The following formula works well for me but is there a way to make it shorter by defining a range of cells, rather than individual cells, in the IF part? =SUM(G8:AJ8)+IF(G8="",4)+IF(H8="",4)+IF(I8="",4)+IF(J8="",4)+IF(K8="",4)+IF(L8="",4)+IF(M8="",4)+IF(N8="",4)+IF(O8="",4)+IF(P8="",4)+IF(Q8="",4)+IF(R8="",4)+IF(S8="",4)+IF(T8="",4)+IF(U8="",4)+IF(V8="",4)+IF(W8="",4)+IF(X8="",4)+IF(Y8="",4)+IF(Z8="",4)+IF(AA8="",4)+IF(AB8="",4)+IF(AC8="",4)+IF(AD8="",4)+IF(AE8="",4)+IF(AF8="",4)+IF(AG8="",4)+IF(AH8="",4)+IF(AI8="",4)+IF(AJ8="",4)

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1/18/2010 12:21:01 PM

Try this array* formula: =3DSUM(IF(G8:AJ8=3D"",4,G8:AJ8)) * An array formula must be committed using the key combination of Ctrl- Shift-Enter (CSE) rather than the usual <Enter>. If you do this correctly then Excel will display curly braces { } around the formula when viewed in the formula bar - do not type these yourself. If you edit or amend the formula you will need to use CSE again. Hope this helps. Pete On Jan 18, 12:21=A0pm, Al <A...@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote: > The following formula works well for me but is there a way to make it sho= rter > by defining a range of cells, rather than individual cells, in the IF par= t? > > =3DSUM(G8:AJ8)+IF(G8=3D"",4)+IF(H8=3D"",4)+IF(I8=3D"",4)+IF(J8=3D"",4)+IF= (K8=3D"",4)+IF=AD(L8=3D"",4)+IF(M8=3D"",4)+IF(N8=3D"",4)+IF(O8=3D"",4)+IF(P= 8=3D"",4)+IF(Q8=3D"",4)+IF(R8=AD=3D"",4)+IF(S8=3D"",4)+IF(T8=3D"",4)+IF(U8= =3D"",4)+IF(V8=3D"",4)+IF(W8=3D"",4)+IF(X8=3D""=AD,4)+IF(Y8=3D"",4)+IF(Z8= =3D"",4)+IF(AA8=3D"",4)+IF(AB8=3D"",4)+IF(AC8=3D"",4)+IF(AD8=3D"=AD",4)+IF(= AE8=3D"",4)+IF(AF8=3D"",4)+IF(AG8=3D"",4)+IF(AH8=3D"",4)+IF(AI8=3D"",4)+IF(= AJ=AD8=3D"",4)

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1/18/2010 12:43:48 PM

Non-array formulas =SUM(G8:AJ8)+COUNTIF(G8:AJ8,"")*4 or =SUM(G8:AJ8)+COUNTBLANK(G8:AJ8)*4 best wishes -- Bernard Liengme Microsoft Excel MVP http://people.stfx.ca/bliengme "Al" <Al@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:6ACF56F3-3CC8-4B79-B5AE-13481DD6E129@microsoft.com... > The following formula works well for me but is there a way to make it > shorter > by defining a range of cells, rather than individual cells, in the IF > part? > > =SUM(G8:AJ8)+IF(G8="",4)+IF(H8="",4)+IF(I8="",4)+IF(J8="",4)+IF(K8="",4)+IF(L8="",4)+IF(M8="",4)+IF(N8="",4)+IF(O8="",4)+IF(P8="",4)+IF(Q8="",4)+IF(R8="",4)+IF(S8="",4)+IF(T8="",4)+IF(U8="",4)+IF(V8="",4)+IF(W8="",4)+IF(X8="",4)+IF(Y8="",4)+IF(Z8="",4)+IF(AA8="",4)+IF(AB8="",4)+IF(AC8="",4)+IF(AD8="",4)+IF(AE8="",4)+IF(AF8="",4)+IF(AG8="",4)+IF(AH8="",4)+IF(AI8="",4)+IF(AJ8="",4)

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1/18/2010 1:19:07 PM

Try =SUM(G8:AJ8)+(COUNTIF(G8:AJ8,"")*4) -- Jacob "Al" wrote: > The following formula works well for me but is there a way to make it shorter > by defining a range of cells, rather than individual cells, in the IF part? > > =SUM(G8:AJ8)+IF(G8="",4)+IF(H8="",4)+IF(I8="",4)+IF(J8="",4)+IF(K8="",4)+IF(L8="",4)+IF(M8="",4)+IF(N8="",4)+IF(O8="",4)+IF(P8="",4)+IF(Q8="",4)+IF(R8="",4)+IF(S8="",4)+IF(T8="",4)+IF(U8="",4)+IF(V8="",4)+IF(W8="",4)+IF(X8="",4)+IF(Y8="",4)+IF(Z8="",4)+IF(AA8="",4)+IF(AB8="",4)+IF(AC8="",4)+IF(AD8="",4)+IF(AE8="",4)+IF(AF8="",4)+IF(AG8="",4)+IF(AH8="",4)+IF(AI8="",4)+IF(AJ8="",4)

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1/18/2010 1:42:01 PM

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I have a sheet with about 20,000 lines of data. From that sheet I am looking to group the data based on a parameter, into multiple different sheets. ie: If the category is "1" copy all that lines data into sheet A, If the category is "2", copy all the lines into sheet B. The problem is, the number of lines for each acatgeory type is not always the same. Some categories may only have 1 or two lines, other may have 200-300. Is there any type of function for this? Thanks! Doable but why not just use data>filter>autofilter -- Don Guillett Microsoft MVP Excel SalesA...

