#### Empty cell in vlookup

```hi, is there a way to have a vlookup see an empty cell and rather than
filling it in with a 0 it could leave it blank?  here's my vlookup formula

=IF(A21="","",VLOOKUP(A21,'PN Source Code'!\$A\$1:\$H\$25,8,FALSE))

```
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Utf
3/2/2010 11:23:01 PM
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```=IF(A21="","",if(VLOOKUP(A21,'PN Source
Code'!\$A\$1:\$H\$25,8,FALSE)="","",VLOOKUP(A21,'PN Source
Code'!\$A\$1:\$H\$25,8,FALSE)))

--
Please click "yes" if this post helped you!

Greatly appreciated

Eva

"confused" wrote:

> hi, is there a way to have a vlookup see an empty cell and rather than
> filling it in with a 0 it could leave it blank?  here's my vlookup formula
>
> =IF(A21="","",VLOOKUP(A21,'PN Source Code'!\$A\$1:\$H\$25,8,FALSE))
>
```
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Utf
3/2/2010 11:38:01 PM
```Thanks you Eva, this was very helpful :)

"Eva" wrote:

> =IF(A21="","",if(VLOOKUP(A21,'PN Source
> Code'!\$A\$1:\$H\$25,8,FALSE)="","",VLOOKUP(A21,'PN Source
> Code'!\$A\$1:\$H\$25,8,FALSE)))
>
> --
> Please click "yes" if this post helped you!
>
> Greatly appreciated
>
> Eva
>
>
> "confused" wrote:
>
> > hi, is there a way to have a vlookup see an empty cell and rather than
> > filling it in with a 0 it could leave it blank?  here's my vlookup formula
> >
> > =IF(A21="","",VLOOKUP(A21,'PN Source Code'!\$A\$1:\$H\$25,8,FALSE))
> >
```
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Utf
3/2/2010 11:47:02 PM
```you are very welcome.
--
Please click "yes" if this post helped you!

Greatly appreciated

Eva

"confused" wrote:

> Thanks you Eva, this was very helpful :)
>
> "Eva" wrote:
>
> > =IF(A21="","",if(VLOOKUP(A21,'PN Source
> > Code'!\$A\$1:\$H\$25,8,FALSE)="","",VLOOKUP(A21,'PN Source
> > Code'!\$A\$1:\$H\$25,8,FALSE)))
> >
> > --
> > Please click "yes" if this post helped you!
> >
> > Greatly appreciated
> >
> > Eva
> >
> >
> > "confused" wrote:
> >
> > > hi, is there a way to have a vlookup see an empty cell and rather than
> > > filling it in with a 0 it could leave it blank?  here's my vlookup formula
> > >
> > > =IF(A21="","",VLOOKUP(A21,'PN Source Code'!\$A\$1:\$H\$25,8,FALSE))
> > >
```
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Utf
3/3/2010 12:11:02 AM
```I was excited to see this post as I was trying to figure out the same thing!

MY CODE (Excel 2007):
=IF(ISERROR(VLOOKUP(K6,Developers!\$D\$5:\$R\$143,6,0)),"",VLOOKUP(K6,Developers!\$D\$5:\$R\$143,6,0))

=IF(K6="","",if(VLOOKUP(K6,Developers!\$D\$5:\$R\$143,6,FALSE)="","",VLOOKUP(K6,Developers!\$D\$5:\$R\$143,6,FALSE)))

However, I get a #N/A error now when before it correctly filled the cell
with the information.

In some instances, there is no data in the other sheet, so it displays 0. I,
like "confused", want to replace the 0 with a blank.

Thanks!

"Eva" wrote:

> =IF(A21="","",if(VLOOKUP(A21,'PN Source
> Code'!\$A\$1:\$H\$25,8,FALSE)="","",VLOOKUP(A21,'PN Source
> Code'!\$A\$1:\$H\$25,8,FALSE)))
>
> --
> Please click "yes" if this post helped you!
>
> Greatly appreciated
>
> Eva
>
>
> "confused" wrote:
>
> > hi, is there a way to have a vlookup see an empty cell and rather than
> > filling it in with a 0 it could leave it blank?  here's my vlookup formula
> >
> > =IF(A21="","",VLOOKUP(A21,'PN Source Code'!\$A\$1:\$H\$25,8,FALSE))
> >
```
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Utf
3/3/2010 12:56:01 AM
```What type of data does your lookup formula return, is it text or numeric or
can it be either?

