I need an Excel 2003 formula: If the first cell contains the letter Y then a second cell will display a name contained in a third cell - The second cell needs the formula.

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4/12/2010 9:41:01 PM

"Mike H" wrote: > I need an Excel 2003 formula: If the first cell contains > the letter Y then a second cell will display a name > contained in a third cell - The second cell needs the > formula. If "Y" will be the entire cell value, then in the second cell (A1 and A3 represent the first and third cells): =if(A1="Y", C1, "") Note that this returns the null string ("") if A1 does not contain "Y", a condition you neglected to cover. If "Y" will always be the first character of the cell, then: =if(left(A1,1)="Y", C1, "") If "Y" might be anywhere within the cell, and you want to recognize "y" (lowercase) as well, then: =if(isnumber(search("y",A1)), C1, "") If you want to recognize only "Y" (uppercase), change SEARCH to FIND, and change "y" to "Y". But note that the other two formulas recognize match "y" and "Y". See the EXACT function if you need to distinguish between them.

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4/12/2010 10:17:02 PM

=if(isnumber(search("y",A1)),A3,"No Y") =search() is not case sensitive (Y and y will both be ok). If you need to match case, use =find() instead of =search(). Another non-case sensitive way: =if(countif(a1,"*y*")>0,A3,"No Y") I'm checking A1 and using the name in A3. My formula was in A2. Mike H wrote: > > I need an Excel 2003 formula: If the first cell contains the letter Y then a > second cell will display a name contained in a third cell - The second cell > needs the formula. -- Dave Peterson

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4/12/2010 10:22:36 PM

I am using excell 2007 & this formula works {=IFERROR(AVERAGE(IF(MOD(COLUMN(G5:HC5)-COLUMN(G5),4)=0,IF(G5:HC5>0,G5:HC5))),0)} When i upload this workbook to a 2003 version this formula does not work I get {=_xinfl.IFERROR(AVERAGE(IF(MOD(COLUMN(G5:HC5)-COLUMN(G5),4)=0,IF(G5:HC5>0,G5:HC5))),0)} or somthing close to this Then in the cell with this formula has a NAME error WHY & HOW could i fix The IFERROR function can only be used in Excel 2007. Try this array formula** : =LOOKUP(1E100,CHOOSE({1,2},0,AVERAGE(IF(MOD(COLUMN(G5:HC5)-COLUMN(G5),4)=0,IF(G5:HC5>0,G5:HC5)))...

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I am running into the error message: Too many different cell formats Is there a solution to lowering the number of formats I am using? Just trying to change them to make some consistent gives me the same error message. I tried running the search on the forums on my topic but they have been disabled for a Microsoft upgrade. Thanks! One idea - Rob Bovey's excellent Utilities add-in will list all the formats in use in your workbook, allowing you to manually delete what isn't being used. http://www.appspro.com/Utilities/ExcelUtilities.htm You can also see the source code for ...

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Hi, It's OK to copy the formula from one cell to another one within the same sheet. How about that to copy the formula from one Excel file to another one? It seems only the value of that cell will be copied to that file but not the formula inside it. I even have tried to copy the corr. formula within that again but just the copied formula will not work successfully in there. -- HuaMin ...

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