Questions tagged [microsoft-excel]

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Filtering Away Certain Duplicate Values in Pivot Data Source [migrated]

I'm using Pivot Table and Slicer to filter data from a raw data source. Our employees work rotating shifts. Between those shifts there are overlap hours. I created a file to track their performance ...
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How can I create functions based on filtered values? [closed]

I'm building a data set and one of the tables is based on filtered values. I'm using the =subtotal function to sum the data, but every time I change filters all my data gets messed up. Is there a way ...
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Decimals still in formula bar view (not in cell view) - need to round and remove [migrated]

having difficultly and hoping someone can help. I have an ID (number format) that has trailing decimals in the source data. I need to retain the rounded number (see example attached) and have the ...
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Converting VBA code to Google sheets app script [closed]

I have been using Excel VBA code since couple of months and it was working fine now i have to move this code to Google Sheets to access it from anywhere. I am not an expert but i tried hard to convert ...
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How do I correct the automatic borders that are scripted into this Google Sheet?

I have this Google Sheet document that already has functionality built in which applies automatic borders. I don't know how it is doing this. I've tried looking in the Script Editor, but I don't see ...
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Transferring an Excel document to G Sheets, how do I fix the slightly broken auto-borders implementation?

I'd like to transfer this Excel spreadsheet to Google Sheets, maintaining the automatic background formatting functionality, particularly in the case of the borders. Here is the same spreadsheet ...
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How do I get data from the 'Statement' sheet to automatically sort into the 'Expenses' sheet?

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1xrS8_Lcuqt3rLJgEkV4SHR_XTyGCAn8t9dJyWIUtMJ0/edit?usp=drivesdk So it will read columns B & C, Everyday > Groceries on the Statement sheet and that amount ...
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How could I copy information from multiple cells that share a common feature into one cell?

I have a list of codes that are each assigned to a specific bigger case code and I would like to put a list all of the smaller codes that share one bigger case code in one cell. for example D2-D6 are ...
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Google Sheets - Turning text in cell into an image

I was wondering if it's possible to turn text into a picture. For example the text "Arizona Cardinals" is imported automatically into a Google Sheet and that cell recognizes "Arizona ...
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Return a list if 2 criteria match in Google Sheets

In an effort to organize staff training: So far I've made the pivot table, but I'd like for the pivot table to extract who needs which training, as a list in one cell. I tried using =JOIN, but I have ...
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How could I convert a Google Sheets in to a excel file?

I am trying to convert the attached document into a excel file .. It contains a scrapped websites that is constantly updating ... I want the same feature such as the conditional formatting to occur.. ...
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Odd "wrap text" behavior for formulas

I'm writing some custom functions to help automate a process, but one issue I'm noticing is that they do not wrap properly. Steps: Enter some amount of text that exceeds the width of the column. ...
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Sheets or Excel - sum values in column a for each unique date and time in col b

I have two columns. One is a value, the other is a date and time: A. B. 01/01/21 5.15 3 01/01/21 5.15 2 01/01/21 5.15 4 01/01/21 5.30 2 01/01/21 5.30 3 I want ...
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Keeping referenced data organized after sorting

I run a Cub Scout Pack, and when scouts fundraise, a portion of the money they earn can go into an "account". Money can then be used to pay for scouting-related activities. I'm trying to ...
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Getting the latest date of something happening (with conditions)

So basically, I've got two sheets. One (sheet_1) with every single record in the system (over 11000 rows) and the other one (sheet_2) is querying information from that sheet. The relevant information ...
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Max sum held over a month

I need help with a formula that needs to calculate the max sum held at one time for each month. In this example it would be 54 for March (12+13+14+15, held on the 29/03/2021). Month is determined by &...
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"Export to Excel Default" when pasting cells into Google sheet from Excel

Sometimes, as I copy data from cells in an Excel sheet (1 or more cells), when I paste the copy into a Google sheet, it will include a first row with the content "Export to Excel Default". ...
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How to conditional-format text of a cell using a colour scale in MS Excel?

I know how to do this conveniently with the background colour of a cell, but when it comes to the font colour itself there seems to be such no automated method. I have searched throughout this site ...
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How to align data in a Google Sheets spreadsheet?

I have two tables. Table: ID NAME A01 John A02 Peter B01 Marta Then I have a second table (note that this table purposely has more entries). ID ...
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Data validation with specific condition

I have special conditions for column in Google Sheets which are: should only be filled with numbers no special characters allowed no alphabets allowed no space allowed should be 16 digits in total I ...
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Google Drive search do not found Excel files by sheet names

I have several .xlsx file shared in Google Drive. When I do searching, Google Drive never found any file (on of those .xlsx) if searchable name is in second/third etc .xlsx sheet? If name which I do a ...
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Obtain breakdown based on a different column

Is it possible to obtain nested values of a column immediately after the value they are related to from another column? Basically, I have a value (Order Item Cost coming from a unique Order Item Id), ...
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Auto-sorting in Google Sheets and excel by custom valued sorting

I want my data to be auto sorted by 2 columns every-time I append or change values. Also sorting is not just A to Z or Ascending/Descending but Custom valued sorting as example shown below: High ...
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What's the best way to upload a million row spreadsheet as Google spreadsheet? [closed]

I have an Excel spreadsheet with over a million rows that I would like to have as a Google sheet. I tried uploading the file as a CSV to my Google drive, which worked. Then I tried opening it as a ...
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How tell Google Sheets to not change columns width?

