Highlighting cells #2
Excel 2007 sp1 with vista 32 business sp1
Background: When you highlight multiple non-contigious cells (i.e. hold the
control key down and select several cells that are not connected) Excel
highlights the selected cells in light blue.
Problem: This light blue does not show at all on many projectors. In some
case you can adjust the color temp and this helps. We do hundreds of
presentation in North America each year and can not control what projection
equipment we will be using.
Requested solution: I would change the light blue background that is applied
to selected cells to some other colo...if cell starts with characters formula
I need to count cells in a column starting with certain characters. each
cell's data varies in length. I have tried with @countif( but does not work
if the cell contains other characters after the "prefix".
row 20 cell 5 apples
row 21 cell 5 apples red
row 22 cell 5 apples green
row 23 cell 5 plums green
row 23 cell 5 plums purple
totals required for apples = 3 (regardless of colour)
total required for plums = 2 (regardless of colour)
@countif(C20:c30,"plums") gives answer of 1 require answer of 2
@countif(C20:c30,&quo...move cell contents
Is there a way to move a cell contents to another cell with a formula. ex:
if a5="Name" then move g5 to j5? Also, I am using
=INDEX(Sheet1!B3:B12,INT((RAND()*10)+1),1) to pick random names from a list.
I have the formula in different place pick random names from different list.
This does work, but I have different list with some of the same names and
with the random pick I do not want the same name to appear.
Thanks for any and all help.
a formula can only affect the cell it is in, it can't move or change another
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>I hope that some one can answer this for me.
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If your using MS Outlook copy your .PST file across and import it into the new install.
>If your using MS Outlook copy your .PST file across and import it into the
No, don't import it. Simply use "File">"Open"
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We have a form which the operator enters data in a text box. Currently we
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program when the operator hits the enter key @ the end of the data entry for
the text box? TIA
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Use the control's AfterUpdate event.
Doug Steele, Microsoft Access MVP
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"ted" <n6trf@arr...Using part of a cell in a chart title
I have a chart which should get a title. However, this should be partly be
used from a cell e.g.
"counted with 5%"
5% should be taken from the cell and used in the title.
Is this possible?
Yes it's possible but all of the chart title needs to be in the cell. So you
may need to use a helper cell and concatenate text and value.
Andy Pope, Microsoft MVP - Excel
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news:5CB7A971-AA7F-4C34-BB42-7DC283AA2958@micro...visible cell only
I'd like to use the PERCENTILE function in a list that has been autofiltered
and get the results based only on the visible cells.
I've used SUBTOTAL in order to get count, average, min and max. But I need
to get the .25 and .75 percentile figures for the filtered data (visible
I've scoured these forums. I've scoured the web. I've found some vba code
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morning) but got no reply. I figure...Parsing data from one spreadsheet into another format
The data that we dump out of one machine comes in like below.
%AT_1300 Bottoms|Conductivity| (Water Out) InputRange VDC1to5
%AT_1300 Bottoms|Conductivity| (Water Out) Custom_Range_Low 0.0
%AT_1300 Bottoms|Conductivity| (Water Out) Custom_Range_Hi 0.0
%AT_1300 Bottoms|Conductivity| (Water Out) MinScale 0.0
%AT_1300 Bottoms|Conductivity| (Water Out) MaxScale 20.0
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%AT_1300 Bottoms|Conductivity| (Water Out) DigFiltTimeCnst 0.016
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I have a chart that has blank info in the legend. I want
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symbol doesn't work. Any ideas? Thanks.
To add information to the legend, you need to add to a series name.
Right click on the chart, select Source Data from the pop up menu, click
on the series tab, select a series, and either type something in the
name box, or click in it and select a cell with the mouse.
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Peltier Technical Services
> I have a chart tha...Sorting Data #5
Is there formula or anyway to be able sort the below data into a format that
I could create a pivot table on? I spend to many hours doing this every month.
Invoice #: 12345 Invoice Date: 1/16/1950 A/P Code: ABC
Due Date: 1/16/1950 Total Payable: $100.00 Reference: Freight:
Account #: 1234 Description: Name Reference 1 Amount: $100.00
Account #: 4321 Description: Name Reference 2 Amount: $100.00
Account #: 9876 Description: Name Reference 3 Amount: $100.00
Any help would be much appreciated!!
You need to show a Before and After version.
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try using a hyperlink.
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in Access check 'File - Import External data'
"...How do I merge cells with multiple data values?
I've tried highlighting the two cells which are in the same row. It
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Not knowing what you want to do, let me make a suggestion. Put all your
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From "Excel Specifications and Limits"
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