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As far as I know, you cannot convert a numeric entry into any Alpha. But, yes there are some codings for you to convert it or use as such.

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Posted on Feb 18, 2009

Formulas are used to specify calculations based on values in designated cells. Excel supports basic calculations as well as statistical, trigonometric and other specialized functions.

Formulas used in Excel must follow a certain syntax.

- All formulas begin with an equals sign
**(=)**. - Some formulas use operands such as
**+,-, *,/**for addition, subtraction, multiplication or division.

For example, the formula =A1+A2+A3 would add the contents of cells A1, A2 and A3. - Other formulas refer to different functions such as SUM, AVERAGE and others.

For example, the formula =SUM(A1:A3) would add the contents for the range A1 through A3. - Formulas can be
**combined with operands.**

For example, the formula =10*SUM(A1:A3) would add the contents cells A1 through A3 and multiply them by 10. - Functions can
**be nested within each other.**

For example, the formula =SQRT(10*SUM(A1:A3)) would take the square root of ten times the sum of cells A1 through A3. When functions are nested, it is important that the number of left parentheses match the number of right parentheses.

Aug 19, 2011 | Microsoft EXCEL 2004 for Mac

In the cell that you
want the result to appear in, enter the appropriate formula from the following
examples.

How to Count the Occurrences of a Number

Use this formula

=SUM(IF(range=number,1,0))

where range is the range that you want to search, and number is the number that you want to count.

NOTE: This formula must be entered as an array formula. To enter an array formula, press CTRL+SHIFT+ENTER.

How to Count the Occurrences of a Text String

Method 1

Use this formula

=SUM(IF(range="text",1,0))

where range is the range that you want to search, and text is the text that you want to find (the text must be enclosed in quotation marks).

NOTE: The above formula must be entered as an array formula. To enter an array formula, press CTRL+SHIFT+ENTER.

Method 2

Use the COUNTIF() function to count the occurrences of a text string. For example, use the formula

=COUNTIF(range,"text")

where range is the range of cells that you are evaluating, and text is the text string that you want to count instances of (note that text must be enclosed in quotation marks).

NOTE: This formula must be entered as an array formula. To enter an array formula, press CTRL+SHIFT+ENTER.

Wildcard characters can be used within the COUNTIF function.

The asterisk character (*) represents more than one character. For example, to count all the cells in the range a1:a10 that contain an "x," you can use the following formula:

=COUNTIF(a1:a10,"*x*")

The question mark character (?) can also be used to represent one wildcard character -- for example, to count all cells in the range whose second character is the letter, such as "ax" or "bx."

=COUNTIF(a1:a10,"?x*")

How to Count the Occurrences of a Number

Use this formula

=SUM(IF(range=number,1,0))

where range is the range that you want to search, and number is the number that you want to count.

NOTE: This formula must be entered as an array formula. To enter an array formula, press CTRL+SHIFT+ENTER.

How to Count the Occurrences of a Text String

Method 1

Use this formula

=SUM(IF(range="text",1,0))

where range is the range that you want to search, and text is the text that you want to find (the text must be enclosed in quotation marks).

NOTE: The above formula must be entered as an array formula. To enter an array formula, press CTRL+SHIFT+ENTER.

Method 2

Use the COUNTIF() function to count the occurrences of a text string. For example, use the formula

=COUNTIF(range,"text")

where range is the range of cells that you are evaluating, and text is the text string that you want to count instances of (note that text must be enclosed in quotation marks).

NOTE: This formula must be entered as an array formula. To enter an array formula, press CTRL+SHIFT+ENTER.

Wildcard characters can be used within the COUNTIF function.

The asterisk character (*) represents more than one character. For example, to count all the cells in the range a1:a10 that contain an "x," you can use the following formula:

=COUNTIF(a1:a10,"*x*")

The question mark character (?) can also be used to represent one wildcard character -- for example, to count all cells in the range whose second character is the letter, such as "ax" or "bx."

=COUNTIF(a1:a10,"?x*")

on Nov 11, 2013 | Microsoft Excel Business & Productivity...

Ok - if your question is "What is Excel" - then the answer is that it is a spreadsheet program that allows you the ability to compute data (usually numbers) for example, pulling together a list of hours worked by employees and adding them up automatically. It also can be used to develop sophisticated computational models and I have used it to develop professional services proposal sizing tools using formulas and functions ... which is a good segwey into my other answer.

If your question is "what is a function or formula in Excel" - then the answer is a function or formula in Excel is a collection of mathematical, text, statistical, etc. preprogrammed tools that allows you to manipulate the data you have in your spreadsheet e.g. a SUM() function that adds a series of numbers, and AVERAGE() funtion that computes the average of a series of numbers, etc.

Hope that helps!

Rgds

David

If your question is "what is a function or formula in Excel" - then the answer is a function or formula in Excel is a collection of mathematical, text, statistical, etc. preprogrammed tools that allows you to manipulate the data you have in your spreadsheet e.g. a SUM() function that adds a series of numbers, and AVERAGE() funtion that computes the average of a series of numbers, etc.

