# Drag Formula But Skip Every Other Row

May 11, 2009I am trying to link the cells up in a new workbook the problem is the data I need is setup in a way the formula needs to skip every other row.

For example:

I am trying to link the cells up in a new workbook the problem is the data I need is setup in a way the formula needs to skip every other row.

For example:

I have the following formulae in seperate cells were A1, A2 and A3 are the cells

A1 =MAX(Data!C2:C3)

A2 =MAX(Data!C4:C5)

A3 =MAX(Data!C6:C7)

I would like to drag the cells so that automatically the cells below A3 are updated as follows

A4 =MAX(Data!C8:C9)

A5 =MAX(Data!C10:C11)

etc up to 600 rows

Unfortunately it is not being updated in that order. Do you have any suggestions how it can be done.

I have set up a formula to sum data from specific columns in multiple sheets in the same file. The simple formula had worked perfectly until I needed the data from the last sheet. In all of the other sheets the data that I need to pull is all in consecutive rows but in the last sheet the data that I need pulled and added is in every 4th row. The sheet looks like this:

All of the columns I've filled in work fine. The ones blank are the ones I am running into issues with. When I drag down the formulas excel pulls the next consecutive rows, which is perfect for the first four sheets I am summing, but for the fifth sheet (I'll ref the Test1 column) I need it to pull 'Wayne 2014'!C6 and then 'Wayne 2014'!C10 in the next row and so forth.

Date

All Test

Test1

Test2

Test3

Test4

$ Amt.

Jan.16

=SUM(C2+D2+E2+F2)

[Code] ........

The first four sheets look like this, which is why they work fine:

Date

All Test

Test1

Test2

Test3

$ Amt.

Jan. 16

=SUM(C2:E2)

[Code] ........

The fifth sheet looks like this: I only want the formulas from the first sheet to pull the data from the dated rows in this sheet.

Date

All Test

Test1

Test2

Test3

$ Amt.

Jan. 16

=SUM(C2:E2)

=SUM(C3:C5)

[Code] ......

Is there any way in Excel 2010 to get it do what I want? (I am not sure how that one cell became outlined and I do not know how to fix it.)

I have data in a row - A1 B1 C1 D1 etc.

And a SUM function in row 2 - =SUM(A1:C1)

I want to be able to drag this function to calculate SUM in blocks of 3 e.g.

=SUM(A1:C1), =SUM(D1:F1), =SUM(G1:I1)

Attached is a sample worksheet. I have data in column A that I want to drag fill in column C. In column C, once the first 2 results in column A are entered, I would like a blank cell and so on.

testdv.xlsx

On the 'Total' sheet I'm wanting subsequent sheets to fill in on the rows. Do I have to redo the formulas for each row because it will correlate to a different sheet? I only know how to drag the formula down, but that doesn't seem to work right!

View 11 Replies View Related=DCOUNT(timeg15w!$A$1:$F$3909, "WPC",Criteria!A1:C2)

If I simply drag the above formula down I end up with

=DCOUNT(timeg15w!$A$1:$F$3909, "WPC",Criteria!A2:C3)

=DCOUNT(timeg15w!$A$1:$F$3909, "WPC",Criteria!A3:C4)

=DCOUNT(timeg15w!$A$1:$F$3909, "WPC",Criteria!A4:C5)

=DCOUNT(timeg15w!$A$1:$F$3909, "WPC",Criteria!A5:C6)

I am trying to drag the above formula so that it copies in the following manner:

=DCOUNT(timeg15w!$A$1:$F$3909, "WPC",Criteria!A3:C4)

=DCOUNT(timeg15w!$A$1:$F$3909, "WPC",Criteria!A5:C6)

=DCOUNT(timeg15w!$A$1:$F$3909, "WPC",Criteria!A7:C8)

=DCOUNT(timeg15w!$A$1:$F$3909, "WPC",Criteria!A9:C10)

How can I achieve this result?

I have tried absolute and relative on the formula in A5 of this sample data below to get A6 to equal D2 and so forth down the sheet. Nothing works except typing in the formula for each cell....

