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Solved: excel-replace content of cell-1 if cell-2 is > cell-1

Q: Solved: excel-replace content of cell-1 if cell-2 is > cell-1

hi, i have 2-excel cells in the same sheet, both contain manually entered numbers; cell-2 changes frequently; if the existing entry in cell-1 is < than the new entry in cell-2, cell-1 should immediately reflect this new value. how do you create this formula?

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A: Solved: excel-replace content of cell-1 if cell-2 is > cell-1

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In cell j, I have formula =IF(SUMPRODUCT(ISNUMBER(SEARCH("VLXP",K2:AB2))+0)>=1,"Yes","No") that returns yes or no if VLXP is contained in any cell K2 through AB2 and it works correctly. What I would really like to do is then put into cell j the entire matching cell content or if not found return n/a. Is there a way to accomplish this maybe with VBA?

A:Solved: Excel if cell contains vlxp then put matching cell data in current cell

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I'm working on a spreadsheet at the moment which displays a range of cells all containing values referenced from another spreadsheet (within the same workbook). This system works fine.

Every day, the original worksheet is updated. So, it has fields already arranged up until the end of the year. A row for every date. Now, needless to say, rows for dates in the future contain no values, and so when the spreadsheet I am working on now references those cells, it displays "$0.00" (which is correct, given I am dealing with financial figures).

Now, all of that works as expected, however, on the spreadsheet I am working on, all of those figures are displayed in a line graph. This line graph, at todays date, shows an enormous drop given that the fields for the rest of the year all show a zero balance.

What I need to do, is to get the remainder of those fields (every field that says "$0.00") to not display anything at all. So, if the value is $0.00, it would not display a value at all, and therefore not show anything on the graph.

Can someone tell me how I can achieve this? I'm sure it can be done with an "if" statement, but I'm not sure how to structure it.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:Solved: Remove Cell Value If Cell Value Is Zero (Microsoft Office Excel 2007)

=If(a1="","",Sheet1!a1) and drag it down.

Where a1 is the first cell in spreadsheet you are working on, and sheet1!a1 is the sheet within workbook containing figure.

Not sure if the graph will recognize the "blank' cell as blank or "0"
You could try that


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Using Excel 2003 in Windows XP

I would like to use the contents of one cell as the destination location for copying data.
For example
I have 2 worksheets 1) Results and 2) info
in info
A1 = 'ABC'
C1 = 'Results!O54' < this is calculated based on other data in sheet.

Using a macro, I'd like to copy contents of A1 to cell location 'Results!O54' more specifically to where ever C1 points... C1 will change based on other data in info sheet.

The macro record for action looks like this (but I would like the 'O54' to be based on contents of C1 which changes)

There is more to it then that but I think this is where I am stumped.

A:Solved: Excel: Uses contents of Cell to select a cell

Sheets("info").Range("A1").Copy Destination:=Sheets("Results").Range(Sheets("info").Range("C1").Value)

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I have a sheet with 2 simple columns: Date and Price. I have imported the dates (##/##/####) and the prices ($###,###) by copy/pasting from the search results given to me by a niche database program I use. When the cells paste in, they all have the format "General".

When I try to format the "date" column into dates, it _does_ change the format as far as the cell is concerned, but the content of the cell doesn't adapt to the new format. For example, I have the date as 3/05/2001 and when I change it to a date format of MMM D, YYYY the content should change to March 5, 2001 but it doesn't. It is as if all the cells are forced to stay as text regardless of what the formatting is that I'm applying.

Same problem with the price column: if I change the format to include 2 decimal points, that format does apply to the cells, but the content of each cell remains without a decimal or anything following, as if the content is just text.

I have like 1000 rows in each column, and plan to do this analysis of the database's results frequently, so I'm hoping the answer isn't just to retype the data. There's got to be a way to copy/paste or export or something. Maybe I could copy/paste into notepad first to scrub out any formatting or locking from the niche database program?