--
Biff
Microsoft Excel MVP

"Art" <Art@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:1922768C-90D5-45EA-A9B9-F0834329EC32@microsoft.com...
>I was excited to see this post as I was trying to figure out the same
>thing!
>
> MY CODE (Excel 2007):
> =IF(ISERROR(VLOOKUP(K6,Developers!\$D\$5:\$R\$143,6,0)),"",VLOOKUP(K6,Developers!\$D\$5:\$R\$143,6,0))
>
> =IF(K6="","",if(VLOOKUP(K6,Developers!\$D\$5:\$R\$143,6,FALSE)="","",VLOOKUP(K6,Developers!\$D\$5:\$R\$143,6,FALSE)))
>
> However, I get a #N/A error now when before it correctly filled the cell
> with the information.
>
> In some instances, there is no data in the other sheet, so it displays 0.
> I,
> like "confused", want to replace the 0 with a blank.
>
> Thanks!
>
>
>
> "Eva" wrote:
>
>> =IF(A21="","",if(VLOOKUP(A21,'PN Source
>> Code'!\$A\$1:\$H\$25,8,FALSE)="","",VLOOKUP(A21,'PN Source
>> Code'!\$A\$1:\$H\$25,8,FALSE)))
>>
>> --
>> Please click "yes" if this post helped you!
>>
>> Greatly appreciated
>>
>> Eva
>>
>>
>> "confused" wrote:
>>
>> > hi, is there a way to have a vlookup see an empty cell and rather than
>> > filling it in with a 0 it could leave it blank?  here's my vlookup
>> > formula
>> >
>> > =IF(A21="","",VLOOKUP(A21,'PN Source Code'!\$A\$1:\$H\$25,8,FALSE))
>> >

```
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T
3/3/2010 1:34:29 AM
```Text.

The user selects a course developer from a drop-down box on the Development!
sheet in Column K (which is populated from data in the Courses! sheet). After
making a selection, the developer's e-mail addres, for example, appears in
Column L. The spreadsheet gets this information from the Developers! sheet.

With the formula I used before, it works correctly. It just puts 0 in the
cell if there is no e-mail address currently in the Developers! sheet.

I just want to replace the 0 with a blank, until an e-mail address is
entered in the Developers! sheet.

Thanks!

"T. Valko" wrote:

> What type of data does your lookup formula return, is it text or numeric or
> can it be either?
>
> --
> Biff
> Microsoft Excel MVP
>
>
> "Art" <Art@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:1922768C-90D5-45EA-A9B9-F0834329EC32@microsoft.com...
> >I was excited to see this post as I was trying to figure out the same
> >thing!
> >
> > MY CODE (Excel 2007):
> > =IF(ISERROR(VLOOKUP(K6,Developers!\$D\$5:\$R\$143,6,0)),"",VLOOKUP(K6,Developers!\$D\$5:\$R\$143,6,0))
> >
> > =IF(K6="","",if(VLOOKUP(K6,Developers!\$D\$5:\$R\$143,6,FALSE)="","",VLOOKUP(K6,Developers!\$D\$5:\$R\$143,6,FALSE)))
> >
> > However, I get a #N/A error now when before it correctly filled the cell
> > with the information.
> >
> > In some instances, there is no data in the other sheet, so it displays 0.
> > I,
> > like "confused", want to replace the 0 with a blank.
> >
> > Thanks!
> >
> >
> >
> > "Eva" wrote:
> >
> >> =IF(A21="","",if(VLOOKUP(A21,'PN Source
> >> Code'!\$A\$1:\$H\$25,8,FALSE)="","",VLOOKUP(A21,'PN Source
> >> Code'!\$A\$1:\$H\$25,8,FALSE)))
> >>
> >> --
> >> Please click "yes" if this post helped you!
> >>
> >> Greatly appreciated
> >>
> >> Eva
> >>
> >>
> >> "confused" wrote:
> >>
> >> > hi, is there a way to have a vlookup see an empty cell and rather than
> >> > filling it in with a 0 it could leave it blank?  here's my vlookup
> >> > formula
> >> >
> >> > =IF(A21="","",VLOOKUP(A21,'PN Source Code'!\$A\$1:\$H\$25,8,FALSE))
> >> >
>
>
> .
>
```
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Utf
3/3/2010 2:30:01 AM
```Try this...

