# How To Remove = Sign

Nov 18, 2009
looking for a formula to remove an "= sign" at the very beginning. hence if "=Jordan" then want to change it to "Jordan" in cell T3 only.

but wait, the resulting cell T3 "=Jordan" already has a formula inside it =(U3&V3&W3&X3&Y3)

How to enter formula for removing "= sign" and not disturbing the existing formula ....

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May 2, 2008

I have column with thousand of line with european currency sign at the end. The excel wont add em cuz these sign are not $ sign. How can I eliminate the sign at the end so that I able to add up?

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Dec 8, 2009

I'm trying to solve a strange problem in a piece of code.

I have a variable that is define as Double called STD. When i try to insert that variable in a formula the decimal sign (for me a comma "," because I'm Portuguese) gets converted to ";" (which is for me the separation sign for the expressions in excel formulas. ex: AND(A1>0;B1>0)=TRUE). The code is:

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Sep 29, 2006

My boss uses the + symbol and the = symbol in his formulas eg "=+E3*E4" What is the advantage or difference in this as to just using "=E3*E4"

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Jan 10, 2008

In a formula, what effect does putting a plus sign after an equals sign? e.g.

=+((1+B8)^12)-1. I orginally assumed that it made sure that result the would always be positive but I was wrong.

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Jul 8, 2012

Having trouble applying a name to the line

For Each ctrl In Form1.Controls

The name of my Form is "frmLayout"

How can I change Form1.Controls to "frmLayout".Controls ?

don't tell me just to type in it without the quotes, I mean when the name is in a string variable.

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Sep 15, 2008

I have a very frustrating problem with my business plan i am writing in Excel. every so often it crashes and when I open it again all the £ signs have turned to $ signs and i have to go through and painstakingly change them all. This also happens even if I just close the file carefully and open it up again. I have tried looking in preferences to see if there is a default setting but can't seem to work it out. can anyone help me with this tiresome issue?

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Oct 24, 2008

is it possible to display the value in a cell with a £ and also make it automatically go red when the sum is negative?

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Aug 6, 2014

How can I add "$" sign in multiple cells such as:

=D7

=E7

=F7

so result:

= $E$7

= $D$7

= $F$7

A solution would be to use the "F4" every cell, but the process requires more time.

I tried to select multiple cells and press "F4" but do not works.

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Mar 6, 2008

Why when I convert the following data, why the plus sign "+" converts to a /K?

I'm trying to convert values in groups of cells to a 3 of 9 barcode.

The value would be something:

+R4235

But when the font is changed to a 3 of 9 barcode and then I test the barcode in Notepad I notice that the plus sign is replaced with a /K.

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Jul 29, 2008

I want to save phone no as +99 9876543210 in excel 2003 on my xp pro machine. But if i give a + sign in the cell, some blue dotted rectangle shows up and everything messes up.. I think it is treating it as a formula or something... how can i save this in the cell. tell me in detail if you are going to tell me about macros or vb code as I don't know how to insert code or program macros.

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Nov 12, 2008

I am a new user both to Excel and these forums, but I am very glad they both exist! What I have is this (it is C13 for those playing at home):

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Apr 8, 2009

I need a formula that reads If a number is less than zero then it will show as positive, but if the number is greater than zero then it will show as a negative.

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May 27, 2009

I got three columns in excel. Column A is a list of items, so is column C. Column B displays the similarity in the 2 lists.

I use the following command =IF(ISERROR(MATCH(A1,$C$1:$C$265,0)),"",A1).

SO:

A B C

Cat Fish

Dog Dog Roll

Bull Carpet

Apple Dog

But what I want to do is the following:

If I have "D-og 12 2-3" in column A and say "do g 1 22/3" in column C, I want it to be displayed in column B. To do that I need to decapitalise and remove all the special symbols such as space, ), (, *, &, ^, %, $, #, @,! etc.

