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Help me use Excel to save my job

So, I just got promoted to a new position at my company (Yay!). Unfortunately, the new requirements involve scheduling a ridiculous number of people. It turns out my predecessor has just been doing dozens of iterations manually until one kind of worked, but every slight change puts a bunch of other things out of wack. I feel like Excel could probably be capable of doing it, but I have no idea how I would go about designing such a spread sheet. [more inside]
posted by cacofonie on Jun 19, 2014 - 17 answers

Please help me create a calender on Microsoft Excel using dates in the spreadsheet from another tab.

Please help me create a calender on Microsoft Excel as I can't find any help online. [more inside]
posted by sockpim on Jun 25, 2012 - 3 answers

How to merge & combine .pdf to Excel pages

How can you merge and combine imported and converted .pdf to Excel 2007pages? [more inside]
posted by ~Sushma~ on Nov 30, 2010 - 5 answers

What would you do with a BIG spreadsheet on a SLOW computer?

My very important spreadsheet has become too big to use without excel/calc slowing so much that I want to take an axe to the computer. Help! [more inside]
posted by pootler on Oct 22, 2010 - 20 answers

Where to find a database of all movies made?

Is there a relatively complete movie database in csv or other Excel-friendly formats? [more inside]
posted by AmitinLA on May 31, 2010 - 3 answers

Excel Filter: Search the contents of one cell for the contents of another cell, then replace with the contents of yet another cell? Is it possible?

I need to search the text in column A for the text in column B, replace it with the text in column C, and return the new complete string to column D. I've Googled. I've read. I've cried. Can you please help me? [more inside]
posted by Salient on Feb 24, 2010 - 5 answers

Printing an Excel file

Excel filter: How do I print a specific column on every printed page without having to physically insert the column to the beginning of every page? [more inside]
posted by jujube on Apr 22, 2009 - 3 answers

Compare and output greater value.

Spreadsheet question: Display Greater Value? I know this is one of those "you-either-know-it-or-you-don't" situations, and I just don't know. [more inside]
posted by guptaxpn on Feb 5, 2009 - 6 answers

Excel Address Labels?

Excel filter:: Making mailing labels out of an excel spreadsheet? [more inside]
posted by ThomThomThomThom on Jun 4, 2008 - 4 answers

searching for a file

Is there a way to find an excel file on your hard drive that contains a certain sequnce of digits in adjacent cells? [more inside]
posted by goethean on Mar 22, 2007 - 8 answers

Teach Me Excel

I'm looking for a good, but very basic Excel tutorial. I'm somewhat familar with computers at large, but suddenly faced with an office productivity application my eyes are rolling up in my head and I'm drooling liberally. [more inside]
posted by elwoodwiles on Jul 10, 2004 - 2 answers

Excel help

Mostly an Excel question (though maybe crossover to PDF). [more inside]
posted by dobbs on Jun 15, 2004 - 3 answers

Can I undo a "save" in Excel?

Hit "save" instead of "save as" in Excel... big mistake. The Undo control is 'greyed out' and googling doesn't give an answer, or I'm using the wrong words. Does anyone know if I can recover what I changed?
posted by chaz on May 10, 2004 - 6 answers

Excel Charts

Excel question: what's the best way to build a chart to display this data? (more inside) [more inside]
posted by stupidsexyFlanders on Mar 10, 2004 - 3 answers

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