# Abnormal Decimal Conversion: Auto-import Statistics From The Web Via Web Query

May 9, 2009
I am auto-importing statistics from the web via web query. This information imported has a number in the form of a decimal stated as either x.1, or x.2. x.1 represents x-1/3 (one-third) and x.2 represents x-2/3 (two-thirds). I need to use these numbers in a calculation after importing them, but using x.1 or x.2 obviously does not give me accurate results as the numbers should actually be x.3333333 and x.6666666 respectively. What is the easiest way to convert the imported numbers to their actual decimals?...

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Dec 14, 2009

I have received help on this topic in the past and I though I had solved the issue, however I realized recently that my formula will not work on any fractions larger than 1 inch. I am converting machine threads in fraction form to a decimal equivalent. here is an example of the what the entry looks like before it is converted.

ex,

1/2-20 3A (becomes .5000)or

3/4-13 2A (becomes .7500)or

1-14 3A this one will not work with my current formula (should be 1.0000);

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Jan 4, 2007

I have a list with prices of US Treasury bonds. They are quoted in a partcular way that I would like to convert to decimal form. They are quoted like this eg: 99-02. Now this means that the price is 99 and some decimal. The two first numbers are the number of 32:s. Thus in this case the price is 99 and 2/32. However if there are three decimals eg 99-021 the last digit refers to the number of 124:s. Thus the price is 99 and 2/32 and 1/256.

Sometimes There are only two decimals followed by a plus or minus sign eg 99-30+ or 99-10-. The plus/minus indicates that you should add/subtract 1/64. (This is the correct way, I know it seems strange but that is the way it is). Also number of digits before the line (in the example 99 might be one, two or three, eg it can look like this: 5-01, 99-021 or 100-21). Is there any way that I can convert these price quotes into decimal form using worksheet functions?

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Feb 18, 2014

I am taking a decimal degree (longitude) and converting it to binary then to hexadecimal. The value I am using is a Binary Angle 32 bit structure that will be translated into an 4-byte hexadecimal (with two characters per byte i.e. "20" is one byte and results in spaces).

This is what I have:

Input of 359.999999916 (in cell A2)

Cells B2 through AG2 I have converted A2 into binary (using formulas like "=IF(A2-180>0,1,0)" for cell B2, "=IF(A2-180*B2-90>0,1,0)" for cell C2, "=IF(A2-180*B2-90*C2-45>0,1,0)" for cell D2, and so on)

I then concatenated all of the results into one cell using the following formula:

=CONCATENATE(B2,C2,D2,E2,F2,G2,H2,I2,J2,K2,L2,M2,N2,O2,P2,Q2,R2,S2,T2,U2,V2,W2,X2,Y2,Z2,AA2,AB2,AC2,AD2,AE2,AF2,AG2)

To get a result of (located in cell A4):

11111111111111111111111111111110

However, when I attempted to use the BIN2HEX conversion on A4, I get a "NUM!" error. Here is the formula that I was using in cell A5:

=BIN2HEX(A4,8)

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Nov 29, 2013

I would like to round the weight as per the matrix below. I have tried to put formulae in Column B but it is not yielding the desired result. Formulae in Column C which can convert the data to the desired result?

Sheet1

*

A

B

C

1

Weight

Result With My Formula

Desired Result

2

0.56

1

0.5

[Code] .......

Spreadsheet Formulas

Cell

Formula

B2

=CEILING(A2,0.5)

[Code] .......

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Mar 30, 2009

I want to manipulate team statistics and having a bit of trouble trying to figure out how to do it. I am relatively new to excel and am using Excel 2007.

I have attached the excel file for your reference (the same file).

What I need to do is first find out the team number using the table on first sheet named "Teams". User will enter team name on call B4 of sheet "Team entry" then in cell C4 there should be a formula to find the team number (is beside name on sheet "Teams) and displays it (on C4). Then on cell D4 of the same sheet "Team entry" there should be a formula that displays cell A1 (shows a statistic for that team) of the team sheet. Each team has its own stat sheet named by its team number (easier for me to keep track). So basically D4 should show cell A1 of the sheet that shows stats of the team entered. In addition cell E4 of "Team entry" should display stat2 (of the sheet "stat2")for the team entered.