So I get dog1223 in column B since they are the same.

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Oct 1, 2009

I have columun in one row, if got sign (-) want convert to value 8,4,2,1 and this value convert to hex code...please anyone give guideline. thanks in advance.i has attach file please have a look.

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Apr 11, 2012

Been struggling with the + sign. I have been using code such as shown below, but it just wont work for +.

Selection.Replace What:="~~", Replacement:="", LookAt:=xlPart, _

SearchOrder:=xlByRows, MatchCase:=False, SearchFormat:=False, _

ReplaceFormat:=False

Selection.Replace What:="^", Replacement:="", LookAt:=xlPart, _

SearchOrder:=xlByRows, MatchCase:=False, SearchFormat:=False, _

ReplaceFormat:=False

Selection.Replace What:="~*", Replacement:="", LookAt:=xlPart, _

SearchOrder:=xlByRows, MatchCase:=False, SearchFormat:=False, _

ReplaceFormat:=False

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Jul 11, 2012

i want formula in b1 to get the formula in a1 without Equal Sign

A1=(A2*A3)+2

Reults B1 should be (A2*A3)+2

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Jul 11, 2014

I have my results in cells B2:B55 consisting of three signs which are 1, X and 2.

AB1DateResult218-08-131325-08-132401-09-13X508-09-132615-09-132718-09-132822-09-13X925-09-1311029-09-1321102-

10-13X1206-10-1311313-10-1321420-10-1321523-10-1321627-10-1321730-10-13X1803-11-1311906-11-1312010-

11-1312117-11-13X2224-11-1312327-11-1312401-12-1312508-12-13X2611-12-1322715-12-1312818-12-1312922-

12-1323005-01-14X3112-01-14X3219-01-1423326-01-1423402-02-14X3509-02-1413616-02-1413719-02-1423823-

02-14X3926-02-1424002-03-14X4109-03-1414216-03-1414323-03-1414426-03-1414530-03-14X4606-04-1414713-

04-1424820-04-14X4927-04-1425004-05-1425111-05-14X5218-05-1425325-05-1415401-06-1415508-06-1415611-07-14?Sheet1

Is there any way the next falling sign can be predicted in cell B56? And if so, what would be the measures to guess the next sign?

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Oct 26, 2009

I'm trying to simplify a section of my code by naming a long string that is repeated. I tried by simply place the Name before equal sign (=) and also putting Set before the name. Both failed though I've seen both methods used successfully in other code. Am I having a syntax issue of some sort?

Private Sub ConditionalRowDelete()

Dim NumRows, iLine As Integer

ActiveSheet.UsedRange.Select

NumRows = ActiveSheet.UsedRange.Rows.Count

Dim CircuitType As Range

Set CircuitType = Range("C" & iLine).Value

For iLine = NumRows To 2 Step -1

If Range("A" & iLine).Value > "6999" Then

Rows(iLine).EntireRow.Delete

End If

Next iLine

For iLine = NumRows To 2 Step -1

If CircuitType = "VOIP" Or CircuitType = "Customer Care" Or CircuitType = "Dialup" Or CircuitType = "IRU" Then

Rows(iLine).EntireRow.Delete

End If

Next iLine

End Sub

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Dec 23, 2009

This should be an easy one but I am having a difficult time extracting the digits after the # sign in each account description in my list. The values in each cell do not follow any rhyme or reason and differ in length. Three examples of the current data and what I am looking to extract are below.

Current Data:

ALBERTSONS #8272-ROSEVIL WHS-closed

ALBERTSON'S #703 - SAN RAMON

ALBERTSONS #7105 - CARMEL (SOLD 6/06)

Extract Needed:

8272

703

7105

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Jul 20, 2006

what is the specific indication of marking a range with dollar sign ($)? in other words, what is the difference between '$a$1' and 'a1'?