A:Excel 2007 Cell Values Won't Take On Characteristics of Newly Applied Cell Format

Good news: Made some progress. In thinking that maybe each value had the textual single-quote forcing it to act like text, or maybe if I find/repaced all the dollar signs and commas that had been imported, I accidentally discovered that each and every value in my imported columns has a following space!

Bad news: Seems like Excel has a bug that thinks that if I say "Find=[singleSpace]" "Replace=[null]", then I should be given an error saying "Excel cannot find any data to replace". I think I'm doing the find/replace correctly because it worked on the dollar signs and commas.

Anybody know a workaround for the bug?

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I'm attempting to write my first macro for an Excel 2003 workbook. I'm not completely code illiterate (I've got moderate skills with AutoLISP), but I'm new to VBA and am not yet an Excel power user, so please be gentle.

The macro I want to write will:
check that the selected cell's content is underlined before proceeding
copy the content of the currently selected cell into an external plain text .log file
.log file lines should be: year/month/day - time - username - cell contents
.log file names will probably need to be generated
clear the cell's content and formatting (particularly underline and text/background color)
Here's what I have so far:
Sub Unpost()
If Selection.Font.Underline = True
Then Selection.ClearFormats And Selection.Clearcontents
If MsgBox("The selected cell is not underlined...are you sure?", vbOkCancel) = vbOk
Then Selection.ClearFormats And Selection.Clearcontents
Else Exit Sub
End If
End If
End Sub
If I've written it correctly, it should currently do everything except log the cell contents. This, from what I've seen, is going to be the trickier part. I intend to use this macro 50+ times per weekday, so at some point the .log files will get too long to be useful, so I assume it will need to automatically create new logs (perhaps "year-month.log"). I've seen some useful info about appending to an external log here and here, ... Read more

A:Excel 2003 macro: log contents of selected cell, clear cell

You need to use the "File Scripting Object" to create and/or append text to a file. I've included a link below to get you started. If you are unable to figure it out on your own let me know and I'll write the code for you.



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I cant seem work out a solution for what I'm trying to do. I have an Excel workbook that has multiple sheets. On sheet 1 i want the data from cell "G3" to be copied onto sheet 2. But i want the location on sheet 2 to be based on whatever was entered into cell "D3" on sheet 1.

For example: Sheet 1, cell D3 I have the name John, in cell G3 i have 68. I want "68" to be pasted in sheet 2 in cell B26.

But if the name in Sheet 1 cell D3 is Suzie, then I want G3 to be pasted in Sheet 2 in cell D26. So I would need to identify the paste location for each person.

I want the data to paste to the next cell so that the next entry can be pasted below the last entry for that person (for John the first entry would go into cell B26, then the next entry would go into cell B27 and so on).

But i want it to be a specific range, i dont want data to be pasted past 20 cells (cell B45). If possible a message box could be created to let the user know that the max is reached.

I would appreciate anyone's help with this as i have been struggling for awhile to try to get this. Thank you

A:Excel - Copy paste cell into range based on another cell

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I have a sheet set up with the list with the description (text) in column B, and summary scores (numerical, percentage) in column D. I want to do a summary row at the top of the sheet that pulls the data from the B cells, based on the lowest 3 values in column D.
I plan on using the formula =SMALL(D7:D32,1) (with d7:d32 being the list of percentages), to figure out the lowest 3 values. But the formula just pulls the summary score, not the description. I want to pull the description into but I am at a loss.
I am using excel 2013 on windows 10. Any help would be appreciated.

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I have a sheet set up with the list with the description (text) in column B, and summary scores (numerical, percentage) in column D. I want to do a summary row at the top of the sheet that pulls the data from the B cells, based on the lowest 3 values in column D.
I plan on using the formula =SMALL(D7:D32,1) (with d7:d32 being the list of percentages), to figure out the lowest 3 values. But the formula just pulls the summary score, not the description. I want to pull the description into but I am at a loss.
I am using excel 2013 on windows 10. Any help would be appreciated.

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Using EXCEL, I have a need to copy the cell contents from upper cells in col. A down a few rows in col A. There are various changes in data in col A as you will see below. The periods in the following info are used as placeholders only. B1, A2, A3, A4, etc. are blank. I need a formula because I have 60,000 records in the spreadsheet. Thanks in advance.

