# Questions tagged [microsoft-excel-2016]

The 2016 version of Microsoft's spreadsheet application. Unlike previous versions, this Office Suite is cross-platform, working on both Windows and OSX. Because of this, when using this tag, it may be applicable to also tag your question with the Operating System you're on.

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### Can I create unequally spaced gridlines on an Excel scatterplot?

I am making a scatterplot with the following data:
Date
Value1
Value2
3/19/2024
5.31
45
4/15/2024
4.91
44
4/29/2024
4.93
44
5/13/2024
4.97
45
5/27/2024
4.71
42
6/9/2024
4.45
40
I created a ...

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### Calculate a moving average in excel where the lookback (window) duration is a variable that changes based on another cell's changing values

I am trying to calculate a moving average of a dataset where the moving window time duration is not fixed, but changes over time based on numbers in a different column. Using the screenshot I have ...

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### Plot data set as an chart in Excel, and then add a second series showing the data's multiple standard deviation bands aligned to data values

I am working with a time series set of data which is the Rate of change between successive price changes in a historical section of a stock price. I have 59 observations. I have also calculated their ...

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### What is the formula for listing all non empty cells in a range of cells

I'm trying to gather all of the non empty cells in a n x n range of cells, then output them in a single column that I can drag the fill handle to automatically grab the next valid value. I'm running ...

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### Need Help Migrating A Drop Down List From One Workbook To Another

I need some help migrating a drop down list and the data selected from that list to another workbook.
I have a list of people that need to be contacted each week, with an updated file that is sent to ...

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### How to Move the cursor one word to the left in ms excel?

In MS Word, Ctrl+left arrow helps use move to the previous word quickly. But the same shortcut in MS Excel takes us to the previous cell. I can't find any shortcuts for the same in the Microsoft's ...

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### Why don't values fit on the page in editing mode but do actually fit when printing?

In editing mode with the view set on "page break preview" some values don't fit on the page.
However, if I go to print, they fit on the page.
How does this work?
It might not look like it, ...

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### Refreshing data only after every time interval from live master sheet

I have a master sheet that receives live data. I want to link that data to another sheet, which I have already done.
The data on the master sheet refreshes instantaneously (which is almost every ...

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### Excel Rank Formula

I am using the Excel formula:
=IF(M2=0,"",IF(M2>0,SUMPRODUCT(($B$2:$B$162=B2)*($C$2:$C$162=C2),(M2<=$M$2:$M$162)/COUNTIF($M$2:$M$162,$M$2:$M$162))))
And I am getting some numbers with ...

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### Excel Pivot Table showing same count as the first column

I'm a beginner at Excel and am currently practicing pivot tables.
The data that I'm dealing with is this table:
In the ROW Labels, I have added the field "Quiz and Assignment Mark Range" ...

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### max if functions in Excel to return text from a different row matching the max if conditions

I have an Excel spreadsheet with a summary table that contains credit card charges information from different sheets. The sheets have columns A to F with 'Date', 'Cardholder Name', 'Amount', 'Result (...

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### How to remove reference to disabled 3rd party Excel Add-ins (NOT COM add-ins!) from menu

This is for Excel 2016.
I did find this amongst a hundred other web results regarding the removal of COM add-ins, which I figured for myself, there's a handy remove button right in the menu:
However, ...

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### My windows excel icons are same for .xlsx and macro enabled .xlsm files

I'm running Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2016.
The macro enabled .xlsm files, used to have an exclamation mark in their excel icon.
For some time now, all type of excel files have the same ...

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### Excel Reference next row in array when logic is false

I want tabs in my Excel sheet to reference fields in a different page if criteria is met; if the criteria is not met, I want to skip that row, and move to the next row where the criteria is met.
My ...

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### Excel help - extract all unique values from column a in multiple sheets

I have a sheet called output, and a sheet for each month a jan, feb etc.
Without vba, is there a formula I can use to extract all information from column A in the month sheets, into column a in the ...

