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Yes, you would do a LOOKUP do display the row number.


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Sum numbers in a column down until you come to a blank, then start again

Sounds like your issue can be solved readily with a pivot table.
If you give the columns of names a title like "NAME" and the number columns a name like "VALUE". All other columns should contain a unique name.

Then select the entire table, including the labels at the top ensuring that the range extends entirely over the column you need to sum the values of.

In Excel 2013, choose the INSERT menu and select the PIVOT TABLE command.
Insert the Pivot table into a new worksheet.
A new sheet will open with a strange-looking control panel on the right of the window.
Make sure that the box for NAME and VALUE (only) are checked

You will notice that Excel assumes that you want the SUM of the values for each NAME summed. The results are in the leftmost area of the worksheet.

If this works for you, please vote my answer as "helpful".

Sep 03, 2014 | Microsoft Excel for PC

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How to calculate next sequential number using multiple columns

Try using a formula like this in Col AI:


A couple of notes:
1. You'll need to adjust the references for this formula in the first row of each new column you use.
2. If you don't want Zeros for the cells that don't increment, the you can use "" instead to get blanks.

Apr 25, 2014 | Microsoft Excel for PC

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Cell freeze 3 rows together at a time.

Freeze a Row in Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Excel 2010 can freeze, or lock, a top row as you scroll down the worksheet.
For example, you may need to keep the top row of column titles visible at all times.
The "View" tab on the command ribbon contains the "Freeze Panes" button in the "Window" group.
A single row or a range of rows can lock through the "Freeze Top Row" or "Freeze Panes" options.

Open the Excel worksheet.
Click the top row heading.
The row heading displays a number just left of the first column of cells. The selected row appears shaded.

Click the "View" tab on the command ribbon.
Click the "Freeze Panes" button in the "Window" group.
A list of options appears.

Click the "Freeze Top Row" option.
A black horizontal line appears on the worksheet.
This line indicates the locked row that stays on the screen as you scroll down the worksheet.
Freeze or lock rows and columns
Use Freeze Panes in Excel
Scrolling down to look at a number and then scrolling up to make sure the number you looked at is under the header you expected is not an efficient way to view a spreadsheet.
The Freeze Panes feature of Excel allows you to freeze the labels of your data in place while you review the data.
Follow the instructions in Section 1 to freeze the top row or the left column.
Freeze multiple rows, multiple columns, or rows and columns, by following the instructions in Section 2.Freeze the Top Row or Left Column
Open the Excel spreadsheet.
Navigate to the "View" tab on the top menu.

3 Click on "View," then click on "Freeze Panes." A drop-down menu opens.


Select the "Freeze Top Row" option to freeze the top row.


Select the "Freeze Left Column" or "Freeze First Column" option to freeze the left column.


Freeze the top row by using the keyboard and sequentially pressing the keys "ALT, W, F, R." Ignore Steps 3 through 7 if using this choice.


Freeze the left column using the keyboard by sequentially pressing the keys "ALT, W, F, C." Ignore Steps 3 through 7 if using this choice.


Unfreeze panes by repeating Steps 3 through 5 and selecting "Unfreeze Panes" or sequentially press the keys "ALT, W, F, F."

Freeze Rows and Columns, Multiple Rows, Multiple Columns, or Multiple Rows and Columns

Open the Excel spreadsheet.


Freeze column(s) and row(s) at the same time by selecting the cell to the right of and below the location you want to freeze.


Freeze multiple rows only by selecting the cell in the left (first) column below the rows you want to freeze.


Freeze multiple columns only by selecting the cell in the top row to the right of the columns you want to freeze.


Navigate to the "View" tab on the top menu.


Click on "View," then click on "Freeze Panes." A drop-down menu opens.


Select the "Freeze Panes" option. You have now frozen the columns or rows, or columns and rows you designated.


Freeze panes using the keyboard by sequentially pressing the keys, "ALT, W, F, F." Ignore Steps 5 through 8 if using this choice.


Unfreeze panes by repeating Steps 5 through 7 and selecting "Unfreeze Panes" or sequentially press the keys, "ALT, W, F, F."
Freeze or lock rows and columns
Hide or show rows and columns

Aug 14, 2013 | Microsoft Office Computers & Internet

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I have problem in how to call the matrix using fuction

I don think u are in the right way to program the Matrix in C language, i found a lot of syntax error in your code, but nevermind i had correct it for u. Maybe still need a little correction for your own. Following code:

void matrix(int a[2][2],int b[2][2],int c[2][2]);
int a[2][2]={{3,3},{4,4}};
int b[2][2]={{1,1},{2,2}};
int c[2][2]={0},i,j;
printf("product of 2 matrix is");
printf(" %d",c[i][j]);
printf(" ");
void matrix(int a[2][2],int b[2][2],int c[2][2])
int row,col,sum1=0,sum2=0;

Sep 10, 2009 | Intel Computers & Internet

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Finding the correct row num

You would have to combine the use of 2 functions. The Address and Match funbctions.
Lets say the number you want the address of is located in cell F1 and you have 2 columns of numbers. One colum in Column A and the other in column B. I will give you 2 formulas. The 1st one will return just the row number. The 2nd one will return the cell address.