Here is how the data looks now.


Here is how I want the data to look

...A ...........B

A:[Excel] Copy And Paste Upper Cell To Lower Cell

With the workbook open press ALT + F11 to bring up the Visual Basic Editor. Once the VB editor opens, click INSERT --> MODULE and paste the code below into the blank module. Close the VB editor and select the first cell in column A containing your data you want to copy down. Click TOOLS --> MACRO --> MACROS and select the macro from the list and run it. This macro will copy all your data except for the last value in column A because without actually seeing your workbook, I have no way knowing which line to stop at. Therefore, the code will end when it reaches the last value in column A.


Public Sub CopyData()

Do Until ActiveCell.Row = Cells(Rows.Count, "A").End(xlUp).Row

ActiveCell.Offset(1, 0).Select

Do Until ActiveCell.Value <> ""
ActiveCell.Offset(1, 0).Select


End Sub


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I have an Excel 2010 workbook comprising a simple organization membership list, consisting of names, addresses, etc., for nearly 2,000 members, grouped into 5 chapters' sheets, in a single Excel 2010 file. Every time I sit down to enter updates for any member, or add new members, etc., I always start by saving my most recent version of the workbook with the date I last updated it in the filename, and then when I finish my updates for the day, I save the current day's updated workbook with the current day's date in the filename, etc. So after a while, I've got quite a stack of versions of the same workbook, albeit with slightly different data in some of the cells, from version to version.

Near the end of the year, it'd be neat to be able to compare the beginning and end of year versions, cell by cell, to see what changed.

Ideally, I'd like to sort of "subtract" one workbook from the other, cell by cell, and display something in the results that shows cells that differ btwn workbooks and cells that don't.

Obviously, I could just print the two versions, and plow through them both, side by side. But they're nearly 2,000 rows deep, all things considered, and with all the data we compile for each member, each row goes up to column AT! That's a lotta data to compare visually cell by cell.

Is anything like what I'd like to do possible?


A:Can I compare 2 Excel spreadsheets cell by cell?

I think this might help if I read this correctly. I used this before to compare three lists I made a long time ago, then when I needed to update them I didn't want to sift through hundreds of entries.

Compare Two Lists in Excel - Easy Excel Tutorial

From MS https://support.microsoft.com/kb/213367

Also 4 Ways to Compare Data in Excel - wikiHow

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Is there a way to copy a col of formula's/math cells to a new col without excel modifying the coordinates?

Scenario: 150 cells of diff equations "located from a1 thru a150" you wish to move to d1 thru d150.

Problem: Excel modifies the coordinates of each pasted formula rendering garbage.

Individual f2, highlite,copy and then paste takes too much time if there are thousands of formulas to move.
thanks, nt

A:Copy cell to cell without excel modifying

Use absolute instead of relative references, ie:



EDIT: better explanation. You have 5 in A1, and the formula =A1 in B1. If you copy B1 to C1, C1 will read =B1. But if you make B1 =$A$1 and then copy it to C1, it'll hold.

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I have two cells, Cell "A" and cell "B", that have a formula in each. Cell "A" has a value that is correct and Cell "B" has a value that is correct. I now have a third cell (cell "C") with a formula that takes the values of cell "A" and cell "B" and multiplies them. The value of the product is wrong in cell "C" as compared to a value performed by a calculator. Cell "C" reports 51,550.64 whereas the calculator reports 51,540. What is the problem.


A:Excel cell to cell multiply problem

I'm willing to bet that the number you are entering into the calculator are rounded off while the number that Excel is using is not truly rounded off. Even though Excel may display a certain number in a cell due to its format, it is probably using the true value of the number which probably includes several decimal places. What numbers are showing in cells A and B? How are cells A and B formatted? What happens if you increase the number of decimal points in these cells...do the cell number become larger? If so, then Excel is likely using the true values of the cells instead of the display values in its calculations. Provide details of how you are obtaining your cell values so we can confirm that this is happening.

