# If Cell Contains Letter And Number Formula?

Oct 4, 2012

I am trying to make a formula which will tell me if A1 is a postcode (a letter and a number e.g CV42 6AQ)

In the A column, it looks like this:

CV42 6AQ
FC45 D4D
West yorkshire
PR42 6RD

Etc.

i want it to identify all the postcodes, and NOT "West Yorkshire" because it does not contain a number.

## Fill Down But Have Column Letter In Formula Change And Not Cell Number

Dec 30, 2009

i want to fill down a column and instead of my formula changing from A6 to A7 i want it to change to B6.

## Data Validation Format Letter Number Letter Number Etc.

Jul 11, 2009

I want to apply Data Validation to a cell, so that only the following combination of letters and numbers can be entered.

Letter Letter Number Number Number Number Number Number Letter.
e.g AB123456C.

## How To Output Column Letter (not Number) With A Formula

Dec 23, 2009

Is there a function that will output the column letter? For example there's one I know of: =COLUMN(), which outputs column number, but not the letter. And if not, can a formula be written to output it without converting the spreadsheet to R1C1 style or using the lookup function that refers to a separate table within the spreadsheet?

## Formula Required To Take First Letter In 1 Cells And Add Random Number To Create Unique ID

Mar 27, 2014

I have 1200 doctor/patient records to input into an excel spreadsheet for import to an online EHR database. I can set up all the normal formulas and formatting but for the life of me not figure out how to create a custom formula to take the first letter of the patient first name and last name and add 6 figures to create a unique patient identifier.

ie. James + Smith+ random 6 figures = JS245318.

In my spreadsheet the first name is under Column 1, Last name Column 3 and the unique number generated in column 4.

## IF Formula: Assign A Specific Letter To Each Rating, Depending Of The Obtained Number

Jun 15, 2009

I have some delivery ratings from suppliers, and I want to assign a specific letter to each rating, depending of the obtained number. Criteria is:.........

## Number Of Letter In A Cell

Oct 14, 2008

I have a list of names and I need to know how many names are greater than 6 characters in length. What is the formula I need to enter?

## Add A Letter Before An Existing Number In A Cell

Jan 27, 2006

I WANT TO INSERT A LETTER IN FRONT OF A NUMBERS THAT ALREADY EXIST IN CELLS
IN A COLUMN. SORT OF LIKE USING "FIND & REPLACE" EXCEPT THAT I DON'T HAVE
ANYTHING TO REPLACE; I JUST WANT TO INSERT A LETTER PREFIX IN FRONT OF
NUMBERS.

## Give Cell Number After Letter With Function.

Dec 3, 2009

I want the A4 cell contains the calculation of B4 (but the number gained from the funtion row and if the B1 cell contains the number 10 the K(B1)=K10

[A4]=B(row())*K(B1)

## Count Number Of Times Letter A Appears In Cell?

May 31, 2014

i have this in my 1 cell: ttgtcctacttacaacactgtgcttagtaatggttattgcgactttatccttgttctgaa i want to count how many "a" in this cell . which formula i can use to solve this problem ?

## Insert A Letter Or A Number In Front Of Numbers In A Cell

Oct 3, 2008

Need a function that would insert a letter or a number in front of numbers in a cell for example

column A
3245

I want to insert the prefix "S" in front of the nummbers 3245. so i would hopefully end up with

Column A
S3245

## Display Chosen Number If Cell Text Begins With Specific Letter?

Apr 3, 2014

I'm trying to write an IF formula that will return a number if the word in the adjacent cell begins with a specific letter. Here's what I want to show:

City
01

Express
02

Overnight
03

So "C" would return 01, "E" would return 02 and "O" would return 03.

## Cell Column Letter In Formula

Oct 29, 2006

I want to put the letter A in cell a1(or any cell in column A, SHEET1) of SHEET 1 and get the information from SHEET 2, column A. Put this information in column B sheet 1. I will have about 40 columns in sheet 2. I used a if formula, but only 8 ifs can be used.

## Return Column Letter Based On The Letter In A Cell.

Dec 31, 2009

For the below formula is it possible to replace the B's (column location) with a cell Say Z146 which contains the letter B (or a number if thats easier and someone can tell me the numbers for each column).

When the formula is dragged into the next cell (down) it takes its column reference from Z147 and then my life becomes so much easier.

=IF(INDEX('Overs-Unders'!B:B,MATCH(\$C145,'Overs-Unders'!\$A:\$A,0))"",INDEX('Overs-Unders'!B:B,MATCH(\$C145,'Overs-Unders'!\$A:\$A,0)),"")

## Formula Must Ignore Typing A Letter In A 24hr Format Cell!?

Oct 15, 2009

Well following on from my question earlier, I am still playing with my timesheet/rota I'm developing.

I have a start time and an end time, which is formatted as hh:mm then an hours cell which adds them up for you.

BUT if someone is on a rest day or a holiday day or a sick day etc, I would like them to be able to type that in without the cell that adds the hours up going doo laly!!!!! (######)

So, is there anyway they can type say 'R' and then getting the hours total cell to ignore it because it isn't a time?

## Change Number To Letter And Remove Number From Data Displayed

Nov 5, 2013

I would like to change a number to a letter and then drop a digit from the end.

Say my data in A1 reads 81234568, and I would like it to display in cell A2 as h123456.

