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

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SUMPRODUCT where the product is computed from the row

I have a range AG6:AS38. It looks like this: AG AH AI AJ AK AL AM AN AO AP AQ AR AS -------------------------------------------------------- 6 | 1 A B C D ... 7 ...
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Excel Autofill Linegraph with Time

I must admit that I am not the expert on excel, but I need help creating a graph with some data. In column A, I have over 500 cells filled with temperature values from a probe. Now, technically each ...
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How to consolidate information from different sources in Google Sheets

So I have a Google Sheet with several sheets (tabs) in it, like so: Sheet 1 - Weapons Legend A B C D A = Date 5/3 John Sword 10 B = From 6/3 ...
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Excel formula to identify and group figures

I have two columns A and B In column A, I have figures in some currency say US Dollars. In column B, I have account codes to which the figures should be grouped. A B USd Codes 2,500 ...
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How to compare two columns with other two columns for duplicates in Excel

I need to compare columns C and D with A and B and only if exist same combination of two cells in one row. Hope the image below will explain the situation better.
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Creating a column of working days in LibreOffice Calc

In LibreOffice Calc, I would like to create a column of working days, for example: [...] 2012-01-30 [Monday] 2012-01-27 2012-01-26 2012-01-25 2012-01-24 2012-01-23 [Monday] 2012-01-20 2012-01-19 ...
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How can I identify filtered columns? [duplicate]

My file has many columns. its difficult to know whether there are filters or not and I have to scroll to the right to verify each and every column. Is there a formula to put in a cell indicating ...
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In excel how to do a 'sumif' function that is dynamic to a changing column

I'm trying to use a formula to do a sumif of a column of monthly data that changes depending on the current month. For example say I am entering this formula in column A of tab 2. Since it is ...
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Formula in Google Sheets to lookup contents of another cell [migrated]

I'm trying to create a formula that brings back a certain cell depending on what another cell has in it. But the formula I'm trying isn't working. It's working for other things (what I thought was the ...
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How do you get excel to ignore zero or blank values in an Average?

I am making a spreadsheet to score recipe ingredients, averaging scores for quality of the ingredient, packaging, and accuracy of serving size, and then using that data to create an average for the ...
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Complex rota hours calculation in excel

OK so there are a number of different shifts in operation here and I want a total hours formula. problem is the rota is written using a number of different notations for different shifts some are ...
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In Excel, how do I check if a cell is in a list of values (a range of cells)

I've got a range (A3:A10) that contains names, and I'd like to check if the contents of another cell (D1) matches one of the names in my list. I've named the range A3:A10 'some_names', and I'd like ...
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SUMPRODUCT & ROUND

Is there a way to get the product of the array with conditions to round to the 2nd decimal place before summing? Current formula w/o rounding: ...
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How can I prevent changes to formula results after first use?

We have an Excel 2013 workbook that we use when we create new user accounts (column A for first name, column B for last name, column C for the password, etc.). First name Last name ...
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Excel Month() function does not detect some date format

I have a simple table like this in excel: The formula i used was =IFERROR(IF(LEN(B3)>0,MONTH(B3),""),""). I check if a cell is blank by using LEN, if so ignore, else, convert it to month no. I ...
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Is there a function in Excel to find the maximum absolute value of a range?

I'm looking for a function in Excel that looks something like = MAX(ABS(A1:A10)) except ABS() doesn't take a range of numbers. The best that I can come up with is: = ...
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How to use a variable once, across the equation, in Excel 2007?

okay, is there a way to declare a variable inside a cell, without calling the cell name 3 times, across the equation(?)? I came up with this, to calculate the age from a DOB entered using the ...
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How to create a formula for every row in a column in Google SpreadSheet?

I use three columns. A, B and C. In column C I have a formula every row =A1*(1.6*B1) and then for the next row I have =A2*(1.6*B2) in C2. How can I do so I don't have to type in the new formula in ...
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How to create a dynamic date title in excel 2010 using different tables and data

My friend has asked for help with an excel assignment and they have 2 tables, HRM and Data_Tables. Data_Tables has corresponding month numbers from 1-12 in column I from I3-I14. In J column there is ...
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Add a cells content to another cell if cells at the top of the columns have only specific content

I already have a big part of this done thanks to another user, however I need it to go one step further please. I want to add the contents of cells in a specific row, based on a SUM formula. I want ...
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Excel Formula To Get First Non-Zero Value in Row and Return Column Header

I am attempting to find a formula where I can look at a column range within a row and return the column header in that row where the first non-zero value occurs, moving left to right. Below is a ...
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Any trick to calculating percentages when the base is a negative number

I am trying to calculate percent change when the base number (at time 1) can be a negative and the resulting number is positive (at time 2). My problem is the percent change from -4 to +4. A change ...
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Taking an indirect reference in excel and making it a direct reference

For many somewhat complicated reasons -- it has to do with transposing columns and rows because of third party software limitations etc. -- I have had to use the indirect function in order to make ...
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Convert a formula in Excel into an Array Formula without Ctrl-Shift-Enter?

Question: How might it be possible in Excel to convert a formula into an array formula, without using a hotkey? Normal Formula Array Formula
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Simple sum of dropbox values for scoring Excel 2013 worksheet

I would like to make a worksheet with dropboxes for scoring ingredients and summing the scores per ingredient. I already made the dropboxes with number 1-3(1=poor, 2=fair, and 3=good), but I would ...
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Check if a cell contains any of words from a dynamic list

I want to use a formula to populate the "RESULTS" cells. I need it to check if the adjacent "CHECKED CELL" contains any of the words listed in the "KEYWORDS" cells. Ideally, I would be able to add ...
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How can a cell be displayed if another cell is marked?