Try the following

TOOLS --> OPTIONS and choose the Calculation Tab. Put a check in the box marked "Precision as Displayed."
NOTE: This will affect all other calculations on the workbook causing changes to other values on the sheet!


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Hi all, I am trying to move data in excel and am hoping you can help.

I have an equipment inspection system with a seperate worksheet for each item of equipment and a record of each monthly inspection result to build up a historical record for each item.
What I would like to do is have a final summary sheet which shows the current status of each item (Date of insp., who did it and result - pass or fail). I am wondering if there is a way of automatically updating the summary sheet with the latest results.

Any assistance would be appreciated


A:Solved: Excel - Cell content movement and auto update

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I am trying to create a macro that will select the text contents of a cell andcopy it into another cell. I know recording a macro isn't the best way to go,but I'm still pretty fresh in coding VBA.

When I record a macro on the following set of data (shown below) I cancreate a row above the first row containing "CASH" and copy the word"CASH" into the cell above it.

(sample data)

CASH 83 521.01
TRES.CARD 11 54.11
HELP 0 0

(recorded macro)

ActiveCell.Offset(1, 0).Range("A1").Select
ActiveCell.FormulaR1C1 = "CASH"
ActiveCell.Offset(-1, 0).Range("A1").Select

If I run the macro on the row containing "Tres.Card" it willreplace &#8220;TRES.CARD&#8221; with "CASH".

Essentially I am trying the make two rows for each of the existing rows. Iwould add "#" to the label in column 1 on the first line and add"$" to that label on the second line. The first line would thencontain the data from column B and the second line would contain the data fromcolumn C. So that the end result would look like:

(Example of end result)

CASH # 83
CASH $ 521.01
TRES.CARD $ 54.11
HELP # 0
HELP $ 0

If anyone has any suggestions of the best way to do this that I'm not thinkingabout or aware of, I would appreciate it.

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A:Solved: Creating an Excel macro to select text content of a cell and copy it into ano

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I'm running a spreadsheet for yearly budget using EXCEL 2010. Everything has run smoothly until today. If I enter values on one sheet, it shows up on all sheets. I've gone through the settings for EXCEL but cannot find a setting to change this. Anyone have a suggestion on how to correct this?

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I selected a cell, and then recorded a macro when I copied the cell, moved down to the cell below it and pasted it. But when I select another cell, and then run the macro, it goes to the initial cells I did when I recorded the macro.

So is there a macro where I have selected a cell, whatever cell I decide, and then run the macro, and it copies the cell selected and paste it to the cell below the cell that was copied?

A:Solved: Macro to Copy and Paste From One Cell to Cell Below

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I am attempting to clear 2 cells, based off the value of another. I am pretty sure the code is correct, because it works within another Macro. Thanks.

Dim p As Long
p = Cells(Rows.Count, "a").End(xlUp).Row

For i = 1 To p
If InStr(1, Range("k" & p), "None") > 0 Then Range("L" & p) = "" And Range("M" & p) = ""
'If no Issue, Location/Obsevations should be blank
Next i

End Sub


A:Solved: Clearing Cell Contents Based off other Cell

try this variation;

Dim p As Long
p = Cells(Rows.Count, "a").End(xlUp).Row

For i = 1 To p
If InStr(1, Range("k" & i), "None") > 0 Then
Range("L" & i) = ""
Range("M" & i) = ""
End If
'If no Issue, Location/Obsevations should be blank
Next i

End Sub

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I have a large excel worksheet, divided into 4 rows (different data fields). Hard luck, in one of the rows, some cells contain two products or more instead of one (ex: "ZB3054066ZB3601207ZB3601206"). They are separated either by a blank or by a (double bar).
I need that each time I detect a cell in that particular row that contains multiple products, I create new rows so that each row contains only one product in the column "component parts" and that the original data in the other columns remains unchanged.
I don't know anything about excel macro, but here is the approximate code I created to do this task :
If current row cell "component parts" contains a separator (either or blank),
create "number of separators" new rows
copy every field except the "component parts" one
while( cell "component parts" contains a separator)
cut the part of the "component parts" cell before the first separator (including the separator)
paste it into the next row "component part" cell
delete the separator in the new "component parts" cell

If anyone knows how I could do this in an excel macro...

