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## help me excel at excel

Excel-filter: Is there a way to copy a formula from a cell on one sheet (e.g., page 4) to a different cell on a different sheet (page 1), where the total from page 4 is carried over to page 1? [more inside]

## Help me find (and change color of) similar data in Excel!

Excel 2007 issue: I'm trying to have Excel mark matching data in two columns with some kind of color or formatting. [more inside]

## Help me Excel at Excel(tm)

Recommendations for an online Excel refresher course, preferably free, that will make me an Excel ~~God~~ ~~Master~~ ~~Wizard~~ user compentant enough not to embarrass myself in 72 hours? [more inside]

## help anonymize data

Is there a way to Anonymize various excel columns to protect privacy during a presentation? [more inside]

## Shortcut to view list of worksheets in Excel?

I have reason to believe that in Microsoft Excel 2002 (PC) there is a shortcut that makes a menu pop up at the bottom of the worksheet (where the tabs are), that contains a list of all of the sheets in the current workbook, that you can use to go from sheet to sheet. What is the shortcut? [more inside]

## Match multiple columns in excel/access

I'm trying to merge multiple month's worth of data into one master spreadsheet with a master column on the left, and individual month's counts on the right. My data is laid out as such: [more inside]

## How can I find the average of multiple columns in excel without selecting each individual row that I want averaged?

How can I find the average of multiple columns in excel without selecting each individual row that I want averaged? [more inside]

## How do I get two different justifications in an Excel cell?

Excel question: I'm making a calendar/schedule in Excel, and I have the dates (numbers) aligned in the bottom right corner. I want to add information and text, though, starting in the top left corner. How do I do this? [more inside]

## Excel function/filtering. Help!

In Excel, how would I do the following: if a cell in a certain column has a duplicate in that column, plus the corresponding cell in that row but another column is blank, delete the whole row? [more inside]

## Recovering lost data due to text-formatting?

Asking for a friend:
I was entering some data into excel and I realized it was changing gene names into dates. E.g. there is a gene in my dataset called SEPT5 and Excel automatically makes this into Sep-05. If I manually set the column as text, it inexplicably changes the cell to a 5-digit number that represents that date, in this case 38596. [more inside]

## Automatically populate cells in Excel?

How do I get Excel to automatically populate the cell in a certain column when I have manually populated the cells in the other columns of the same row? [more inside]

## Oh, Loathe is too nice a word...

How can I use a column in an excel sheet to automatically become the comments for a corresponding column? [more inside]

## Variable view? We don't have no stinkin' variable view.

I know my way around SPSS, but I may shortly be required to do a lot of data analysis using only Excel. Where is the best place for me to learn advanced Excel skills online, with an emphasis on data management and analysis, rather than accounting?

## Panning for email addresses

How do I sort the (potentially) real email addresses from the garbage data in Excel 2003? [more inside]

## I have too many conditions for Excel

Using Excel 2000, I need to do conditional formatting with 5 options. This isn't possible with actual conditional formatting, but it is possible using Visual Basic. Unfortunately, I know nothing about Visual Basic. Specifics inside. [more inside]

## Line graph of a range of possible rates?

Is there an accepted way to graphically represent rates when small sample data is anonymized? [more inside]

## Excel Tables

Link to a table in Excel 2011? [more inside]

## Please help me with an Excel formula.

How can I use Excel to automatically calculate the average of the best two of three results? [more inside]

## Excel help needed!

I have a formula for inputting into my expense sheet but it doesn't populate the field like it should. I stole the formula from my time sheet, and that does populat the column for the 4 weeks after I manually put in date 1.
It is:
=IF($B$4=0,"",SUM(B4+1))
So...why does it work in one sheet but not the next? [more inside]

## Saving .csv files in Excel

About a dozen people have tried to solve this. All failed. Exporting from Excel to .csv causes cells to show #NAME? instead of the actual value. [more inside]

## Can I get anything useful out of my savings history?

As a result of my method for saving money, I've ended up with a huge excel spreadsheet for the last 4 years detailing how much I've put in and taken out of my savings account. The problem is that although I've taken time to record all this information, I've now realised that I'm not sure what I can actually do with it. Do you have any ideas? [more inside]

## Calculating durations and times in Excel

Excel help needed in calculating times.
I need to calculate and predict times based on fixed distances and a known average speed. [more inside]

## Outlook screws up pasted Excel objects

Why does Outlook render spreadsheet data pasted into an email so shittily, and how can I avoid this? [more inside]

## I don't think Fortran and punchcards cut it anymore...

Which programming languages are best suited to creating a timetabling application? [more inside]

## Excel Formula for First Instance of Something in Row, Then Top Value in That Column?

Excel question (debt management/budgeting): what formula gets me the first instance of something in a row, and then how I can pull the date from the top of that column? More inside. [more inside]

