Lookup based on criteria in 2 columns
I am trying to use a vlookup or other function to return the value in the
amount column based on the location and date. Here is a sample of my data:
Location Date Amount
101 9/15/8 10
101 9/16/8 20
101 9/17/8 15
102 9/15/8 50
102 9/16/8 75
102 9/17/8 67
For example if I wanted to return the amount for location 102 on 9/15/8,
what formula would I use? I tried using variations of vlookups but had no
Peo Sjo...Auto-format in Microsoft Excel.
Each time i try to enter a number range, for example, 8-
10, in Excel, it constantly re-formats it to a date. If I
change the formatting to "General" it turns it into a
random number, usually 38209. I would like to turn off
ALL auto-formatting, but that's probably asking too
much. How do I disable this frustrating feature?
When you enter "8-10" in a cell, that's not strictly a number but Excel
thinks you mean a date so converts it as such.
A date is a number and in your example the number 38209 represents August 10
2004 which is not a ra...Microsoft POS #2
I have a group of customers that I am working on setting up A bundled POS
I have looked at RMS and Microsoft POS. The customer's are small bulk food
stores. They package all of the bulk food in various containers and weigh it
with a Hobart scale producing a label with an system 2 price enbedded
barcode. These are UPC A formats. They are for the most part simple single
store installs and donot require the complex RMS system.
I have setup the Microsoft POS version 2.0 and found it will work perfect
for these customers. The only problem when you programed the system you
l...Rollup 2 and Office 2007
I already have Roll Up 1 and the Office 2007 compatibility patch installed.
If I now install roll up 2 will I have to reinstall the office 2007
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> I already have Roll Up 1 and the Office 2007 compatibility patch installed.
> If I now install roll up 2 will I have to reinstall the office 2007
...Outlook 2003 keeps crashing #2
I get this message when I look in System information. Outlook keeps
crashing quite often. I cannot for example delete two messages without
outlook crashing. My colleagues do not have this problem. We are using
the Microsoft mail exhange server.
Faulting application outlook.exe, version 11.0.5510.0, stamp 3f1380f0,
faulting module mso.dll, version 11.0.5606.0, stamp 3f334cce, debug? 0,
fault address 0x003b6e16.
Does anyone has a solution?=20
1) I would definitely apply Service Pack 2for Office 2003 + applicable
critical security updates.
2) Have you tried starting O...Excel not Access
I have designed an Access database that holds records relating to my stores
audit results going back for about 5 years plus a load more information
relating to these stores. This was used to produe a pack once a month,
however a change in senior management means that I have got to shelve this
and prodce a similar pack in Excel.
The idea would be that the user could select a month or a 12 mnth date range
that would produce data that could then be used to populate a number of excel
templates that have been designed. Having not used excel for years I would be
grateful for any suggestion...How to keep format when importing Excel into SQL.
Can anybody help me please?
When I import Excel file into SQL, a field that formated as 0000000000
(custom), loosing leading zeros. I tried to change data type in SQL after
importing. No luck.
I appretiate any help.
See if using IMEX=1 helps:
I tried this, but got an error: "The OLE DB provider
"Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0" has not been registered."
Thank you very much for looking into this.
"Plamen Ratchev" wr...Excel 2007
When I select cells to copy as a picture in Excel 2007, the resolution is
terrible. Text and objects with shadow's are very blotchy when pasting the
How do you change the resolution of a 'Copy Picture'?
...Input Excel 'Password to Open' through control in access form
We know,Excel has prompt password
to open it files.
Is it possible to create a code that can
supplies the excel prompt password?.So that when we
open the excel file through our access control in a form,
the excel files can be opened automatically.But when the
excel files opened from its default icon,it will prompt a
...Auto start (and Stop) downloading from POP accounts.
My ISP rpovide me a free time to use internet conection between 2.00
amto 8.00 am.
My ISP charges me on the maount of data send / receive by me on MB
So, is any way that the MS profesionsl edition 2003 (outlook) starts on
2.01 am, starts downloding / sending the mails from POP accounts. and
stop at 7.59 am.
Is any trick available , please let me and other esteem members of this
thanks in advance.
Schedule a task (in Win), ie to start OL (I assume you will have configured
OL for polling)
Then schedule a shutdown/close of OL
"Prince" <r.r.makwana@gmai...How do I use traffic lights in excel
I am wanting to use traffic lights in excel that change colour based on the
result of a variance cell, ie if the result of the cell is 10 make the
traffic light green, if it is 20 make the traffic light amber, if the result
is 30 make the traffic light red. How do I do this?
Format>Conditional Formatting>Cell Value is:
Note: you can add up to 3 conditions(4 if you count default)
Gord Dibben Excel MVP
On Wed, 22 Dec 2004 16:35:03 -0800, Shorty <Shorty@discussions.microsoft.com>
>I am wanting to use traffic lights in excel that change colour based on the
&g...How To Copy MS Word mailing labels into Excel
I have a word doc that I want to put into Excel. I want to add some
more fields to the names and addresses. Is this simple or do I have to
learn how to program?
City of Grand Prairie
Michael, have you tried to copy and paste the data into excel?
Always backup your data before trying something new
Please post any response to the newsgroups so others can benefit from it
Feedback on answers is always appreciated!