=IF(COUNTIF(Developers!\$D\$5:\$D\$143,K6),T(VLOOKUP(K6,Developers!\$D\$5:\$R\$143,6,0)),"")

--
Biff
Microsoft Excel MVP

"Art" <Art@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:11FD005F-9DF5-479D-9F6A-3A23AE3C8EA6@microsoft.com...
> Text.
>
> The user selects a course developer from a drop-down box on the
> Development!
> sheet in Column K (which is populated from data in the Courses! sheet).
> After
> making a selection, the developer's e-mail addres, for example, appears in
> Column L. The spreadsheet gets this information from the Developers!
> sheet.
>
> With the formula I used before, it works correctly. It just puts 0 in the
> cell if there is no e-mail address currently in the Developers! sheet.
>
> I just want to replace the 0 with a blank, until an e-mail address is
> entered in the Developers! sheet.
>
> Thanks!
>
>
> "T. Valko" wrote:
>
>> What type of data does your lookup formula return, is it text or numeric
>> or
>> can it be either?
>>
>> --
>> Biff
>> Microsoft Excel MVP
>>
>>
>> "Art" <Art@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> news:1922768C-90D5-45EA-A9B9-F0834329EC32@microsoft.com...
>> >I was excited to see this post as I was trying to figure out the same
>> >thing!
>> >
>> > MY CODE (Excel 2007):
>> > =IF(ISERROR(VLOOKUP(K6,Developers!\$D\$5:\$R\$143,6,0)),"",VLOOKUP(K6,Developers!\$D\$5:\$R\$143,6,0))
>> >
>> > =IF(K6="","",if(VLOOKUP(K6,Developers!\$D\$5:\$R\$143,6,FALSE)="","",VLOOKUP(K6,Developers!\$D\$5:\$R\$143,6,FALSE)))
>> >
>> > However, I get a #N/A error now when before it correctly filled the
>> > cell
>> > with the information.
>> >
>> > In some instances, there is no data in the other sheet, so it displays
>> > 0.
>> > I,
>> > like "confused", want to replace the 0 with a blank.
>> >
>> > Thanks!
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > "Eva" wrote:
>> >
>> >> =IF(A21="","",if(VLOOKUP(A21,'PN Source
>> >> Code'!\$A\$1:\$H\$25,8,FALSE)="","",VLOOKUP(A21,'PN Source
>> >> Code'!\$A\$1:\$H\$25,8,FALSE)))
>> >>
>> >> --
>> >> Please click "yes" if this post helped you!
>> >>
>> >> Greatly appreciated
>> >>
>> >> Eva
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> "confused" wrote:
>> >>
>> >> > hi, is there a way to have a vlookup see an empty cell and rather
>> >> > than
>> >> > filling it in with a 0 it could leave it blank?  here's my vlookup
>> >> > formula
>> >> >
>> >> > =IF(A21="","",VLOOKUP(A21,'PN Source Code'!\$A\$1:\$H\$25,8,FALSE))
>> >> >
>>
>>
>> .
>>

```
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T
3/3/2010 2:59:04 AM
```Perfect. Thank you VERY much!!!

"T. Valko" wrote:

