Is there a way to sort after conditional formatting. So, if I've set up a conditional format to color my text red if the number is between 0 and 95, then I want to sort so all red numbers are at the top of the spreadsheet? Any ideas? Thanks for your time and assistance. Roberta On Thu, 25 Oct 2007 05:08:00 -0700, rrupp <rrupp@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote: You can't sort by color, but you can add a column to your query like this: SortColumn: Iif(SomeValue >= 0 and SomeValue <= 95, 1, 2) Then sort by this column. -Tom. >Is there a way to sort after condition...

I would like to know if there is a way to format dates so that they are formatted by year only. For example, if I click on Format -> Cells, there are a bunch of options, but none of them list to show the year only, just mm/dd/yy or mm/yy, etc. I am trying to create a chart so that only the year shows up. Also, I have tried doing Custom->and "yyyy" in type, but only 1 specific year shows up (i.e. 1905) for all the values. I would like to keep my values. Thanks much! ...

Hi I need some help! I have a column with results from a survey. The results are in text but do have a ranking, e.g. the results can be A,B,C,D or E. I now want to create an option button or similar where I can let the user choose to cap the results so e.g. the maximum result is a B and then all A results should show up as B's. Is this possible? Thanks You'll need a helper column to do this. Try something like this: =IF(B3<=C$1,C$1,B3) B3 is the survey result, C1 is the "Cap" value. HTH, Barb Reinhardt "Andreas" wrote: > Hi > > I need som...

I often have documents where I need to put formatting before or after the footnote number for every footnote, often for hundreds of footnotes...anyone know how I can do this in one shot? I know I can specify ^f in find and replace, but only in the find portion...it gives an error if you put it in replace. ...

I'm a very novice Excel user and am looking for a little help with creating a formula for a spreadsheet I'm creating for my personal use. I would appreciate some assistance if possible. Thanks in advance. Dan --- Message posted from http://www.ExcelForum.com/ Hi Dan! Post a sample of what you want to do. Your question is just a tad open ended <g> -- Regards Norman Harker MVP (Excel) Sydney, Australia njharker@optusnet.com.au Excel and Word Function Lists (Classifications, Syntax and Arguments) available free to good homes. "DanB4105" <DanB4105.ywtpa@excelfor...

Hi All, I'm new to Excel ( and to this forum :) ) and so I hope somebody may b able to help me. I've got 2 questions.... QUESTION 1 I've got a spreadsheet which takes data from one worksheet and uses i to calculate data in a second worksheet using the following code formula: =IF('4th November 2005'!B19="","nothing here dude",IF(B19<'4th Novembe 2005'!B19,"UP",IF(B19='4th November 2005'!B19,"Same",IF(B19>'4t November 2005'!B19,"DOWN")))) The problem is, when I create a new worksheet I have...

Thanks for the help again. Big thanks to Steve you've got me this far. I went out and bought a book, but it's like reading a foreign language. I was informed today that I can't have message boxes come up. I need to have the code point at the cells and if they are blank turn which ever one is blank red or if both are then both turn red then pause for each cell to be filled in. Cell F14 "Last Name" then automatically go to Cell F16 "First Name" on tab or enter. Basically if Cell F22 or F23 has an X in it, Cells F14 an F16 turn red and cell F14 has the focus...

Hi All I have a macro that copies a worksheet in the active workbook and puts it into a new workbook - then formats it and deletes any buttons on the worksheet. On the first click on the button the macro works ok. On the second click, it fails because the all assigned macros on all buttons in the active workbook changed from "mba" to "book1!mba". Book 1 doesn't exists (wasn't opened, wasn't saved, doesn't have the macros). I've never experienced this problem before?? Can anyone help to solve this problem? FYI The macro to do this is c...