## Does excel have a WHERE clause?

I have an excel file with a list of expenses that are continually updated, sorted by date. There is a column for specifying the category that each expense belongs to. Is it possible to create a formula that adds up the expenses that belong to a specific category? [more inside]

## Building the simplest payroll template in Excel. No, really simple.

I'm dusting off my rusty Excel skills to try to build an easy-to-use, easily updated very basic payroll spreadsheet for a userbase which is completely unfamiliar with Excel. [more inside]

## I got 99 problems and Excel isn't one of them.

How do I, using Excel, determine the frequency of orders, the minimum/maximum amount per customer and the average order size? [more inside]

## The extract range has a missing or illegal field name.

Does anyone have a handly list of reasons why one would get the error "The extract range has a missing or illegal field name." when using advanced auto-filter? [more inside]

## How can I more easily edit CSV tables in Access or Excel?

I make mailing labels by pulling information about specific real-world locations into small database files. I used to get MS Access-ready DBase files, but now I have to work with CSV files, which don't seem to play well with Access. Please help me get more use out of Access, find out how to convert CSV to DBase or similar file types, or figure out better ways to use Excel. Long version inside. [more inside]

## Show all formulas.

I'm an artist. Please help me find a day job that makes use of my bizarre love of spreadsheets. [more inside]

## Need help with (presumably) conditional formatting issue in excel

How do I use two cells to conditionally target a different cell? [more inside]

## Using Table data to automatically (re)name worksheets in Excel 2007?

In Excel 2007 can I use data in a column on one spreadsheet to automatically change the name of another spreadsheet in the same workbook? [more inside]

## Excel Wizardry Needed

Excel question: How can I tally by quarter when all I have are dates? Bonus challenge details inside. [more inside]

## Copying contents of cells in Excel

How do I create a macro in Excel that copies the contents of the cell two cells to the target's right and appends the contents to the end of the target cell? Both cells contain alphanumeric strings. [more inside]

## How Can I Make This Chart in Excel 2010?

Can you help me change the color on part of a chart in Excel 2010? [more inside]

## There's data just waiting to be scraped....

Excel-macro filter / this-must-be-possible filter: copy and paste a cell (say, A2) into Google Maps, hit submit, then copy and paste the first phone number into an empty cell (say, A10). How to make it work? [more inside]

## Please default to column headers, Excel.

How do I get Excel 2007 default to using column headers when I'm sorting? [more inside]

## Help my theoretical trains not crash.

I have a rather specific excel question. Please help me. [more inside]

## Please help me with this encoding issue!

Please help me with this encoding issue! Fun with Python, Unicode, Excel, and the IPA. [more inside]

## Excel 2010: How to Highlight Row and Column of Selected Cell

Excel 2010-
I need to highlight both the row and the column of the cell that is currently selected in my enormous spreadsheet. Can you help me accomplish this?

## EXCEL Vs. Time Left

Excel Question! I have two dates on my spreadsheet. How can I accurately determine (retrieve) the time remaining on a warranty date. [more inside]

## I Know What I Know.. But How Do I Know What I Don't Know?

Excel Filter: I have a long list of file names in numerical order in an Excel spreadsheet. I need to know what numbers are missing, so I can track down the related files. Is there a quick and (relatively) painless way of doing this without having to sift through all the numbers manually?

## The Power of Excel Compels You!

Help me pass a test using Excel (special snowflake banking industry questions inside). [more inside]

## How to line up data based on a single identifier?

MS Excel: All of my subjects took two tests and Scores 1 & 2 are in one sheet. Some of my subjects took an additional two tests, and Scores 3 & 4 are in another sheet. How can I merge the two sheets and align the rows so that each subject has all four scores in individual cells in a single row? [more inside]

## Good help forum for Office 2010?

Can anyone recommend a good, well-trafficked forum for Microsoft Office (particularly 2010) questions? Seems like this should be eminently Googleable, but maybe because there are so many of them, I'm not finding the one that is

*the*one. Thanks!## stymied by excel

There has to be an answer for this, but I just can't figure it out. In Excel, I've got 5 columns (A-E). I need to return a list of values from column A if either column B or C equals 'foo', *and* if either column D or E equals 'bar'. What's the magical formula (or whathaveyou) that will make this happen? For bonus points, results need to appear on a separate tab than the source data.
asking on behalf of mrs spinturtle, I personally have no idea what I'm talking about.

## How can I link to specific places in a variety of documents?

How can I create a web-based table of contents that links to specific places within a diverse collection of documents? [more inside]

## EXCELerate My Workflow

Excel 2011: How do I create custom styles for Conditional Formatting? [more inside]

## colour me worried

Help! My painstaking hours in Excel won't transfer to Powerpoint! [more inside]