Eg, I have dates of events in a column, I need to format colour of the dates those are Sunday.]]>

Please help, I have roaster for the set of employee with multiple shift and some may off on that day. Every day morning work has be auto assigned to the respective employee with respective shift. Employees only doing repetitively 4 task(2 Hours of Time)]]>

I have derived statement wise total proportional units upto which the customer is eligible.

I have to allocate this proportional units to the customers as slot wise with proportion to the slot wise generation.

By doing this the following criteria should get tally.

1.Proportional units should be allocated to the customers

2.The closing banking should not be less than zero

3.Net value of total...

Doubt in Proportional allocation]]>

I had posted this in another forum as a question, reposting here ..

I am new in this forum. I require to generate Department Wise Powper Point presentations on the basis of Departments. Pls see if anyone can help..

Enclosed please find

1. Excel Data base - First Sheet is Main Database... followed by sheets for Slide 1, Slide 2, Slide 3.. These slide sheets are generated on the basis of Main Database. Sample output ppt.

2. I prepare Ppt mannually for each department e.g...

Departmentwise Powerpoint Presentation files from a commom Database in Excel]]>

I use simple formulas...

Attached herewith sale report where Branch Name, Opening balance, Day Sales and closing balance available in the file.

Now, there may be some occassions where some of branch(s) do not send any report and I need to mention this at the bottom of report manually,

Tried to do it by simple way using if function seperately for each branch depending upon value of Q cell of each branch=0.00. I have to apply some logic. Formula used is in cell F17.

This...

Suggest alternate Formula..for large number]]>

I have this scenario: 25 numbers in a fix range // 15 Drawn numbers // 10 numbers not drawn resting.... I need to move the 10 non drawn numbers in a row with no empty cells... Those numbers will be different in every draw... I need a formula to understand that all numbers not set at the drawn position must be moved to another position composing a new range.... Pls see attached.]]>

Here is an Excel challenge for you all.

If we have data as following;

D----------V

A----------1

E----------2

<blank>--3

<blank>--4

<blank>--5

<blank>--6

<blank>--7

<blank>--8

B----------9

<blank>--10

2----------11

D----------12

A----------13

<blank>--14

<blank>--15

<blank>--16

<blank>--17

<blank>--18

F----------19

<blank>--20

As you can see <blank>-- cells merged, so non blank cell above that are its merged value. So the challenge is use SUMIF to get...

Formula Challenge 021 - SUMIF in Merged cells.]]>

Illustration:

You have a list of items and their prices in columns B and C. In column A, the levels are indicated as .[x]#, where .[x]...

Formula Challenge 024 - Sum Of Items Based On Hierarchy Level]]>

Challenge light,

To find the amount of 58, as it appears in the formula in cell C13, column D is illustrative.

Without the use of volatile functions.

David]]>

Here is an examples

In Dec, our profit was -$20M below plan.

In Dec, our sales was +10M above plan.

I have then copy/paste into email. So I can’t type half of sentence in one cell and number value in cell with conditional formatting and third part of sentence in another cell...

Color codes variance in a sentence]]>

For example in the following list your formula should return

1

3

1

2

5

2

7

8

Your answer should be a single formula involving Excel functions only that refers to a single named range

You may assume numbers are positive. Good luck!]]>

Challenge: In A2, type a formula that will parse the string into {1;"A";2;"B";33;"CC";"4D";"5CCC";"1F";"6YY43F5";"9CD"} when you evaluate it in the formula bar with F9, as in the screenshot:

The Catch: there are some rules about the formula:

1)No UDF, only native functions

2)Cant use MID

(my solution uses 2 functions, and each of them are...

parse cell without array formula]]>

Return everything in string after first block of numbers

- * This is a formula challenge, designed to get you thinking creatively about how to solve a tricky problem using formulas only.

