# Questions tagged [microsoft-excel-2013]

The 2013 version of Microsoft's spreadsheet application.

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### Excel 2013/2016 not updating values while workbook is minimized

I have the following setup:
1 Workbook named Workbook1 with the value 123 in A1
1 Workbook named Workbook2 with value =[Workbook1.xlsx]Sheet1!$A$1 in A1
Now, when I go and change the value of ...

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### Excel automatically changes font in a cell after text input

I have an Excel sheet (in Excel 2013, xlsx format) with a table in the first 10 rows. The first column of this table (and it's 10 rows) has font set to Arial/Bold/10. All rows have some data in it.
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### Auto Resort - two columns in Excel

I have a workbook at my place of employment that we run weekly reports in - however we are adding new lines to it daily. I want to know that every time I open the workbook it is already sorted in the ...

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### Excel Workbook - ownership request prompt to the editing user

I have a workbook file that is used by 1 team with a few people; but soon it will be disparate teams (2 teams; 8 people) accessing the file on our corporate share... This could grow to more teams and ...

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### Microsoft excel visual basic script [closed]

I am trying to use the paste special commands to paste contents from cells in one workbook to the another under the thisworkbook module so it will run automatically and it keeps erroring it out. What ...

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### Add only working days in grid style using Microsoft Excel

I like to have a calendar date view of the five working days in Excel.
I manually built a first row with dates from 30th July 2018 to 3rd Aug 2018 (Mon to Fri, which are working days) and a second ...

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### Is it possible to protect the structure of an Excel sheet without protecting the contents?

We want to protect the structure of an Excel sheet (the user should not add or remove columns or change the format of the cells) but allowing him to change cell content and adding or removing rows.
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### How to combine two First Name with and followed by Second Name?

I've huge list of Couple's Name and I want to reorganize the list.
Check the Screen Shot:
Below is the Formula I've applied:
=LEFT(E48,FIND(" ",E48&" ")-1) & IF(ISNUMBER(FIND("and",E48))," ...

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### Can Excel Pivot Tables delimit data and perform calculations on the data?

I'm trying to create a document for work to track a lot of information and provide feedback based on the inputs. I have nearly everything I need complete, except the results that occur. I have ...

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### Excel 2013 Hide Page Breaks by default in Normal View

I exclusively use Excel 2014 in Normal view, and I never ever use the dotted page break lines. I know I can turn them off with File > Options > Advanced > Uncheck "Show Page Breaks." I want this to be ...

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### Fill multiple columns in excel with data from other sheets with one formula

Excel newbie here. I have 3 excel sheets.
Sheet 1 contains data in columns A and B, sheet 2 contains data in column A.
What I'm trying to do is enter a formula in sheet 3 such that columns A, B and C ...

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### Microsoft Excel 2013 Column value [closed]

I would like to have my column in excel have a specific value. For example in column B if I type a 2 in row 2 and a 3 in row 3, I instead of the auto sum giving me 5 I want it to give me 50 is there a ...

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### What is the Excel Popup from F2 in ready mode?

I stumbled on this behavior in Excel: pressing F2 (without any shift key) opens a slider bar that fades in a few seconds. At first I thought F2 editing was broken, but I see this only happens in Ready ...

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### Copying Chart to Another Sheet with Updated References in Excel

I have made a chart within a sheet in Excel. Within the sheet, the chart refers to specific cells in the sheet to display (i.e. cells that contain my data points).
I would like to know how to copy ...

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### Excel MIN with nested IF statement — Trying to ID a date closest to 30 days after a date

I have 16K plus records with an Auction Date. I need to find the date and amount that is closest to the Auction Date BUT more than 30 days later.
I have calculated a row that shows the difference ...

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### Pass or Fail in Excel [closed]

I want to compare the score in multiple columns against a fixed number to give a pass or fail for each column and overall i.e if one column is a fail, the whole series is a fail.
For example each ...

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### Assign Nested Sequential unique numbers for items in Excel Table

I'm trying to generate a unique ID number for a items in a table in excel.
For example: 1.2.4
For each column the number is uniquely numbered based on the text.
For example in the table below would ...

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### Can't get rid of custom styles in an Excel 2013 workbook

I use Excel 2013 and I am trying to clean up an 8000 KB spreadsheet which has evolved over the years to include thousands of duplicate cell styles.
I managed to get rid of most of them using some VBA ...

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### How to implement this formula with braces and brackets into Excel

I'd like to use Microsoft Excel to compute this formula to find y :
But I absolutely don't know how to do... It's the first time I see such one.
Could you help me ?
Note : Td2 is a known variable ...

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### Can Excel VBA call Macro in Different Macro Workbook

Can VBA code in an excel spreadsheet call a different XLSM Workbook file's Macro?
I have a local XLSM that needs to call a method in a different XLSM file, how can that be done?

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### Excel 2013 Slow to open over FTP

I have a user who's opening a 2 MB file over our FTP network. It takes the system about 40 seconds to open it after the password (set through standard Microsoft file encryption no macros or add-ins ...

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### Counting pairwise combinations from many options in Excel

I have a large dataset of students and the classes they have taken. Each student has taken 12 to 18 of around 80 available classes. Using Excel (2013) I would like to find out, for any given pair of ...

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### Excel spreadsheet with max rows/columns that won't delete

I have an excel spreadsheet that has more than a million rows and thousands of columns (maxed out on both axis).
Whenever I delete the row at the end (1048576)it comes back.
If I delete any number ...

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### Pivot table not updating available columns from data model source

I have four tables in an Excel 2013 workbook generated from four different ODC files.
Using Power Query, I added all four tables to the Data Model and created a common list in a query. I created ...