Please can anyone help??? I have two columns in Excel 97. The first contains a list of statu values eg. pending, or granted or withdrawn. The second contains date eg.01/12/1997, 05/06/2003. I woudl like to know how to get all th granted apps before 31/12/2003. Can anyone help please -- Message posted from http://www.ExcelForum.com theres many ways, but an easiest way would be to do a sort. Highlight the 2 columns, click on data, then sort, then sort by status, then by date. this should group them all together. hope this helps...toe >-----Original Message----- >Please can anyo...

I have a formula that derives the answer from a figure with a decimal. I don't want to use the figures after the decimal. Is there a way to just use the whole number and omit the numbers after the decimal without having to manually key in all these numbers manually? Thanks, Mustang You can use the INT function. This 'rounds down' any number to th nearest integer, e.g. if A1=2.567, a formula in B2 of =INT(A1) return 2 HTH Bruc -- swatsp0 ----------------------------------------------------------------------- swatsp0p's Profile: http://www.excelforum.com/member.php?...

I'm using an sql code (below) which uses a few lookup fields. Unfortunately in the datasheet view, I get the "bound values" instead of the "display values". How can I change the properties for the these lookup fields so I can see the "display values" from the datasheet view? SELECT [Funding],[Date],[Description],[Company],[Expense_Type],[Amount],[Status] FROM [Form_9_Status] UNION ALL SELECT [Funding],[Date],[Description],[Company],[Expense_Type],[Amount],[Status] FROM [TDY_Status] UNION ALL SELECT [Funding],[Date],[Description],[C...

Hello, can you help me please Cell B1 contains a complex mathematical formula which requires (in several places) a number from cell A1. Cell A1 can contain any integer number, but it is usually the same (30). I would like to be able to leave cell A1 empty, and only enter a number when it is not 30 , ie the default value of A1 is 30, unless specified. How do I go about this ? Should I look at conditional formatting, or put lots of IF functions into an already complex formula? Thank as always KK Use 2 cells Modify the complex formula to use B1 rather than A1 ( or any other un-u...

Hi, I was considering learning Excel as an additional tool for my data analysis work. Is it better to use data sets that I have previously used with SPSS and apply the same analysis tools as in SPSS? For applying the appropriate tools, I was considering using excel's online help. The second option I have is to use some excel book for data analysis and apply the techniques to data sets provided with the book. Any suggestions????? regards Metal ...

Can I show the date, time and day of week in one cell. I have: 09/03/07 8:30 AM in one cell using the format (Format/Cells/Custom): [$-409]mm/dd/yy h:mm AM/PM;@ Excel refuses to accept ddd for Mon or dddd Monday at the end of the format I want it to read: 09/03/07 8:30 AM Monday in 1 cell. I have Excel 2003. One way: mm/dd/yy h:mm AM/PM dddd;@ In article <Xns99B8A3CAF9130pencilunlistedcom@208.49.82.220>, Burp <burp@beep.comINVALID> wrote: > Can I show the date, time and day of week in one cell. > > I have: > 09/03/07 8:30 AM > in one cell using the for...

I have set my current workbook to split/freeze the first column and first 2 rows. Now, when I add a comment to the second row (in any column) my comments are cut off if I should scroll down. I don't ever remember the behavior before. And I don't know what I've done to enable it but it's really annoying. How do turn this off ? ...

(This was posted on "excel.charting" group.) I have a user who's unable to paste an Excel 2003 chart into Outlook 2003 email message. In Outlook options, the checkbox is selected for "Use Microsoft Office Word 2003 to edit e-mail messages". When I tested this on my own computer running the same version of Office, if the box is check, I have no problem pasting; if this box is cleared, I cannot paste. But on his computer, it doesn't work regardless. Thanks and regards, TL ...

Hey is there a way to generate random numbers like you would for a draft. In other words, i have numbers 1 through 10 and generate a random order for those? Use the RAND() function. If 1-10 are in A1:A10, enter =RAND() in cell B1 and copy it down through B10. Recalc (F9), then sort by column B. Hope this helps, Hutch "pat67" wrote: > Hey is there a way to generate random numbers like you would for a > draft. In other words, i have numbers 1 through 10 and generate a > random order for those? > . > You would have to generate 10 random numbers ...

