# Convert Calculation Result To Negative If Positive & Vice Versa

Jul 1, 2008

I have a column of numbers such as

1001150
1001124
2224445

I need add a period in the following locations

10011.50
10011.24
22244.45

I figured this out using a format rule of

#.##

I then need to make the numbers negative so I did

-#.##

but this doesn't "stick", if I filter the numbers by negative numbers, none of them show up. So how do I make the formatting actually become the numbers? Auto Merged Post Until 24 Hrs Passes;After doing some more research I found the "precision as displayed" option. I can't find this option on Excel 2007, but I moved the files into 2003 and the option doesn't do anything. It is not permanently changing the column that I have added the formatting too.

## Positive To Negative Number And Vice Versa

Aug 22, 2008

I need to have a formula or code so that when a number is entered in cell E12 or F12 or L12, or M12 would treat a positive number as a negative and a negative number entered would be a positive in that respective cell.

## Updating One Cell Changes Another Or Vice Versa

Dec 11, 2006

Let's say that row a,b,and c contain a list price, discount %, and discount price respectively. I want to be able to change either the discount % and it will recalculate the discount price or change the discount price and it will recalculate the discount %. So to put it more clearly:

cells in row A: Contain the List (undiscounted) price. This will never change.

cells in row B: Will be a discount %. It is equal to:
(list price - discounted price)/list price. needs to be recalculated if discounted price changes. Also, it should only contain data if the cell in Row A - list price - contains data.

All cells in row C: Will be a discount price. It is equal to:
(1-discount %)*list price. needs to be recalculated if discount % changes. Also, it should only contain data if the cell in Row A - list price - contains data.

## Linking Cells So That Changing One Changes Another And Vice Versa

Apr 9, 2014

I am looking for a code that will be able to link cells H9:I14 on Sheet 1 with cells H7:I12 on Sheet 2 of the same workbook so that if I change H9 on Sheet 1, H7 on Sheet 2 will show the same figure and alternatively if I change H7 on Sheet 2, H9 on Sheet 1 will show the same figure. If this could work for all 12 of the cells and their equivalents respectively.

Furthermore, If a blank column or row is inserted, hence the cells move, the link will remain useable.

I have plenty of different columns throughout the workbook where this needs to be done so I imagine I can just adjust the code as necessary to incorporate different cells.

## Separate A Text Into A Number Or Vice Versa

Feb 12, 2007

How can I separate a text or a number. For example in column A I have a data written like these 123text, text1234, 123text123, 123-text and in column B I only want to put the text or the number only so it means that if I have in column A "123text" in column B I only want to put "text" word. Another information is that the number is not always 3 number and the text is not always 4 character.

## Nesting VLOOKUP In IF/vice Versa & Pivot Table

Jun 3, 2009

I've attached a sample/equivalent workbook of what I'm working on which will hopefully make it clear(er).

>There are two worksheets/month. Both worksheets (represent 2 different categories) are structured the same, two columns: model code & \$ amount. >The model codes change (in # and actual model), between categories and month.

>The data for each month rolls up into a year-to-date summary worksheet, with 4 columns: Model (includes all models YTD, each only listed once), category1 YTD, category 2 YTD, & Total YTD).

Previously this had been done by manually entering any new models for the month into the rows in the YTD summary sheet. And the totals for each model (highlighted in yellow in the YTD tab in my sample) were just done by an adding formula, with the new month's data manually entered into each individual cell at the end of the formula (...+X). I know there's a much better way to do/automate this! (there are a lot more models than I've put in my sample aka it's way too time consuming manually).

My problem is twofold:
1. (main issue) I have been trying to do this using various IF statements nested in VLOOKUPS, and vice versa, but the issue that arises is for models in the summary sheet that don't exist in a given (month's) table. I want the value for those models (for that specific month) to be zero, but I cannot figure out how to get that to work in my formula. The only piece that works for me thus far is =VLOOKUP(A3, 'Jan Cat1'!A2:B18, 2, FALSE), but I've tried nesting it in IF statements, nesting IF statements in it, using ANDs & ORs, no avail.

I'm not even sure any of these options are the best ways to reach what I'm ultimately trying to do. A pivot table may be better? But I will need to keep/preserve the summary sheet for each month (so there cannot just be one big updated master pivot table).

2. If I could find a way to automate/refresh & update the row of models each month, it would be the sprinkles on the icing of this cupcake.

## Turn Column Letters To Numbers And Vice Versa?

Jun 16, 2014

How do i turn column letters to numbers and vice versa

take y values from column and take x values from row

I have 'resolved' values in column A1:A10
I have 'received' values in row B11:K11

I need to fill out a table using the tables axis values stored in the column and row above.

