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

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### Conditional Matching Based on Datetime

I have a set of names and datetimes on two sheets. One sheet we'll call LargerSheet and the other we'll call Sheet1. On LargerSheet each name has multiple datetimes associated with it. On Sheet1 ...

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### How can I calculate the grouped averages and maximums per day for a range of dates and times?

I have a CSV dump describing the utilisation percentage of some servers in my organisation, covering data samples from several times per day. Each server belongs to a group. For each group, I have to ...

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### How to do a “great circle” calculation in MS Excel or LibreOffice?

I got two columns with latitude and longitude values. I need to calculate the distance between the points in every row. I'm trying to use the haversine formula as seen here:
That's the so called ...

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### Excel: ROUND() to the next unit of 5?

I'm creating a lot of graphs, so I'm making a common scale to be able to compare them using MAX/MIN values that I'm hiding in the graph as a separate series. My Vertical AXIS (Y) is in units of 5.
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### Excel VBA - User Defined Function to turn string into formula

I'm looking for something similar to the solution posted here:
Excel function that evaluates a string as if it were a formula?
Problem is this does not seem to work with a function in there.
This ...

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### Excel IF statement

I am trying to look at column E and if it is >0 put a 1 UNLESS column D has a value. If column D has a value, I would like to copy the contents of column D. I was thinking the following formula would ...

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### Excel - How can I collapse data, eliminating blank rows?

I have a 3 column, 20 row table. (A1:C20)
The 3 columns are each 1 digit of a 3 digit number.
Some of the rows have 3 digits, some are blank.
I need a way to return all the non-blank rows of 3 ...

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### Moving Right When Dragging Formula Down

I have a SUMIF formula as follows: =SUMIF($B$2:$B$5758,">1",N$2:N$5758)
Is it possible to make it so that when this formula is copied down the formula becomes =SUMIF($C$2:$C$5758,">1",N2:N5758) ...

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### Put two Excel formulas together

I have some particular data in sheet1 and some other data in sheet2.
I need to compare a specific value(Var1) from sheet1 and return a specific value from the sheet2, and return an output for the ...

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### Formula to return values into a number of cells based on another cell's value.

If I have a cell (A1) value is "2" (set value)
& another cell (A2) value is "4" (number of cells in 1 column i want the set value to appear in)
How do I return the values in B1:B4 to all be "2"?

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### Is there a formula I can use to count the number of occurrances of a name in 1,2,3 order?

I have an excel spreadsheet containing a list of names and "scores" that they have received for a specific date. Each name should have 3 scores each month and I'm looking for a formula that can help ...

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### Excel TRUE/FALSE IF formula

I have a "Pass" column (A) and a "Fail" column (B) in one worksheet. I have a column in another worksheet where I need the following to happen:
If A is true and B is false, return "Pass"
If B is ...

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### How to count number of repeat occurrences

I have an Excel Spreadsheet that looks more or less like this:
+------------+-----------+
| First Name | Last Name |
+------------+-----------+
| John | Paul |
| Joe | Jones |
| ...

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### How can I filter specific rows from an Excel spreadsheet based on criteria?

I have a spreadsheet from which I need to select ONLY the first five rows in each category.
I only want columns A and B when C is less than 5 -- =IF($C1>5,$A1,) and =IF($C1>5,$B1,) -- but I ...

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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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### excel - ask for input to be used as new cell values

I use excel 2007 and I want to create the following function:
At first I need to add a vba function button that prompts the user to add four different values, e.g. a name, a number, a date and an ...

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### Excel - formula to calculate average for variable number of rows in table?

I have a table where the value in column B is the average of some preceding values in column A.
I want to use a named range "DaysToCount" to vary the number of rows used for the average. I've tried ...

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### Calculate Break Point Weight

I have a table like so:
Miles Weight Rate
50 1710 54
50 3417 44
50 7253 38
50 12025 36
50 16052 35
100 1716 55
100 3429 45
100 7269 39
100 12027 37
100 16055 36
Where ...

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### Excel: INDEX and array on another sheet

My raw data is a list of students and their grades on Sheet 1.
6th Bobby
6th Carl
7th Tommy
8th Bobby
I want Sheet 2 to give me a list of students based on the grade I input into cell A1.
example: ...

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### Google Sheets Suffix To Column Cells [migrated]

I'm editing a spreadsheet of product data that has a category column. I'd like to create a new "Left Handed" as well as "Right Handed" category in addition to each products current categories.
I've ...

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### Excel - Counta from a certain cell until a blank cell

I'm trying to create a dynamic formula which counts all the rows from cell D3 downwards until a blank cell is reached. I want to be able to add new data everyday and have the range automatically ...

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### Excel COUNTIF range search returning #N/A

I'm using Excel to search multiple days (my ranges) in a timesheet for hours worked (my HLOOKUP reads the value below the dept number) by multiple members of staff for different departments.
I've ...

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### Sum of Multiple VLOOKUPs

I am trying to find a formula that would help me sum the results of multiple VLOOKUPs. For example, you have two sheets that look like the following:
Sheet1
Fruit______ Orange_Apple_Banana
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### Excel 2010 Formula: Finding a dynamic column based on string value, then count # of “0's” within that column

I have tried looking at many different potential avenues at solving this; INDEX, MATCH, DCOUNT, HLOOKUP with INDEX & MATCH, COUNTIF with INDEX & MATCH. What I'm looking for is a way to set the ...

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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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### 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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### Excel - How to merge rows from 2 tables based on a common column?

I am trying to merge 2 worksheets where only one col matches in content.
Column"A" in both worksheets have matching values but all other fields are different.
Worksheet1
Col"A" colb colc cold
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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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### 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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### How do I make a function update dynamically when I make changes to the function in a “master” cell?

For example, column 1 would contain input data, and subsequent columns would perform actions on that data.
Row 1 would be the master row. All changes to the formulas in row 1 would be duplicated ...

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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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### 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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### 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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### Copy/move values matching a pattern to another column

I have a worksheet where we need to move all the values matching a pattern to different columns.
For example, we have a B column with values that are one or more letters followed by one or more ...

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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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### Auto Updating an Excel Filter

I'm using excel 2010.
I have had a look at other "auto-update" and from what I saw they wanted you to type some information in to make it "refresh" the auto-update.
I have is two separate spread ...

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### Excel Formula for filtering data from one sheet to another

I have table that has the following columns (Agent Name, Client, Policy #, Premium) with the name of agents repeating several times since they have multiple clients.
I don't want to give all the ...

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### Type math formulas in Microsoft Word the LaTeX way?

I wonder if there is some free solutions for typing math formulas the LaTeX way in Microsoft Word document (Office 2007)?

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### Create a pie chart from distinct values in one column by grouping data in Excel

I have an Excel document containing information from a survey. I want to create a pie chart over location (countries).
How can I make Excel group all the distinct values together and then display ...

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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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### Comparing columns in two different excel sheets and if they match copying third column

I have limited working knowledge of Excel and I hope someone will be able to help me with my problem.
I have two different work sheets (say F1 and F2) with last name in Column A, first name in Column ...

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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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### edit excel formula changes cell not allowing formula to run

I am trying to put formulas into excel (2010 & not a new concept for me), however when i go to edit the formula the cell changes and only shows me the formula (not as a formula but as text in the ...

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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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### 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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### 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 ...