I would like to know how to give an entire row (or column) a text overlay such as "VOID" and still be able to view the text in the underlaying row (or column). Thanks in advance. Use WordArt from the Drawing toolbar. Change the Fill to None. -- Jim Rech Excel MVP "Bruce Charles" <Bruce Charles@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:C430F6BC-1EBD-461F-A3FA-EC8592C5704C@microsoft.com... |I would like to know how to give an entire row (or column) a text overlay | such as "VOID" and still be able to view the text in the underlaying row (or | c...

We are experiencing weird behavior with some Office 2K3 Excel spreadsheets that contain lots of calculations, but no macros. On some pc’s Excel acts normally, on others you get the error. I have a couple of screen shots available. Any help is appreciated. If desired, send your file to my address below. I will only look if: 1. You send a copy of this message on an inserted sheet 2. You give me the newsgroup and the subject line 3. You send a clear explanation of what you want 4. You send before/after examples and expected results. -- Don Gu...

Hi, I am running Office 2003 on the terminal server (windows 2003) and had a copy of mappoint as well. This is a mapping program. We ininstalled mappoint which has caused an error message with Excel and other office products. The error says "Cd:\documents and settings\administrator.ocrdc1\application data\microsoft\addins c:\Program files\common files\microsoft shared\geography\mpoai9.dll is not a valid add-in." I then click OK and excel opens up and everything is fine. The problem is that we are using other programs as well such as Quickbooks that export to excel and t...

A few months ago I had asked a question and got this answer: Question: I have a a set of values in A1 through A100. I need to look up each value and find a match in another set of values located in C1 through C200. If a match is found then I need the formula located in column B to return the value in the same row but the next column over (D). Answer: =IF(ISNUMBER(VLOOKUP(A1,$C$1:$D$200,2,0)), VLOOKUP(A1,$C$1:$D$200,2,0), "") Copy down through A100. The formula worked fine, however the reference value and the look up value are not any more numbers but a combinatio...

The help states you can only add error bars to data series in 2D area. Is there a way to add them to a 3D chart? Hi, I would not have thought so. Obviously as it is not a built-in option the only way would be a work around perhaps using dummy series. Unfortunately you can create 3d combination charts. Stick with the 2d view. Cheers Andy elahe wrote: > The help states you can only add error bars to data series in 2D area. Is > there a way to add them to a 3D chart? -- Andy Pope, Microsoft MVP - Excel http://www.andypope.info I checked, and error bars are not offered for 3D ch...

When you select the autofilter, the drop down list is created from the unique data in that column. Is there any way to customize this list, so the changes are permanent? For instance, I might have in one(1) column the following 4 row entries: red, blue, green (all are single cell entries) red, blue red blue, green I want my autofilter drop down list to read: red instead of red, blue, green blue red, blue green red blue, green (like normal) If I chose red from the drop down list...

Hello, I am trying to generate a large Excel spreadsheet apprx. 10000 rows and 40 columns. I am generating defined name section in the Workbook.xml part of the XLSM package. Here is a sample entry from that section <definedName name="_._44802_._0_._0_._0_._top_line" localSheetId="0" hidden="1">Sheet1!$B$2</definedName> Although the generation goes fine, I can not open the spreadsheet as the Excel throws an error message saying the package is corrupt. But this is not the case if the spreadsheet is small say, 200 rows by 10 columns. ...

With a cell/s selected is there a way to convert the cell's formula into straight numbers (in turn removing all formula and leaving the same number)? -- Emp-Designer ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Emp-Designer's Profile: http://www.excelforum.com/member.php?action=getinfo&userid=37564 View this thread: http://www.excelforum.com/showthread.php?threadid=571948 Emp-Designer a �crit : > With a cell/s selected is there a way to convert the cell's formula into > straight numbers (in turn removing all formula and leaving the same &...