I wrote a script that generates excel files. In those files, I add images inside cells. I set the width of the images cell by calculating the total images width. Here is how it looks in MS Excel: And ...
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How to move “answers” rows into under column “questions”? [closed]

In Excel, how do I move answers from other column to same question under another column, can any one guide the exact formula to achieve this? See example below what needs to be achieved as shown in ...
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Export Google bookmarks into an excel sheet

I have a bookmark folder where I have bookmarked various professor's profiles. There are some 40 bookmarked links. I wanted to know if there is a way I can export the bookmark in an excel sheet with ...
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How do I write a formula while referencing another sheet in Google Sheets?

So I want to do a CountA on Column A and Column B in Sheet Two and divide Column A by Column B in Sheet One to get the percentage totals. Can I write all that in one line? =SUM(Sheet!((COUNTA(A2:A516)/...
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Changing the value of a single cell based on 2 different cells

By using the IF function I am controlling the value of a cell based on the values of a different cell. For example: If the date in Column G is bigger than TODAY() then the value of column N is "...
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How to use Google Finance to query a stock price during a specific time period

I'm trying to get the high and low price for particular tickers during the after market and premarket hours. Is there a way to query google finance for highs and lows between the after hours of 1:00-5:...
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In Google Sheets or Excel, how can I write a formula to SUM() a range based on the criteria that none of the respective cells are blank?

What I want to do: +------+--------+---------+-----------+----------+--------+-------+------------+ | Week | Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday | Friday | Total | Difference | +------+--------+---...
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Turn an excel sheet to a webpage

I have an Excel sheet that we use to calculate sales commissions. We, sometimes, share the file with individuals that we prefer they don't see the formulas. One thought came to mind is to convert the ...
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I wrongly set the date of 2000 cells. I want to add 20 years of those cells. How?

My first thought was to add a duplicate cell and show the formula as general number. add another cell that adds 20 years worth of days. change the third cell formula back to date. But I feel like ...
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Use Text in cell as formula in Google Sheets

I am working on a way of building out a formula rather than a bunch of if/then statements. Is there a way I can convert the text from one cell and use that text as the formula of another? Example: A1 ...
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IF Statement works in Excel but not G Sheet?

I have a simple IF statement in Google Sheets that is not computing correctly but it is computing correctly in Excel. The formula is =IF(G15="TRUE",1,0) and G15 is a cell with "TRUE&...
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EXCEL workbook - How to put on a website

I am using EXCEL from Office 2003. I want to know how I can put a workbook on to a website I have in such a way that a user can simply download it to his machine and then use it. The workbook has some ...
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Creating Hyperlinks of Google Drive Items in Alphabetic Order

The original post that I got the google script editor code from was here: Get share link of multiple files in Google Drive to put in spreadsheet It works perfectly fine, but what I want to do is show ...
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Why do Google Sheets and Excel give different exponential regressions?

I have the following simple set of data: xi yi 1 2 2 1 3 4 4 6 5 6 6 10 When I draw it on a chart and then add the best exponential trendline, both in Google Sheets and Excel, I obtain ...
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How to organize and add multiple tags to a list?

I'm trying to create a sort of "goal bank" and I'd like to organize it so that you can search for goals based on various categories (i.e. diagnoses [autism, mental health, etc.], domains [social ...
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Google Sheet day() formula returns wrong day name

I want to get Day name from a specific date on Google Spreadsheet (also tried on Microsoft Excel Online). I have written specific date on a cell B1: 2020-03-31 then custom number format it as: yyyy-...
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How can I SUMIF a row, but have the formula automatically applied to all new rows below it in Google Sheets?

I've made an inventory tracking spreadsheet that gets raw data from Google Forms. Forms inputs data into Sheets in a less than ideal way, but there's nothing I can do about that, so I'm stuck post-...
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How to get maximum value from rows, only from specific columns

My sheet looks something like this: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1IbHLts4V4hyc2bo_TfgZzZhFiMXkD5FSlPlpSm7xloY/edit?usp=sharing How would I make a formula for the max/min columns, to get the ...
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EXCEL: If cell x exists in column A then print row 2

I'm currently looking at a set of data like this: What I want is: If I enter something into G22 that exists in row A I want G25-G35 to show the content of 2A-2K respectively, else say blabla. I have ...
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if cell B4=B1:B2, countif C1:E2=AAA

If have 2 tables. I need the count of AAA for a particular name in Table 2. Example: I need to count the number of times AAA occurs for Peter.
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Excel to Google Sheets Script

I am using a script below for excel to pull a certain row value from one sheet to another cell on a different sheet. I just want to know if this can be done with google sheets thru script and if it's ...
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Rich text formatting in a Google Sheets cell

How is it possible to enable "rich text formatting" inside a single Google Sheets cell? I'd like to have a cell containing some text with both bold and non-bold content, words in italic, with some ...
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Getting the highest value sequential number in excel

I have a list of values in one column. But this contains obsolete entries: PIL.7762.25.xml PIL.7762.24.xml PIL.7762.23.xml PIL.7762.22.xml PIL.7762.20.xml PIL.7762.19.xml PIL.7762.18.xml From this ...
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How can I make a hyperlink from Google Spreadsheet cell to an Excel file?

How can I make a hyperlink from Google Spreadsheet cell to an Excel file? For example the hyperlink is in Google Spreadsheet and opens the Excel file. The Excel file is on the hard disk not on Google ...
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Excel spreadsheet hyperlinks change when uploaded to Google Drive

I've produced an Excel table with hyperlinks in cells from sheets to other sheets. I can't share the Excel document because its confidential but the anomalies are very unusual. One cell contains [11] ...
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Move Google Sheet with a script to Excel

I have a Google Sheet that I would like to access and modify also when I'm offline. The problem is that I have a script attached to it so I can't use the "make available offline" option; the script ...