## Convert Positive # To Negative

Mar 11, 2009

Is there a simple way to convert a positive number to a negative number ?

Fromto
10(10.00)
56(56.00)
116(116.00)

Additionally, would the same procedure work for time?
So if I had a column listing hours that looks like this:

10:05:00
4:34:00
2:18:06

is there a way to convert this to negative hours? Understandably, there are no such thing as negative hours, but I am trying to illustrate a situation where an internal procedure was completed x amount of hours before the specified start time.

## Convert Negative Number To Positive?

Nov 12, 2012

I keep getting the correct answer, but it returns it as negative and I need a positive answer.

## How To Convert Negative Figure To Positive

Jun 27, 2014

I wish to convert a negative figure Ie (-1,500) to positive. How do i go about it?

## Convert Positive Numbers To Negative

Jan 8, 2008

I have created a Pivot table from a source data file that includes a document status column ('Type I Or C') (I for Invoice & C for Credit) and an Invoice / Credit value column (Invoiced Price). However the values for both invoices and credits are positive so when summed distort the total values.

I am attempting to create an additional column within the Pivot table to convert the credit note values to negative by inserting a calculated field under the formula tab, i.e.

=IF('Type I Or C'="C",-'Invoiced Price','Invoiced Price')

The above formula works fine in a standard worksheet but it is not reckonsing the "C" within the pivot table. If I manually change the value to numeric (i.e. 1 for Invoices and 2 for credits) it works fine, i.e =IF('Type I Or C'="2",-'Invoiced Price','Invoiced Price')

so it appears to be an alpha issue?

## Convert Numbers To Text With Positive & Negative Signs

Nov 19, 2007

Have the following numeric values:
-3.46
103
0
6.2
I would like to convert (not format) them to
the following 14-byte text values:
-0000000000346
+0000000010300
+0000000000000
+0000000000620

## Conditional Formula To Convert Number With Positive Value To Its Negative Equivalent

Aug 27, 2012

I am looking for a conditional formula that can be applied to a cell so that when I enter a number with a positive value, it:

1) Converts it to its negative equivalent value.
2) Displays in the value in the cell with parentheses around the number to indicate that the value is negative.

I am trying to do this without having to reference another cell to provide the entry or display the outcome.

## Remove Trailing Letter From Numbers & Convert To Positive / Negative

Feb 16, 2008

I use currency data pasted from legacy program that pastes dollar values followed by a C or D to represent debit and credits, ie -- 1,000,000.00C or 1,000,000.00D.

Is there some way to remove the letter and correctly format the value to a negative or positive number on a whole worksheet or column?

Currently I am doing this manually one cell at a time.

## Return Zero If Calculation Result Negative

Apr 21, 2008

i have a sheet which adds up stock = SUM(F6-D6) (told u it was basic) what i want to do is if a negative number is the answer i want the sheet to change it to zero.

## Line Chart To XY Chart And Vice-Versa

Feb 5, 2010

Attached is the sample data worksheet. Chart 1 is XY type chart using Seconds (2nd column of sample sheet as x-axis from 42510 to 42530). How do I change it to Line chart using Time (1st column of sample sheet as the X-axis) retaining same data from 42510 to 42530 on both primary and secondary axis?. And how do I again change it back to XY chart?

## Convert Positive Values To Negative Values

Apr 7, 2008

I have a table (column C5 to H20)

The table has values in each cell. Some cells have zero values and some have positive values.

Basically, I need to convert all positive (non zero) values to Negative values using VBA (i.e. convert 251 to -251).

## Positive To Negative If Cell On Left Negative

Sep 1, 2007

I have data starting in E7. I want it to go down the column and find the negative numbers. If it finds one then I want it to change the number in the row to the left of it to a negative. So if E67 is a negative number, make D67 a negative and so forth down the line Sounds "simple" but how do I do it?

## Matching Negative Value W/ Corresponding Positive Value

Jan 23, 2008

I have a spreadsheet of invoices and credits memos (500+ rows). Is there a way to match the positive and negatives that match? For example if there is -40.39 in one cell and positive 40.39 in another that it could highlight both those cells. I was thinking to do it in conditional formatting however I can not get it to work. It does not have to be fancy I just need to highlight them because there will not be a lot that do actually match.

## Ensure A Negative Or Positive Value

Feb 2, 2010

My form has a combobox with three options "Withdrawal" "Deposit" "Fee". I want to make sure that whatever number a user puts into a textbox, if they select "Withdrawal" or "Fee" that number will be converted to a negative number, and if they select "Deposit" it will be positive. I have written the following code and am just wondering if there is some super slick way of doing it other than an if statement.