Hope that helps!

Rgds

David

Oct 01, 2010 | Microsoft Office Excel 2007 Upgrade:...

Brenda,

Your problem is not so much the formula but the cells that contain the hours for each call. Since they contain the text “hrs” (for example “2.25hrs”) this turns the whole cell to text, not numeric, which will always add up to zero in Excel. So do two things:

- Change the cells in column H (Time Spent) to numeric (2.25 instead of 2.25hrs) – you might want to change the column header to Time Spent In Hrs just to b clear

- Use this formula =SUMIF(E8:E26, 1, H8:H26)

For the formula change the middle number to correspond to the operator ID – for example for operator 2 change the formula to =SUMIF(E8:E26, 2, H8:H26)

This should do it.

BTW, sent you a similar email about this.

Your problem is not so much the formula but the cells that contain the hours for each call. Since they contain the text “hrs” (for example “2.25hrs”) this turns the whole cell to text, not numeric, which will always add up to zero in Excel. So do two things:

- Change the cells in column H (Time Spent) to numeric (2.25 instead of 2.25hrs) – you might want to change the column header to Time Spent In Hrs just to b clear

- Use this formula =SUMIF(E8:E26, 1, H8:H26)

For the formula change the middle number to correspond to the operator ID – for example for operator 2 change the formula to =SUMIF(E8:E26, 2, H8:H26)

This should do it.

BTW, sent you a similar email about this.

May 07, 2009 | Microsoft Excel 2007 Home and Student...

The cells you are trying to sum are probably text and not numeric values. Format them as number or convert them to numbers.

Apr 18, 2009 | Microsoft Office Excel 2003 for PC

Place the numer to be update in one cel

In anither cel say cel=cel+1 because of the alpha "S" here you need to combine 2 things.

3 formulas in excel.

right string

add 1 to val(3charactersfromright)

combining s with converted new serialnumer

Personally I prefer Foxpro for these tasks.

For large amount of numbers this is no excel task.

Have no english excel here. Look up the easy function types.

You need no visual basic for this.

In anither cel say cel=cel+1 because of the alpha "S" here you need to combine 2 things.

3 formulas in excel.

right string

add 1 to val(3charactersfromright)

combining s with converted new serialnumer

Personally I prefer Foxpro for these tasks.

For large amount of numbers this is no excel task.

Have no english excel here. Look up the easy function types.

You need no visual basic for this.

Apr 10, 2009 | Microsoft Excel for PC

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Jan 14, 2009 | Microsoft Office Excel 2003 for PC

You can use this formula

=IF(A2<=100,"Within budget","Over budget")

Which means

If the number above is less than or equal to 100, then the formula displays "Within budget". Otherwise, the function displays "Over budget" (Within budget)

or you and try something like this

=IF(A2=100,SUM(B5:B15),"")

which means

If the number above is 100, then the range B5:B15 is calculated. Otherwise, empty text ("") is returned ()

I got these examples from the help within Exel they give several more examples and more expaination.

=IF(A2<=100,"Within budget","Over budget")

Which means

If the number above is less than or equal to 100, then the formula displays "Within budget". Otherwise, the function displays "Over budget" (Within budget)

or you and try something like this

=IF(A2=100,SUM(B5:B15),"")

which means

If the number above is 100, then the range B5:B15 is calculated. Otherwise, empty text ("") is returned ()

I got these examples from the help within Exel they give several more examples and more expaination.

Jan 10, 2009 | Microsoft Office Standard for PC

Step1. Start Microsoft Excel and open the file you want to change.
Step2. Double-click on the cell where you want the total to appear.
Step3. Press the = key on the keyboard. This tells Excel that you are entering a formula into the cell.
Step4. Enter the formula, then press Enter. Follow the steps below for an example.
Step5. Enter an opening parenthesis character: (.
Step6. Enter a cell name. For example: =(E2.
Step7. Press the + key.
Step8. Enter another cell name and a closing parenthesis character: ). For example: =(E2+E3).
Step9. Enter a minus sign and a third cell name. For example: =(E2+E3)-E4.
Step10. Press the Enter key to accept the formula. The cell will display the sum of the first two cells minus the third cell.
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Tips & Warnings

Tips & Warnings

- Formulas are just equations. Instead of adding or subtracting numbers you are adding and subtracting the contents of a cell.
- Excel includes a number of predefined functions to use as well. You can combine the predefined functions into your own formula. (See "How to Use Provided Excel Formulas.")

Dec 03, 2008 | Microsoft Office Professional 2007 Full...

Just follow the steps....

- Type "Enter Land in Gundas" in A1
- Type "Equivalent Land in Acres" A2
- Type "=B1/40"
- Now type the number of gundas in B1 example 100
- you will automatically get 2.5 in B2

- Select B2 Cell
- Right Click and goto Format Cell
- Goto Number
- Under Number select Number Catogory
- and then select 2 decimals

Jan 31, 2008 | Business & Productivity Software

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