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May 19, 2009

I'm Importing Columns from one sheet to another in the same workbook. imports good But:

1- Some columns with first records/rows blank do not import at all.

2- I have a column with some letter/numbers combinations and single numbers at times. Those single numbers are not imported. And half my data in that column are single numbers.

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Nov 15, 2006

I have the following code for importing a query from Access to Excel.

Sub LoadAdditionalData()

Application.Run Range("AUTOSAVE.XLA!mcs02 .OnTime")

With ActiveSheet.QueryTables.Add(Connection:= Array(Array( _

"ODBC;DBQ=S:NBHD_RENEWALDatabaseNR DB_current.mdb;DefaultDir=S:NBHD_RENEWALDatabase;Driver={Driver do Microsoft Access (*.mdb)};" _

), Array( _

"DriverId=25;FIL=MS Access;MaxBufferSize=2048;MaxScanRows=8;PageTimeout=5;SafeTransactions=0;Threads=3;UserCommitSync=Yes;" _ ...............

I currently have filters set to 990 (finance code) and 3 (quarter) but I would like to be able to enter these parameters myself everytime the macro is run.

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Aug 17, 2013

I have a website (National Lacrosse League - 2013 Regular Season - Standings), that I want to pull information off and automatically into Excel.

I have been using web queries on other websites, and they have worked beautifully, however the tables that I want aren't recognised by the web query wizard (no yellow/black arrows). I can import the whole page through a query, however that's not really practical.

Is there a way I can import just specific tables on this site?? I'd like both the 'east' and 'west' tables.

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Aug 29, 2006

I am wanting to use Excel to perform a web query into an online database our company uses. One of the columns I am wanting to import contains numbers that are 20 digits long & they begin with 4 zero's. The problem is that when Excel imports the query, if I fprmat the cells & preserve the formatting, it cuts off the first 4 zero's & replaces the last number with a zero. Basically, it looks as if it is only importing 15 numbers. Is there a way around this ; is there a way to force Excel to import all 20 numbers? If I don't format the cells, it imports in the following format - 4.20017E+15

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Apr 6, 2008

I have been using the attached to pull multiple csv files into seperate sheets. This takes all files from a user specified directory and dumps them into a workbook. I only need three specific files. How do I request specific files instead of a wild card.

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Jun 5, 2007

How to calculate the average of a set of numbers through excel formula when I want to ignore few skewed values. e.g. 1,3,2,5,90,2,4,56. I want to calculate average of the above set by ignoring the effect of two skewed numbers viz. 90 and 56.

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Nov 21, 2012

I am a truck driver and keep a record of my loading times when I am loading and unloading. At the end of a trip i transfer all the data to my computer, then "auto sum" the "HOURS" and the "MINUTES" columns. At the bottom of ech trip I end up with figures, lets say 32 (hours) in column "J" and 303 (minutes) in column "K".

Now 303 minutes is {5 hours and 3 minutes}. Now we all know that mathematically we can work out that {3} minutes is 0.05 of 1 hour and that would make the total time worked 32 (hours) + 5 (hours(from the minutes)) + the last 3 minutes and the total is 37 hours and 3 minutes.

What I am in need of is a formula that will take the hours in column "J" add the hours from column "K", leaving the minutes to be converted to 0.05, giving me a total in cell "M29" that can then be multiplied by the wage rate in cell "M30", giving me an amount that I should be paid in cell "M31"

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Jan 30, 2013

I currently have a tab that is contains a macro driven query pulling data from an access database. However, I have selected the option to add new rows for new data which in turn causes my sumtotal at the bottom of the sheet to be over ridden by this new data. My question is, could there be a way to have the total row move down as new rows are added from the query (formatting and all)?