## Positive And Negative Changes Any 2 Numbers

Feb 4, 2012

I would like to see that I am continually saving on a per-day basis (as well as overtime). I allowance myself an allowance each day, but some days, I need to spend more money than that. The best solution I have to is keep a running total for myself, so that each day is affected by the preceding days. Therefore, if I spend too much, I now have a small defecit that needs to be corrected. This method keep me on track as far as saving and spending.

Question (and I copied the actual data from my spreadsheet):

Without having to manual enter the final calculations (because this is just a simple part of an overall larger, more complex spreadsheet), can I generate the values in my Value Change row, based on the information from my Running Total row?

For example, Day 1 to Day 2, I was able to incease my running total from 233 to 354 (meaning that I had saved +121 that day). Of course, this is an easy subtraction problem (Day 2 - Day 1 = Value Change). From Day 2 to Day 3, I spent way too much. The running total fell to -1198, meaning that I spent 1552 too much (that day's value change is -1552). Again, this an easy subtraction (Day 3 - Day 2 = Value Change, just like the first example). From Day 3 to Day 4, I was able to reduce my running total -1063, meaning that I was able to save 135 that day. This is my problem. Day 4 - Day 3 does not equal the value change of + 135. To get this value, the preceding formula now has to change to ABS(Day 3) - ABS(Day 4).

This is the issue. I need a formula that can work normally when the numbers are postive or when the second value is larger (in terms of absolute value). On the other hand, it needs to recognize the special cases like Day 3 - Day 4. Is this some form of a conditional function?

Running Total 233354-1198-1063-878-658-933-807-657
Percentage Change51.93%-438.42%11.27%17.40%25.06%-41.79%13.50%18.59%
Value Change121-1552135185220-275126150

## Positive And Negative Values

Sep 3, 2009

way using vba to match a -negative value to a postive value in a same column and delete the entire row? (debits and credits)

## Add Positive Or Negative From Division

Dec 3, 2006

I have a forecast for a week, all days I type in, the real order, in the end of the week I got a difference between the forecast and the real orders. the difference can be positive or negative, in any case I want that difference to be added on the next cell on next week, plus the difference between the forecast and the real order from the day before, and so on.

I'm using this formula "E4*(\$L\$3+1+IF(K4,ABS(K3/K4-1),0))" but if the real order is less than the forecast the formula add the difference increasing in a positive way, when what I want is decrease the value if the difference shows a negative tendency.

hope this make sense.

I attached a file with what I intend to do.

## Convert Negative Numbers With Negative Sign On Right

Aug 1, 2007

I have data that comes from a subsytem that places the negative sign at the right of the number, so it is recognized as text. I can get around this using find and replace and then a second step to multiply that by -1, but is there a formula that can do this for me?

I was trying if(right(A1,1)="-",TBD,A1)

## Percentages Between Positive And Negative Numbers?

Feb 27, 2014

I have to calculate percentages, lots of them,, have 4 scenarios

1.- positive / positive

2.- positive / negative

3.- negative / positive

4.- negative / negative

I wish to find a formula that covers all scenarios, have thousands of data to calculate

## TRIMMEAN Only On Positive (negative) Values On A Row

Mar 7, 2014

Using AVERAGEIF on a row containing both positive and negative values one can easily calculate the Average of only the positive or negative values. I need to filter the 20% outlier on each case, how can I do that with TRIMMEAN ?

This is an example of the current formula using Averageif for the positive values:

=IF(C3=0;0,0001;AVERAGEIF(Auxiliary!B29:BL29;">="&O3))

For now O3 can assumed to be 0.

## Total All Negative And All Positive Number

Apr 3, 2014

Here it is i needed to get the total of all negative and positive value.

## Remove Positive And Negative Duplicates?

May 2, 2014

I am currently working on a project whereby I need to remove duplicate rows (containing both a positive and negative number). I've tried a few different formulas and macros but I'm running into a problem. It's wanting to remove ALL positive matches instead of one.

For example: Column BH has -4,4,4,-2,2,-1,1,

I need it remove those numbers that cross cancel and keep the one that doesn't have a partner.

Side note: Column A has an owner code, Column B a well code, and BH is the amount due.

## Formula To Change A Negative No To A Positive

Dec 26, 2006

This may be more of a math question rather than an Excel one.

If I have a spreadsheet with a cell that produces different negative number each time it is used, is there a way i can add a formula to make it a positive number.

So if Cell A1 showed -£244.22, I want to add an equation that changes if to £244.22

Cell A1 changes so it would need to do the same for any negative number within that cell.

## Get Sum Of Positive And Negative Numbers Separately

Sep 30, 2007

For Example, I have a list of numbers like this

3
-4
6
5
-2

Now, I need to get the sum of all positive numbers & sum of all negative numbers in different cells. Is it Possible to get using Formulas.

The Order (& also the number) of the Positive & Negative Numbers varies.