if the data is: | A | B | 1 | 3 | Red | 2 | 5 | Blue | 3 | 1 ...
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Count instances of a letter in a row if a certain cell in that row contains a specified date

I have a spreadsheet containing a column of dates (week commencing) with columns of data to the right of it, and a conditional formatting rule that highlights this week's row based on the date. I ...
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Merge 2 sheets, always keeping the value from sheet 1 if there are duplicates?

I have 2 Excel sheets that I'd like to merge. They are an inventory file and are roughly 5,500 rows each, with each row being a product and each column being an attribute. The first column is the ...
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Excel 2010 VBA only affecting last row in range

I have some VBA code written in Excel 2010 to force padding around the rows in a table, but part of the code only affects the last row in the range. Here's the full code: Private Sub ...
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I want to have one cell that can result in 3 different values based on it's own value

I am attempting to solve for a business problem via an excel document. In this document, I am trying to solve for: "Within a cell, If the value = Option 1, then Answer 1. If the value = Option 2, ...
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Looking up last two entries in a column

This might be impossible but I hope not. I am trying to pull the last two entries from a column and add them together and then divide by two to get a percentage. These entries are updated daily so the ...
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Excel - find and remove text, surrounded by varying characters

I've got an Excel file with ~5,500 rows of inventory items. One cell in each row is a description field and contains HTML. Some (but not all) of these cells contain a link formatted something like ...
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Use INDEX and MATCH function to find value and get a corresponding value from the returned rowindex

I want to combine columns [country code] and [admin1 code] with a "." in between and then lookup that value in Sheet1 in the [admin1code] column. When a match is found I want to get the corresponding ...
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How to have excel paste a value in a specific cell according to another data table

I'm working with excel 2010, I have an excel sheet with two tables. The primary table contains a calender and each calender day has a specific numeric value in the cell below the date. The numeric ...
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When to use “0” and when to use “1”

What is difference from 0 to 1 in the following formulae? Example: =IF(ISERROR(MATCH(B2,A:A,0)),"No Match","Match") =IF(ISERROR(MATCH(B2,A:A,1)),"No Match","Match")
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When copying formulas from one workbook to another, how to make the formula to use the data from the new workbook?

OK, I know it sounds complicated, so I will try and elaborate: I have a lot of files (one created every day) - let's call them W1, W2... Every file has the same number of sheets and their names are ...
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Share cost of activities between participants in spreadsheet

Say you have a spreadsheet you use to fairly share the cost of activities between people (example google doc): A B C D E 1 Activity Cost User1 User2 User3 2 1 ...
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Horizontal Index Match Excel 2007

i have a list of customers rows 1-500 column B, with their purchases showing in columns u-AB and based on the maximum purchases done under a specific column (u-ab), the customer will be tagged as ...
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Excel 2010 formula, How do I write this formula? (VBA)

I need a bit of help from the more experienced Excel VBA users. Basically I have 2 groups of 3 cells (6 cells total) If one group of 3 cells is filled in it needs to accept it and not return a ...
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Testing a cell for multiple condiction before calculating value

I am working on a workbook that has a formula =IF(ISTEXT(G4),0,IF(ABS((G4/H4)-1)>=0.2,0,1)) Now if H4 has a value of zero I get the Excel error #DIV/0!. I want to use the ISERROR formula to ...
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Removing whitespaces from data in a column

I have two columns of data in excel spreadsheet say column A and B. There are more data in column A than in column B. I am trying to find which of the data in column A is not present in column B. I ...
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How do you make a set of cascading dropdown lists in excel?

I'm working on a system to try to take inventory more quickly instead of filling in each row by hand. The reference data is several hundred rows. The first 3 columns in the reference sheet are Class ...
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Why is this Excel formula returning two different values?

I am attempting to use Excel (2013) to look up whether the value 1 turns up in a given set (using the CHOOSE() function, then, if so, printing the value in the cell directly to the right of it using ...
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How can I return a list of specific words found in a cell's contents?

I have two columns, one with a string of text (A1), the other blank (A2). A1 looks something like this: "Briefs on Southern Africa, Rhodesia, East of Suez (Including Soviet Naval Expansion), ...
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Conditional Formatting from Helloh, for a Noob

I'm going to try my best to explain what I need to figure out. Also, for you to understand exactly how mind bending this is for me, I haven't used an Excel formula since 2005/2006ish. We're doing a ...
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Advanced filtering leaving on unique values and removing duplicates

On the spreadsheet there are two subsets of data that are separated by color based on where I pulled the information from. Within these subsets are duplicate entries. I do not want to simply remove ...
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Pointing to another excel worksheet in a 3d table dynamicaly

I have a 3d table for some stocks of products, all sheets identical and all. If product name is "OIM", the worksheet the data is on is called "ROIM" and so on. Now, I would like to find a dynamic ...
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Excel - Script that search a sheet for a cell containing specific text, and replace the text with a specific value

I want to split a cell with data into other cells based on the data in the original cell. The data from the original cell looks like this (all content in a single cell): ...
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Replicate a Calculation Sheet for each customer

I created a LibreOffice sheet, with the detailed list of expenses. And a second list with the names and debts of each neighbour. However, I'd like to generate a personalise replica of the first ...