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Apr 23, 2009

I use a query table to import data into a workbook which works fine

With wsActiveSheet.QueryTables.Add(Connection:=sQueryString, _

Destination:=wsActiveSheet. Range("A1"))

.Name = CStr("main.html?LANG=de&search=true&searchterm=" & sIdentifier & "_1")

.PreserveFormatting = True

.BackgroundQuery = False

.RefreshStyle = xlInsertEntireRows 'xlInsertDeleteCells

.RefreshPeriod = 0

.WebSelectionType = xlSpecifiedTables

.WebTables = "9,14"

.WebPreFormattedTextToColumns = True

.WebSingleBlockTextImport = False

.WebDisableRedirections = False

.Refresh BackgroundQuery:=False

End With

One of the fields I import has a value like 100:01 or 10:01 or 01:01 or other combinations (the above ones are the most frequent ones).

Unfortunately excel always converts this field into a date and a time but this is not what I want.

Is there any way to stop excel doing this? I tried to work around it with the text property e.g. formating it to text after I imported the data and formating the entire sheet to use text before

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Dec 9, 2013

What I have is a database of measurements taken, where X-axis is distance across a surface and Y-axis is measuring deformation to that surface. Each measurement is actually a group of data points from one sweep across the surface on a certain day, resulting in a line plot for that group. What I'm trying to do is create a "checksheet" so that you can overlay plots from multiple dates on the same grid to compare how the surface has changed with each measurement. I've got the checksheet part working properly, and I can toggle things on/off as I like as long as my data doesn't change.

The rub is that this data is gathered via query, and each measurement doesn't have the same # of data points. If I update the query to look at a different date range, the plots are now off because the old data range doesn't match the new data.

Is there any way of changing the data range when a query gets updated, or a way to tie it to a function?

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Jun 27, 2013

I've created an Auto_Run macro that imports a CSV file into a specified worksheet. That worksheet is referenced by VlookUp in another worksheet within the workbook. Everything works perfectly EXCEPT, in the midst of running the macro, the user is prompted to (RE)choose the csv file already specified in the macro. Neither the folder nor the filename ever changes, so I'm not sure why I have to keep indicating the file every time the macro runs.

PHP Code:

'Sub Auto_Run() ' ' Auto_Run Macro ' ' Sheets("CSVData").Select Cells.Select

Selection.Delete Shift:=xlUp With ActiveSheet.QueryTables.Add(Connection:= _ "TEXT;

G:TestProjectsWorkOrderTest.csv", Destination:=Range("$A$1"))

.Name = "WorkOrderTest" .FieldNames = True .RowNumbers = False

[Code] .......

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Jul 12, 2014

I import a table from a website and its work fine.

My question is, Is there any macro or formula to highlight the cells after the update process (only if the value changed) ?

Also i need new entries to add automatically at the bottom(below the last row).

Sample table:

Data1

5

Data2

6

Data3

4

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Aug 13, 2009

I have a vba macro that takes data from one workbook and pastes it into another workbook. In doing this I have declared a few variables of type single (I only need two decimal precision). However, when I copy the values from the cells on the source workbook and paste them into the target workbook, the numbers end up having 12 decimal places. Ultimately, this extra precision causes my totals to be off by .01 or more after a while. I have tried rounding the number as I pull it off the source workbook into the variable, but that didn't matter. How do I solve this problem? Code for pulling data from source workbook:...

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Aug 3, 2006

Basically, I want to format a group of cells to display 1 decimal figure if the number is not a whole number. If the number is a whole number (or if the rounded first decimal place is 0) I want it to display no decimal.

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Feb 1, 2010

I have enable Refresh on Open for my excel pivot table, but user need to click "Enable Automatic Refresh" , only solution i came across is to change the registry setting. Which i dont have access to edit registry(admin disable the access).

Alternate solution i try to use Access macro to automate the process and use Outputto save it as a excel file A. Then use excel file B to update pivot table from excel file A.(as excel A data is always latest)

The problem is i will get "....A file name already exist...do you want to overwrite.." prompt.

Which defeat the automate process.

Any other solution to enable the automatic refresh on open the excel workbook?