A:Excel macro : cell with multiple content

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I have a excel file with a coloum with numbers in it. Problem is thier are some cells in the row which have no number in it but just "ND". I wanted to replace those cells with the previous cell value for each one of those. Any idea how I do this? Thanks

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I have a excel file with 365 worksheets, each worksheet has the temperature and humitidity of one day for each 30 minutes of that day. Each worksheet has the name dd-mm-yyyy.
But as I get the data from the web, sometimes the list skips some entries. I want to insert automatically a row in the list when the next row in not 30 minutes later. That row should have the time and a sign in the temperature and humidity row. Preferably the macro would do this for all worksheets.
Time Temperature (F) Temperature (C) Humidity (%)
0:20:00 33,8 1,0 87
0:50:00 33,8 1,0 87 I want to insert a row after this one with "1:20:00 - - -"
1:50:00 33,8 1,0 87
2:20:00 33,8 1,0 87
2:50:00 32,0 0,0 93
3:20:00 30,2 -1,0 93
3:50:00 30,2 -1,0 93
4:20:00 30,2 -1,0 93
4:50:00 28,4 -2,0 100
5:20:00 30,2 -1,0 93
5:50:00 26,6 -3,0 93
6:20:00 28,4 -2,0 93
etc until
23:50:00 37,4 3,0 87

A:Excel - insert row in a list if the next cell content does not meet a condition

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....A................. ........B ..........................C

1. AMDRG.SA ........AMDRG.CCM.......CTFACmpMkt='AMDRG.SA' + 'AMDRG.CTA';

I am not sure how good that is going to look once i post this, but here is a rundown of what it is.

Lets say those are 3 columns, A, B, and C. I would like to have a macro or script that will take what is in column B, which is also inside the text of column C, and change the text AMDRG.CCM to what is in column A(AMDRG.SA). So when i am done, the info in column C will look like this...
Column A and column B will always line up with eachother, but column C will not always line up right beside the cells associated with what the replacement text is.

Thanks for any help that you can give!

A:Multiple find and replace cell values in excel

Can you post a sample workbook with a few more records?


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I need to do the following in VBA:

If cell in column C contains the value GBP, change cell S from that row from 13 to 23
If a cell column C contains the value USD change cell S from that row from 13 to 33

exception cell: C1 --> contains the title of the column

How do I do this?

A:Excel 2003 replace macro based on value in other cell

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I have a spreadsheet that has a hidden formula that colors the cells red if above the spec limit or yellow if below the spec limit. The author of the spreadsheet did not use "conditional formating" to color the cells when extracting data from a database. I want to change the color of the cells to make it easier to view. Can a command such as "Find & Replace" be used to change the color? I have been changing the cell color manually.
Thank you for your help.

A:Excel 2010 Cell Color Find & Replace

I have a spreadsheet that has a hidden formula that colors the cells red if above the spec limit or yellow if below the spec limit.Click to expand...

Is this VBA macro - how does it work - can you put a DUMMY DATA spreadsheet here to view

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Hello Everyone! :-) This is my first time posting at this forum.  I have a Lenovo T520 laptop that is experiencing intermittent problem shutting down when I am trying out brand new 9-cell and 6-cell batteries that are fully charged.  Based on the seller instruction; they said to go into the bios to see if there is a battery resync option and/or charge the battery with the laptop powered off for a minimum of 10hrs before using the new battery.  I followed their instructions but the laptop continued to suddenly powered off while I am using it with a fully charged battery.   Has anyone experiences similar issues and know of any troubleshooting method or fixes?  Of course I first naturally expects the battery to be bad, but I bought 2x 9-cell batteries, the seller then send me an additional 2 x 6-cell batteries because I am having problems with the 9-cell.  The 6-cell also resulted with the same symptom so I find it hard to believe that all 4 batteries are bad.   Here is the info on the batteries I purchased:  https://www.ebay.com/itm/9Cell-Battery-for-Lenovo-ThinkPad-T410-T420-T510-T520-SL410-SL510-E420-E425... Thank you in advance for anyone that can help me to resolve this problem. Best,Vinh Le

A:New OEM 9-cell & 6-cell batteries causes laptop to suddenly shutdown with full charge

Hello and welcome,
I can't say with certainty what is going on - but those aren't OEM (Lenovo) batteries.  They are unbranded generics from who-knows-where.
I'm always suspicious of non-OEM batteries and their internal control electronics.