View 9 Replies View Relatedi have a formula that needs to be dragged down 65,000 rows in excel is there a quicker way of do it than with the mouse?

View 3 Replies View RelatedI have sheets with over 40000 rows. I grouped them in 60 and I need the average for every group on the 61st (which is blank). For example, when collapsed I have visible the following blank cells:

A61

A122

A183

A244

and so on.

What I want is to enter a formula in A61 for the average of A1:A60 then drag down and have the correct values in all the rest (average of A62:A121 in A122, etc.).

I want the range to stay as i put it without it +1 when i drag the formula down my spreadsheet, below is the formula im using (for a creche in case your wondering)

=IF(G5<A8,"Baby",IF(G5<A16,"Wobbler", IF(G5<A24,"Toddler",IF(G5<A30,"Playschool","Please use DD/MM/YYYY FORMAT"))))

G5, A16, is taken from a list of dates down the side so i need these to remain constant otherwise my formula goes out.

i wanna to put check boxes in colums d4:d41 with a formula inside which beginning with this formula (=Sheet1!$D$4) in cell d4.how to copy and drag down this formula into d5:d41?

View 8 Replies View RelatedI have data in every cell within a column. I want to pull data from every 7th Cell.

Ex.

Cell CP7 needs to reference AG10

Cell CP8 needs to reference AG11

This is my formula:

=DCOUNT(timeg15w!$A$1:$F$3909, "WPC",Criteria!A1:C2)

My question concentrates on this part of the formula:...Criteria!A1:C2

When I drag down the formula, it changes, as usually, adding 1 to the cells address, like this:

Criteria!A1:C2

Criteria!A2:C3

Criteria!A3:C4

BUT, I want the formula dragged down, adding 2 instead of 1, changing like this:

Criteria!A1:C2

Criteria!A3:C4

Criteria!A5:C6

How can I achieve this result?

I want to put in cell I3 the value from cell C1, to I4 the value of C49 and so on. How can I do it?

View 5 Replies View RelatedIs there an easy way to drag all the references to a cell in a formula quickly e.g If i have a formula like this is;

=IF(A1>0, A1+1,A1-1)

and want to drag all the references to the cell A1 to another cell in one go as opposed to one at a time?

In my worksheet i have pairs of data from A2:A18. cell A2 is paired with A3, cell A5 to A6.

In cell C2, I have the formula =IF(A2>A3,A2,A3). then in C3 I have =IF(A5>A6,A5,A6).

I would then like to be able to drag these formulas down to C7 and take the appropriate data.

So another example, cell C4 should be =IF(A8>A9,A8,A9).

I have seen many formulas for how to drag skipping a row, but couldn't find anything on pairs of data while skipping a row as well.

The worksheet is attached : TEST.xlsx

1. I have data A1, A2, A3....down a column.

2. I have one value on C2 ( constant value)

3. the formula is a very simple multiplication formula. I want to multiply every single value of column A to C2. But it needs to be in across a row that starts in

D4. So,formula needs to be in (D4, E4, F4) there are other datas in the worksheet

4. So when I input =$A1*$C$2 in D4 it calculates it fine but when i try to drag the formula across the row so [E4=$A2*$C$2, F4=$A3*$C$2...]

it repeates the same fomula as D4 and does not adjust for the increase in column number.

I am making a sheet that has many colums of data that I want to sumup colum wise. I am doing is using this macro ..

=============================================

Sub Add_Totals()

For Each NumRange In Columns("C").SpecialCells(xlConstants, xlNumbers).Areas

SumAddr = NumRange.Address(False, False)

NumRange.Offset(NumRange.Count, 0).Resize(1, 1).Formula = "=SUM(" & SumAddr & ")"

NumRange.Offset(NumRange.Count, -1).Resize(1, 1).Value = "TOTAL="

Next NumRange

End Sub...........

i noticed that when i have a formula that refers to a table, such as:

= sumifs(table1[heading4],table1[heading1],"A",table1[heading2],true)

i can copy-paste it, i also can fill (right or left) a selected range with it,

but, i cannot copy it (right or left) by dragging.