## Decrease Letter And Number Combination Code By Number

Dec 21, 2012

I have letter and number combination code in two collumns and they differ for 10.000 numbers:

BAM98314
BAM88314
BAM90000
BAM80000

As you can see the left code is for 10000 numbers higher. the letters are allways the same. In the event that this isn't so, if difference between codes in same row is more or less than 10000 numbers. I was thinking on making conditional formating so the cells with wrong difference would be marked red, but I do not know how to make formula for this difference.

## How To Translate Number Into Specific Letter Related To Number

Feb 3, 2014

How to translate a specific number into a specific letter related to the number itself.

I have lots of different numbers for example all going down a specific cell (These numbers I want to separate into 3 different catagories. The positive numbers I want to be calculated as the same Letter that is next to that row directly over to the left of that cell.

So if the letter

B / cell / cell / +9 / Then I want if its a positive number like +9 to answer in the formula with the same letter (B) listed to the right in the same row in a different cell of course

B / cell / cell / -6 / Then I want if its any negative number like -6 to answer in the formula as the opposite Letter of (P) listed to the right in the same row in a different cell of course

P / cell / cell / +17 / Then I want if its a positive number like +17 to answer in the formula as the same letter (P) listed to the right in the same row in a different cell of course

P / cell / cell / -3 / Then I want if its a negative number like -3 to answer in the formula as the opposite Letter of (B) listed to the right in the same row in a different cell of course

and thirdly if its a (0) zero and only (zero's) Then I want the answer to stay (0) zero.

The number can be any numbers it doesn't matter. Only distinction is that positive number of +1 and up repeat and stay the same letter that the cell on the far left is already stated.

and all the negative number of -1 amd below all reverse the letter to the opposite letter of (B to a P) or (P to a B) listed to the right in the same row in a different cell of course

and of course (0) zero would be listed as a positive number and only return a (0) zero as the result of the formula.

## Cell Format: Input The Number With The Letter "A" At The End

Oct 11, 2008

I have a Col where the cells have been formatted to enter "PR" before the numbers input into any cell in that Col. I did this by using the custom selection in the format cell. However some times i need to input the number with the letter "A" at the end. For instance PR123456A.

Now in some cells it lets me do this but in others it does not. It would end up with 123456A, loosing the PR at the front. I have checked that all is well within the custom window. Can any body offer an explanation as to why it could be doing this.

## Change Current Cell Value If Number String NOT Letter String?

Apr 7, 2014

In sheet1 I have a simple database consisting of 5 columns of data

Column A : Name ie James Jones
Column B : payroll number ie 123456
Column C : shift times ie 1245-2124
Column D : job title ie floor
Column E : comments ie A/L or 0600-1500

what I would like is some code that will go down Column E and if a 'time string' ie 1300-2130 is found then copy this string and paste into corresponding value in column C. If a text string is found ie A/L or Sick or anything like this then ignore and move onto next cell, loop this until all cells in column E have been checked.

## Name Cells With Same Letter But Different Number?

Jun 7, 2009

Is there any way to name cells with same letter but different number?

e.g i need to name the first row A1 to A100.

## Auto Number With Letter

Dec 11, 2012

I need to make a series of numbers and letter auto fill in a spread sheet

Example
2650A
2650B
2650C

And so on.

## Counting Number Of Each Letter

Aug 14, 2013

I have a table like this.........

Item Code
Ice A
Ice A
Ice B
water D
water A
water C
water A
milk B
milk D
milk C
milk C
milk C
milk B

And I would like to count the number of each letter to look like........
_______ A B C D
Ice ___ 2 1 0 0
water _ 2 0 1 1
milk ___0 2 3 1

## Convert Letter To Number

Jul 23, 2009

Is there simple function that anyone knows of (or has written) that will convert a letter to its alpha-numeric equivalent?

For instance, A = 1, B = 2, AA = 27, etc (a = 1, b = 2, aa = 27)

## Split Number And Letter?

Dec 19, 2011

I have records combined with letter in column A: number is always on left and letter always on right, such as 456UI, 4689746COMPREH. How can split the combination into number in column B and letter in column C?

## Calendar - Letter Next To Day Number

May 4, 2012

I made a calendar, and I need a letter next to the daynumber. How could I put a letter next to the number? The problem is that I have a formula for the daynumbers, how could I add the letter?

## Adding Plus 1 To Number With Letter In It?

Sep 7, 2013

I'm trying to add plus 1 to a cell from another cell but it doesn't work because the number starts with a letter. I do want to keep the letter in there for a reason so removing the letter to make it work is not what I want.

Example:

Code:
ThisWorkbook.Sheets("Invoice").Range("H5").Value = ActiveCell.Value + 1

Is it that I need to declare and set the ActiveCell value as a string or something?

## Display Letter Instead Of Number

Dec 13, 2013

The following displays a name and number as the Chart title with VBA...how do I change the code so that is it name plus letter...instead of being Group 1 , Group 2 etc..etc.. it will be Group A , Group B etc..

Code:
.ChartTitle.Text = "Group " & lng + 1

## Way To Get The Column Letter, Instead Of Number?

Nov 13, 2006

Is there a way to get the column Letter, instead of Number?

like in A1 Column() would equal 1 in B1 Column() would equal 2

I would like

in A1 Column() to equal A and in B1 Column() to equal B

## Column Letter Instead Of Number

Jul 26, 2006

is there a way to make the following code return the letter of the column instead of the number? currently if the 'String' value that is in 'ColumnFind' is in column B this code returns a value of 2. i Need the 'B' for later code to work.

ColumnLetter = ColumnFind.Column