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### How to TEXTJOIN/CONCATENATE based on constraints for specific no of rows count

I need to concatenate certain attribute value based on the sequence number for specific material number and a formula to automate the process.
I have columns as listed in the below screen shot and I ...

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### Weighted harmonic mean that ignores #DIV/0

I have this values:
Dataset: I have a row in a sheet (AQ4:KK4) with 255 values. The dataset have some 0 values.
Weights: I have a column in another sheet (L3:L257), also 255 values. Weights are never ...

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### Coloring cells across multiple excel sheets in an xls file based on a condition

I am new to excel. I have an xls file with 10 sheets. In each sheet I have two tables of size 10 x 10, one starting at position A4 and the other starting at N4. All the entries are numbers.
(Note that ...

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### Copy data values for another column if matched

Sheet 1 has Month, Day and Year while Sheet 2 has Year and Day. If the data of Year in Sheet 1 and 2 are matched I want to copy the Day values from Sheet 1 to Sheet 2. Is it done by VLookup and how?

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### Row and column "projection" in excel

I have an excel sheet with exactly 1 filled cell per row and column like this:
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| 3 | | |
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| | | 1 |
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| | 2 | |
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for which I want to ...

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### Excel: faster formula to find word that contains search string?

I have a bunch of text strings in Excel 2016. I am trying to search for various substrings. To be more helpful for reviewers, I want to return the word, delimited by spaces, which contains that ...

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### How to remove labels that values are equal to zero. I have a chart that has a lot of labels, but only a few have values 0<. How to display only values

I have an excel tower graph that is linked to a table that has a lot of categories. Most of these categories contain values that are 0 but may be changed to a value greater than 0 in the future. Since ...

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### How to group a column based on another column. Then write it into another column

How to group the animal name column based on the category column, and put it on the corresponding column (yellow area). For example in the figure, find the animal name (column A) with herbivore (...

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### Hyperlink does not change along with cell when filtered

I’m having a problem with hyperlink when using filters. So let’s say I have these table rows:
A
B
C
I have a hyperlink to cell C using the usual hyperlink option. But if I change the filter from “A to ...

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### Trouble creating vertical trendline on clustered bar chart in Excel 2016

I have 2 columns of data in Excel 2016. Col. A is a list of states and Col. B is a percentage. I've successfully made a clustered bar chart (vertically oriented list of bars) with A as the Y axis and ...

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### 2 Dates in 1 Cell with Formula in Date Format

I'm working between two tabs in Excel. One tab is for data entry and the other pulls the data using formulas. I'm trying to create a formula where it pulls 2 dates into 1 cell. The formula currently ...

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### How to add Pivot Table field labels to Pivot Table

Is there a way to get the field labels to show up in the table next to the piece of data? Not having the labels here is forcing the user to have to understand what the data is supposed to be and is ...

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### Microsoft Excel not recognizing cell data as date

I'm working with a set of dates that need to be utilized in an if function. In the event the date is more than 365 days from today, it is false and vice versa for under 365 days. My problem stems from ...

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### Excel Formula to group similar values

I looking for help to solve my spreadsheet to return value of different cells being similar within say +/- 10%.
Say that I have in column values 20, 20.5, 21, 21.5, 23, 23.6, 24,24.8, 25.4..
These ...

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### Index/Match function output appears out of sync

I am attempting to use index/match in conjunction with an if/and statement that does the following.
If column C = Secondary
AND if column D = Information/Videos
Take value of column B and output it.
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### Excel formula help - date formula needed

Im hoping someone can help or advise.
I want a formula to count the number of days left in a month from the date of the first of that month. If that month has passed, I would like to it to stop at ...

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### Creating a technical excel data sheet to display efficient data

I am creating a table in excel that holds milestone achievement data with their respective amount. This table has multiple milestones that have only one amount, meaning that a set of milestone ...

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### Excel Sum Table based of criteria missing from another table

I have 3 tables. Table1 is a list of items w/ a sum attached to them.
Table 2 is a list of "official items" and a category.
Table 3 is a category that needs a sum.
i.e.
Table 1
A.
B
Parrot....

