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Re: Excel Help and Problems
« Reply #1300 on: September 15, 2019, 12:26:58 PM »
I'm trying to do a find and replace, but I only want to find the word in a specific format (color and shading) but when i try find format from cell it comes back with no results. Any ideas why this is?
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Re: Excel Help and Problems
« Reply #1301 on: September 15, 2019, 12:29:04 PM »
I'm trying to do a find and replace, but I only want to find the word in a specific format (color and shading) but when i try find format from cell it comes back with no results. Any ideas why this is?
TIA
are you using conditional formatting

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Re: Excel Help and Problems
« Reply #1302 on: September 15, 2019, 12:36:32 PM »
are you using conditional formatting
No, the list is copied from somewhere else and came with the color and shading

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Re: Excel Help and Problems
« Reply #1303 on: September 15, 2019, 12:49:31 PM »
I'm trying to do a find and replace, but I only want to find the word in a specific format (color and shading) but when i try find format from cell it comes back with no results. Any ideas why this is?
TIA
How do you know that you have the exact shade?

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Re: Excel Help and Problems
« Reply #1304 on: September 15, 2019, 12:52:05 PM »
How do you know that you have the exact shade?
That's why I'm using find format from cell, shouldn't it match it exactly?

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Re: Excel Help and Problems
« Reply #1305 on: September 15, 2019, 12:54:29 PM »
That's why I'm using find format from cell, shouldn't it match it exactly?
You copied it from another file, so how do you know that the color you are selecting on the find/replace is the same color as on the sheet. Maybe the sheet is a custom color etc.

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Re: Excel Help and Problems
« Reply #1306 on: September 15, 2019, 02:40:58 PM »
I think i got it, thanks for the help

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Re: Excel Help and Problems
« Reply #1307 on: September 15, 2019, 08:27:25 PM »
I have 12345 in the first cell. I want every cell under it to increment 1 each time. Easiest way to do it? I need thousands.
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Re: Excel Help and Problems
« Reply #1308 on: September 15, 2019, 08:31:25 PM »
Select A1. Click the Home tab, click Fill, click Series. Select Series In: Columns. Keep the Step Value at 1 and set the Stop Value to the number that you want to end with. Click OK.

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Re: Excel Help and Problems
« Reply #1309 on: September 15, 2019, 08:37:37 PM »
Love the spoon feed instructions but it is not doing anything.
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Re: Excel Help and Problems
« Reply #1310 on: September 15, 2019, 08:46:14 PM »
I have 12345 in the first cell. I want every cell under it to increment 1 each time. Easiest way to do it? I need thousands.
If the first cell is A1, then B1 would be =A1+1. Then select B1 and you'll see a tiny box in the bottom right of the cell. Drag that down as far as you want.

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Re: Excel Help and Problems
« Reply #1311 on: September 15, 2019, 08:53:55 PM »
Love the spoon feed instructions but it is not doing anything.
make sure you got every step?
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Re: Excel Help and Problems
« Reply #1312 on: September 15, 2019, 09:00:02 PM »
If the first cell is A1, then B1 would be =A1+1. Then select B1 and you'll see a tiny box in the bottom right of the cell. Drag that down as far as you want.
That works. I am going down not across but works the same?
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Re: Excel Help and Problems
« Reply #1313 on: September 15, 2019, 09:01:13 PM »
That works. I am going down not across but works the same?
Choose either 'rows' or 'columns' until you get the result you want. Otherwise if you select just that column it should work either way.
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Re: Excel Help and Problems
« Reply #1314 on: September 15, 2019, 09:01:35 PM »
That works. I am going down not across but works the same?
Works both ways but to go down the cell with the formula would be A2 and you would write =A1+1

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Re: Excel Help and Problems
« Reply #1315 on: September 15, 2019, 09:04:48 PM »
make sure you got every step?
I select A1. It contains 12345
Home
Fill
Series
Columns
Enter Stop value: 100
OK
Did I miss anything?
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Re: Excel Help and Problems
« Reply #1316 on: September 15, 2019, 09:07:32 PM »
The Stop Value needs to be the max value you want. So if you want 100 numbers, your stop value is 12445.

Over here it's not running at all since the stop value is lower than your start value.

(I made this same mistake a few times)
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Re: Excel Help and Problems
« Reply #1317 on: September 15, 2019, 09:09:23 PM »
Thank you both. Works like a charm!!!
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Re: Excel Help and Problems
« Reply #1318 on: September 15, 2019, 09:10:31 PM »
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Re: Excel Help and Problems
« Reply #1319 on: October 08, 2019, 07:43:11 AM »
For a series of even 20 cash flows from a non compounding loan payments (p&I)every two weeks, xirr is giving very different results then IRR*20

Is xirr giving the effective yield which is incorrect here because it's simple interest?