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### Excel Unable to Display or Distinguish Text Strings

I created a simple CSV file with only this exact text (quotes included):
"-2**31-1","-2**31"
How can I open this CSV file in Excel and get it to display exactly:
A B
1 -2**...

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### Cartesian product in Excel 2013

I have an excel in this format.
+----------+-------+---------+--------+--------+
| TicketId | PubId | PubName | Model1 | Model2 |
+----------+-------+---------+--------+--------+
| 1234 | 12 |...

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### Dealing with missing data in excel

I have an Excel 2013 Line Chart. The Horizontal (Category) Axis Labels are set to "2014", "2015", "2016", "2017", "2018".
I create multiple Legend Entries (Series) successfully, i.e. series with ...

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### Silenceing Excel 2013 Error “We couldn't free up space on the Clipboard. Another program might be using it right now”

I understand that the above error appears when there is a program installed which is incompatible with excel. I don't want to "fix" the underlying issue which is causing the error to popup, because ...

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### Excel Formula output error

As per below previous question link please find attached , formula is not giving output properly as if i need number inside the bracket only, hope any one can help enter image description here
Split ...

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### 'Merging Cells' in a table

I have an excel sheet that has a number of entities that are defined by their 'Job Number'. However, I need multiple rows per job meaning that the column ends up having duplicates, such as in
Is ...

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### Copying non-adjacent Excel rows/columns to a text editor?

I would like to manually copy data from non-adjacent Excel rows (or columns) and paste it into a text editor.
So far I haven't found a way to do this efficiently. (I'm using Excel Home/Student 2013.)
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### Split data into new column

As per attachment i have column A having name with underscore "_' and bracket " [ " . I need a formula to get answer of column B means I need formula to get id before underscore and inside bracket .
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### Additional Comments added to input

I have an excel file that was passed on to me and when I enter a number (say 154) in a cell it comes back with "comments = 154" where do i go and find where to delete that additional words. We thought ...

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### Scatter plot for multiple rows

I'm trying to plot the following data in Excel using a scatter plot
Income 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965
Algeria 1280 1085 855 1128 1170 1215
Argentina 5251 5448 5316 ...

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### Listing all unique values from table in another sheet

In Excel, I have a table where I want to list all unique values from a column in a different a row of a different sheet. Here is an example of the data I have:
I want to fill in cells in the other ...

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### Index match finding the first value only

I have a list of employees with duplicates and each employee has a number which represents the number of sales. I'm trying to use the following formula to extract the highest sale for a given name, ...

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### How to create a desktop shortcut to a Onedrive file

I would like to create a shortcut on my desktop to an Excel file located on OneDrive and having it open in Excel. (I'm using Windows7 and Office 2013)
Within Excel, I have retrieved the path to file (...

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### Dynamic row and column size for Text to Columns VBA code

I export CSV reports which often have around 200-5000 rows or 30-60 columns. Using the record a macro function I recorded a macro that goes through the Text to Columns Wizard, the resulting macro is ...

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### Excel formula for calculating days

I buy and sell different items. I am trying to write a formula that will work out how long an item stayed in stock.
For example:
A1 is Purchase Date, so I enter 1st June 2018
A2 is Sale Date,
A3 is ...

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### How to change default settings for Text to Columns Wizard for CSV documents

Is there a way to change the default settings for 'Text to Columns Wizard' from 'Fixed width' to 'Delimited' when working with CSV documents?
Currently I have to manually change it every time I open ...

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### How add text to a cell in Excel 2013 based on the absence of specific words/sentence?

Lets say in column A I have cells that contain the following text approximately 25% of the time:
"This is a super special cell."
I'm trying to find a function that could read column A for the above ...

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### Excel - Formula based transpose from comma separated values to individual rows

I maintain my CD/DVD inventory in an Excel file (Excel 2013). The data is organized as shown in below snapshot.
On each row there’s first cell mentioning the CD label and next cell holds the comma ...

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### Excel Pivot - I don't want (blank) written in my empty cells

I have created a pivot from data which had many empty cells. After creating the pivot all those cells are displayed as "(blanks)". I want it to remain empty.
I found an answer here https://www....

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### Bug resolution time graph

I'm documenting the amount of time it takes for a bug to be resolved but displayed in histogram/binomial format to see what the average amount of time it takes to resolve a bug. I was using pivot ...

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### Excel - Dynamic Charts

I have a series that looks like SERIES('Data'!$C$140;'Data'!$E$138:$Q$138;'Data'!$E$140:$Q$140;2) and in order to make it dynamic I'd like to replace the endpoints with a cell that depends on the ...

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### Reference Multiple Excel Workbooks at the same time

I am trying to compile data from multiple workbooks into a single one. So far I had the idea of referencing cells from other workbooks, something like using
='C:\Users\me\Documents\[sample.xlsx]...

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### Excel adding rows to a table and automatically adding rows to another

I have two excel tables on two separate sheets. Both tables have a ID column and a many more columns that have nothing similar between the two tables (IE the tables store different things entirely). I ...

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### Sum separate columns based upon duplicate conditions

How do I create a worksheet formula to to the following:
Look for Policy Number duplicates in column B, then for corresponding Pay Date duplicates in column C. If both contain duplicates, sum the ...

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### How to create a text based Crosstab (pivot) in Excel?

Suppose I have a list of issues that have the following:
Priority: 1-5 (how urgent something is)
Impact: 1-5 (how many people will be affected by the problem)
Desc: 15 chars (a very short description)...

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### How to format numbers and thousands with decimals in Excel?

I wish to display the numbers 23567 and 100 as 23.6K and 0.1K, respectively.
I know the format ##0."K" gets me close: 24K and 0K, respectively. But I'm unable to tweak it to do what I want.
I'm on ...