> Try this...
>
> =IF(COUNTIF(Developers!\$D\$5:\$D\$143,K6),T(VLOOKUP(K6,Developers!\$D\$5:\$R\$143,6,0)),"")
>
> --
> Biff
> Microsoft Excel MVP
>
>
> "Art" <Art@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:11FD005F-9DF5-479D-9F6A-3A23AE3C8EA6@microsoft.com...
> > Text.
> >
> > The user selects a course developer from a drop-down box on the
> > Development!
> > sheet in Column K (which is populated from data in the Courses! sheet).
> > After
> > making a selection, the developer's e-mail addres, for example, appears in
> > Column L. The spreadsheet gets this information from the Developers!
> > sheet.
> >
> > With the formula I used before, it works correctly. It just puts 0 in the
> > cell if there is no e-mail address currently in the Developers! sheet.
> >
> > I just want to replace the 0 with a blank, until an e-mail address is
> > entered in the Developers! sheet.
> >
> > Thanks!
> >
> >
> > "T. Valko" wrote:
> >
> >> What type of data does your lookup formula return, is it text or numeric
> >> or
> >> can it be either?
> >>
> >> --
> >> Biff
> >> Microsoft Excel MVP
> >>
> >>
> >> "Art" <Art@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> >> news:1922768C-90D5-45EA-A9B9-F0834329EC32@microsoft.com...
> >> >I was excited to see this post as I was trying to figure out the same
> >> >thing!
> >> >
> >> > MY CODE (Excel 2007):
> >> > =IF(ISERROR(VLOOKUP(K6,Developers!\$D\$5:\$R\$143,6,0)),"",VLOOKUP(K6,Developers!\$D\$5:\$R\$143,6,0))
> >> >
> >> > USING YOUR IDEA:
> >> > =IF(K6="","",if(VLOOKUP(K6,Developers!\$D\$5:\$R\$143,6,FALSE)="","",VLOOKUP(K6,Developers!\$D\$5:\$R\$143,6,FALSE)))
> >> >
> >> > However, I get a #N/A error now when before it correctly filled the
> >> > cell
> >> > with the information.
> >> >
> >> > In some instances, there is no data in the other sheet, so it displays
> >> > 0.
> >> > I,
> >> > like "confused", want to replace the 0 with a blank.
> >> >
> >> > Thanks!
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > "Eva" wrote:
> >> >
> >> >> =IF(A21="","",if(VLOOKUP(A21,'PN Source
> >> >> Code'!\$A\$1:\$H\$25,8,FALSE)="","",VLOOKUP(A21,'PN Source
> >> >> Code'!\$A\$1:\$H\$25,8,FALSE)))
> >> >>
> >> >> --
> >> >> Please click "yes" if this post helped you!
> >> >>
> >> >> Greatly appreciated
> >> >>
> >> >> Eva
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >> "confused" wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >> > hi, is there a way to have a vlookup see an empty cell and rather
> >> >> > than
> >> >> > filling it in with a 0 it could leave it blank?  here's my vlookup
> >> >> > formula
> >> >> >
> >> >> > =IF(A21="","",VLOOKUP(A21,'PN Source Code'!\$A\$1:\$H\$25,8,FALSE))
> >> >> >
> >> >> > Thank you in advance for your help :)
> >>
> >>
> >> .
> >>
>
>
> .
>
```
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Utf
3/3/2010 4:51:01 AM
```You're welcome. Thanks for the feedback!

