# Knowing The Worksheet Number Or Letter

Apr 5, 2007

Without using VBA code, is there a way to display or find the worksheet number of the active worksheet you are viewing? All my sheets have names, and I have a lot of them.

When I want to loop through a set of them with code, I want to know what numbers they are beforehand.

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## 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.

## 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.

## 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

## 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?

## 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

## Number Of Occurrences Of Each Letter

May 26, 2007

I need to figure out the number of occurrance of a letter in a word written in a cell. For Example i am writing "pattern" in a Excel cell. I want to know the marco/vba code that will give me the number of occurrance of each letter. The output should be:

p=1
a=1
t=2
e=1
r=1
n=1

## 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.

## Convert Column Letter To Number

Nov 22, 2005

I need to convert a column letter to a column number for the following line of code in my VBA application:

VB:
strAverageBaseFormula = "=AVERAGE(D" & Trim(Str(lngFirstRowOfIncrement + 1)) & ":K" & Trim(Str(lngFirstRowOfIncrement + 1)) & ")"

I am inserting a formula into a cell using VBA, but the problem is that I don't know the letter value of column "K" (used in the middle of the line); instead, I know it as column number 11. Is there a simple way to convert the column number 11 to the column letter "K"?

## Sorting Number/letter Combos

Mar 11, 2009

I have a spreadsheet with information in columns a-x. In column A there are part numbers like: RH630-34, PH630-343, 6-255, 16-01, 72500, There are may combinations of just numbers, and numbers first letters second, and letter first number second.
All usually seperated by a hyphen. The entire spreadsheet will be sorted by Column A first.

I need to sort them so the order would be numbers first and combo with number letters next. finish product: 6-255, 16-01, 72500, PH630-343, RH630-34. Is this possible? I have seen other posts and suggesting putting spaces before the numbers. That seems to work but in the case of 6-138 and 6-1038 the 6-1038 is first

## Exchange A Number For A Letter Forumla

Aug 8, 2009

I have a sheet which calculates payment amounts.

Column titles:
Hours | Rate of Pay | Total

In the hours column usually the entries consist of numbers and everything works fine. However when an employee is on holiday they are still paid.

What I want to do is be able to enter the letter "H" for one of the entries in the hours column. The sheet to translate this as 2 hours.

H=2 x rate of pay = total

I cannot for the life of me get the correct formula to in order to achieve this. I don't particularly want to use a macro for this and others have suggested the "COUNTIF" function.

## Check If Character Is A Letter Or A Number

Sep 3, 2009

I have a cell range that is passed as a String to a function, and within that function I need to extract only the Column letter. If it was just 1 letter it would be simple, but it may be 2, so does anybody know of a way of testing to see if the second character is a letter or a number?

## 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.

## Column() To Return A Letter Instead Of A Number

Feb 14, 2006

Can column() return a letter instead of a number? I am planning to use it with INDIRECT? Is that possible?

=INDIRECT(row() & column())?

## Convert Column Letter To Number

Nov 13, 2006

Some bits of code I have learned use column numbers and some bits use column letters.

Can someone share a line or two that I could add to my macro that will convert the F representing column F into a 6, and vice versa, so that I can continue using my pre-existing bits?

## Column() - Give Letter Instead Of Number?

Nov 27, 2007

When using the formula '=COLUMN()' in cell A1, it returns the number of the column - in this case, '1' (for column A). Is it possible to affect this formula so that it returns the column letter (in this case, 'A')?

## Using .Column After An .Offset - Need The Letter But Get A Number

Sep 22, 2009

ce.Offset(, 4) = "=" & ce.Offset(, -1).Address & "*" & ce.Offset(, 4).Column & "25"

If X29 were equal to ce.Offset(,4) then the value in that cell should be set to

"=S29*X25"

Currenctly it is returning "=S29*2425"

(FYI - ce is just a variable to capture a particular range/cell that is dynamic and used within a For Next Loop)

## Convert Column Number To Letter

Jan 17, 2004

I can obtain the columns numbers but I cannot get the letters. Is there anyway to convert from a number to a letter?

eg. somefunction(1) gives me column(A) as an answer?

## Return Column Number Not Letter

Sep 4, 2006

How to return column number (not letter)?

## Method To Convert Column Number To Letter

Sep 15, 2014

I wanted to know if there was a way to either make a variable hold a column letter or else automatically convert a column number to a letter. This would be for use in the Range property.

All I could find is some complicated technique requiring division by 26 that I will never remember let alone code quickly.

Or if you have a variable holding a column number, is the only way to use it with Cells?

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