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Hi Tech teams, I went to the lenovo site to customize a T440S Thinkpad and got stuck at the REAR BATTERY selection. I have searched in google and the site and could not see the picture difference's between 6 Cell Li-Ion Cyl HC Rear (72Wh) and 6 Cell Li-ion (47Whr) Cylindrical. I know those will be large and will bulge out of the laptop. But I would like to understand in which way and want to see the pictures of the laptop fitted with these 2, so that I can proceed with my order. Will it come out like a cylindrical bulge at the back of the laptop or at the bottom it will have an extra step like thing. Why dint the lenovo put 3 different pictures showing the laptop with these batteries in the "help me decide" option while customizing the laptop. That would have been very nice to the customers. I have wasted 2 hours to compose this and search everywhere, without any resolution. I found a similar thread in some forum, asking for the pictures, and no one replied him as well. Please see the below screenshot.  ThanksManu

A:Difference between 6 Cell Li-iion Cyl HC Rear (72Wh) and 6 Cell Li-ion (47Whr) Cylindrical

look at Notebookcheck review

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I want to have a range of cells store something. When one of those cells data is changed, I need another cell to show the date of when the cells data was changed automatically. For example: If Someone changes cell B2, A2 will show the date B2 was changed. Or B78 changes, A78 should show what date B78 changed. I need this to happen for the entire column. Is there a way to have this happen automatically? Please help, if you can.

A:Changing Cell Info, Date tracks when cell changed

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Hi All,

I need an help one excel formula ,i have specific range with prices, but when ever there is a change in value in the range then one particular need to be updated with now() formula. Find below the snap shot of desired data....

Product Changes happened Jan'13 Feb'13 Mar'13 Apr'13 May'13 Jun'13 Jul'13 Sep'13
In the above data i have values for all product in all months. if there is any change happened then in the changes happened column need to be updated with now() formula.

Thanks in advance...


A:Automatic date update in a cell when another cell's value changes (as calculated

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would like to write a macro involving cell references, which changes when the number in another cell changes

e.g if cell = 1, uses b2
if cell = 2, uses b3

please help

A:macro help - linking cell reference to number in another cell

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Very limited experience with Excel...have a multi page workbook but can't figure out how to auto format existing text to fit in cells so there is no space either on top or bottom of the cell.

Only way I can get this so far is to manually move the bottom line of the text box up to the bottom of the actual text in box. But this causes the print out to overlap sometimes of the text lines in print view.

Is there a way to 'auto-format' individual cells to fit the text in the cell without leaving alot of space above or below the lines, or top/bottom lines, of the cell.

A:Having problem setting cell height to fit text in cell

When you are in the cell that you want to align with the top, Right Click & select Format Cells & when that opens Click on the Alignment Tab & then you will see Horizontal & Vertical, click on the Vertical drop down arrow & select Top. That will align the text to the top of the cell & eliminate that space.

When you move to the next cell to insert the Dollar amount it will be lined up with the bottom of the text in the previous cell, which is what you want.

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How do i get the content of column B tobe replaced with 5mm if in the same row Column C contains (2*1)

A:Solved: replace cell

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Hi, Can somebody be able to share whether 6 cell or 9 cell battery is available for Lenovo Yoga 500 14.0 inch laptop in the market?  Thanks.

