How to multiply in Excel: numbers, cells, entire columns

I am trying to figure out how to allocate travel cost of a worker according to the amount of time in a day they have spent in each category. Example: Jack has 3 hours travel @ $50/hr. He has a total of 9 hours worked that day. 2 hours he spent on sales, 1 …

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Excel: If cell contains then count, sum, highlight, copy

Q is the travel plan for onsite. for the above example its 7 weeks stays. but the onsite trip would be 4. so i need to caluclate the trip count. I want to have a successive cell count where the value is "Q" For the above example it would be 4. Thanks Srini

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Excel VLOOKUP with SUM or SUMIF function – formula examples

01/10/19 B6 Travel 570.00 01/10/19 B6 Travel 401.00 01/10/19 B6 Travel 3,381.50 01/10/19 A1 Staff costs 6,300.00 01/10/19 A1 Staff costs 7,613.66. Reply. Christian says: February 13, 2019 at 6:29 pm. Hello, I need assistance with the following please:

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Excel Online – create web-based spreadsheets, share

This mashup uses the APIs of Excel Services JavaScript and Bing Maps and its purpose is to help the web-site visitors choose a destination where they want to travel. You can choose a location and the mashup will show you the local weather or the number of tourists that visit the area.

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Excel: sort by row, by column names and in custom order

For example, you are planning your holiday and have a list of hotels provided by a travel agency. You want to sort them first by Region, then by Board basis and finally by Price, as shown in the screenshot: Click OK and here you are: Firstly, the Region column is sorted first, in the alphabetic order.

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How to make a chart (graph) in Excel and save it as template

3. Inset the chart in Excel worksheet. To add the graph on the current sheet, go to the Insert tab > Charts group, and click on a chart type you would like to create.. In Excel 2013 and Excel 2016, you can click the Recommended Charts button to view a gallery of pre-configured graphs that best match the selected data.. In this example, we are creating a 3-D Column chart.

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Calculate time in Excel: time difference, add, subtract

To get the total seconds between two times, you multiply the time difference by 86400, which is the number of seconds in one day (24 hours * 60 minutes * 60 seconds = 86400). = ( End time - Start time) * 86400. In our example, the formula is as follows: = (B2-A2)* 86400. Note.

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Excel conditional formatting formulas

On the Home tab, in the Styles group, click Conditional formatting > New Rule…; In the New Formatting Rule window, select Use a formula to determine which cells to format.; Enter the formula in the corresponding box. Click the Format… button to choose your custom format.; Switch between the Font, Border and Fill tabs and play with different options such as font style, pattern color and

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Excel Solver tutorial with step-by-step examples

See how to add Solver to Excel and where to find the Solver add-in in different versions of Excel 2016, 2013 - 2003. Step-by-step examples of how to use Solver in Excel to find optimal solutions for linear programming and other kinds of decision problems.

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Write persuasive request letters: business letter format

How to write business letters to convince your recipient to respond or act. The proper business letter format and examples of persuasive request letters: letter of recommendation request, character reference request, sample donation /charity request letter and more.

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Create a loan amortization schedule in Excel (with extra

The tutorial shows how to build an amortization schedule in Excel to detail periodic payments on an amortizing loan or mortgage. An amortizing loan is just a fancy way to define a loan that is paid back in installments throughout the entire term of the loan.. Basically, all loans are amortizing in one way or another.

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Excel FIND and SEARCH functions with formula examples

The tutorial explains the syntax of the Excel FIND and SEARCH functions and provides formula examples of advanced non-trivial uses. In the last article, we covered the basics of the Excel Find and Replace dialog. In many situations, however, you may want Excel to find and extract data from other cells automatically based on your criteria.

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Calculate days from/before date in Excel

30 days from date. =DATE (2018,4,1)+30. To get a more universal days from date formula, enter both values (source date and the numbers of days) in separate cells and reference those cells. With the target date in B3 and the number of days in …

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How to compare two Excel files or sheets for differences

On the same step, you can choose the preferred match type:. First match (default) - compare a row in Sheet 1 to the first found row in Sheet 2 that has at least one matching cell.; Best match - compare a row in Sheet 1 to the row in Sheet 2 that has the maximum number of matching cells.; Full match only - find rows in both sheets that have exactly the same values in all the cells, and mark all

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How to activate your Ablebits license for Excel add-ins

On the activation page: Enter your license key (that you received in an email from us) and click the Submit button: Enter your Hardware ID (from Manual activation - step 3) and click the Submit button: The activation server will generate an activation code and will show it in the Your new activation code field: Save the activation code.