* Split the strings in Column A with a formula that only returns the substring that you see in column B. So for instance, if the string is Monaco7190Australia1484 then we want everything to the right of that first block of numbers i.e...

https://www.ssmi.international/multidimensional-spreadsheet-challenge

No prizes, just recognition if you succeed.

Good Luck]]>

Number with 4 digits ,you have to find pairs,A formula that suits all 4 different situations

for example

The number ,1234 there are 6 pairs ,{12;13;14;23;24;34}

The number ,5668 there are 4 pairs ,{56;58;66;68}

The number ,5777 there are 2 pairs,{57;77}

The number ,7777 there are 1 pair, {77}

You can start the solution, from first row, or second row,

Conditioning is,

David

here I am uploading excel file with a solution but formulas have been deleted

as a matter of fact it took me 3 days to create such a formula]]>

This time something light and good.

Data in column A, cells with numbers without a space, in column C, should change that will be with a space.

For example ,

182024 Should be 1 8 2 0 2 4 ,

The size of the characters is different,

In Excel 2016, has the

Conditioning is,

Good luck!

David]]>

field '

BlockMarker'.The objective is to create a range name 'block' that is defined relative to the cell that references it and starts with the...

How would you define a relative dynamic range]]>

In the attached workbook the lower part of the sheet contains the input range 'board' that defines the current position and a set of array constants that specifies the scoring scheme.

The objective is to create an array formula that will calculate the material value for both white and black pieces (as shown in the upper part of the sheet). By way of interest, the coloured version of the board is also...

Evaluate the material on a chess board]]>

Found this thread on Ozgrid & thought it would be a good challenge. I have already tried it without success. I could only allocate within column but not across row. See if you guys can do it.

https://www.ozgrid.com/forum/forum/help-forums/excel-formulas/1199818-problem-with-nested-if-and-statements-things-are-getting-messy

Column AI has "Bins" per row, Column AK:AO are the Truck columns which the "Bins" must be distributed to

Column AJ is the "Weight" of the "Bins"...

Something I found on Ozgrid]]>

Find several times, appears in this series of numbers 1,1,1,2 .

Has a well-known formula, is not flexible enough and convenient in my opinion,

=SUM(--(MMULT(COUNTIF(H1:K1,A1:D20),{1;1;1;1})=10)),

Of course, the challenge is to find another formula.

My formula works only on positive numbers (including 0)

Conditioning is,

Good luck!

David]]>

You are looking for a geographic area.

Thanks.]]>

"What are the five answers ?"

"What is the name of the building ""

You should also provide step by step instructions how you accomplished gaining access. If you desire, your response can be sent privately.]]>

Challenge is not difficult at all, the focus is to find the

Conditioning is,

Order values should be is ,18,19,16,17,20.

My solution, next Monday.

David]]>

- there are 4 players

- each player receives 5 random cards from a standard 52-card poker deck

- AH, 2H, 3H, ..., JH, QH, KH <= Ace of Hearts, 2 of Hearts, and so on

- AD, 2D, ... Diamonds

- AS, 2S, ... Spades

- AC, 2C, ... Clubs

Feel free to take some liberties with this:

Recalculating the sheet (F9) should "reshuffle" the deck and "redeal" the cards.

You can reshuffle and redeal however you like. My solution utilizes sheet recalculation.]]>

A mad scientist has concocted a secret formula that makes people better at Excel. The formula has two components: x and y.

He’s already done some experiments using his children as test subject, whereby he’s given them various dosages of x (across the top) and y (down the left), and measured the result (z).

Code:

```
Dosage 2 5 8
2 7.22 6.95 7.18
4 6.06 6.20 6.61
9...
```

In line 3, there is the investment (0),and a series of cash flows.(1-5).

In line 5 Cumulative Cash Flow for Payback,

The challenge, is to find the exact payback period for an investment.

The solution should be based on the data in line 5.

The emphasis is on the solution in the

The right solution is between 2 and 3 years.

My solution next Saturday.

good luck !

