# Avoid Letters (read Only Numbers)

Feb 7, 2007How can I avoid letters in a cell (read only numbers)

How can I avoid letters in a cell (read only numbers)

i have a list of 2000 fields which have the same format IE "AB10014"

I need to remove the "AB" from every field and leave the #.

Besides putting a space and running text to columns I'm not sure how.

I have a column of cells, some blank, some containing just numbers, some containing just letters, some containing numbers preceded by the the letter 'p'

E.g.

frt

34.2

36

p34.5

In the cells containing the number preceded by the 'p' - i would like to remove the 'p' leaving just the number, with all other cells remaining unchanged.

I have a formula that converts the interval between two times into a whole number of minutes:

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View 9 Replies View RelatedUsing the following data

R10-12128

R11-12x12x8

R11-12x12x8

R1-12x12x8

R1-12x12x8

R12-12x12x8

R14-12x12x8

R16-12x12x8

R18-12x12x8

R2-12x12x8

I want it to sort like this:

R1-12x12x8

R1-12x12x8

R2-12x12x8

R10-12128

R11-12x12x8

R11-12x12x8

R12-12x12x8

R14-12x12x8

R16-12x12x8

R18-12x12x8

What is the formula to achieve this?

I have three cells in a column. A1, A2 and A3. There are only 4 possible numbers that these can have in them, 0,1,2,and 3. Here is the catch. None of them can repeat, although they can be in any order. And the column may only have data in the first cell or the first two or all three. Is there a simple macro that will alert me to when a number is repeated? It needs to be a macro rather than a apreadsheet function.

View 9 Replies View RelatedI have a spreadsheet wtih a number of rows that contain answers to different criertia in each column.

The row may therefore have cells that either have numbers or letters.

Column A will be the title of the row.

I want to write a function to find the average value of the numbers in any row with title 'x'.

So it would look down column A, and look for those called 'x', and then average all the numbers across all those rows.

I have tried to use =averageif, but I think the fact there are letters in the cells being assessed (which I just want to be ignored) creates an error.

Tallying entires from a PDF into excel. Such that

c=1000

d=15000

e=50000

f=100000

g=250000

h=500000

i=1000000

j=5000000

k=2500000

l=50000000

In a cell I would like to type =c+d+c for example and have it say 17,000 rather then me having to type in =1000+15000+1000.

I created this data worksheet with many tabs and multiple users. On the main tab, something weird has happened and I have no clue how it happened or how to fix it....

View 5 Replies View RelatedThis formula will add up the letters D,N,H with one value

Like =SUM(COUNTIF(B4:AZ4,{"D","N","H"}))*12 will =36

How can I add bN =17 bmN =19 bD=24

=SUM(COUNTIF(B4:AZ4,{"bN","bmN","bD"})) to add up to 60

I have a userform that has several textboxes and checkboxes. Some of the textboxes read and display dates from certain cells. I have the checkboxes conditionally formatted based on the data in the textboxes. However it doesn't seem to be reading the dates as a value. Here's an example of my issue to make it clear for you:

txtBox 1 = 01Sep2009

txtBox 2 = 01Oct2009

What I need is for the checkbox text colour to change from black to red if txtBox1 < txtBox2. Here's the code I have in place:

I'm working on a function that will sum a row of cells containing letters and numbers. I am currently using :

=SUMPRODUCT((0&SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(B5:S5,"T",""),"TP",""),"TPE",""),"P",""))+0) as my base.

Right now the formula will work with T, TP, and P; however as soon as I type TPE I get #value.

Either way you get the point of what I am trying to do, however my cells can contain any one of the following combinations:

T,TP,TPE

P,PE,

E

In column A I have the following numbers

13710

14782H

9827

14782

14206B

a formula that looks at this range of cells and returns only the cells that have a letter at the end. The letter range goes A to M

I am a school teacher trying to adjust my tracking sheet to calculate pupils levels. I am looking for 2 potential formulas that will do the following.

1 - In cell AE I would like to generate a formula that will take the data entered in cells J:5, L:5, N:5, P:5, R:5, T:5, V:5, X:5, Z:5, AB:5 and AD:5 and give an average level.

2 - In cell AH is it possible to generate a formula that will calculate how many levels of progress the pupils are making - In other words I need Cell I to be calculated against cell J to see how much progress the pupils are making - for example if in cell I:5, a pupil is was given a 3a, and then in cell J:5 is given a 4b, they will have made 2 sub levels of progress. As well as this, can that progress then be averaged out across cells I:5, K:5, L:5, M:5, O:5, Q:5, S:5, U:5, W:5, Y:5, AA:5 and AC:5 to give an overall number of of levels of progress? An then..... can I colour co-ordinate the cell so that if the pupils are making 3 or more sub levels of progress it turns green, 2 sub levels orange and 1 sub level red?

Levels work like this

3c

3b

3a

4c

4b

4a

5c

5b

5a and so on

i want to convert numbers to letters in the excel Sheet

I.E: when the number is 1000.00$ it write in another cell

on thousand dollar only

1500.00$ one thousand five hundred dollar only

I have a word, for example ROCK. I asigned numbers to the word. R=1,O=2,C=3,K=4. My Question: If I type in ROC it must return 123. If I type in KR it must return 41, etc. Is there a basic formula I can use to solve this?

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(We use the cell for First Name, Last Name, etc. and I don't want potential entries like Mr. 56565 55454 because the cells are formatted as text and allow alphabet and numbers.)

