Vlookup based on Active cell
Is there a way to have a vlookup formual based on the data in the
active cell. I have data on one sheet that I what to pull in to a cell
on another worksheet based on the data in the active cell I click on.
I looking for the reference of the vlookup to be the active cell.
thanks in advance for any help on this
Thomp <williamth...@gmail.com> wrote...
>Is there a way to have a vlookup formual based on the data in the
>active cell. I have data on one sheet that I what to pull in to a cell
>on another worksheet based on the data in the active cell I click on.
>I looking for the...Insert Last Date Value in a Column into a cell
I've created a billing register for a client with the "Date of
Transaction" in column A (A8:A508). At the top of the sheet, I have a
cell with an "As of" date value. What I need this cell to do is read
column A and find the last date entered. I've tried an array function,
but it only seems to work with number values, not date values.
Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!
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There seems to be a bug when mail merging forms from a data file into the main file. Text entered into a text form field on a locked data file does not merge into the main file. The only text that will merge from the text form field is the default text that may be entered when configuring the text form field. <br><br>If anyone knows how to resolve this, I would be forever thankful. Otherwise... How can I report the bug? I sent feedback, but is there a specific way to report a bug? I have the latest update...Moving Rows to Columns
I have a text file that I am importing that has
information on multiple rows (each entry has three rows of
data). I would move each row of data into a column. Anyone
have any ideas/macros on how to do this?
Select the row of data, Copy it, move to the cell of your
choice (I would recommend on a new worksheet).Edit/Paste
Special/Tick the transpose box.
Hope this helps
>I have a text file that I am importing that has
>information on multiple rows (each entry has three rows
>data). I would move each row of data into a co...Losing Notes when merging Contacts. Bug or feature?
I am having an issue with losing Notes when merging duplicate Contact
records. If I create a record with a duplicate already in the system, the
de-dupe dialogue box comes up and I am asked how I want to handle it. If I
merge the 2 records, both of which have at least 1 Note, I lose the Note
from the record which becomes the deactivated one. Not only is the Note not
merged with the active record, if you go to the deactivated record and look
in its Notes, any Note that was there before is gone. On the other hand, if
I merge two Account records in the same manner, Notes are merged and ...Relate cells
Does anyone know a formula in where
I have 5 columns - Point, N, E, El, Desc are the name of the column
I would like a formula to take the value from a cell under the Point column and run a search for that same value for the entire Desc column. I would like the answer to be either a True or False or (1 or 0
Any help would be great
This is probably not the most elegant solution but it does the trick.
Name the range of values in your Desc column 'Desc' and type th
following formula in the cell where you want True or False to appear:
=IF(ISERROR(MATCH(-Cell To Match-,Desc...Finding the cell that is linked to a file
Quick question here.
I have a file which is linked to other files. One file isn't one I own
and I would rather not link to it, but I can't determine which cell is
pulling data from that file.
Any idea how I find that cell?
I know I could use CTRL + � but that means I have to go through every
cell including ones in hidden columns - is there an easier way?
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I've created a worksheet which changes depending on the entry in the
Data Validation list but I like to hide all the formulas in this
I've tried selecting hidden in the Format/Protection and then selecting
lock cells Protect worksheet in Tools/Protection but then this does not
allow to select the drop down menu in the Data Validation box.
I dont want to lock cells as they change with dynamically with data
validation input PLUS I use Auto Filters but how can I still hide the
You COULD use Application.DisplayFormulaBar = False but the user c...Cell won't wrap all of the text in it
I have a merged cell set to wrap text. Vertical alignment is set to top (I've played around with this option). I tried doing Auto Fit for height and width, but it doesn't make a difference. The cell contains a large amount of text, and it wraps until the very end. Then it just continues on the same line, so I can't see it in the actual cell. I can see it in the formula bar. Also, if I increase the width greatly, more of the text appears. There is still plenty of room in the row height, but for some reason the text won't wrap down to the next line, no matter what I try.
...How Do i Get Access tables to mail merge in Word
I am trying to link a table or the results of a query to a word report
template that i can use to display all of the records of a given table.
For instance, in any given quarter, we may have 5 new sumps. When I open
the word template i want those 5 records to appear within the template.
Then, during the next quarter, if there are 10 new records, i want to table
to automatically update. That is, it will adjust to show all five records.
The way the template is currently set up, I have to manually edit the tables
by copying and pasting the records from the queries or tables in Access to ...Link Cells (Read for more info) -- HELP PLEASE
Ok, this is for more advanced Excel users. Here's the issue.
Lets say I have two sheets in Excel, S1 and S2 respectively. Let's say in
S1, if I type a 4-digit number IN COLUMN A, which is actually an ID number
for a person, I want their name to automatically appear in COLUMN B from a
list in S2.
This is how S2's list is set up... A1 has a person's ID #, and B1 has that
same persons name. A2 has a different person's ID #, and B2 has that person's
name, etc... So when I type the ID # in S1 in column A, it will lookup in S2
and match that person's nam...linking colored cell
I have a worksheet(A) with data linked to a second one(B); when I forma
any (A) cell with a selected color, I would like to transmit the ne
cell color to the linked one in (B); suggestions will be welcome
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Cannot be done unless Condtional Formatting is used on both cells to produce
OR VBA code.
Gord Dibben Excel MVP
On Tue, 12 Oct 2...Can't insert Rows?