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Jul 24, 2006

Get a SUMIF formula to work, which it now does, but the formula puts '$' signs in the range, so that when it copies it, it does not change the range. I have got round this, by defining 12 separate ranges. But it does make the code rather long winded. Anyone know how to put the formula in without the '$' signs? There must be a way to put the formula into the first cell, and copy it across?

Set Rga = Range("b6")

Set Rgb = Range("b6").End(xlDown)

Set Rgd = Range("$e$6")

Set Rge = Range("$e$6").End(xlDown)

Set Rgc = Range(Cells(6, 2), Cells(6, 2).End(xlDown)).Offset(0, 3)

Set Rgh = Range(Cells(6, 5), Cells(6, 5).End(xlDown)).Offset(0, 3)

Set Rgi = Range(Cells(6, 5), Cells(6, 5).End(xlDown)).Offset(0, 4)

Set Rgj = Range(Cells(6, 5), Cells(6, 5).End(xlDown)).Offset(0, 5)

Set Rgk = Range(Cells(6, 5), Cells(6, 5).End(xlDown)).Offset(0, 6)

Set Rgl = Range(Cells(6, 5), Cells(6, 5).End(xlDown)).Offset(0, 7)

Set Rgm = Range(Cells(6, 5), Cells(6, 5).End(xlDown)).Offset(0, 8)

Set Rgn = Range(Cells(6, 5), Cells(6, 5).End(xlDown)).Offset(0, 9).............................

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Mar 12, 2007

I have three pages of daily data I am working with; orginal source data, manipulated data, and my output. My output data is a daily row of six columns containing 1, 0, or -1, based on my manipulated data (1,1,0-1,1,-1). I would like by row, sum the coresponding source data (5,4,0,-3,3,-4) by the positve 1s and a second column with the negative 1s. then average the column by the number of consituents (positive5+4+3 )/3=4 & negative;(-4+-3)/2=-3.5)

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May 30, 2007

What number format would I use to display a + positive sign and a - negative sign?

Example:

-17.4 displays as -17.4

74.1 displays as +74.1

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Oct 9, 2007

I have this code that reads below,What is the # used to refer to?

Redim qtf(1# To N)

Redim FVec(1# To M)

.....

If N <= 0# Or M < N Then

Info = -1#

.....

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Jan 9, 2014

I have a column that tells whether an adjacent cell is positive or negative. I'm trying to come up with a macro/formula that will tell me how long (# of rows going down) a negative or positive sign repeats before changing.

So it would go down the column and count the rows where the same sign repeats. Once the SIGN switches from + to - or - to + the number goes back to 0. Essentially counting the cells that move in one direction (+ or -).

For example. if A1 = +, A2 = +, A3 = +, A4 = +, A5 = -, A6 = + then it would count A1:A4 and output 4 in B4, meaning that the numbers have stayed negative for 4 rows. For A4:A5 nothing should appear as this sign change we don't want to record. Same for A5:A6. I don't know how to make a formula/macro to identify a repeating SIGN, and then dynamically count all those rows until the sign changes. Does this make sense? I've been beating my head against the desk trying to figure it out with no luck.

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May 31, 2014

I have attached here an excel sheet with some data. I need to show the minus value in D5 as a plus sign, is there any conditional formula to work this out??

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Sep 30, 2009

I have a spreadsheet with cells defined as Euro & Dollars. I want to add an automatic conversion so for example, if a cell is defined as $ the formula will return the sum X 4 and if it is Euro than sum X 5.

I tried to use "if" combined with "search" (so if the cell contains "$" multiply by 4) but since the cell is defined as currency the $ sign does not appear and cannot be searched…

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Jul 25, 2013

I have a number $2,173,980.08 in my excel worksheet. I try to find it using Ctrl + F $2,173,980.08 and excel couldn't find the number. What setting do I need to change in order for excel to find number with dollars sign and commas in it?

