# Extract Cells With Largest Number Of Digits From A Column

Mar 29, 2014
I basically I have a column with numbers. All the numbers are positive integers. What I like to do is have a VBA function that extracts the integers with the largest number of digits. So for example if we have the following column:

12

123

234

12346

2345

[code].....

So basically we search for largest number of digits, and extract the numbers that fit this category, which could be just one number or multiple numbers.

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Oct 18, 2006

I want to extract the fifth and sixth digits from an 8 figure number i.e. 20010891 would equal 10.

I have tried every combination of Left & Right combined with Find that I know and nothing works.

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Oct 17, 2011

I have in my cell a number, namely, 5260007005020024100055040300004110000000

What I would like to do is extract a set of digits from it,

Starting from the second 2, and shown here in the dots. I need all of the numbers in a separate cell, "52600070050200 .24100055.. 040300004110000000"

Hope this is clear. bearing in mind the number will remain as one so I would need to start at 14 then using LEN or something I'm not sure, extract the following 8 into another cell.

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Oct 18, 2008

when the largest number in column B the hotel in column A should be in bold.

So in excel language IF(Number in B Is Max display corresponding hotel in column A as BOLD. But I can't figure out how to do this.

You can see here on the image:

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Feb 6, 2013

I have a number, eg, 1234567 and rounded to prepare the shrink of the size of the number like

= Round(a1, -3). I have, say now, 1234000.

I need to strip "000" from the number and place 1234 to a cell.

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Jan 15, 2007

I'm using the LOOKUP function to find the largest number and then return the name from a different column, it looks like this:

=LOOKUP(LARGE(round1!$F$2:$F$65,1),round1!$A$2:$A$65)

but all I get is hashN/A?

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Oct 1, 2013

There should be a formula to extract the largest values and its corresponding values. For example, if column

Products Costs

A1 Pen 200

A2 Pencil 125

A3 Radio 670

A4 Apple 1500

A5 Xbox 222

A6 TV 100

The desired outcome

Products Cost

Apple 1500

Radio 670

Xbox 222

Pen 200

Pencil 125

TV 100

The second goal is extracting the top 3 largest values using a formula.

Sample file is attached for your convenience. Desired outcome is in GREEN.

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Aug 26, 2009

I'm looking for a formula to enter within a particular cell which will return the largest number that appears within a range of cells, for example the range H:133 through L:136. If it's any easier, only one number will appear within the range, though it could appear in any cell within that range.

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Aug 9, 2013

I'm trying to find the largest number in a row and then have the column heading (text) as the result. I can find the largest number by using =max(numb1, numb2 ....) but then how do I get the heading of the column as the result. An example of what I want to happen is below

Red

Green

Blue

Orange

Yellow

Result

2

4

3

6

1

[code]...

I anticipate an issue where 2 columns have the same largest number and not sure how to over come this either with multiple answers

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Oct 31, 2008

i need to format my numbers in the following format

10,00,000.00

the first three digits will be separated and then subsequently 2 digits

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May 12, 2012

I have a table showing interest levels in training courses from a group of schools, eg:

English Maths Science

School1 3 4 2

School2 7 1 0

School3 3 2 5

I want to identify the column heading for the first, second and third most popular courses. ie for School1 the most popular course is Maths, second most popular is English and so on.

I have tried using the OFFSET function, which worked if I provided the cell location of the required value. I then looked at the ADDRESS function to provide the cell location: eg For School2 find the 2nd most popular course:

=ADDRESS(ROW(A3),COLUMN(data?)+MATCH(LARGE(B3:B5,2),B3:B5,0)-1)

But I have got stuck with what I should enter for COLUMN(data?) as I do not know in which column the second largest value is.

I am sure Excel has the required functionality.

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Nov 13, 2006

I have a string in a cell that contains a name, a 3-4 character alpanumeric code and then a 4-6 digit number, each separated by a space. An example or two:

J Bloggs SPEC 123456

J Smith AG06 9364

J & K Brown SWP 358686

I need to be able to have in a new cell the 4-6 digit number at the right of the cell. give a formula that will separate the data I need? I've tried numerous ways without success.

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May 27, 2008

I would like to extract numbers based on the first 2 digits (22....) of a column along with its next column (on the right) and put them on another sheet.

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Sep 27, 2006

I need to extract DIGITS from following: C23, C24, C515-C519. It may be done with regular expressions. Does anybody have experience with VBA code for RegEx?

Input: C23, C24, C515, C519.

Output: 23,24, 515, 519

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Apr 28, 2014

I have a long string that has a list of digits in the middle that I want to extract. The string is variable length and the number of digits I want to extract is 5-7. I also have slashes in between the numbers I want to extract. I need a UDF that allows me to extract the 5-7 digit number from the string and restrict around the slashes (i.e. if two sets of digits in the string match the condition for extraction, extract the one around the slashes.) For example my original data is like

1. aaa/12345/aaa/123

2. aaaaa/123456/aaaaaa/3423

3. 323/aa/1234567/aa

and I want for results

1. 12345

2. 123456

3. 1234567

Is there a UDF that allows me to do this?