Option 1: Lets say you just want to know the row reference of the number in cell F1. Place this formula in cell D1. =MATCH(F1,A1:A20)
If you have another column ytou want the row number of, place the formula in lets say cell D2 and change the column references from 'A' to 'B'.

Option 2: If you want the cell reference, place this formula in cell D1 and D2 instead of the firt formula.
And just like the first option, for the 2nd column, put the formula in D2 and change the column reference 'A' to 'B'.

Feb 17, 2009 | Microsoft Excel for PC

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Macro code for copying a range of cells from one Excell w/sheet t

You did not respond to my claification request. Here is some code that might help, it copies a selection of cells going down until an emty cell is found and across until an emty cell is found. This is form an earlier version of office but should comeclose to woring in 2007.

Sub copyrange()
' copyrange Macro
' Macro written by Royal 11/22/2008.

'save the return values
wksname = ActiveSheet.Name
returncell = ActiveCell.Address
searchfor = ActiveCell.Value

'go to first worksheet and find entered value (note this is a value serach)
findfor = "A1"
On Error Resume Next

findfor = Cells.Find(What:=searchfor, After:=ActiveCell, LookIn:=xlValues, LookAt:= _
xlWhole, SearchOrder:=xlByColumns, SearchDirection:=xlNext, MatchCase:= _
If findfor = "A1" Then
erwks = ActiveSheet.Name
er = MsgBox("Search item not found on Worksheet" + erwks, , "Search Error")
Exit Sub
End If


'save this address and start searching for copy area boundaries
begcell = ActiveCell.Address
begcl = ActiveCell.Cells.Column
begri = ActiveCell.Cells.Row
'search amaximum of 1000 rows and 676 columns
endri = begri + 1000
endcl = 26 * 26
maxrow = 0
maxcol = 0

For col = Cells.Column To endcl
If Cells(begri, col) = "" Then
maxcol = col
col = endcl
ri = endri
ri = begri
End If
For ri = ri To (Cells.Row + 1000)
If Cells(ri, col) = "" Then
If ri > maxrow Then
maxrow = ri
End If
ri = endri
End If
Next ri
Next col

maxrow = maxrow - 1
maxcol = maxcol - 1

'copy the selected area
endcell = Cells(maxrow, maxcol).Address
crnge = begcell & ":" & endcell
'go back and paste it in
' use this if yo want to paste formulas etc.
' use this code if you want to paste values instead of formulas etc.
Selection.PasteSpecial Paste:=xlValues, Operation:=xlNone, SkipBlanks:= _
False, Transpose:=False

Nov 20, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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More than 256 characters in a cell in Excel

Named Ranges. SheetLevel Named Range, Named Constants, Named Formulas ,Relative Named Ranges ,Dynamic Named Ranges ,Advanced Dynamic Named Ranges .
\r\nWorking With Ranges. FindLast cell/row/column etc.
\r\nFormula Reference Changer. Absolute to Relative etc.
\r\nSpecialCells Method
\r\nExcel Named Range Manager $
\r\nReturns a Range object that represents a range that?s offset from the specified range. Read-only.
\r\nexpression.Offset(RowOffset, ColumnOffset)
\r\n\\"expression\\" is required and should be a Range object.
\r\nRowOffset: Optional Variant. The number of rows (positive, negative, or 0 (zero)) by which the range is to be offset. Positive values are offset downward, and negative values are offset upward. The default value is 0.
\r\nColumnOffset: Optional Variant. The number of columns (positive, negative, or 0 (zero)) by which the range is to be offset. Positive values are offset to the right, and negative values are offset to the left. The default value is 0.
\r\nSub OffsetMe()
\r\n MsgBox Range(\\"B2\\").Offset(RowOffset:=-1, ColumnOffset:=2).Address
\r\nEnd Sub
\r\nIs the SAME as;
\r\nSub OffsetMe()
\r\n MsgBox Range(\\"B2\\").Offset(-1,2).Address
\r\nEnd Sub
\r\nReturns a reference to a range that is a specified number of rows and columns from a cell or range of cells. The reference that is returned can be a single cell or a range of cells. You can specify the number of rows and the number of columns to be returned.Syntax = OFFSET(reference,rows,cols,height,width)
\r\n=OFFSET(C3,2,3,1,1) Displays the value in cell F5.
\r\n=OFFSET(C3:E5,0,-3,3,3) Returns an error, because the reference is not valid.\", \"style=\\"background: #FFFFFF;padding: 2px;font-size: 10px;width: 550px;\\"\");" style="FONT-STYLE: italic" onmouseout="GAL_hidepopup();" href="">cell is formatted as Text, then it will display the #### when the text is over the limit. Reformat the cell to General and the text should again show.