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### Excel 2016 - How to count UNIQUE rows that are "assigned" to someone?

I am building a chart that contains the total amount of rows and accounts assigned to a user in Excel 2016. The first issue is easy and I resolved it with a COUNTIF function, however the second part ...

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### Excel formula to return column header values based on following rows

I am trying to come up with a formula that will return values of headers for each row that has one more more "x". (As seen in the "results" column below)
Can this be done without ...

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### Count number of distinct lists excluding zeros in two-dimensional array

In Excel 2019 I have a formula in a cell which when evaluated with F9 in the formula bar returns the following two-dimensional array (matrix):
{0,0; 0,0; 0,0; 0,0; 0,0; 0,0; 44846,1; 44846,1; 44846,1}
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### Converting My Macro into Array?

I have done a Macro code where I was able to show rows which contains the word "Overdue" and hide the other rows which contain the word (Completed, Pending, in progress, Delayed". ...

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### Mac Excel 2016 formula to add selected cells just by clicking on them

In a previous version of Excel, I could just click on each cell that I wanted to add and it would automatically put a + between each one. I can't figure out how to do that on this version.
So if I ...

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### Conditional Formatting with greater than & less than parameters based on date in cell

Trying to conditionally format a cell based on the date in the cell. My ultimate goal is to try and track warranty expiration dates on some of the product we maintain. Within 30 days of expiration ...

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### The colours and fonts automatically changes on shared excel file

We use a shared document to import data. We have a lot of different colours and informations on it, which is really important it stays that way, it is updated 1000x per day between 30 people.
However ...

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### Excel - Using VLOOKUP on grouped table records

I have an xlsx report from a finance tool which provides raw numbers but none of the formatting or formulae I wish to use to better read and analyse the numbers.
The report is structured like so:
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### column to row but keep the same the previous row

I have multiple block of data as below and I want to transform it from column to row.
Im new to excel so I hope you guys can help me with.
e.g:
input:
A AA 1 2 3 4 5
B BB 1 2 3 4 5
C CC 1 2 3 4 5
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### How to match and merge lookup results in Excel?

I'm a total newbie with Excel and I'm stuck at doing this. I'm guessing there must be some work around "lookup" functions but I don't know which one and how to start.
Let's say I have a ...

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### Chart axis labels — Use $1M (million) short form instead of full $1,000,000 number

I have a PivotChart in Excel 2016 that has dollar amounts as the x-axis.
Currently, the labels are formatted as full numbers. Example: $1,000,000.
Is there a way to format the labels by replacing the ...

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### Sum of days between dates in Excel

I have a column where its cells are formatted as "dd hh:mm:ss"
When I'm going to do the totaling of the lines and the number of days "no" exceeds 31, the sum works perfectly, but ...

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### Drag to fill duplicates values

I want to create a sequence of dates that populate a column.
A
2023-12-31
2023-12-30
2023-12-29
...
Format Cell is set to Date.
Calculation Options is set to Automatic
Enable fill handle and ...

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### Excel list - how to select/copy only 5 values of each item?

I have a list containing 400 items with customer names as follows:
ItemName CustName MobileNo
I need to make a new list that only 5 customers is selected/copied for every item in a single go so ...

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### In Excel 2016, how do I link a CSV where you can specify the file to import like I could in Excel 2013?

In Excel 2013, I used to be able to specify a sheet to Data Refresh and at the time of creating a linked csv file, I could prompt for the location or file with every Data Refresh. In Excel 2016, I am ...

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### Change PivotChart source from one PivotTable (external data source) to another PivotTable (table/range)

I have a PivotChart in Excel 2016 that is currently based on PivotTable-A.
PivotTables A and B are identical, other than the fact that they have different data sources:
A's data source is an ...

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### Change PivotTable source from external data source connection to table/range

In Excel 2016, I have several PivotTables (and corresponding PivotCharts) that use external data sources. The data sources were created via Microsoft Query (an Excel mechanism) and have complex SQL ...