# Finding Items In List With Blank Cells?

Dec 5, 2011

I have a list of about 100 cells that's going to have user-inputed data for varying cells that could repeat. For example:

AAA
(blank)
BBB
(blank)
(blank)
AAA
(blank)
CCC
etc.

I need a formula(s) for a second list that can find the non-blank cells and put them in order (not necessarily alphabetical).

## Finding Items In A List With Blank Cells Separated By Date

Dec 15, 2011

This might be pretty tricky. I'm trying to create formulae that can find non-empty cells in a list, and separate by date.

Example:

The following are given:

DateItem
1/23AAA
1/24
1/25BBB
1/26
1/27
1/28

[Code]....

I would like:

List 1 (Jan) List 2(Feb)
AAA BBB
BBB CCC

The original equation was for finding non-blank items without separating by date was given to me below Hopefully it's much easier with it: [URL]...

## Finding The Number Of Unique Items In A Range That Contains Empty Cells?

Aug 15, 2014

It is about finding the number of unique items in a range that contains empty cells.I can intuit the form of this:

Formula:

[Code]....

And many of the variations of it when there are no empty cells in the range.

For a range of that contains empty cells I've tried this:

Formula: [Code] .....

And variations of it. It does not work, and I don't know why...............however..........

I ran across this on another [SOLVED] thread and it does work:

Formula: [Code] .....

I would have never considered this plausible. What is the magic behind appending an empty string to the criteria in the COUNTIF function?

It strikes me that this strategy likely has application elsewhere, too.

## Macro For Finding Blank Cells?

Feb 12, 2014

provide me a macro to give a particular message or Cell Name when the cell is blank. I have to check around Eight columns and the starting row is A10. Moreover the sheet can have different numbers of row at different time like some time only 50 persons data will be there and some times 60 or 85 like this but the maximum will be 300. So if the 50 persons data is there than it should not warn about row 51 onwards.

## Finding Maximum Value (but Exclude Blank Cells)

Mar 21, 2014

I am writing a formula for finding a maximum out of three average values. The cells that will be populated with data are A1 to A5; B1 to B5; C1 to C5. The final cell where I want to write the formula needs to show the maximum of the three averages (average of data in each row).

The difficulty is that sometimes only the A and B rows are populated (and sometime only A row is populated) and if B and/or C are blank, the formula fails and shows "#DIV/0!".

How can I write so that if C is blank, then evaluate only A and B data. And If both B and C are blank, then just display the average of row A.

## Finding Blank Cells In Any Row Across A Range Of Cols

Jan 9, 2007

My excel file was imported from a 3rd party and has many blank rows across the entire sheet.
I want to delete these rows if every cell across is blank.
How is this accomplished?

I tried the formula "=isblank(C2:C18)" however I get a "False response on those rows that are completly blank.

## List - Filling In Each Blank Cells With Value Contained In First Non-blank Cell Above It

Feb 27, 2013

I have a list that looks something like this:

Column B

Row 4 Item 1
Row 5 Item 2
Row 6
Row 7
Row 8 Item 3
Row 9
Row 10 Item 4
Row 11
Row 12
Row 13
Row 14 Item 5

The range of cells in column B containing the items has a name "ColStreams"

I need to go through the list, filling in each blank cells with the value contained in the first non-blank cell above it - so, in this case, rows 6 and 7 would contain "Item 2", row 9 would contain "Item 3", rows 11-13 would contain "Item 4" and so on.

## Autofill Vertical List Horizontally With 2 Blank Cells In-between Each List Item

Feb 14, 2014

I have a list in column L2:L352. I would like to be able to start at AD2 and drag horizontally so that AD2 = L2, AE2 = <BLANK>, AF2 = <BLANK>, AG2 = L3, AH2 = <BLANK>, AI2 = <BLANK>, AJ2 = L4, etc.... until L352 has been autofilled.

## Select Multiple Items In List And Then Print Those Items?

Dec 26, 2013

I am wanting to create a list where I can select multiple items within that list and then print only those selected items. I have created something similar thru data validation, but I can't get it to print.

