#### Formula wanted

```Hi.
I have two columns in Excel. In first column A1:A100 i have some integers
and empty cells and in second B1:B100 I have some stings and also some empty
cells. I would like to apply a formula in C1:C100 somehow in a way:

a)	to include all stings Bi that the corresponding Ai are numbers
b)	with non blank cells in C1:C100 (That means all the strings in C column
will be in successive order. For example C1=ABC, C2=GEORGE, C3=CCD e.g.)

Any  idea?

Thank you.

```
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Utf
3/19/2010 12:55:01 PM
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```Try this array formula

=IF(ISERROR(SMALL(IF(\$A\$1:\$A\$20<>"",ROW(\$A\$1:\$A\$20)),ROW(A1))),"",
INDEX(B:B,SMALL(IF(\$A\$1:\$A\$20<>"",ROW(\$A\$1:\$A\$20)),ROW(A1))))

--

HTH

Bob

"George" <George@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:06A6FC34-C188-4021-BA20-7299BF55DD27@microsoft.com...
> Hi.
> I have two columns in Excel. In first column A1:A100 i have some integers
> and empty cells and in second B1:B100 I have some stings and also some
> empty
> cells. I would like to apply a formula in C1:C100 somehow in a way:
>
> a) to include all stings Bi that the corresponding Ai are numbers
> b) with non blank cells in C1:C100 (That means all the strings in C column
> will be in successive order. For example C1=ABC, C2=GEORGE, C3=CCD e.g.)
>
> Any  idea?
>
> Thank you.
>

```
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Bob
3/19/2010 4:37:54 PM
```Thank you but didnâ€™t  work.  But I get some ideas from this and I am close to
a solution.

"Bob Phillips" wrote:

> Try this array formula
>
> =IF(ISERROR(SMALL(IF(\$A\$1:\$A\$20<>"",ROW(\$A\$1:\$A\$20)),ROW(A1))),"",
> INDEX(B:B,SMALL(IF(\$A\$1:\$A\$20<>"",ROW(\$A\$1:\$A\$20)),ROW(A1))))
>
> --
>
> HTH
>
> Bob
>
> "George" <George@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:06A6FC34-C188-4021-BA20-7299BF55DD27@microsoft.com...
> > Hi.
> > I have two columns in Excel. In first column A1:A100 i have some integers
> > and empty cells and in second B1:B100 I have some stings and also some
> > empty
> > cells. I would like to apply a formula in C1:C100 somehow in a way:
> >
> > a) to include all stings Bi that the corresponding Ai are numbers
> > b) with non blank cells in C1:C100 (That means all the strings in C column
> > will be in successive order. For example C1=ABC, C2=GEORGE, C3=CCD e.g.)
> >
> > Any  idea?
> >
> > Thank you.
> >
>
>
> .
>
```
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Utf
3/21/2010 10:32:01 AM
```Did you array enter it?

It worked in my tests, so in what way did it not work?

--

HTH

Bob

"George" <George@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:191C533F-34B5-4A50-AEBB-3FD5E89FC980@microsoft.com...
> Thank you but didn't  work.  But I get some ideas from this and I am close
> to
> a solution.
>
> "Bob Phillips" wrote:
>
>> Try this array formula
>>
>> =IF(ISERROR(SMALL(IF(\$A\$1:\$A\$20<>"",ROW(\$A\$1:\$A\$20)),ROW(A1))),"",
>> INDEX(B:B,SMALL(IF(\$A\$1:\$A\$20<>"",ROW(\$A\$1:\$A\$20)),ROW(A1))))
>>
>> --
>>
>> HTH
>>
>> Bob
>>
>> "George" <George@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> news:06A6FC34-C188-4021-BA20-7299BF55DD27@microsoft.com...
>> > Hi.
>> > I have two columns in Excel. In first column A1:A100 i have some
>> > integers
>> > and empty cells and in second B1:B100 I have some stings and also some
>> > empty
>> > cells. I would like to apply a formula in C1:C100 somehow in a way:
>> >
>> > a) to include all stings Bi that the corresponding Ai are numbers
>> > b) with non blank cells in C1:C100 (That means all the strings in C
>> > column
>> > will be in successive order. For example C1=ABC, C2=GEORGE, C3=CCD
>> > e.g.)
>> >
>> > Any  idea?
>> >
>> > Thank you.
>> >
>>
>>
>> .
>>

```
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Bob
3/21/2010 5:21:17 PM
```Yes I did. It appears only the A1 cell data across the array A1:A20.
(If I replace the form  ROW(A1) with ROW(A1:A20) then all the Bi data are
extracted but appears the  0 value in the Bi cells where the corresponding Ai
cells are empty.)

"Bob Phillips" wrote:

> Did you array enter it?
>
> It worked in my tests, so in what way did it not work?
>
> --
>
> HTH
>
> Bob
>
> "George" <George@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:191C533F-34B5-4A50-AEBB-3FD5E89FC980@microsoft.com...
> > Thank you but didn't  work.  But I get some ideas from this and I am close
> > to
> > a solution.
> >
> > "Bob Phillips" wrote:
> >
> >> Try this array formula
> >>
> >> =IF(ISERROR(SMALL(IF(\$A\$1:\$A\$20<>"",ROW(\$A\$1:\$A\$20)),ROW(A1))),"",
> >> INDEX(B:B,SMALL(IF(\$A\$1:\$A\$20<>"",ROW(\$A\$1:\$A\$20)),ROW(A1))))
> >>
> >> --
> >>
> >> HTH
> >>
> >> Bob
> >>
> >> "George" <George@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> >> news:06A6FC34-C188-4021-BA20-7299BF55DD27@microsoft.com...
> >> > Hi.
> >> > I have two columns in Excel. In first column A1:A100 i have some
> >> > integers
> >> > and empty cells and in second B1:B100 I have some stings and also some
> >> > empty
> >> > cells. I would like to apply a formula in C1:C100 somehow in a way:
> >> >
> >> > a) to include all stings Bi that the corresponding Ai are numbers
> >> > b) with non blank cells in C1:C100 (That means all the strings in C
> >> > column
> >> > will be in successive order. For example C1=ABC, C2=GEORGE, C3=CCD
> >> > e.g.)
> >> >
> >> > Any  idea?
> >> >
> >> > Thank you.
> >> >
> >>
> >>
> >> .
> >>
>
>
> .
>
```
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Utf
3/22/2010 9:16:01 AM
```Excel 2007, Tables
Filter blank/empty cells and sort.
With macro.
http://www.mediafire.com/file/izlz1mweglm/03_30_10.xlsm
Pdf preview:
http://www.mediafire.com/file/nwtzdojlmnj/03_30_10a.pdf
```
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Herbert
3/30/2010 11:27:25 PM

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