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Hi Lenovo experts - I am having a strange issue with my new X270 laptop. I have been using it for over 3 weeks now. The X270 came with an integrated Li-Ion 3-cell battery (23 Wh) and also an external Li-Ion 3-cell battery  (23 Wh). With very light usage (just outlook and office apps) and brightness set to 25%, I can barely get 2h-2.5h of battery life. Is this normal? Per the PSREF, 3+3 cell should give me ~13h of battery life.  Anything else I can check? I did a 'battery report' and I see on average 45 Wh of charging capacity when active. However 'Battery life estimates' show between 2h-3h at full charge. 'Current estimate of battery life based on all observed drains since OS install' is showing 3:50.  Do I have a defective battery? Any advice appreciated!

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Hello everyone. I have bought this flex 5 with 7th i5 CPU, 256G SSD, and 2 cell battery. The laptop is great for me except the battery doesn't last enough. I wonder if I can replace the 2 cell battery with a 3 cell battery? From the HMM, I find some 3 cell batteries. But I don't know if they are compatible with my computer as the voltage is different. And If the battery is upgradable, do I need to upgrade the AC adapter as well? mine is 2.25A, while 3 cell battery versions have a 3.25A adapter. Thanks in advance.

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Re:  Battery # 746641-001(3 cell)  I need to replace the battery for my laptop.  Most of the batteries I'm finding are 4 cell and I need a 3 cell.  What is the diffrence between the 3 and 4 ?  Any help would be appreciated.  Terri

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Hi, all!

I wish to purchase an HP dv5000t series laptop with a 12 Cell Li-Ion battery, but I saw a diagram on the HP site which showed a bulky mass at the back of the laptop, compared to a 6 cell which did not have this. It seems that such a laptop will not be able to sit flat on a desk.

Does anybody know from experience if this will be the case? If so, how bad of an angle is it? Will it interfere with normal use, etc?

Thanks! Your help is appreciated.

A:6 Cell Li-Ion Battery vs. 12 Cell (Physical Properties)

If HP sells the battery with the laptop then it'll work. While it may not sit flat that isn't a problem.

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Hi there
I am currently busy with a project. However I face difficulty in trying to allow formula's to read the value of a specific cell (instead it is reading the formula in that cell).
I have 6 accounts, 3 are NOSTRO (begins with 0) & 3 are VOSTRO (begins with 7). When I select a Vostro account I want the letter V to populate in another cell & when I select a Nostro account I want N to populate. Hence I used a formula in F3 LEFT(E3,1) to retrieve the first digit of the account number (0 or 7). And in cell G3 I used formula =VLOOKUP(F3,NV,2,FALSE) to read the contents of F3 and select either N or V. However my problem is that the Vlookup formula is not reading the 0/7 value in cell F3, its reading the text of the formula...
Please assist.

A:Solved: Cell content reflects formula not value

Welcome to the board.

Either I'm missing something or that's weird.

What do you get for this (which cuts out the "bridging" formula)?:


It works for me, with the "*1" seeming to somehow force the number "nature" of the first left character.

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How do I disable the "do you want to replace the contents of the destination cell?" alert. I went to Tools:Options:Edit and unchecked the alert before overwriting cells box. What else can I do?

A:Solved: Disable replace cell contents warning

budward said:

How do I disable the "do you want to replace the contents of the destination cell?" alert. I went to Tools:Options:Edit and unchecked the alert before overwriting cells box. What else can I do?Click to expand...

I found this on another forum and it worked for me!
Sub MyMacro()
Application.DisplayAlerts = False
'your code here
Application.DisplayAlerts = True
End Sub

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Someone needs to get a new battery for a very old laptop they have. The battery doesn't work so they have to have it plugged all the time otherwise it wouldn't work. Laptop is 15.6 and sort of heavy but the thing is they never take the laptop outside the house. It will mainly be used on one floor in the house.

100% of the time the laptop is used in the kitchen area where there is a table where its connected using a charger to the wall. Thus if the person had a working battery, they could carry it around the house even though the laptop will stay in one place usually. However because right now the battery doesn't work, it does but it goes out very fast less than 1 minute, they need a new battery.