Or Access can overwrite the exist file or save it as another file name with timestamp ?

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Jun 10, 2009

I need to convert a column of numbers currently formatted with 2 decimal places e.g. 112.12 to 4 decimal places (without the decimal point). I need the end result to be 1121200. I've tried a few different suggestions given on the forum previously but can't seem to retain the 4 decimal places that I require.

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Apr 15, 2012

I have to make a excel document in which I have length and width in feet and inch format.

E.g. 10.01 in which 10 is feet and .01 is inch

I have all the length and width values in the above format. And what I want to do is convert the inch value (10.01) to feet value (.01=.08 feet) .

Just like the calculator here does.. [URL] ........

Like

10.01=10.08

10.02=10.16

10..03=10.25

...and so on...

Here is table of conversions from inches to decimal feet. But I don't know how to get a formula for this in excel...????

Inch Decimal of a Foot

1 inch 0.0833

2 inches 0.167

3 inches 0.250

4 inches 0.333

5 inches 0.417

6 inches 0.500

7 inches 0.583

8 inches 0.667

9 inches 0.750

10 inches 0.833

11 inches 0.917

12 inches 1.000

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Aug 8, 2008

I am trying to create a unique sample code by putting together the values of other cells that a user will input. It's all working well apart from the last part, where I am trying to include a decimal number. I want the decimal number to appear without the central "." and in a four digit format. e.g. 2.5 would appear as 0250, 14.25 would appear as 1425. This is the formlua I am using currently:

=IF(ISBLANK(B4),"",IF(LEFT(C4,1)="w",(B4&"-"&TEXT(F4,"YYMMDD")&C4&TEXT(G4,"HHMM")),(B4&"-"&TEXT(F4,"YYMMDD")&C4&LEFT(TEXT(H4,"00"),2)&RIGHT(TEXT(H4,"00"),2))))

However, where the value of H4 is 2.5, I am getting a result of 0303 (I've put this part in bold). I have attached a small spreadsheet to aid understanding.

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Jun 10, 2007

I need a formula to multiply only the decimal number in a cell and not the integer. For example: the number in the cell is 57.3615. I want to multiply .3615 only.

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Aug 23, 2007

Been searching the archives but not finding my answers. I downloaded historical lottery numbers and want to run statistics on them- just no clue where to start. I guess the 1st and most important thing is to figure out which #s have come up most often out of all of them. I assume it's some sort of COUNT or LOOKUP code- but not sure. I have the #s arranged in a sheet like so ...

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Jun 27, 2008

want to make a macro to do a 'descriptive statistics data analysis' of column b and put the results in m1 to n18.

basically doing this but in a macro.

add in= tools /data analysis/ descriptive stats

I have recorded it doing this, but it for some reason can't do what it wrote.

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Mar 9, 2009

On Sheet1 I have 2 cells one has the date 1-mar-09 and the other has 7-mar-09. I need to find this range on Sheet2 which has all the dates for the year in ColumnA and then total the amounts found in Sheet2!ColumnB for the specified date range. Is this possible without VB?

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Jan 27, 2009

I'm trying to pull some statistics from a workbook I've been sent and am having some trouble working out how to achieve this.

I have a small interface that allows the user to choose a possible answer (drop-down menu) from a questionnaire (Yes, No, Maybe)(cell: C6). On the interface the user also picks the question they wish to see the stats for (cell: C5)

The data I have been sent has been set up with the questions along in row A, and the answers below in each column (the answers run across row A from column G - AH).

So, what I'm basically after is a formula that first looks up the question specified in C5 (I've used HLOOKUP to pull some other data), and then counts how many times the Yes, No or Maybe answers appears in the column where the question data is held.

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Dec 3, 2009

I have two rows in a sheet with random numbers (1 till 90).

Those numbers in those two rows I change them every 5 minutes with new one still from 1 to 90

I need a "way", in one side of my sheet (lets say in column B) to count how many times a number was repeated after finish my work (example after 2 hour's)

Is that possible with excel 2007?

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