--
Biff
Microsoft Excel MVP

"Art" <Art@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:7BC68BD5-B531-471C-9306-0CC10D6CF13A@microsoft.com...
> Perfect. Thank you VERY much!!!
>
>
>
> "T. Valko" wrote:
>
>> Try this...
>>
>> =IF(COUNTIF(Developers!\$D\$5:\$D\$143,K6),T(VLOOKUP(K6,Developers!\$D\$5:\$R\$143,6,0)),"")
>>
>> --
>> Biff
>> Microsoft Excel MVP
>>
>>
>> "Art" <Art@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> news:11FD005F-9DF5-479D-9F6A-3A23AE3C8EA6@microsoft.com...
>> > Text.
>> >
>> > The user selects a course developer from a drop-down box on the
>> > Development!
>> > sheet in Column K (which is populated from data in the Courses! sheet).
>> > After
>> > making a selection, the developer's e-mail addres, for example, appears
>> > in
>> > Column L. The spreadsheet gets this information from the Developers!
>> > sheet.
>> >
>> > With the formula I used before, it works correctly. It just puts 0 in
>> > the
>> > cell if there is no e-mail address currently in the Developers! sheet.
>> >
>> > I just want to replace the 0 with a blank, until an e-mail address is
>> > entered in the Developers! sheet.
>> >
>> > Thanks!
>> >
>> >
>> > "T. Valko" wrote:
>> >
>> >> What type of data does your lookup formula return, is it text or
>> >> numeric
>> >> or
>> >> can it be either?
>> >>
>> >> --
>> >> Biff
>> >> Microsoft Excel MVP
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> "Art" <Art@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> >> news:1922768C-90D5-45EA-A9B9-F0834329EC32@microsoft.com...
>> >> >I was excited to see this post as I was trying to figure out the same
>> >> >thing!
>> >> >
>> >> > MY CODE (Excel 2007):
>> >> > =IF(ISERROR(VLOOKUP(K6,Developers!\$D\$5:\$R\$143,6,0)),"",VLOOKUP(K6,Developers!\$D\$5:\$R\$143,6,0))
>> >> >
>> >> > USING YOUR IDEA:
>> >> > =IF(K6="","",if(VLOOKUP(K6,Developers!\$D\$5:\$R\$143,6,FALSE)="","",VLOOKUP(K6,Developers!\$D\$5:\$R\$143,6,FALSE)))
>> >> >
>> >> > However, I get a #N/A error now when before it correctly filled the
>> >> > cell
>> >> > with the information.
>> >> >
>> >> > In some instances, there is no data in the other sheet, so it
>> >> > displays
>> >> > 0.
>> >> > I,
>> >> > like "confused", want to replace the 0 with a blank.
>> >> >
>> >> > Thanks!
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> > "Eva" wrote:
>> >> >
>> >> >> =IF(A21="","",if(VLOOKUP(A21,'PN Source
>> >> >> Code'!\$A\$1:\$H\$25,8,FALSE)="","",VLOOKUP(A21,'PN Source
>> >> >> Code'!\$A\$1:\$H\$25,8,FALSE)))
>> >> >>
>> >> >> --
>> >> >> Please click "yes" if this post helped you!
>> >> >>
>> >> >> Greatly appreciated
>> >> >>
>> >> >> Eva
>> >> >>
>> >> >>
>> >> >> "confused" wrote:
>> >> >>
>> >> >> > hi, is there a way to have a vlookup see an empty cell and rather
>> >> >> > than
>> >> >> > filling it in with a 0 it could leave it blank?  here's my
>> >> >> > vlookup
>> >> >> > formula
>> >> >> >
>> >> >> > =IF(A21="","",VLOOKUP(A21,'PN Source Code'!\$A\$1:\$H\$25,8,FALSE))
>> >> >> >
>> >> >> > Thank you in advance for your help :)
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> .
>> >>
>>
>>
>> .
>>

```
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T
3/3/2010 5:25:26 AM

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Good morning! Using Excel 2003 I need to highlight the changes I’m making within a cell. For example: In cell B2, is the customer’s original order quantity of 200. I revise it to show 225 and I’d like the cell to be highlighted in yellow. I can then copy and paste the info into an email to show the customer which items have been revised. I’ve tried using Track Changes, but it seems that I have to click on the Track Changes button each time I open the workbook. It also doesn’t keep the revision highlighted for a copy and paste. I have 20+ worksheets within the workbook an...

deleting duplicate cells
I am back again... Thanks to everyone's help here last time, I was able to finish all my work and do it correctly. Ken- I asked last time i was here about deleting duplicate cells. Some of the names(address, etc) are repeated in my sheet. I want to delete the extra cell of the people who are in here twice. Not jus the cell but their record, name, address, city, state zip when they are in their twice so that they will only be listed once. You told me how to do this once but i cant find where it is on the board. Thanks for all the help.... BR4 -----------------------------------------...

Bug? Multiple values in merged cells
I found that merged cells can contain multiple values. Steps to reproduce: Type 1,2,3,4 in a1:d1 type sum(a1:d1) in e1 Select a1:b1 and merge Warning : MultipleData, overwrite? Say yes to merge Select the merged a1:b1 cells Copy Select c1 PasteSpecial Formats No warning.. no overwrite. c1:d1 are now merged BUT d1 still contains a value... and the SUM of a1:d1 = 8 !! Also happens with FormatPainter etc Behaviour observed in xl97,xlXP and xl2003 Error checking will find no fault in the sheet... and you can spend ages to find out WHY your cross sums dont match! (although now that i fou...

Find Blank Cells