When I try and insert a row I get a prompt saying
"To prevent possible loss of data, Excel cannot shift non-blank cells
off the worksheet. Try to locate the last non-blank cell by pressing
CTRL+END and delete or clear all cells in between the last cell and the
end of your data. Then select cell A1 and save your workbook to reset
the last cell used."
Can anyone advise (a) Why this happens and (b) How to stop it happening
as I've tried doing what the prompt says and can't seem to solve
it...and I really need to insert a row, rather than cut & paste.
Any help great...How can you set up a form that the cursor only moves to cells tha.
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only in certain cells. I want to be able to go from one cell that needs to
be filled out to the next cell that needs to be filled out automatically.
Example , move from cell a3 to c19 automatically. How can I do that?
You can accomplish that by setting sheet protection.
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Now, goto Tools>Protection>Protect sheet. A list of
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frustrating to have my rows all of a sudden jump to a height of about 1/4 of
the screen when I shrink some column widths to fit more columns on the
screen. (Freeze panes won't allow me to split the screen also.)
How do I disable the autofit row height?
I have a worksheet where the first 5 rows (A1:A5) hold a number of headings
which I want to be locked. ie when the user fills the current screen with
data and wishes to scroll down using the vertical scroll bar, the actual
headings don't dissapear from the screen.
Easy enough, but can't figure out how.
Go into A6 and then go to window/freeze panes
> I have a worksheet where the first 5 rows (A1:A5) hold a number of headings
> which I want to be locked. ie when the user fills the current screen with
> data and wish...Flagging a particular cell? #2
As numbers are added and subtracted in a column of cells over time, the sum
of these cells changes.
I should like to discover a formula to be used which would flag a particular
cell (or point in time) when that sum fluctuates by a given amount over the
last flagged cell.
1) 3 3
2) 4 7
3) -2 5
4) 5 10 FLAG
5) 6 16
6) 9 25 FLAG
7) -3 22
8) -8 14 FLAG
The formula I am looking for would examine the sum column and would flag a
variance of 10 or more from the last flagged cell.
I...Filling empty cells with contents from another cell
I am attempting to create a macro that will allow me to survey a column
of data and fill any empty cells with the input from the corresponding
row of data from another column. As an example:
Store Name Distributor Name
I would want my macro to insert the text "Kraft" into the third row of
data in the distributor column. I have toyed with the following macro,
to little success:
Dim i As Integer
For i = 1 To 104
If Range("C &a...Increment Cell Reference
I have a worksheet that starts with daily data, a date, then a dollar value,
then there is weekly data that needs to reference the daily data and
increment 7 rows each time. Every way I ahve come up with wants to increment
by 1, I used OFFSET to move down 7 rows, but then the next weekly cell OFFSET
increments the original reference by 1.
The daily data references the previous day and then adds any changes. So
for the weekly data, I need to just move my reference down 7 rows each week.
Is this a macro procedure you're describing or do you need help with a
form...Continuing the cell references in formulas
How du you make excel continue the cell references (the way I want) i
formulas when copying? I have the formula
and when I copy this cell the references change to (c4:d4) instead o
(d4:e4). I'm sure there is a simple way of going around this ... :
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> and when I copy this cell the references change to (c4:d4) instead of
> (d4:e4). I'm sure there is a simple way...Last number in a column shows in the total/summay line cell
I am looking for a formula that would have the last number listed in a column
listed in the total or summary row of the spreadsheet.
Column A lists the month of the year Column B lists # of files pending
Summary -- I want this to show the last number in Column B -- in this
example 7. Thank you.
in a cell of your choosing, enter..
=OFFS...Selecting CListCtrl row with keyboard on sub item
I've been googling for this, since I'm sure people have done this before,
but apparently I did not manage yet to compose the right search string for
When you have list control, you can jump to a certain item by starting to
type on the keyboard from the start of the string, as many characters until
you have given enough detail to have jumped to the item that you were
looking for. This is a nice feature, but now I want it to work alike for the
sub items in my report style list control, when I have my list control
sorted on such sub item.
Of course I can think of an app...Format Cells
Is is possible to alter the list of standard Date formats in the list that
appears when you select "Format - Cells - Date"?
I rarely use any of these ones, and have to enter in a custom format, which
Excel doesn't remember next time I ned to format a date column.
Alternately, It would also be helpful, that when I enter a custom format, it
saved it to the list.
Custom formats are not added to the default categories, but they should be
retained in the Custom category at the bottom of the list. You can reapply it
from there whenever necessary. To keep f...Change font size based on value of a cell
If the value of A1>0, I need the font size in a merged cell to change
from the default 10 to 16. It needs to return to the default size
when A1 returns to a value of 0. Can someone help with this? Thanks.
Here's a little macro that will do it.......
Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As Excel.Range)
If Range("a1").Value = 0 Then
Range("B1:E3").Font.Size = 10
Range("B1:E3").Font.Size = 16
Vaya con Dios,
> ...How do I precisely set the height of rows in a table?
Having imported a table from Excel and resized it to fit the page, the row
heights are now uneven - I want each row to be 1cm high. When trying to drag
each row boundary to make the row 1cm high, the permitted increments seem to
be uneven too and will not allow me to do what I want.
Publisher doesn't have exact cell measurement options. You can create guides and
position the rows. Right-click a guide, click format ruler guides.
Mary Sauer MSFT MVP