In the attached workbook, see the "P & L" tab, cells I30 to I48. The idea of the formula I have placed into these cells is to drag out the figures from column I in the "Trial Balance" tab of the workbook. A similar formula is used succesfully in the "balance sheet" tab in Column B. I don't understand why the formula doesn't work in the cells i've specified in in the " P & L" tab it seems to work for I8 and the rows immediately below it "revenue".

UK Trial Balance May 2014 V2.xlsx

I am trying to drag down a formula (see below). the cell reference A6 and E6 is not updating to A7 and E7 etc etc when i drag the formula down using the corner thing. it remains constant at A6 and E6.

=HYPERLINK("#INDEX('Shipping Tracker Week X'!$F$4:$F$3000,MATCH(1,('Shipping Tracker Week X'!$B$4:$B$3000=A6)*('Shipping Tracker Week X'!$D$4:$D$3000=E6),0))","Link 1")

im pretty sure the problem comes down to the hashtag and quotation marks that i added, as the formula properly increased the cell references when i drag down without the hashtag and quotations. however, i sort of need it because adding those seems to be the only way i can get the hyperlink to link me over to the other sheet and to the correct cell containing the hyperlink.

part 2 of problem: the hashtag and quotations is currently a workaround method for me. the original intention was for the hyperlink to directly link me to a website, which is referenced from a separate sheet. however, without the hashtag and quotations, i get a "Cannot open specified file" error.

I can drag it down to fill a series of cells within a column.

Let's say the formula in cell A1 is:

I am using a VLOOKUP formula, but when I drag it down it doesn't keep the same array selection. Is there a way so that I can drag it and it relates to the cell to the left, but the array selected stays the same. I don't really want to type the same thig out for every cell as there are 6000. I am using: =VLOOKUP(D2,Working!A2:C23,2,FALSE) and want D2 to change accordingly but for working!A2:C23 to stay the same.

View 2 Replies View RelatedI want to make the formula: x=SUM(A * e^(-b*d)), wherein A and b are parameters and d the distance.

I've just over 10.000 rows and 15 columns (B4 to P10013) with distances. For each column i give a formula =$S$2*EXP(-$R$2*B4) and extent that for all colums and rows, then I sum all the columns. This works fine, except for the fact that when there is an empty cell the outcome is wrong. Because I set for example A as 10. The answer for that cell is 10, because he sees an empty cell as 0, i guess.

So how do I skip these empty cells?

I'm looking to create a formula that will skip past any blanks until it finds the latest and most up-to-date value.

Some context: I wish to return a latest estimate value to a cell (A5), and this value is updated quarterly. Let's say that the quater 1 value sits in cell A1, Q2 in A2, Q3 in A3 and Q4 in A4. I wish cell A5 to display the latest estimate as soon as a user updates it on a quarterly basis, but default to the previous quarter's estimate if that latest view is unavailable.

I've tried using some IF(ISBLANK...) combinations but am getting nowhere !

NB want to try and avoid Macros across this worksheet so a formula solution would be best.

This formula holds good for regular offsets (7 cells).

how to copy a formula that skip rows?

How to get the values from irregular offsets...??

I have a spreadsheet with temperature data, all in one column (D), that was recorded every 10 minutes for several months. In two adjacent columns (E & F), I would like to record the daily max and min temperatures. I can manually do this with MAX and MIN formulas in column E and F respectively, MAX(D1:D144). But when I copy this formula to the next row, I get MAX(D2:D145) when what I really want is MAX(D145:D288)....and so on...

View 1 Replies View RelatedI have a row with numbers

1

2

3

5

6

7

8

What is the formula to get then on another column as

1

2

3

5

6

7

8

I need a formula to drag down the attached that will place zeros infront of any numbers that don't have 9 digits. so if a part number consists of 6 digits then i need 3 zeros in front of it, if a part number consists of 9 digits then i dont need any zeros proceeding it.