In addition, I would like to be able to subdivide the list into multiple categories, then select items from these multiple categories and print them.

## Filter With Formula: FILTER A Range And Display The Unique Items, One Below The Other, WITHOUT Blank Cells

Feb 10, 2008

How can I FILTER a range and display the unique items, one below the other, WITHOUT blank cells - with only a FORMULA. What I came up with is shown in the attached WB. I would like to present the countries like in C11:C15.

## List Of Values ββin Another Tab Without Blank Cells

Jun 19, 2013

I want to show in tab total view the advices for problems which come from a questionnaire. This questionnaire applies to its advices on the basis of given questions of the user. In the advice tab you can see the advice given for each question. Because I have shown in the advice tab in column B if the advice need be in the tab total overview, if this is not the case there is nothing visible there (empty cel). In column C indicated by 1 if the text should be to the overview tab and a 0 if the specified text should not be taken to the tab overview. How can I get in the overview tab only the text from column B which have in column C the value 1 (without the empty cels)? Even when the data in tab advice changes i want that the information in the tab overview also changes.

## Remove Blank Cells From A List

Nov 13, 2006

Is there a way to remove blank cells from a list?

Example:

A
1

3
4

5
5
Result:
1
3
4
5
5

## Remove Blank Cells From List

Nov 14, 2006

I need to remove blank cells from a list of cells. I need to do this through a formula or a macro. I can't use Filter or Sort. Example:

A
1

5
5

2
3

Needs to look like:
1
5
5
2
3

## Data Validation List With Only Non-blank Cells

Aug 21, 2009

I have a list in one worksheet which comes from "=SALESMEN!\$D:\$D" but the list is extremely long with blank values. How can I make the list only show values from column D which are non-blank?

Currently the list goes up to 30, however I want to use all of Column D from the SALESMEN worksheet, that way if I add to it, the names will automatically be added to the list in the other sheet.

## Drop Down List With Blank Cells Throughout Range.

Jan 21, 2010

I've used this site for help many times, but this was the first time I couldn't find the answer to my question through searching. I've looked all over this site & elsewhere, tried 2 dozen different solutions, and nothing seems to work.

I've used a budgeting spreadsheet for years, which lets me plan bills weekly according to paychecks. For each month, going down the "Expenses" column, there lists are seperated by when they'll occur. So there may be three blank cells, then electric bill, mortgage, blank, blank, cable bill, blank, cell phone, blank, gasoline.

On the checkbook worksheet, I want to enter a drop down box for the Expenses. The problem is, every solution I've found for doing this is aimed at eliminating blank spaces at the end of the list. This by necessity has to have blank spaces throughout the list, but I would like them to disappear in the drop down menu.

## Generate New List And Tally Non Blank Cells

May 7, 2007

I am trying to make a more useful excel extracted report  what I have to start with is muck like the attached sample file. With at the bottom is what I would like to be auto done.

There is a column of names  with most names repeating so the first thing needed is to create a new summary list  can be in the same worksheet or in a new worksheet. The new list with be just a list of each name but only display each name once rather that the multiple of times as source list.

The second requirement is than once have a list of each name that appears then in columns next to each a tally /count of each non blank cell under each respective column heading - now it has to be a count of non blank cells as the content of each cell will chance  now need to understand it is not a count of numerals as such but a count of non blank cells so it is not 1 + 3 + 5 = 9 but should be 1 +3 + 5 = 3 (3 non blanks).

A idea of what I want is at bottom of sample worksheet attached

## Identify Non-blank Cells In Irregular List

Jun 21, 2007

I regularly import a list of data into Excel containing employee team names, employee names, and (for these purposes, irrelevant) data. The team name is the only data in column I, and therefore I can easily pick this up an summarise it in a lookup. The employee name is always one row above it, and in column D. However, it is not the only data in column D, and each employee's records contain varying numbers of rows. How can I have Excel copy the employee name in to column J, alongside the team name in column I, but ONLY in rows where there is data in column I?