Is it better to get a 6 cell or 9 cell battery? The laptop will be used at home 100 percent. The thing is this person said if 9 cell last longer, get it. However, im sure 9 cell batteries make the laptop much heavier and has that back part sticking out right? I know this isn't a big deal if you going to stay inside but wouldn't it be a problem/annoyance if you have the laptop on yourself when on the sofa? Does the 9 cell would be really heavy on an already heavy 15.6' laptop?

Also 6 cell batteries last for around 2 hours i believe. How many hours does a 9 cell last for usually?

The thing is majority of the time the laptop will be plugged in but its very annoying at the moment as the laptop has to be connected 100 percent of the time since the battery is no good at... Read more

A:6 Cell Vs 9 Cell Battery for Laptop?

It's a piece of hardware so you're in the right area.

I have a Dell Inspiron N5010 that has a 48WattHour battery. A 9-cell battery would give longer working time when on battery-only so if it is offered and the price is affordable I'd get it.

As for physically working, it may lift the back edge of the Notebook higher but that's not a problem, usually have rubber feet on them. I find that type of rise is actually easier for typing as most Desktop keyboards have feet to raise the back edge, fingers seem to 'flow' better.

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Ok, this should be super easy, but it is 5:30 and my brain is totally fried. I have a simple spreadsheet, three columns

COLUMN A1 is text:

Hello <NAME> thank you for coming to the show on <DATE>



I need a 4th column to merge all this wonderful data together for me.

A:Insert Cell Info into Another Cell

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I have been using Ctrl+Home to navigate to cell A1. I then type in the word Home in the GoTo or reference box (the box to the left of the formula bar, ... I may not be calling it by its proper name). I then navigate to some distant, faraway place on the spreadsheet, and then when I need to return to A1 I click the drop down box, select "Home", and in an instant I'm there at A1. All it fine, ... that is until I run a macro. Once I run a macro all such references previously made are wiped out. What can I do to fix this? To list all of the code would be a lot of clutter, but I will if necessary.

You'all are wonderful. Thank you for your looking.

A:Cell GoTo or Cell Reference Box

If you include Range("A1").Select in your code you will be taken to the 'Home' cell

Have you tried recording a macro that does that? You will then see (when you open the vba editor) what it does and you can always edit your code to your needs.

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I recently tried to replace my 6 cell laptop battery with a 9 cell. With the 9 cell install it will not charge and laptop will not operate on AC power either. Please help

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Hi,I have a HP EliteBook 2540p laptop and I want to know the differences between the two types of batteries (HP 6-cell 62 WHr Li-Ion Primary Battery & HP Long Life 6-cell 55 WHr Li-Ion Primary Battery).I mainly looking for the maximum life time for the battery and the maximum time I can use the laptop before charging. ThanksMostic 

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A:HP 6-cell 62 WHr or HP Long Life 6-cell 55 WHr

Hi, No need to check, as I said before 62WHr will last longer 55Whr between charge given doing SAME workload. That is a very basic Physics lesson. Regards.

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Hi Guys,

where can I find out what the format of the edit mask is that you see when you select Format, Cells, Number Format , Custom?

e.g. _-* #,##0_-;-* #,##0_-;_-* "-"_-;[email protected]_-

I've found that the first 3 blocks indicate the formating for +ve, -ve, and 0 but the above example has 4 blocks; what's the 4th block for? and can there be more 4 blocks?


A:Solved: Cell Formatting in Excel

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I can't for the life of me remember how to put two formulas in one cell.

At the moment I have:

Cell 1 which contains a total:
Result is 5,245

Cell 2 shows the total as a percentage:
Result is 9.16%

How do I put this into one cell to produce:
Total = 5,245 - 9.16%

Thank you in advance.

A:Solved: Excel - Two formulas in one cell

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Quite an easy one for you super brains I think.

I'm trying to create a custom format for telephone numbers. I want the format to be:-

0123 4567 8901 2

The arrangement of the numbers will vary depending on the location of the number.

When I try to create a custom format it doesn't change the number, which currently has no spaces.

Thanks in advance

A:Solved: Excel cell formatting

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