View 2 Replies View RelatedI making a template for multiple users to import data into for analysis. I want them to be able to delete and drag-and-drop data to get rid of any bogus values. However i need forumlas that reference those to NOT follow the values as there as moved. As a simple example say you have two columns, column A is a set of random numbers, column B is the number from coumn A times 2. If take the bottom half of column A and drag it up one cell, overwriting a cell, now the cell in column B next to the overwritten cell has a #REF err and ever cell below that now references a Cell in column A from the previous row. I want a formula that references a static address and will not follow the cell if it is moved.

If I use named ranges rather than specific cells references it works for the above example, however for my actual form it does not. Even though the ranges and formulas stay the same I start getting incorrect values. If there is no other way to this I will try to figure why the named ranges do not work.

I have a spreadsheet which contains data for crime incidents occurring in a month. I have created a worksheet which uses "IF" statements to pull in data that occurred within the last 24 hours only. I would like to create a report that can be printed which has a crime category and lists all the incidents for that category below that occurred during the day. The issue I am having is that all "IF" and "LOOKUP" statements are line for line and I want to be able to skip blanks or where it is not the category in the title.

View 4 Replies View RelatedI have instances where my Y variables sometimes contain a zero in the data and i need a formula to skip over that data point in the LINEST calculation.

Y variables are in Row 1, Columns A:E

X variables are in Row 2, Columns A:E

The following formula is returning a #VALUE! error: .....

I am trying to find a formula that will allow me to reference another page in my spread sheet. In my scenario the row I am referencing has 5 consectutive numbers after the reference point I would use for a vlookup. These numbers are all zeros except for one number in each row which will be a positive number greater than zero. I want my formula to check the first cell in the row, if it is not a zero it will show that number, but if this cell contains 0, then it moves over to the next cell. If all the cells in the row have a zero, then i just want zero to appear on my summary sheet. I tried to do a vlookup with an IF function, but I couldn't get it to work. I have attached a sample of what the spreadsheet looks like.Example doc.xlsx

View 2 Replies View RelatedI am wondering if there is a way to drag a formula, for instance, down, and each cell that I drag down, it references one cell to the right.

Excel Example.png

I attached a photo -- I understand that this is an overly simplified example, but the idea is that it would reference the row as you drag down the column.

How do you make the Autofill function increment in blocks, e.g. instead of increment 1,2,3 increment 1,8,15 inthe following example: I have a 2 worksheets, one with days of the year across columns and values down rows, and another that summarises the sum of the corresponding days in weeks, so I have 365 columns in sheet 1 and 52 columns in sheet2. Everytime I update the sum range i cannot autofill it in the summary worksheet, as A1:G1 autofills to B1:H1, but I want it to increment to H1:N1.

View 3 Replies View RelatedI have a perfect formula

=IF(A2>1,A2/1.16,"")

It does exactly what I need , it does not calculate on empty rows , but it calculates on heading rows , how can I modify to avoid this.

See file attached , I don't want the value on b6 when I drag downwards.

07 09 value avoiding.xls

I have a workbook with five different sheets in it.The first is an inputs sheet where I populate inputs to my file. The rest all contain formulas in a top row (ex: A2:G2 in the first sheet D4:M4 in the second sheet...etc). These formulas are calculating values based off my input sheet and need to be dragged down the same number of rows as is in the inputs sheet (if there are 125 rows in my input sheet I need it to drag down the formulas 125 times, so from A2:G2 to A126:G126 or D4:M4 to D129.

The main problem is that I never know how many rows will be on the input sheet so the piece of code would ideally count and then apply that count to all of the other tabs and drag down the appropriate amount of rows. It is a base file so I save a copy each time I open so the start rows will always be the same.

I need to disable cut and drag only in a workbook. The idea is to avoid formula reference errors when unlocked cells are cut and pasted or dragged. I can find many macros online but none that do only these two things.

View 2 Replies View RelatedI have a formula that I would like the column references to change as I drag the formula down. I would also like the row reference to stay the same.

I have attached my workbook for reference. I listed the value in red I would like to achieve

Book1.xlsx

i need a macro that will simulate the little corner crosshair that you drag to fill in and increment formulas. i need to fill down on sheet 2, columns a thru m a number of rows equal to sheet 1,column b, count -1.

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