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Oct 29, 2009

i have one row of values ie c4="-121" d4="122" e4="123" f4="124"

and h4="test" like this .

if h4="right" (i change the value test to write) i want to change the

c4,d4,e4,f4 signs positive to negative

ie c4=+121 d4=-122 e4=-123 f4=-124

i write sample code like this

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Jul 6, 2006

I have an expense sheet calculated, need to show the sum of the "+" number in

a cell that does a subtraction of 2 numbers .. income and subsidized ... as a

- that it negitave amount in red if it is less than a specific numbe. ie 2500

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Apr 4, 2013

I have a spreadsheet where column E needs to be filled with an amount depending on whether another cell in column F has either a + or - sign.

For example:

F2 has "+ ACH PreAuthorized", G2 has "322.1". I would like to have cell E2 fill in the amount "+322.1". So in cell E2, if F2 has a plus sign, then put in the amount in E2. If it has a - sign, put in the amount from G2 into E2 but put a - sign in front of the amount. If there is no sign at all, put a zero or leave blank.

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Jan 3, 2007

In A1 I have the time (military h:mm) 8:00

In B1 I have the 30 min braek we take at work 0.30

in C1 the end of shift time (16:00)

In D1 total hours (formula : = sum(C1-A1)-B1

and it is OK EXCEPT if the employee has the day off.

In that case A1 and C1 are empty but because of B1 I get in D1 the terrible ####

How can I remedy this ... this sheet cannot be edited in anyway. ( I cannot delete or edit anything)

Thought of an IF but the #### are not a value so I cannot do much in the way of conditional fprmats ... how not to show these #### when the sheet is printed.

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Dec 18, 2008

I tried to make use of the indirect function but don't think this is the right type of formula to be used.

Essentially in column A..i have linked cell references

e.g = D2767

However, for the whole of the column I'd like to change the refs to =$D$2767, ALL in column A in one go.

I know that if you place the cursor in one cell immediately after the = sign and press F4 it automatically adds $ SIGNS TO THE CELL, which I find useful for V-lookups, but I obviously cannot do it (fill it) all the way down the column i'm using excel v7.

In addition or related how would I write an IF formula to read eg.

= IF (cell ref begins with C, then link and add PRECEDING AND FOLLOWING $ signs to all refs)?

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Nov 12, 2009

I keep seeing Right$(arg,arg) in VBA examples, but I am not sure what the dollar sign is doing.

Is it acting like a string declaration?

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Feb 27, 2010

I have a file contains thousands of rows of purchasing order. the purchasing value is in different local currency,the data(number) format is "Accounting" .

Is there a way to separate the currency sign and the number into different column?

I need to the currency sign to be able to convert data to desired currency. But Excel read the data as number. so I was doing it row by row. Such a pain and not efficient.

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Jun 28, 2006

This seems simple...

If I let A1=8

If I fill in the cell green, either manually or with conditional formatting, and then copy and paste the cell into A2, A2 is now green with the number 8 inside.

However, if in A2 I type "=A1", A2 still has the 8 but is no longer green.

Is there a way to copy the formatting of a cell by setting it equal to the original?

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Jul 14, 2006

I have a colum of positive and negative numbers I want to sum all the numbers regardless of the sign. Example

-1500

8000

-2500

4000

=16000

I can not work in another colum or covert the negative numbers in another colum then add them up.

I need last cell to read 16000. What formula do I need?

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Nov 20, 2006

If you have a formula lets say ( sum A1-A2) and the total is negative i.e. A1 is 100, A2 is 50 would return -50, how do you get the value to show a plus sign if the value is positive? i.e. if A2 is 100 and A1 is 50, excel would simply show 50, but I'd like it to show +50. Also, if the result is 0, so both A1 and A2 are 50, how do I get Excel to display the words On Forecast in a cell?

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Aug 9, 2008

I'm trying to write a macro in Excel that would change any number greater than 10 in a spreadsheet to say "+10"

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