## Creating A Unique List Of Items In Column A That Have A Corresponding Non-zero Value In Column B, I.e. Excluding All Items Where Sumif ColumnB Would Sum To 0

Jul 17, 2009

I know how to use array formulae to create a unique list, i.e.{=INDEX(\$G\$1:\$G\$760,SMALL(IF(ROW(\$G\$1:\$G\$760)=MATCH(\$G\$1:\$G\$760,\$G\$1:\$G\$760,0),ROW(\$G\$1:\$G\$760)),ROW()))}

however this is giving all the unique items from column G and I only want the unique items that have a non-zero value in column H as well. This would be the sumif of all instances that would have to be zero. I've tried to crack it and I've tried to search for solutions but so far no joy.

## Excel 2011 :: Sorting Blank Cells To The Top Of List

Feb 5, 2013

I am trying to sort a list of business development leads. When a lead is dead I enter the date in the column entitled "Closed". Therefore, the Closed cell for active leads is blank. Whilst I still wish to retain the information of dead leads, when sorting I would like them listed at the bottom of the list. However, whenever I sort on the Closed column, whether using newest to oldest or oldest to newest, the blank cells are always at the bottom, instead of the top.

How to get the sorted blank cells to the top?

I'm using Excel 2011 on Mac OS X 10.7.

## Index & Match Multiple Items/Criteria: Finding The Nth Occurrence

Jun 25, 2008

I've read the how to for finding the nth occurrence using index/match but the example given does not really help solve my issue. The file I've attached is a condensed version of the actual file, which has more columns but I deleted all but the necessary ones for clarity. What I am trying to accomplish:

On sheet1 there are three columns, Business, Amount, and Closing Date.

Not all the business names have a closing date and the spreadsheet is sorted alphabetically by business name, so sorting by closing date, and using the method used in the topic " find the nth occurrence in excel", is not an option.

On sheet2, I would like to see ALL the business names that have a closing date in the respective month, as opposed to just the first. Then to the right of the business names I have the sum of all the amounts in that month, but I figured out how to get that one already.

## Add Blank Cells For People Not On Each Years List So All Names Align

Jan 23, 2009

I have 10 columns that are as follows. Name, rank 04, name, rank 05, name, rank 06, name, rank 07, name, rank 08. The longest name and rank list is over 1200 names long. What I need to do is create 1, 3, and 5 year averages based on rank.

My question is, is there a way to sort alphabetically that will automatically align column a,c,e,g,and i alphabetically that will also align each row by name.

example:
name 04 05 06
joe 75 72
paul 82
carl 72 48

Joe isn't present in 05, Paul isn't present in 04 or 06, and Carl isn't present in 06.

Basically I need excel to add blank cells for people not on each years list so all names align.

## Ignoring Blank Cells/zero Calculated Values In Drop Down List

Oct 2, 2007

i have a list which is populated with data from another sheet.. if there is no data in the corresponding cell on the other sheet then the cell is blank.. i've tried using:

=OFFSET(\$Z\$2,0,0,MATCH(REPT("z",255),\$Z:\$Z))

but it doesn't see the blank cells as blank i.e. no data in them as they contain formula's.. (even although there are no values populated) - can anyone offer any help in relation to this???

## Excel 2007 :: Finding Code To Enable Emailing Items On Spreadsheet

Jan 20, 2013

Need a code that sends emails to the intended receipients based on hold codes if Columnd J reads as YES Email formats are listed on "Email Format" tab, code should pick the required field value from the table (Hold Report).

Analyst name, Phone number are entered in the text boxes (data validation for these is desired)

option boxes are used to send email based on the selection as below

if "send initial email without attachment" is selected then emails should be sent without the attachments

if "send initial email with attachment" is selected then emails should be sent with the attachments

Attachments are usually .PDF files and are stored on users desktop with file name as .pdf

if the follow up otion is selected the subject line on the mail should be appended as *** 1st Follow-Up*** along with standard subject line

Rest of the requirement remains same for followup option (same email format is used) based on the option selected, code should be able to send emails with or without attachments. I have provided three command buttons that are intended to work as follows;

Validate data: need to validate the data to ensure that each row has atleast one email address in "TO" column and there are no spaces in the email address.

