I need to compare 3 numbers and find the one in the middle
I have three numbers in a single row and would like to identify the middle
number enter that number in another cell.
1st # 2nd # 3rd # result
628 678 720 678
655 625 700 655
748 720 725 725
is there a function in excel that can do this?
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fasteddie wrote.....Find Duplicate names and delate
I have a small doubt could you clarify that???
That is I find duplicate name but I want to delete one name only, if I
filter DUPLICATE….. both names are showing…
1. Select the range of data including the header. You need to have headers
for these columns
2. From menu Data>Filter>Advanced Filter>Copy to another location
3. In 'copy to' specify the target cell and check 'Unique records only'
4. Click OK will give you the unique list
"Find Duplicate names and delate" wrote:
> Dear experts,
> I have a small ...how do i get negative numbers in brackets in Excel
i find i cannot enter negative numbers in accounts in brackets
but this is the accounting convention
is it hidden in excel
or do i need a plug in
Enter numbers using the minus symbol, but format your cells: Format => Cells
=> Number [tab] and in the Type box, enter "#,##0.00_ ;[Red](#,##0.00) "
(without the quotation marks).
"maverick accountant" wrote:
> i find i cannot enter negative numbers in accounts in brackets
> but this is the accounting convention
> is it hidden in excel
> or do i need a plug in
I have a list of names and I would like to check whether I have any
d-plicates in a column rather than checking by eye.
If anyone knows how to do this please - then I would be very grateful
if someone post a solution.
Try Chip Pearson's web site:
Scroll down to the D's, and check out the pages on Duplicates.
Please keep all correspondence within the Group, so all may benefit!
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In excel 2003 how do I delete a column of numbers without deleting the
formulas in the column?
Use the option buttons to select what you wish to highlight for deleting>Ok
Gord Dibben Excel MVP
On Sat, 8 Oct 2005 13:13:02 -0700, "Emmaus junkie" <Emmaus
>In excel 2003 how do I delete a column of numbers without deleting the
>formulas in the column?
...Add space after each numbered or bulleted item
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c...Finding a Median
I'm trying to write a query that will return a median for various
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searching, but I haven't been able to get them working. They are also
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Has any functionality been added to 2003 for this? Or is there a non-
code-based way to do it? I've seen it suggested to write a code to
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I have a row of values that shows the total cumulative number of sales of
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To return position (column number) of number 1234 within row 2:
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I'm using Windows ME and I've switched from RichEdit 1.0 to 2.0 for my
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I revert back to RichEdit 1.0 they do!
What's going on?
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> I'm using Windows ME and I've switched from RichEdit 1.0 to 2.0 for my
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Running Exchange 2003.
An user had some messages bounced back. Just to see if I saw anything
relevant, I went into Message Tracking and pulled up all the messages that
day by leaving the various fields (except for date and server) blank. Not
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"Richard L Rosenheim" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> ...Find (but not find)
My program takes a name from sheet3 goes to sheet1 to Find the name.
If it cannot find name, how do you do an If/End to Exit Do while or
find out if name has been founf? I have "On Error Resume Next" in
Thanks again for all your help
As ALWAYS, post your code for comments & suggestions.
Microsoft MVP Excel
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> My program takes a name from sheet3 goes to sheet1 to Find the na...Finding an event
I am developing an app that uses a single worksheet to enter data. When user double clicks a button, a new window (in same workbook)
opens with a new sheet. My problem is that excel does not seem to have any events for close of window if there are multiple windows
in a workbook.
Can someone help
That triggers the Workbook_WindowActivate event, you can use that.
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I am developing an app that uses a single worksheet to enter data. When user
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Does anyone use a free duplicate file finder that they like?
I know there are lots out there but when I went to download.com and
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to it's ratings, they turned out to be trial-ware. The most popular
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The set up looks like this:
ColU ColV ColW ColX
Y N N N
Y N N N
N Y N N
N N Y N
N N Y N
N N Y N
N N Y N
N N Y Y
Columns will always be U through X and will always be sorted in this order.
I need to find the first Y in each column and insert 2 rows above that row.
On the blank row above the first Y, I need to highlight in yellow and put
title in the first cell, such as New, Old, Existing, Deleted.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks for your time,
If desired, send your file to my address below. I will only look if:
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I have an excel spreadsheet that is supposed to update a access db.
Whenever I try to save the .xls I get an error stating cannot find db.
Even when I open the db with access, I get the error and the db opens
anyway?????? This only happens on 2 out of 20 pc's and I cannot figure
...Restore ability to enter 20 character PO Numbers
With the 1.3R release, RMS will not allow PO Numbers longer than 14
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This type of quick and easy fix (crippling the UI to work around a defect)
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I want to make a sum if Range is a week number and if style is Equal to
CONC-92 or CONC-45
Week# 49 Week# 50
CONC-92= 27 CONC-92= 30
CONC-45= 27 CONC-45= 30
Datas are in a pivot table and...
Pivot table looks like this:
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12/7 5 5 10 10
12/8 2 2 10 10
12/9 5 5 10 10
12/10 5 5 10 10
...Trapping a NO FIND after a find
I use the code below to store a row number to a variable after a find.
I would like to trap a NO FIND if the find is unsuccessfull
Any ideas. FSt1 provided the code below
dim rn as string
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if rn <> "" then
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Cindy Parker wrote:
> When I look into the folder:
> C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\recent
> then there are currently approx 20 recent documents listed.
> How can I permanently reduce the number or even disable this list?
Right click on the Start button and choose Properties --> Customize
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My out of office reply is missing from tools. How can I retrieve it?
Out of Office reply <Out of Office email@example.com> wrote:
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Unless you are using an Exchange server, you will not have the Out of Office
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...How do I find data from a list (or table) and insert it in a row?
I used to use a spreadsheet program (2 years ago) that allowed me to lookup
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then insert an item into a row of my choice?
Example: Make of item, item description, and cost.
Does the data go on one worksheet and then get referenced and inserted into
the list of another worksheet? If so, how? I can't seem to get any answers
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from which to study.
Maybe that ...Automatic numbering feature:
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Thanks in advance.
Automatically number by who pulls it up first? What does that mean? We can
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...Need Formula to detect duplicate invoices
I need a help with formula to detect duplicate invoices (payments) listed in
my column I2 through I8317. In a separate column (next to it) I want the
computer to return information either by indicating "duplicate" or giving me
number of counts for particular invoice. The formula I tried was:
but it doesn't work and shows value error.
Take a look here:
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> I need a help with formula to det...Finding numbers in rows and highlighting them
Hi everybody :)
I need help.
This is a lotto system.
I have a spreadsheet with 508 rows and 45 columns.
In each row there are 45 numbers mixed (1 to 45).
I need a script or some other way to find where particular (drawn)
numbers are in each of the 508 rows.
If my explanation is not clear please ask for farther clarification.
Thank you in advance for your help.
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