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Mar 5, 2009

I have a column of numbers, on which i would like to perform subtraction, in a way that the cell in the (i)th row will be subtracted from the one in the (i+x)th row, while x is a parameter that the user can change as he wishes.

My problem is how to refer to the cell address and still use this conditional reference...
If anyone has an idea how to realize this calculation (which should be peanuts in Matlab, but apparently more problematic in Excel),

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Mar 20, 2009

Another interesting dilemma to solve. Using this formula:

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Jul 15, 2014

I have the following line in VBA which works.


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[Code] ....

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Oct 13, 2009

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Apr 25, 2014

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Apr 20, 2014

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Feb 19, 2014

I'm trying to write a formula that would filter data from one column based on condition entered in a cell. This one works great with single numbers or text in a reference cell:

=IF((a2=C$3);a2;"") copied down the column

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Aug 3, 2005

I have a workbook with a Summary sheet and then a series of sheets for each month/year. Onthe summary sheet I use column A for the month/year as a date formatted "mmm yy" ie the same as the sheet names.

in columns B,C,D I want formulae that sums or averages a fixed range on each sheet but I would like the formula to take the sheet name from Columa A rather than hard coding it.

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Feb 16, 2006

is there a formula that would have as it's output the cell address of the
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Feb 19, 2010

i have two excel files, with many data inside

i need a function that do this:

in the cell A1 i want to visualize the cell A1 of second file
in the cell A2 i want to visualize the cell A13 of second file
in the cell A3 i want to visualize the cell A25 of second file

i explain: in the first file i need a column that in each line show the first cell + 12, then +24, then +36.

file 1 is 1.xls
file 2 is 2.xls
for example A1 have the value 1

if in 1.xls cell A1 I insert =[2.xls]worksheet1!A1 and in A2 =[2.xls]worksheet1!A1+12 in A2 i obtain the value of A1+12=13, but i need to obtain the valour of A1+12=value of A13.thanks

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Apr 24, 2007

I have a problem using COUNTIF function. I want to count cells say in range A1:A10 that are smaller that a value in a cell let's say B1. Neither of these works:

=COUNTIF(A1:A10; "<B1")
=COUNTIF(A1:A10; <B1)

How to do it? I saw your answer of Dave to a similar problem, but I still do not understand it.......

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Sep 5, 2007

I am trying to acccess a cell value from a seperate worksheet. The cell reference needs to be generated by a seperate formula. In this example

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However on trying to combine the two =DSInfo!C&MATCH(A4,DSInfo!C1:C35,0) // provides only a formula error. I'm guessing this is a simple syntax error on my part but after hours of trying various ways I'm still having no luck.

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Feb 28, 2008

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May 17, 2008

I will show with an example of what I would like to do. I italized and underscored the part of the formula.

1 24 formulaB

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I want B1 to contain the value from the cell G24 in sheet "DifferentSheet". I want to use the value in A1 to determine what row on "DifferentSheet" I should use.

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May 22, 2008

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Jan 30, 2014

I have problem with a spreadsheet that I am trying to create.

I have a large sheet of data which is dumped in from another program. This contains our deliveries and orders etc.

Now for planning purposes, I would like to see how much of each item I have on order.

I can use VLOOKUP, but that will only give me the amount for the first order it encounters. But not the 3rd, 4th etc. I could use SUMIF but I need the dates as well. After doing some searching I think I have found a way of doing this: I can get the first easier enough:

=VLOOKUP(D$11,'purchase order'!$A$1:$K$6000,5,FALSE), this gives the first order than the another =VLOOKUP(D11,'purchase order'!$A$1:$K$6000,11,FALSE) for its date.

For the second column to check any other orders I thought I could find the cell referance for the first SEARCH: which is

A108: ="A"&MATCH(D11,'purchase order'!A:A,0).

Is there any way of using this Reference to start a new VLOOKUP. So the Lookup Range starts at this reference?? To make things harder it is on another sheet.

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Aug 26, 2009

I have a data entry spreadsheet that contains 120 data entry panels each of 10 rows. Each panel is separated by 3 rows (1 of which is hidden). When entering data to the panel the user is required to enter a date in column F of the data entry panel. The number of used rows in each data entry panel can vary from 1 to 10.

The entry of a date in the first Column F cell in each entry panel stamps today's date in Col F in the first row below each data panel (the hidden row) and that date is then linked to a separate summary sheet to show the date of data entry. The code I'm using for the date stamping routine is below, and although it works it is painfully slow and I'm sure very inefficient. I've had to break the code into the three sections as shown below because there seems to be a limit to the number of individual cells I can reference in each of the range statements. (Is there a limit or is the length of the range statement causing some other problem?)

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Nov 28, 2007

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I have a link in another worksheet that extracts information from the cell if a criteria in the group is met!

At the end of each day I need to delete the columns (B and C, which make up that day) in the schedule.

When I do this all the references in the other worksheet are messed up, even though the next day is moved to columns B and C.

I would like the link to the other worksheet to automaticaly recognise the new values in column B and C as the reference.

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Jul 8, 2009

I am not sure how this is possible without doing copy pate transpose or individually refereing each cell to source. I would like the heading to be presented as in sheet1 which is sourced from Source sheet but if anychanges are made to source it updates the Sheet1. I have attached an example to illustrate. (Headers are not fixed number)

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Jan 18, 2010

I am trying to get information from 1 sheet to another. What i need to do is take the information from sheet 2 column H2:H26 and put it in sheet 1 cell I4. i already have the vlookup information in the other cells that i need but for what i need this for is different than a vlookup. basically i want to be able to type in a name (from sheet 2) in cell I4 (sheet1) and all the information that i need auto populates for me like i already have. I was able to do this with a drop down menu but that wont work as the information will change weekly,

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Dec 9, 2013

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Now...Sheet 1 has a new column inserted and new data added weekly, so AC1, AC2, AC4. AC15

How do I ensure that Sheet 2 recognises the new Column Insert (incremental letter) and references it automatically?

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Jul 25, 2008

I am using this formula


It looks for the sheet based on A5
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This is what i would like to do please....

On this found sheet - Column A has dates in this format

I would like to enter a date in a cell (say for example AA5 on main sheet)

Can the formula above be adapted to:

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What one formula can be written in B1 that I can copy down to B4 that will make B1=A1+A6, and B2=A2+B6, and B3=A3+C6, and B4=A4+D6

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When i use
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Is there a way to do this without coding, just using regular IF() in the cell directly; IF(ISTEXT(E3)=MORNING, Unlock, KeepLock)? I know that's nowhere close to being a legitimate statement, but it's the best way I can translate my thoughts.

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