Clear Data: Should clear the existing data from the table

Send Emails: Should send emails

Standard subject line is a combination as below

Invoice on Hold for ; Invoice number: ; PO Number: ; Invoice Amount:

Note: Column H and I apply only for hold codes Qty Ord and Max Ship Amount

I use Microsoft 2007.

## Excel 2010 :: Not Able To Remove Blank Cells In New List Keeps Repeating Same Item?

May 21, 2013

I have a list that I need to move to another column without spaces. I have it moving without spaces but it is only one item over and over again. I am using Excel 2010 and that may be my issue. I have attached the exact worksheet and formula.

## Extracting Summary List Of Larger List Showing Only Items That Have Quantities?

Apr 11, 2014

It is a product list of office stationary with codes, descriptions and quantities. Using this spreadsheet we input into the quantity how many we want of the item, all well and simple you could call the list a stationary order form.

What I would like to be able to do with this Giant list is to have a function that would extract items off the list into a cleaner consolidated form. As in, if I wanted to order some of item A, C and F, I would like for the second table to just Show ACF without every letter in between or blank cells.

I know a simple method would be to have an IF formula to return the information to a new sheet that I could simply remove blank cell rows (unordered items) and ready for print each time. But I would love to know if there is a better way this could be achieved.

I have basic/intermediate knowledge of excel and can setup the data if need be in order for the function to work, but I can't seem to find the correct function for this project.

## Remove Items From DV List Once Used / Display Elsewhere / Reset List When Filling Across

Sep 13, 2013

It's a quarterly schedule for utility meter readers, divided up into days across the top, and routes/areas down the side.
There's a space with each route for the employee ID to go, depending on who's doing it.

Down the bottom of the sheet, there's a few empty lines for all the available employees who haven't been allocated to a route.

On the second sheet labelled EMP LIST, is all the employee IDs. It's also got the areas they work- it's for something I want to implement later.

I can put all the employees into a single column list, then use basic DV to give a dropdown menu by each route, to assign an employee to it. This is pretty straight forward. I've also been playing with this in combination with a countif, so that employees already assigned do not appear in the list.

This is about as far as I've managed to get with it.

I need to get the employees who aren't assigned to anything to appear in a list below the routes. I'm fairly sure this is just another countif, but I'm not 100% on the exact formulas.

I also need the list in the dropdown menu to reset for each day of the quarter, i.e. if I assign an employee to a route on the 30th day of the quarter, their ID will disappear from the list for any other route for that day, but will still be there for the other days of the quarter.

So far the only way I've managed to do this is by duplicating the employee list for every day of the quarter, which is going to get very cluttered, and also makes staffing changes difficult. I'm hoping there's an easier way to do this using one data set.

I've added an example of the sheet. It's one week and it's only got about 1/3 of the routes we would actually have on any given day.

scheduledemo.xlsx

## Getting Conditional Formatted Dropdown List Items To Keep Their Formatting In List

Feb 12, 2014

I found code online that I can put on my sheet to get my formatting properties to stay the same for the items in my dropdown list located on another page. However the code does not work for conditional formatted cells...which is what I need. This is the code that I have that will carry over regular formatted cells. Just not Conditional formatted cells.

## How To Create A List Of Items For Use In A Dropdown List With Data From A Different

Mar 17, 2007

I Attached a sheet for what i'm asking about ,, i sent it before but the sheet showing it more clearly

## Count How Many Items Found In List Based On Another List

Oct 27, 2009

I have a list of names in B8:B200 (unique)

I have another list of names in I7:I15

I want to count how many names in B8:B200 that matches any of the names listed in I7:I15.

## Finding List Which Has Most Similar Entries To Reference List

Apr 26, 2014

I have two lists of product data, one for buyers and one for sellers (these are listed as A, B, C). The product names are not exactly the same (Eg Playstation and playstation three should be matched), I would have thought using the FuzzyLogic add in to match these would be the way forward! I need to rank the sellers by how many of their items appear on the buyers list