I wish to replace the blank cells in a large database with a zero (0). I cannot figure out how to find a blank cell using the Find and Replace option under the Edit menu. Can anyone show me the way? Hi Peter, I always use CTRL+H to bring up the find and replace menu, leave the fine part empty, and put in what you want to replace it with....however, I do notice you say in a "database"? Do you mean in Access?? Dave M. ------------------------------------------------ ~~ Message posted from http://www.ExcelTip.com/ ~~ View and post usenet messages directly from http://www.Exc...

COLOUR CHANGE IS A CELL
Cyber taz What I am trying to do is use say a red coulured cell but when text is added to the cell it changes colour to green. The other thing if possible a drop down menu in a cell so when clicked on it offers three of four selection For example today tomorow yesterday day after And once one wes highlighted it would show in the cell. Thankls for your help it is really apprereciated. You can use data validation to create a dropdown list in a cell. There are instructions in Excel's help, and here: http://www.contextures.com/xlDataVal01.html Mav wrote: > Cyber taz > What I am...

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CSV file with 13space characters in blank cells
In my office we've just received a recurring report which has been modified (by someone. Previously (a CSV file) the Data area (say A1:M30 ) had numbers or blank cells representing 0 (zero) values. Now, however the blank cells ARE NOT BLANK (although they appear blank) all cells without numbers have 13 hard-space values in them, which is causing #VALUE! problems; I temporarily added an intermediate sheet with formula: =IF(ISNUMBER(VALUE(MySheet!B2)),MySheet!B2,0) to eliminate the #Value! problem; Is there a better way? I'm sure there is, just not certain at this point in time. Any ...

Hidden Cells #2
I have user who has a spreadsheet and the cells on colum A appear to be empty. However when you click on a cell, the information appears above in the field where you can change text. That field has a lower case fx in front of it. Anyhow I think the user clicked a setting the hides the information in the cell. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks. Hi Anthony Maybe the font is set to white -- Regards Ron de Bruin http://www.rondebruin.nl "Anthony" <Anthony@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:91D96835-23ED-4985-BE65-45187475EE03@microsoft.com... > I ha...

Vlookup & If
Hi, I have a workbook, Master sheet containing this info :cell A4 contractor name, B4 site location, c4 job cost etc to G4. There are several contractors for the one job, so it may be that a4-a12 contain a contractor name, and cells c4-g4 are the only cells that have information entered relevant to all in a4-a12. I then have a worksheet for each contractor. What I need to do is enter a formula in the individual contractor worksheets that pulls across the information for each job (up to say 500rows, all roughly the same as example above). the formula I have entered is only bri...

How can I write in a text in a cell using numbers and the letters.
I'm trying to get some codes in for example 511E09 is one fo them but when I try to enter another code it makes the code a formula and it changes to 5.11E+09 why is that? I tried changing it by formatting cells to text, but that doesn't change it. Waht can I do? Clear the data, change it to text, and then enter it. -- HTH RP (remove nothere from the email address if mailing direct) "Sandy" <Sandy@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:9C474C50-E47D-43EB-A4F0-B4D21141E39F@microsoft.com... > I'm trying to get some codes in for example 511E09 i...

How do I format a cell to display measurement units with symbols . #2
How do I format a cell to display measurement units with symbols in Excel 2000? (ie. " for inch, etc.) Thanks, Mandy One way: Format/Cells/Number/Custom 0\" In article <D7589B6A-8E82-437E-B4D5-BAF36BE237E1@microsoft.com>, "Mandy" <Mandy@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote: > How do I format a cell to display measurement units with symbols in Excel > 2000? > (ie. " for inch, etc.) > > Thanks, > > Mandy This is a multi-part message in MIME format. ------=_NextPart_000_0007_01C53500.B38D6F30 Content-Type: text/plain; charse...

How do I count the number of cells
I have several dozens columns and 52 rows containing Data. All the columns are labled Odd or Even In the final (right most) Column I want to count the number of times that that coulmn has data in it The last row belows shows what the answer should be Total Total Odd Even Odd Even Odd Even Odd 5 1 2 ????? ????? 1 7 6 3 ????? ????? 5 1 2 ????? ????? 1 2 9 3 1 3 PLease help =COUNTA() - will count the number of non blank cells. In the brackets place the range name (for example A1:A2). Please hit Yes if my comments have helped. Thanks. &...

Automatic resizing of cell
I use Excel for my job. When I enter a long text sentence into a cell that is larger than the cell, it gets covered up because the text wrapping is on. I want the sentence to wrap around to the next line, but Excel doesn't automatically adjust the size of the cell when it sees that the text is longer. I end up printing out my work and only half of the sentence is there. I can resize it myself, but I want Excel to resize it when it sees that it's covering it. I can't see why anyone would actually WANT Excel to cover it up. Which version of Excel are you using. I'm u...