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I am trying to use derived cell references in a VLOOKUP formula to matc data in several tables. For example, A1 contains the cell reference fo the top left of my array (A3) whilst cell A2 contains the cel reference for the bottom right of my array (D14). The array I' checking against starts in column E3. However, when I use the formula =VLOOKUP(E3,A1:A2,4,FALSE) I get a #N/ error. I need to use the cell references in each VLOOKUP as the arra sizes may vary in each case. (PS, I've used =INDIRECT(ADDRESS(A1,A2) to derive the cell references. Ji -- Message posted from http://www.Excel...

If I have a list of Alpha, Beta, Gamma and an in-cell dropdown, I'd like typing 'G' to auto-select Gamma. I'm pretty sure it was doing that at some point, but now, it does not. This isn't supported under data|validation. You could use A,B,G in the dropdown and then use a helper cell with a formula in it, though. Say you put your abbreviations in A1:A3 of sheet2 and the real names in B1:B3, then you could use: =if(a1="","",vlookup(a1,sheet2!a:b,2,false)) Joseph Weisblatt wrote: > > If I have a list of Alpha, Beta, Gamma and an in-cell dropd...

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Please help I to make cell b1 flash when it becomes greater than 5 See: http://www.cpearson.com/excel/BlinkingText.htm -- Gary's Student "Lloyd" wrote: > Please help I to make cell b1 flash when it becomes greater than 5 see response in excel.misc -- HTH Bob Phillips (replace somewhere in email address with gmail if mailing direct) "Lloyd" <Lloyd@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:08B5FB85-6AAB-4B7E-ABC1-8CC8E2B61466@microsoft.com... > Please help I to make cell b1 flash when it becomes greater than 5 Thanks for the link. I ...

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Hello. I have a very simple problem that I cannot find the answer to. I have data in two columns, some of the data in one of the columns is missing and I want to automatically extrapolate what the data should be based on the trend. How can I get Excel to fill in empty values without overwriting the known values. Below is a sample of my data. 1500 1600 1700 1800 4000 1887 5700 1900 5500 1910 7300 1912 8100 1920 8800 1926 10100 1930 11900 1936 12200 1938 -- Ryan Taylor rtaylor@stgeorgeconsulting.com Not sure what yo...

I need to create a list of values by referencing a series of non adjacent cells (they are separated by a set number of rows each but in the same column). For example the cells should read something like =b2 =b4 =b6 =b8. Of course I could type these in individually but threre are something like 100 values. Is there a way to auto fill this? Look at the indirect function for your example =indirect("B"&(row()*2)) copied down a column will give you a list for non adjacencies. "Microcell" wrote: > I need to create a list of values by referencing a series of...

I have cell format to wrap text and it works fine to a p[oint then no more text is displayed....casn increase the size of the cell, but still only so much will display....rest of the cell show blank. Hi +the limit is 1024 characters. You can extend this with manually inserting linebrekas using aLT+ENTER -- Regards Frank Kabel Frankfurt, Germany sydme wrote: > I have cell format to wrap text and it works fine to a p[oint then no > more text is displayed....casn increase the size of the cell, but > still only so much will display....rest of the cell show blank. ...

I have variables: dim myrange as Range dim myString as String myrange specifies a specific column. How can I specify the cell in row 1 of myRange so I can set it's contents to myString? Hi there keyser soze, (Fan of the movie, eh? ;) <g> ) Like so .. myString = myRange(1).Value HTH -- Regards, Zack Barresse, aka firefytr, (GT = TFS FF Zack) <keyser_Soze@usa.com> wrote in message news:1128697509.320303.12550@g49g2000cwa.googlegroups.com... >I have variables: > > dim myrange as Range > dim myString as String > > myrange specifies a specific ...

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Moving from cell to cell using arrow key stopped working. Help! Maybe hit Scroll Lock key... If Scroll Lock is on, the arrows still work, but in a different way. HTH Regards, Howard "crys0814" <crys0814@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:1B985BCA-BFB8-4718-8ED8-833BE78D8895@microsoft.com... > Moving from cell to cell using arrow key stopped working. Help! Hi there cry0814, It is possible that you have accidentally pressed your scroll lock key which disables your arrow keys. Try pressing it again and let us know your results Regard...

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I have a file with more the 1000 names and addresses. My proble is that the firat and last names are in 2 differents cells. I i would like to put it in teh same cell. Is there anyway I csn do that? Please help too many names to re-type Carlos Assuming that Column A contains the first name and Column B the last name... =A1&" "&B1 OR =B1&", "&A1 ....depending on your preference. Hope this helps! In article <520FA0CA-1940-42E5-B84D-22BA15D59638@microsoft.com>, "Hombreck" <Hombreck@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote: > I have a...

I need to insert a number into a shape that corresponds to a cell in excel. Kinda like the exploded parts view in a car repair manual. A callout shape with a text value "123" that is linked to cell A1 in file ***.xls. It would be nice to be able to auto generate the callouts from the excel file. shape 123 is cell A1, shape 124 is cell A2 and so on. Thanks what version of visio are you running? al "mystified" <mystified@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:80B4E390-190A-41D9-AC4A-F96C1DA6FB6E@microsoft.com... >I need to insert a number into a s...

Hi I need some help with conditional formatting. I'm trying to highlight those cells which have a plus sign in them. Can someone help with the formula to enter into the conditional formatting dialogue? Grateful for any assistance. Best Wishes Hi Colin if the Plus sign + is part of a text string Select the column range first then =FIND("+",A2:$A$160) change the range to your needs. If the + sign is alone in the cell, you don't need a formula, just select > Cell value is > then select Equal to> and type the plus sign in the third box. H...