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Re: Excel Help and Problems
« Reply #1260 on: May 23, 2019, 06:09:15 PM »
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Re: Excel Help and Problems
« Reply #1261 on: June 18, 2019, 03:09:18 PM »
Anyone have a formula for yield maintenance?

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Re: Excel Help and Problems
« Reply #1262 on: June 22, 2019, 11:24:49 PM »
How do I stop a cell from changing this 1234567890123456 to this 1.23457E+15
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Re: Excel Help and Problems
« Reply #1263 on: June 23, 2019, 12:21:45 AM »
Place a single quote at the beginning of the string
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Re: Excel Help and Problems
« Reply #1264 on: June 23, 2019, 12:25:53 AM »
How do I stop a cell from changing this 1234567890123456 to this 1.23457E+15
select the column, right click, Format cells, Custom and choose the option that says 0 (second option below General).

 
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Re: Excel Help and Problems
« Reply #1265 on: June 23, 2019, 05:35:11 AM »
Place a single quote at the beginning of the string
Any way to have the quote not show?
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Re: Excel Help and Problems
« Reply #1266 on: June 23, 2019, 05:36:25 AM »
select the column, right click, Format cells, Custom and choose the option that says 0 (second option below General).
It changes the last digit to a "0"
1234567890123456 changes to
1234567890123450
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Re: Excel Help and Problems
« Reply #1267 on: June 23, 2019, 10:20:48 AM »
It changes the last digit to a "0"
1234567890123456 changes to
1234567890123450
If you need it stored as a number, Excel only stores 15 digits. If you don't care if it's stored as text, format it as text. The solution suggested earlier with a question mark is actually supposed to be an apostrophe. That will convert it to text without showing the apostrophe.

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Re: Excel Help and Problems
« Reply #1268 on: June 23, 2019, 11:02:23 AM »
If you don't care if it's stored as text, format it as text.
That works but then every time I have an entry the cell has a stupid error indicator displayed that I have to clear.
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Re: Excel Help and Problems
« Reply #1269 on: June 23, 2019, 11:34:32 AM »
That works but then every time I have an entry the cell has a stupid error indicator displayed that I have to clear.
You don't have to clear it, just leave it alone.

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Re: Excel Help and Problems
« Reply #1270 on: June 23, 2019, 12:05:47 PM »
It changes the last digit to a "0"
1234567890123456 changes to
1234567890123450
even if you type in the number after doing the above steps?
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Re: Excel Help and Problems
« Reply #1271 on: June 23, 2019, 12:08:05 PM »
You don't have to clear it, just leave it alone.
...but it bugs me. There has to be a way to enter 10-20 digits without issue, no?
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Re: Excel Help and Problems
« Reply #1272 on: June 23, 2019, 12:09:03 PM »
even if you type in the number after doing the above steps?
Yes unless I am doing something wrong which is a strong possibility.  :)
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Re: Excel Help and Problems
« Reply #1273 on: June 23, 2019, 12:14:49 PM »
Yes unless I am doing something wrong which is a strong possibility.  :)
hmm... try formatting as Text then
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Re: Excel Help and Problems
« Reply #1274 on: June 23, 2019, 12:22:09 PM »
hmm... try formatting as Text then
Then it gives a little triangle in the top left of the cell indicating an error.
I thought Excel was powerful. It can't store a 20 digit number properly? That is sad.
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Re: Excel Help and Problems
« Reply #1275 on: June 23, 2019, 12:55:41 PM »
Then it gives a little triangle in the top left of the cell indicating an error.
I thought Excel was powerful. It can't store a 20 digit number properly? That is sad.
Excel is for numbers, if you need to store text use word.

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Re: Excel Help and Problems
« Reply #1276 on: June 23, 2019, 02:25:27 PM »
Excel is for numbers, if you need to store text use word.
Or possibly even MS Access
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Re: Excel Help and Problems
« Reply #1277 on: June 23, 2019, 02:39:05 PM »
Access works great. Handles everything I throw at it. Unfortunately this script needs excel.
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Re: Excel Help and Problems
« Reply #1278 on: June 23, 2019, 03:29:07 PM »
Access works great. Handles everything I throw at it. Unfortunately this script needs excel.
There are supposedly addons that get around the 15 digit limit, here's an example:

http://precisioncalc.com/xlprecision.html

Can't personally vouch for it though.

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Re: Excel Help and Problems
« Reply #1279 on: June 25, 2019, 01:43:25 PM »
Can someone please help me with SUMIF,

If cell A1 has any text, subtract cell A2 from A3,

I tried =SUMIF(K24:K24,"<>",Q24-V24) but keep on getting an error.