On my excel 2007 spreadsheets iam getting numbers for my columns headings instead of letters which is very confusing when using formulas why is this happening ?

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The most likely problem is that you (or somebody) has R1C1 reference style turned on.

In the TOOLS menu, choose OPTIONS and switch to the GENERAL tab. Look for the checkbox labeled R1C1 reference style. If it is checked, this will cause your symptoms.

Just uncheck the box and click OK.

I'm not sure what happens to existing formulas. If you (or somebody) has written formulas that rely on the R1C1 style, I don't know if they automatically get updated to the regular style or not, but that should be easy to discover.

Posted on Jan 10, 2008

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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cells are referenced by column and row. columns use a letter reference and rows use a number reference. to reference pages use the page name. For example if you are entering a formula in a cell on a page named sheet2 and part of the information is located on the page named sheet1, you would use a reference as follows:

sheet1!C3 This reference is for the cell on the page named sheet1 in the third column and the third row.

Hope this helps

sheet1!C3 This reference is for the cell on the page named sheet1 in the third column and the third row.

Hope this helps

Apr 09, 2014 | Microsoft Excel for PC

Creating a table in Microsoft Excel 2007 allows you to work with that data independently of the rest of the worksheet. First you must define your table, though, which you can do either from scratch or from data already in the worksheet. The process is a simple one. Read on to learn how to define a table in Excel 2007
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Sandeep

Start off by doing one of the following: Select the range of cells that you want to make into a table within your worksheet then proceed to Step 2 OR Start immediately with Step 2.

Click on the "Insert" tab at the top of the document.

Find the "Tables" group, then click on "Table." The "Create Table" dialog box will appear.

Type in a range for your table if you did not select a range in Step 1. If you did already select a range then that range will automatically appear in the dialog box.

Check the "My Table Has Headers" box if the data set you selected already contains the headers you want to use. If you don't check this box, the table will display default header names, which you can then go in and change.

Hit the "OK" button at the bottom of the Create Table dialog box to create your table.

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Nov 15, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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:...

Ok, I realized that I wasn't paying attention when I created my test spreadsheet. My first cell wasn't sorting properly because it started with a ";" instead of a letter, so it always stayed at the top. I removed the extra character and repalced it with another letter, tried it again and it worked. If there's only 1 column, it doesn't ask to expand the selection. If there are nearby data cells, it asks you what you want to do. I was able to get it to work every time by selecting "Continue with existing selection" instead of "Expand selection".

May 14, 2009 | Microsoft Office Excel 2007

I solved my problem. go Tools -> options -> transition -> transition navigation keys. if this box is checked, clear it.

Apr 20, 2009 | Microsoft Office Professional 2007 Full...

Are you looking to solve any particular problem?--- because there are a huge number of possible formulas in Excel.

However, in my opinion, the most commonly needed ones are addition, subtraction, division, multiplication, and summing.

Suppose you have the following numbers typed into your Excel spreadsheet:

**columns: A B C D**

**rows**

**1 ** 20 3

**2 ** 10 4

**3 ** 15 2

**4 ** 1 2 3

Then suppose you type in the following formulas (in the D column):

**columns: A B C D**

**rows**

**1 ** 20 3 =A1+B1

**2 ** 10 4 =A2-B2

**3 ** 15 2 =A3*B2

**4 ** 1 2 3 =sum(A4:C4)

Then the following answers will appear in the D column:

**columns: A B C D**

**rows**

**1 ** 20 3 23

**2 ** 10 4 6

**3** 15 2 30

**4** 1 2 3 6

However, in my opinion, the most commonly needed ones are addition, subtraction, division, multiplication, and summing.

Suppose you have the following numbers typed into your Excel spreadsheet:

Then suppose you type in the following formulas (in the D column):

Then the following answers will appear in the D column:

Sep 29, 2008 | Microsoft Computers & Internet

No problem, Melinda, I am here to help!

If I understood correctly, your spreadsheet looks something like this:

A B C D

1 Question Yes No Total

2 Is sky blue? 20 2 22

3 Is world round? etc.

In this case, the formula for % of Yes would be: =B2/D2. This would give you a decimal point result such as 0.909091. Now if you want to make this look like a percentage in your spreadsheet, just do the following:

1) click on the cell where you have the division formula

2) clck on Format in the top menu bar

3) click on Cells

4) click on the Number tab (if you're not already there)

5) click on Percentage in the list of categories

6) click OK

To boil it all down to a simple principle, percentages are created in Excel by dividing the two numbers using a formula with "/" in it, and then formatting the result to look like a percentage instead of a decimal.

I might have misunderstood your question, and I have an idea of what else you might have been asking (and another slightly more complicated solution for it!), so please let me know if my first answer didn't hit the mark!

Good Luck!

Regards,

RichMTech

If I understood correctly, your spreadsheet looks something like this:

A B C D

1 Question Yes No Total

2 Is sky blue? 20 2 22

3 Is world round? etc.

In this case, the formula for % of Yes would be: =B2/D2. This would give you a decimal point result such as 0.909091. Now if you want to make this look like a percentage in your spreadsheet, just do the following:

1) click on the cell where you have the division formula

2) clck on Format in the top menu bar

3) click on Cells

4) click on the Number tab (if you're not already there)

5) click on Percentage in the list of categories

6) click OK

To boil it all down to a simple principle, percentages are created in Excel by dividing the two numbers using a formula with "/" in it, and then formatting the result to look like a percentage instead of a decimal.

I might have misunderstood your question, and I have an idea of what else you might have been asking (and another slightly more complicated solution for it!), so please let me know if my first answer didn't hit the mark!

Good Luck!

Regards,

RichMTech

Aug 08, 2008 | Microsoft Excel for PC

Do you simply need to have the formula: = I2 - F2

Is there a condition that you want to return zero?

Is there a condition that you want to return zero?

Jan 19, 2008 | Computers & Internet

Since you are searching the data by the phone number , first select all the data in the spreadsheet and sort it in ascending order by the phone number.

Then, assuming you have 5 columns of data A through E, and the phone numbers are in column E, with row 1 occupied by column headings, use the following formula in cell F2=IF(E2=E1,"Duplicate",1)

Drag this formula down column F till the end of your data

Select the entire data and do an auto filter

In column F filter the data by Duplicate and delete all these rows

What remains should be unique data

Then, assuming you have 5 columns of data A through E, and the phone numbers are in column E, with row 1 occupied by column headings, use the following formula in cell F2=IF(E2=E1,"Duplicate",1)

Drag this formula down column F till the end of your data

Select the entire data and do an auto filter

In column F filter the data by Duplicate and delete all these rows

What remains should be unique data

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