I tried =NOT(ISNUMBER(H6)) for Data Validation, but that didn't work.

??

VR/Lost

I have in cell A1 the number 2 and in cell A2 the letter m.I want to add these two cells in cell A3 so as to appear 2+m.So i type in cell A3 =A1+A2 but it appears error.Is there a way to do what i am asking?

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View 9 Replies View RelatedWe are doing a database conversion and I have been tasked with converting all our old promotion codes to a new system. The long and the short of it is this:

I am trying to write an equation that will look at two cells (say A1 & B1) which when put together could be one of the following numbers (01,02,03,04,05,06,07,08,09,10,11,12) and translate them to a letter (A,B,C,D,E,F,G,H,J,K,M,N)

So 01=A, 02=B and so on...

I was trying to use if statements, but there are too many.

I have a list I want to sort containing both letters and numbers. Right now the regular sort sorts like this

ABC-1

ABC-11

ABC-12

ABC-2

I want it to sort like this and don't have a clue how to do it

ABC-1

ABC-2

ABC-11

ABC-12

I am using excel 2003

I have an excel sheet where the user enters a bunch of info. In one of the cells, they enter an "account code" - this is then used to SAVE AS the account code.

The problem... if they enter things into this cell that causes the filename to fail (eg: *, /), the code errors out. I can error handle this in VBA at the time of the save, but I would rather prevent them from entering anything that is not a letter or number in the first place.

How do I give letters a value in Excel? i.e. How can I make A = 1

how to make letter represent numbers what i am trying to do. i am trying to put a sheet together to make my life easyer. i am a lectuer and need to keep trake of studes progress how this is done is that over the year they are graded my Pass Merit Distinction in using offic 2007 (Excel)and i was to make it so that if i put in a P it will =6 points ,M=12 points and D=18 points and for the total points to for each student to come up on the side after the units if there a rule for this and how would i put the rule into the sheet ?

View 3 Replies View RelatedA given string of some letters (from three to five, six) is followed by a single number (1-4). Then it ends, or is followed by another such combination, up to a maximum of, let's say, four.

Example:

xxxx1

yyy3yyyy1

xyzxx1yxz4xzx1

xxx2xxx2xxx2xxx2

What I would like to do is to divide a given chain of characters into the smallest chains which contain only letters and one number. To the examples given above, I'd like to receive the following sets:

xxxx1

yyy3 and yyyy1

xyzxx1 and yxz4 and xzx1

... and so on

Is it somehow possible to do it with simple functions? Or is VB necessary (which sadly I don't know)?

Is it possible to use numbers for columns in place of letters? If so, can you specify the starting number?

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The user should enter either OPQ or BOT followed by numbers. How do i ensure that they only enter OPQ (O - Letter Not Number) followed by numbers, or BOT (O - Letter Not Number) followed by numbers.

i.e. OPQ87654321 NOT 0PQ87654321 or BOT12345678 NOT B0T12345678. The information has to be entered manually and not via drop down list as each number is unique to the OPQ or BOT.

getting All permutation and combinations of 4 letters and 4 numbers?

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I was wondering if this is also possible with letters or letter combinations, BV, RV, SV, CV, Z and numbers, somewhere between 0 and 9,5.

My columns became numbers instead of letters. How do I switch it back to letters?

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A

B

C

D

E

F

1

WR7500SSB

[code]......

How can I do this easily and quickly?

VLookups can be used to change letters into numbers, is it possible to turn numbers into letters?

i.e

A-7 =vlookup(A,table1,2,1)

7-A =????

I have what seems to be a pretty complicated situation involving random numbers and letters. I need to generate random sets of this combination of 2 letters follows by 6 numbers (ex. AB123456). I need the final product to be randomly generated and non-repeated.

I have played with various methods of producing random numbers and random letters both repeated and non-repeated. The closest I can get would be a cell of randomly generated letters adjacent to a cell of randomly generated numbers which so far has been useless.

VBA or excel functions are both okay.

I want to create data validation so that the first 2 digits=PS and the next 4 digits will be numbers. I have tried a few things but I cant get anything to work?

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All the numbers have 4 digits, and some of them have an extra letter on the end eg A B C

How can I custom format the column so that I get the numbers in order and the letters in sequence with them?

I'm looking to insert a comma between letters and numbers like seen below using Windows 7 and Excel 2013. I'd prefer to do this through a formula and not a VBA script. I know this is easy to do if you know how many characters strings are going to be and the format stays consistent.

ABCD90bj10r7

ABCD,90,bj,10,r,7

ABCD90rt8r7

ABCD,90,rt,8,r,7

iFH15jr7ri12

iFH,15,jr,7,ri,12

iFG155jr8ri11

iFG,155,jr,8,ri,11

iFG15jr8ri9

iFG,15,jr,8,ri,9

how to create some code that can convert any column number to it's respective letter, from 1 = "A" to 16384 = "XFD". The code is posted below. Enjoy, or let me know how you would improve it.

Code:

Function colNumToChar(colNum) As String

Dim Num1, Num2, Num3 As Integer

Dim Let1, Let2, Let3 As String

[Code]....

Looking to create a Formula (not Code):

IF CELL A1

1. NOT Between 8 and 20 characters OR

2. NOT contain at least 2 numbers OR

3. NOT contain at least 2 letters OR

4. contain characters (e.g. punctuation) which are neither numbers or letters

Then FALSE.

All my columns headings are now numbers instead of letters. how do i change them back to letters

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