I am a trainer for an organization, and we have a major conversion to a new core system coming up. We have been provided a massive spreadsheet listing all the training modules that each person must ...
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How to output a CSV file from a matrix of Excel formulas using multiple files?

I am receiving on a weekly basis a list of Excel spreadsheets from a supplier (around 40 spreadsheets) with data in a specific format. Since the format is a bit complex and can't be converted to CSV ...
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How to create a text mask in Excel 2007

I have a list of numbers: 59046 64940 77505 101409 140331 1036135 3166909 I want every number to be exectly 9 digits. For example, i want 59046 as 000059046, 1036135 as 001036135. How can i create a ...
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Is it possible to sum an entire column without setting explicit cell boundaries in Excel?

I'd like to sum all the values in a column starting from a certain minimum value, but I don't want to give an upper bound because any value in the table will be appropriate for summing (minus the ...
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Add a cell content to another cell if a different cell has a specific content

How can I fill a cells value (e.g row 29 col A) with =sum(B1:Z1) but then only add the content of a cell in that row 29 if row 4 of that column says "UK IR". That way I can add all the cells together ...
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Attendance Tracker - Deduct points if no points within pay period

I have a spreadsheet where I keep track of whether or not someone called in, was late or left early. On the 1st sheet I have their names, the number of times they've called in, were late or left ...
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Can you do Regular Expressions in Excel without VBScript?

I'm looking for an Excel function that I can put in a cell to do a regex search of the contents of another cell. Is there anything available to do this? I'd prefer not to have to add VB Script to ...
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Calculate different discount levels in Excel

I have to create a price list with 3 different discount levels called eg. E1, E2, E3. E1 = 10%, E2 = 20% and E3 =30% discount. How do I write a formula to tell Excel if the item falls in class E1 it ...
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Most efficient function(s) to compare and extract rows from two reports? [on hold]

I work for an international shipping company processing hundreds of containers each day. I generate a report (from an AS 11g servlet, FWIW) in the morning, work through it based on the 2 Modes of ...
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Hyperlinking or linking in another way to a cell without it being able to change

How do I hyperlink or link to a cell from another cell in a way that when rows are added, and the row numbers keeps changing due to new rows of information being added throughout the sheet, the link ...
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Sumifs function where I want to sum a range not just a single row or column

I am stuck. I am entering timesheet date into an excel sheet: Column A - Resource Name Column B - Project Phase Column C - Resource Team... Column D to AAA is a date Therefore a single resource could ...
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Reference last cell not only in a row or column, but in a range

all users, especially Jerry Beaucaire. I was reading this link when I stumbled upon his answer Here is the link How to refer to the last cell in a row in Excel? And Jerry Beaucaire answered it like ...
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How can I copy new data with additional rows, while including formulas?

As an example I have data in the range A1:D55, and in Column E I have a formula using VLOOKUP in reference to column A. I pull the data again for A1:D55 and the values change (titles remain the same) ...
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Excel Formula will not update [closed]

I have a formula in excel that will not update automatically even though it is set to do so. If I hit F9 it still will not update. I have to be in the formula bar and hit enter for the update. Any ...
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Excel-MATCH function doesn't work on pasted values

I'm trying to find the positions of the values(text) in one column in another column. I ran the function: =MATCH(B1, A:A, 0) and I get a #N/A result. But this result is incorrect...as I clearly see ...
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How to compare two columns and find differences in excel

I have two columns in Excel that I want to compare and find the differences between them. Suppose Col A has 50 numbers i.e 0511234567 Col B has 100 numbers in the same format
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How can I replace forbidden characters in a file names before saving in VBA?

This will be very simple for somebody who knows VBA better than me. I used a code original provided by user Nixda on this forum to split excel worksheet into multiple CSV files based on column value ...
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Excel: Validation rule with value that should be in the list of another column without blank

On excel, I've two tabs: one listing all people participating to an event, with a lot of details. I've a "FullName" column which is basically defined by: =[@LastName]&" "&[@FirstName] This ...
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Multiple Formulas in one Cell for hotel

I am trying to create a housekeeping spreadsheet where when a room number is entered into a cell a 0 or 1 (0 is for studio and 1 is for a 1 bedroom) is automatically populated in another cell. I have ...
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How do I download a stock price in Excel 2013? Is there an equivalent to Google Doc's GoogleFinance spreadsheet function?

In a Google Docs spreadsheet, I can use this cell formula: =GoogleFinance("GOOG", "price") to download the latest price of a stock. Is there an equivalent function in Excel 2013? Earlier versions ...
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How to count months in intersection of two date ranges [closed]

I need to calculate the number of months in the intersection of two date ranges. For instance, in Column A I have start dates of employment 12/1/1998, 1/1/2003, 2/1/1995 and in column B I have ...
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MS Excel - Cumulative sum of a column based on “id values” in another column?

I have been trying to figure out how to make a formula that calculates cumulative sums of rows in a column based on their id values in another column but still haven't found any solution for it. I try ...
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Dynamic Values in a formula? [migrated]

I have a google sheet where I am using this query to pull data from another sheet : =QUERY(IMPORTRANGE("SHEETLOCATION","Master Customer!A1:u10000"),"Select Col3 Where (Col18='Survey Complete' and ...
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To get the result in excel [closed]

I have few character with some gap in each charaters. Just wanted to get all the characters before the gap Eg:- TSFT40009 TRMG23789 MNCDFEWIPZY MNKYUNIM20.