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How to calculate age in Excel from birthday

The tutorial shows different ways to get age from birthday in Excel. You will learn a handful of formulas to calculate age as a number of complete years, get exact age in years, months and days at today's date or a particular date.

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Standard deviation in Excel: functions and formula examples

To find mean in Excel, use the AVERAGE function, e.g. =AVERAGE (A2:G2) 2. For each number, subtract the mean and square the result. This is the part of the standard deviation formula that says: ( xi - x)2. To visualize what's actually going on, please have a look at the following images.

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Excel time format and using NOW and TIME functions

Tip. The easiest way to create a custom time format in Excel is to use one of the existing formats as a starting point. For this, click Time in the Category list, and select one of the predefined formats under Type.After that switch to Custom and make the changes to …

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How to protect worksheets and unprotect Excel sheet

Tips and notes: If your Excel file contains more than one protected sheet, run the macro for each sheet individually to unprotect it. To unprotect Excel sheet without password in the modern versions of Excel 2019, Excel 2016 and Excel 2013, you can save the document as Excel 97-2003 workbook (*.xls) first.Then, close Excel and reopen the workbook - it will be opened in compatibility …

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Add, edit and delete checkboxes and drop-down lists in

Place the cursor into A2 and enter the following formula: =CHAR (9744) Press Enter, and you will get an empty checkbox. Go down to A3 cell and enter a similar formula: =CHAR (9745) Press Enter, and get a filled checkbox. Tip. See what other types of checkboxes you can add in …

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How to make a scatter plot in Excel

How to create a scatter plot in Excel. With the source data correctly organized, making a scatter plot in Excel takes these two quick steps: Select two columns with numeric data, including the column headers. In our case, it is the range C1:D13. Do not …

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CHOOSE function in Excel with formula examples

The tutorial explains the syntax of the Excel CHOOSE function and shows how to use a CHOOSE formula in Excel to generate random data, do a left lookup, perform different calculations based on a condition, and more.

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How to highlight every other row or column in Excel to

Note: If you opt to convert a table to range, you won't get the automatic color banding when you add new rows to the range. Another disadvantage is that as you sort the data, i.e. move certain cells or entire rows within the range, your color bands will travel with the original rows and your nice zebra stripe pattern will get distorted.

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Google Sheets functions that you won't find in Excel

Google Sheets SORT. Yet another simple Google Sheets function that doesn't exist in Excel and can belittle the standard tool. ;) =SORT (range, sort_column, is_ascending, [sort_column2, is_ascending2, ]) you enter the range for your table. specify …

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Add vertical line to Excel chart: scatter plot, bar and

Tips: To change the appearance of the vertical line, right click it, and select Format Data Series in the context menu. This will open the Format Data Series pane, where you can choose the desired dash type, color, etc. For more information, please see How to customize the line in Excel chart.; To add a text label for the line like shown in the image at the beginning of this example, please

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Custom lists in Excel: how to create and use your own lists

Under the Popular menu you'll find Create lists for use in sorts and fills sequences - Click on Edit Custom Lists. If you are using Microsoft 2010 then you'll need to go through a different route. Click on File, then on Options. Click on advanced and scroll down till you find Edit Custom Lists. The next box you get is where you will add the

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How to set and change print area in Excel

How to set multiple print areas in Excel. To print a few different parts of a worksheet, you can select multiple print areas in this way: Select the first range, hold down the Ctrl key and select other ranges.; On the Page Layout tab, in the Page Setup group, click Print Area > Set Print Area.; Done!

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How to change date format in Google Sheets and convert

Google Sheets: convert date to text. Converting dates to text in spreadsheets is the task for the TEXT function: =TEXT (number,format) number – regardless of what number, date, or time you give to the function, it will return it as text. format – the text will be formatted the way you specify in …

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How to keep header rows in Excel visible

How to keep your labels visible. If you have a usual table with one header row, the steps are very easy: Scroll to the top and make sure you see the row with the labels. Otherwise you'll quickly notice one peculiarity - this option does exactly what it promises, it freezes the top visible row. Open the View tab in Excel and find the Freeze

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How to combine data from two Google sheets using the add-on

Select sheets and columns to add or update. Once the tool is running, it will pick the current sheet as the one to update. I click Next to select the lookup table with the shipping details. Then I will specify the columns that will help the add-on find the same records in both sheets. I can use a combination of columns to make the search more

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