Right click on the cell, click Format Cells, under the number tab, choose General.

Also, this ####, will occur is the cell width is to small.

May 16, 2008 | Microsoft Excel for PC

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Flex Grid

The most common multidimensional array, the two dimensional array table, is best presented to your users in row and column format. The grid control offers a convenient way for you to display table data to your users. The users can navigate the table's values using scrollbars. Therefore, the grid control does not have to be as large as the table, because the grid control automatically displays scrollbars.
To add the flex grid control to your toolbox, select project and components. Add the flex grid control:
lesson97-1.jpg Once it is added, you will see the yellow flex grid control in your toolbox:
lesson97-2.jpg When you place the grid control on your form, you will have to resize it before the control takes on a tabular appearance. As you expand the size of the control, it does not look to much like a table. The problem is that the table's default number of rows and columns are two. To fix this problem, you must configure the rows and columns in the properties window:
lesson97-3.jpg lesson97-4.jpg lesson97-5.jpg The grid control supports fixed rows and columns. These refer to rows and columns in a grid control that do not scroll when the user clicks the scrollbars. The fixed rows and columns provides labels that describe the data. The fixed rows and columns are often called row and column headers.
lesson97-6.jpg When working with the grid control, much code is needed to provide the grid with functionality. Call statements are used to break the code required by the grid control into smaller, more manageable procedures. This is referred to as modular programming (which refers to the practice of placing code with a single purpose in a general subroutine procedure and then calling the code from a second procedure.)
Here is the code for the form load procedure (this example is based on the computer disk example used in the last lesson)

Private Sub Form_Load()
Call SizeCells
Call CenterCells

grdGrid.Row = 0
grdGrid.Col = 1
grdGrid.Text = "Single Sided; Low Density "
grdGrid.Col = 2
grdGrid.Text = "Double Sided; Low Density"
grdGrid.Col = 3
grdGrid.Text = "Singled Sided; High Density"
grdGrid.Col = 4
grdGrid.Text = "Double Sided; High Density"

grdGrid.Row = 1
grdGrid.Col = 0
grdGrid.Text = "3 1/2 inch"
grdGrid.Col = 1
grdGrid.Text = "$2.30"
grdGrid.Col = 2
grdGrid.Text = "$2.75"
grdGrid.Col = 3
grdGrid.Text = "$3.20"
grdGrid.Col = 4
grdGrid.Text = "$3.50"

grdGrid.Row = 2
grdGrid.Col = 0
grdGrid.Text = "5 1/4 inch"
grdGrid.Col = 1
grdGrid.Text = "$1.75"
grdGrid.Col = 2
grdGrid.Text = "$2.10"
grdGrid.Col = 3
grdGrid.Text = "$2.60"
grdGrid.Col = 4
grdGrid.Text = "$2.95"

End Sub
Notice how the form load procedure is used to populate the cells in the grid control. To control cell size and cell alignment, two smaller procedures are created and each procedure is called by the form load procedure.

Private Sub SizeCells()
Dim intColumn As Integer

grdGrid.ColWidth(0) = 1100

For intColumn = 1 To 4
grdGrid.ColWidth(intColumn) = 2200
Next intColumn

End Sub

Private Sub CenterCells()
Dim intColumn As Integer

For intColumn = 1 To 4
grdGrid.ColAlignment(intColumn) = flexAlignCenterCenter
Next intColumn

End Sub

Notice that the size and alignment procedures are only applied to columns 1 through 4. Column 0, which is a fixed column reserved for labels, is not formatted using either of the above two procedures.
Here is the final result:

Mar 26, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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If you can move your name column (C) to the first column, you could leverage the VLOOKUP formula pretty easily.
To do this, do the following:
1) Move the C Column to be the A Column, shifting all other columns to the right.
2) (optional) Insert a new row at the top of the sheet (to hold the formula & seach value)
3) Use A1 as your search field.
4) In A2, enter the following formula:

Describing above parameters, in the formula:
$A$1 -> the search field (name your looking for).
$A$2:$C$6 -> The table/grid you wish to search and return values from. The left most column (A) must contain the values to be searched.
3 -> is the column number (A=1,B=2,C=3, etc) within the table/grid to return.

If you cannot make the name column your first (A) column, there are more complex ways to do this. For instance, create a new sheet which redisplays the info in the structure easier for this method, and perform the VLOOKUP on that data. Other options might exist in creating a complex formula that would get you what you want.
Also, if you can sort column A (names) it would find results faster, if your data set is large.

Feb 03, 2008 | Microsoft Excel for PC

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Excel formula

Assuming that all of your data is in a single row number 4 and between columns N and PF


The MATCH function looks up the value of today() in the range N4 to PF4 and returns the number of columns offset from the beginning of the range. (The 0 here does an exact match)

The OFFSET function returns a value from a cell a specified number of columns from a reference cell, in this case N4, which is the first column that contains the search data. We need to add on to this value to skip the Interest column.


Jan 25, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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