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Jan 11, 2009

I have the following which is in a column.

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Feb 12, 2009

I wrote an excel program in Excel'03 for a dental office to manage state assistance patients and one of the table columns is the state assistance number. The problem is that the program defaults to a number format when it is entered instead of a text format, which is what I want. The issue is that state assistance numbers are always 8 digits and when it defaults to a number field the program drops the required preceeding zeros.

For example the number 00123456 will sometimes show up as 123456, which is wrong. It's like sometimes it will show up right and other times it gets a butterfly in its brain and deletes those zeros irritating the receptionist here. So, how do I get the table to either stay in text format or set up a number format that keeps the preceeding zeros?

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Jun 10, 2008

What formula or function truncates a text field that is in the following consistent format:

number. name

ie. 3. Super Bella

and 150. Taoist

I wish to truncate the field so I have just the integer without the dot, space or word(s).

Tried Len, Left & Replace but they require a specific number of characters. Since the number can be 1 to 3 digits long, this doesn't work.

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Mar 14, 2014

1

0

0

4

6

=largeodd(a1:e1)

=largeeven(a1:e1)

write a udf function to deal with the above ?I know large(a1:e1,1) for picking up the largest one in the row,but no idea to find the largest one when these five numbers are combined to build a 5-digit number.

[ want to find largest 5-digit (also 4 ,3 digit ) numbers combined by thess five numbers]

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May 14, 2007

I've a column that contains numerical values. In my vba code, I have to select a block of cells at a time and get the row which has the maximum value.

One lame approach I am doing is wasting another column that extracts the max from the block of cells using Excel's Max function, and then doing a iterative search in the numerical column to get the cell tht contains the max value, and from it get the row number

Is there a better way such tht i can avoid the looping?

so in a nutshell, i want to get the row number from a range of cells that contains the maximum value

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Jul 30, 2008

I am trying to extract the number of times a name appears on a certain range of cells on a worksheet, now I can get this to work, but I am sure there is a better way I just cant get it to work!

=SUM(COUNTIF(sales1!$B$8:$F$11,A18),COUNTIF(sales2!$B$8:$F$11,A18),COUNTIF(sales!$A$8:$B$11,A18))

I have only used 3 pf the worksheets, but in time there could be up to 30.

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Jan 25, 2014

I want to find the largest and smallest value for a number... E.g.

68734 the largest value is 87643 and the smallest value is 34678

39823 the largest value is 98332 and the smallest value is 23389

43089 the largest value is 98430 and the smallest value is 3489

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Jul 31, 2013

How can I get the largest number in this list by using a function?

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Feb 25, 2010

I have a worksheet that is full of names (column A) and dollar amounts (column B). Many of the names are repeats.

How do I pull the largest dollar amount for each unique name in the worksheet?

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Jun 7, 2013

I have huge sorting job in Excel.I have a excel file from each year.And I put these together to a huge excel file. And I need to track down the last activity if the customer is listed multiple times.I could just go through and delete the rows, but the last row.But, that takes a lot of time.

Format:

Last activity (year only) - Customer number - Customer name

2010 - 1001 - Company A

2011 - 1001 - Company A

2012 - 1001 - Company A

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Oct 10, 2009

I am trying to subtract the highest number from a row of numbers then find the average for the remaining numbers in Excel 2003, as: =SUM(B2:E2)-MAX(B2:E2)AVERAGE(B2:E2).

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Jul 8, 2009

How to automate the process of finding the highest number in a dynamic range meeting a criteria?

New data added/updated every day (new come, old gone).

The attached file has a properly displayed data.

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May 31, 2014

What i'm trying to do is i would like to compile in 1 column all duplicate values from multiple cells.

ex. A1 to 10 is numbered 1 to 10 respectively, B1 to B10 is numbered 6 to 15 respectively. which means in A1:B10 the duplicate values are 6,7,8,9,10. i could like these number to show automatically in C1 to C5.

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May 15, 2014

I have data one sheet which is

Date Ref No Type %complete

Monday 1 Erect 75

Monday 2 Erect 50

Tuesday 1 Erect 95

Wednesday 1 Erect 100

On the next tab I am consolidating all the reference numbers and want to capture the latest % complete

I have been trying =Max(if ref no=1 and type = Erect, % complete),1

But when I try it for reference number 2, it just says 100% aswell, when that should be 50%.

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Jun 19, 2009

I need to create a macro that will examine a range of cells, for example D12:T12, find the cell with the largest number value in that range then set the font for that cell to bold (or red, or change the cell background color).

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