Excel 2010 :: Maintaining Format In A Cell When Using Formula

Jan 10, 2014

I just upgraded to Excel2010 and noticed that if I calculate percentages resulting from other formulas, the result displays as a percentage with 15 decimal places and it ignores the format of the cell. My guess is that since formulas are being used in cells A1,B1, and C1, Excel is ignoring the format. When I hard code the numbers, I obtain the desired result.

Is there a way to change the default of 15 decimal places for formula results involving inputs that use formulas in their own creation? (outside of the Round function in each cell? Within Options?)

The data looks like this:

A1 = formula resulting in 1.76%
B1 = formula resulting in 1.90%
C1 = formula resulting in 1.69%

D1 = C1*B1/A1 resulting in 1.8218147382920100%

The desired result is 1.82%.

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Excel 2010 :: Making Hard Coded Cell Dynamic While Maintaining Original Content

May 16, 2014

I pulled a set of financial statements from a database into Excel. All of the values are hard coded but I would like to make them dynamic, while maintaining the original content. For example, If cell C3 is a revenue figure for 2012 ($1,000) I would like to link it to cell C5, which will be a currency conversion rate (2.0). So I would like cell C3 to read =1000*C5, which would equal 2000, and for cell D3 to equal 2013 sales*D5, etc. I would also like this to go across a specified range so that I can also change operating expenses, taxes, etc over a number of columns (dates) that I define, all linking to the conversion rate for the given year. Having another tab where you link and anchor is an option but I would prefer something in VBA where I can qickly include this functionality with new workbooks that I download.

I am using Excel 2010.

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Dec 17, 2011

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I can not seperate this into 2 fields as it would break the program this database belongs to.

this database is linked from excell to access i am using excell to update an access database

i use office 2010

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I am struggling with the code to set the format when a row is hidden. I loop through the table to set format, fine if no row hidden. But when row is hidden everything I try to do to take account of the hidden row results in an endless loop when the hidden row is encountered.

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Example: I want A1 to display whatever is in the cell immediately below it. In this case A2. I need to be able to insert several rows at row 2 and have whatever new value is now in the A2 position displayed in A1.
After the rows are inserted I need the cell that was in position A4 to continue to display the contents of the cell below it.

I tried using the formula in A1 of: =INDIRECT("A2") and it works good except when I insert the rows my similar formulas below the area where the rows were inserted continue to refer to the specific original cell and not the one positioned now below it.

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Is there any way to organize the information maintaining each cell's formats?

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2) Need to Prevent pasting on data validation cell.

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I need to copy the contents of A1 to cell B1 with a simple formula "=A1"

The problem is that Cell B1 will either show 0.5 or 50.0 depending on whether A1 is a % or number, respectively.

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Aug 7, 2008

I have a worksheet that gets autofiltered by the user. I need take the unhidden data and copy it to a new worksheet.

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Dim Txt As String
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I have an Excel 2010 spreadsheet where the default number format keeps switching to the date format. I keep switching it back and it'll stay as a number format for a time, but then it'll switch back. This is also the case for any new worksheets in that one spreadsheet.

This only happens with this one file - everything else behaves according to my regional settings or to how the file had been previously formatted.

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Apr 4, 2014

I am using Excel 2010. I am extracting text and data info from a single cell and inserting the info into different cells. Let's say the following formula is entered into cell M28:

=IF(MID(J28, FIND("IM", J28),2)="IM", MID(J28, FIND("IM", J28),10), "")

This tests cell J28 to see if the text string "IM" is present in that cell.

If it is, then the text "IM" plus the following eight characters become the result in cell M28.

If the text string "IM" is not present in cell J28, I want the contents of cell M28, that is the formula itself, to be deleted from cell M28. EG below:

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Jun 4, 2014

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I modified another poster's script as follows:

Private Sub Workbook_SheetChange(ByVal Sh As Object, ByVal Target As Range)
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[Code] ........

The script works perfectly if a negative value is manually entered into a cell in Col. E, but not when the result of the formula produces a negative number.

I can't find a way to make the Case Is < 0 act on the resultant value rather than the formula.

Is this possible in the script or is there another way to achieve the desired result?

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How do I combine a formula and text in the same cell in excel 2010.

What I am looking for is the sum of a number of cells, followed by text.

e.g. something like =SUM(E4:E50)"/35"

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how to apply conditional formatting via VBA to a range of cells based on input from another range of cells. Obviously this would be easy in Excel 2010, but I'm still using 2003 at the office and it needs to stay in this format to be readable by other users:

For cells M8:EK8, my conditional formatting
condition 2: Formula Is =AND($E$8>=M2,(($E$8-$D$8)>=(N2-$M$2))), color index is 40
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I want to add:
condition 4: Formula Is =AND($H$8<=M2,$I$8>=M2), color index is 40
condition 5: Formula Is =AND($J$8<=M2,$K$8>=M2), color index is 39
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