# Bubble Sort: Comparing Numbers & Letters

Jun 3, 2007

I have 3 departments, each with a value. I want to sort from lowest value to greatest (which I have done) but some departments won't have a value and therefore will have "n/a" in the place of the value. When sorting, "n/a" always comes out as the greatest value but I want "n/a" to be the lowest value - since it means there is no value.

Here is an example of the data:
Depts: Value:
580 15.75
558 19.01
538 n/a

Here is the code (sorting is being done on the value obviously, and the switching of the Depts to stay with the value is also done in the code)

Private Sub RankPerformance()

Dim bytValuesArrayCount As Byte
Dim A As Byte
Dim B As Byte
Dim vTemp As Variant 'must be type since value can be number or string ("n/a")

bytValuesArrayCount = UBound(ValuesArray)

The only way I know to do it is to sort using the above code, then do another type of sort if a value is not numeric then it is placed at the end...but I'm trying to make the code as efficient as possible

## Comparing 2 Columns With Numbers / Letters And Alphanumeric Values

May 13, 2014

I have 2 columns i want to find out which items match in each column and put the matching value in column c. I have tried Vlookup and continue to get an N/A .. I tried countif and I get either an N/A or a value error. I have tried turning the cells into text but that is not working either..

column A has about 1700 rows and column B has about 4000

MOST CELLS ARE 6-7 VARIABLES.. satrting with either 01, 02, 03 with 4-5 letters following or have a 6 digit number or 6 letter value.

## How To Sort Numbers With Letter Prefixes And Letters Mixed With Numbers

Jan 21, 2012

Using 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?

## Sort Containing Both Letters And Numbers

Jan 4, 2008

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

## To Sort A Column With Mixed Letters And Numbers

Aug 12, 2007

I am attempting to sort a column with mixed letters and numbers. However, I have been totally unable to get them to sort the way I want them.

What I have is:

K600
K2
K2A
K2B
K159
K159A
K159B
K1
K1A
K1B
K428
K8
K8A
K8B

etc, etc. The prefix letter is only a K - no other letters. However, the suffix letters can be anything from A to E (at the present time)

I need to sort them numberically from K1 in descending order ie:

K1
K1A
K1B
K2
K3
K4
K4A
K4B
etc etc etc

## Bubble Sizes In Bubble-Charts Macro

Nov 9, 2006

Im trying to create a simple 3D Bubble Chart macro, and as most people who've never dealt with this before (i think), i've hit a wall with BubbleSizes. I've attached the file im trying to get to work. The VBA is quite simple but an error occurs at BubbleSizes. I've read that BubbleSizes takes a different reference style than xValues and such, but haven't had any luck trying to change that. For those who just want to see the code without getting the file:

Sub EmbeddedChartFromScratch()
Dim myChtObj As ChartObject
Dim rngChtData As Range
Dim rngChtXVal As Range
Dim iColumn As Long
' make sure a range is selected
If TypeName(Selection) <> "Range" Then Exit Sub
' define chart data
Set rngChtData = Selection
(Left:=250, Width:=375, Top:=75, Height:=225)
With myChtObj.Chart................................

## Removing Two Letters From A String Of Letters And Numbers

Jul 29, 2014

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.

## Remove Letters From A Column Containing Both Numbers And Letters

Jul 24, 2012

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.

## Rank & Sort Table: Unique Numbers Sort Ascending, But The Non-unique Numbers Sort Descending

Oct 5, 2007

I have a list in rows where I have a ranking formula =COUNT(\$G\$5:\$G\$81)-(RANK(G5,\$G\$5:\$G\$81)+ COUNTIF(\$G\$5:G5,G5)-1)+1 When I sort the rank, ascending. All of the unique numbers sort ascending, but the non-unique numbers sort descending

ex) 1.751
2.52
3.753
418
417
416

## Comparing Two Column For Matching Number But The Items Compared Also Contains Letters

May 2, 2006

I am trying to compare two colums. They both contain numbers mixed with letters. I am wanting to match only the numbers in both not the letters. Example:

column a = m454 column b = fsh454-1
m543 fst998-2
m998 fsm434-1

my match is m454 and fsh454-1, m998 and fst998-2. The items can be in any order in the column. The end result I want to indicate the match by putting an X by column a item that matches column b.

## How To Sort A Column Depending On Number Of Letters

Apr 15, 2008

i want to sort a column in such a way that it starts with those cells having the highest number of letter. For example:

before:

AA
AAA
A
AAAAAA
AAAA
AAAAAAAAAAA

I want it to look like:

AAAAAAAAAAA
AAAAAA
AAAA
AAA
AA
A

Ofcourse the real list doesnt contain only "A"s. It contains of words and sentences.

How can i sort columns A as mentioned? The order of column A with other columns should not be destroyed be the sorting process.

## Sort 4 Columns By Comparing 2

Aug 8, 2014

I have column A which contains a range of part numbers, and column B is an On Hand quantity of that part number.

Column C is just like column A, in that it contains the same part numbers but it has about 1,000 additional part numbers that are obsolete. Column D has the On Hand quantity for Column C.

Column A and B are old information as far as the On Hand quantities, where Column C and D are up to date On Hand. The problem is the old outdated part numbers in column C.

How do I make column A and column C match, but not lose their respective On Hand quantities? I know this sounds discombobulated, but basically I need column A's part numbers, with column D's on hand quantity.

## Average Numbers In Table Containing Numbers And Letters?

Jan 27, 2012

I 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.

## Sum Letters To Numbers?

Feb 26, 2014

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.

## Why Are Numbers Above Letters

Jan 16, 2014

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....

## Letters To Numbers

Apr 17, 2009

This 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

## Sum Cells Containing Numbers And Letters

Jul 8, 2014

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

## Extracting Numbers With Letters

Aug 21, 2014

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

## Formula Used With Numbers And Letters

Jan 23, 2014

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

## How To Convert Numbers To Letters

Apr 5, 2007

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

## Assigning Numbers To Letters

Oct 26, 2009

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?

## Allow Only Letters In Cell (no Numbers)?

Oct 7, 2010

How do I do data validation/cell formatting so that only alphabetic characters can be entered and no numbers?

(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

Jan 30, 2013

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?

## How To Autofill Numbers With Letters

Feb 13, 2013

How to autofill numbers with letters in excel 2007. Eg. 74cm, 80cm so on....?

## Macro - From Numbers To Letters

Aug 8, 2013

Is there any formula or macro which gives the result from numbers to letters..? say like; 2,471,803.40 is in number and I'm looking for the result as 'RUPEE TWO MILLION FOUR HUNDRED SEVENTY ONE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED THREE AND FORTY PAISE ONLY'. Is it possible to create macro to get this type of result..?

## Converting Numbers To Letters

Jun 26, 2007

We 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.

## Force Use Of Letters And Numbers Only

Oct 23, 2009

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.

## Convert Numbers To Letters. A=1, B=2 Etc

Feb 15, 2007

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

## Letters To Represent Numbers

Jun 30, 2008

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 ?

## Avoid Letters (read Only Numbers)

Feb 7, 2007

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