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"Michael Rodriguez" <email@example.com> wrote in messa...help with simple maths in excel
I want to do a simple arithmatic excercise in excel for my grand daughter.
It is stuff like 2+2 =4
Smart me has hit a problem at the first hurdle...
I need to put 2 in one cell the + in another cell and then 2 in another = in
another and then she puts the answer in the next one. So the above would
have 4 cells completed and she would put the answer in the 5th one.
When I use the + or = sign in a cell of its own it (excel) thinks I am doing
an equation, is there a way around this?
I will work on the answer like if she gets it correct or wrong how I will do
that...a sound or som...How do I create several NEW templates from start to finish please?
Hi knowledgeable people.
I am looking for instructions on how to create a range of basic templates
that I can use, perhaps even by selecting them as 'stationery', for example;
if I go to >New >Format >Apply stationery, or any other similar method.
I can create new html stationery backgrounds, but this is NOT what I am
looking for, as a lot of people still read email in plain text only...does
this make sense?
Plain text templates would be fine.
I simply can't find any info on creating email templates anywhere to suit
this Windows Live Mail Desktop versio...Unexpected error message on closing an Excel file
Suddenly I am getting the following message when I try to close a workbook:
"Your formula contains an invalid external reference to a worksheet.
Verify that the path, workbook, and range name or cell reference are
correct, and try again"
The mysterious thing is that it does not happen consistently and that, after
I click OK after the above message, I can still save the file.
What might be the cause of this error message and can the "invalid
reference" be tracked down using one of the utility add-ins such as J.
If it only happens when you close ...Opening Excel Workbooks
I'm running into an issue where if I click on an Excel
file through My Documents, it doesn't automatically bring
I get the toolbar but the actual spreadsheet doesn't
appear on the screen. I have to click on the taskbar to
get it to pop up.
If I already have Excel active and I open a file through
Excel, this doesn't happen.
Here is a similar thread:
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Take a look at Tools-Options-General tab- uncheck ignore
other application...cant start outlook pst file to large
Hi I hope somebody may be able to help im new to outlook and now I cant start
outlook message says cannot open your default email folders pst file its too
large as I cannot open outlook I cannot delete old folders
See if this helps: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/296088
Ben M. Schorr, MVP
Roland Schorr & Tower
Author: The Lawyer's Guide to Microsoft Outlook 2007:
"Ray" <Ray@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:B3B824DC-3C9B-4B1B-8EF3-61...How to change font size on formula bar in Excell 2007
I don't find Tools>Options>General (as suggested in other post answers) in
Excel 2007. On the Office button there is an Excel Options but it doesn't
provide a method of changing font size on the office but. My font is so
small I can barely see it.
Office button>ExcelOptions>Popular tab>in the "When creating new workbooks"
section, choose font and font size
Microsoft MVP - Excel
"jimwillie" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
news:588AAC05-0F52-404E-AA01-128E70E02D0B@microso...Please ignore #2
Testing a posting problem
...Excel DNS query
Is there a way for an Excel function to query a DNS server?
Not that I know of, but you can turn on the macro recorder, use 'get
external data' and tailor the resulting code into a user function of your
E.g. I've used this to create a button to get MS-Access data from a query
that has the same name as the sheet (tab) name. It saves me a lot of
<email@example.com> schreef in bericht
> Is there a way for an Excel function ...2 register ruinning together on one z report
Is this possible, to have two registers running on one z report ?
We have a small store and would like to setup a second register as a backup,
temporary addition ( during rush hours)
Since we are a small show i do not need to have a separate register reports.
Can two registers ring up all sales together as one ?
How can i set this up ?
No, you can't do that.
You might be able to use the Register Analysis report available in SO
Manager Utilities/Crystal Reports to get something close to a single Z
Tiber Creek Consulting
I have a 23.8 meg excel 2000 spreadsheet set for manual calculation saved to
my local hard drive. Every time I try to open it, it takes forver and
sometimes never opens but I do not get any error messages, let me just tell
you that I am running a P4, 1 GB memory, Office 2K with SP3, and nothing else
running when I try to open it. As I said it is set for manual calculation,
and it is cleared to not auto calculate when opening or closing. Any idea's
as to why this is happening?
I don't know why you're having this problem but I would like to point
something out for w...[b]Can I download Excel data to a MS Access database?[/b]
I've built an Excel 2002 form that I want our internal customers to
access from our intranet, and use. Once completed, they will send it
to us as an e-mail attachment. I'd like to be able to open it, and
somehow download the data from the form into an MS Access 2002
database I've built (so that we don't have to rekey it into the
Is this possible or even feasible? Any and all help is appreciated.
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in Access check 'File - Import External data'
"...matching contents #2
E1 thru E10 contains sequentially-sorted data. B1 thru B6 contains
sequentially-sorted data which matches SOME (but not ALL) of the data
in Col A. For example.
1 1 1
2 3 2
3 4 3
4 5 4
5 6 5
6 10 6
I need to move the data in the cells in Col B next to the cells in
Col E that have the same contents. For example:
1 1 1
3 3 3
4 4 4
5 5 5
6 6 6
10 10 10
Besides dr...Outlook Express 5 #2
On loading, error message "MSIMN caused an invalid page
fault in module DIRECTDB.dll at 017f:7dbf3070.." Appeared
to coincide with display config change?
Ask in an Outlook Express forum. This is an Microsoft Office Outlook forum.
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