David]]>

https://dhexcel1.wordpress.com/2017/01/03/creating-a-unique-delimited-string-from-a-delimited-string-excel-formula-method-by-david-hager/

Convert a delimited string like, for example

a,b,c,c,d,a,e,r,h,h,t,o,x,a,b,c (in A1)

to

a,b,c,d,e,r,h,t,o,x]]>

That is, it will:

- accommodate dynamically a
**change to the number of series plotted**when a user selects**one**of the 4 measures (device, gender, age and visitor type); and - change the ranges of the plotted series (via a second user control - with multiple selection allowed).

- You may incorporate any UI controls as required to make the chart function...

This time, three columns.

To find the amount of 53, as it appears in the formula in cell D13, column E is illustrative.

Without the use of volatile functions.

David]]>

new to the board but been lurking around for quite some time...and this is the section i love most!

I know i'm probably just going to tickle you a little bit, this is a fairly easy challenge, but nevertheless i'd like to know if there's an alternative solution to the problem at hand.

I'm pretty sure you know what an IMEI is. The structure of the IMEI is as follows: AA-BBBBBB-CCCCCC-D

AA-BBBBBB - is known as Type Allocation Code

CCCCC - represents the serial...

Formula Challenge 023 - IMEI Luhn Check]]>

Code:

```
Client Amt
IBM 49
TYCO 46
E&Y 82
ORACLE 88
TVS 24
BHEL 79
ABB 29
ORACLE 89
CGL 95
AREVA 49
ABB 63
E&Y 58
IBM 61
AREVA 81
ORACLE 13
ORACLE 100
TYCO 89
CGL 22
SIEMENS 10
ACES 21
AREVA 29
TVS 78
ACES 86
SIEMENS 45
TVS 16
BHEL 69
BHEL 43
IBM 56
ABB 56
```

Column A contains Clients in Random order

Column B Contains Amounts in Random order

Cell D1 contains the name of one Client Eg Oracle

Cell E1 should have a formula that finds out difference in amount between last...

Formula Challenge 009 -The Difference between the Latest and Earliest instance]]>

- only one cell can be filled using the keyboard
- all other cells must be filled using the mouse only

There is one column, eight numbers in column A, find which row in the last number that complements the amount of 29

There is a formula must know a lot of friends, like this,

=MMULT(N(ROW(A1:A8)>=TRANSPOSE(ROW(A1:A8))),A1:A8).

You are invited to give a different formula,

The rule only, without volatile functions.

Next Thursday I will present my formula.

Good luck !

David]]>

There are three columns, each column, 10 values, need to find the formula, which enable combinations, one value from column to give the amount to 20.

The rule is possible to use the value in Column A, only once, and in two other columns, there is no limit.

Without volatile functions,

The result should be

I came to the result, with 108 characters without character {} at the beginning and at the end of the formula.

Some values are highlighted for...

A combination of three tables gives the amount 20]]>

Find the word (GOAL) after the 6' komma (,)

always 4 character.

2009-01-15,35.80,36.50,34.30,35.30,13993900,GOAL,0,HEY,34]]>

A B C

1 3 10 10

2 20 20

3 30 30

4 40 40

5 50 50

6 10

7 20

8 30

9 40

10 50

11 10

12 20

13 30

14 40

15 50

16

Construct a formula to repeat the numbers in column B 3 times (A1)

If u put...

Challenge ex.2 Repeat series of numbers]]>

I am sure this one is easy for you guys here; however, the intention is to check if there is a shorter and a better way of doing this with the help of excel formulae only

One of my colleagues approached me this morning and asked if there is any formula approach to get the unique count of matches between two lists. Though I came up with a solution which is 89 characters long without an equal “=” sign, I still think it can be improvised.

Limitations:

- Lists may or may...

I propose a challenge: Calculating the number of hours worked between an interval of hours, in all cases propose the attachment. The idea is to get a single formula that performs the task .

Assistant working file with the values calculated for review.

As has become tradition in these challenges , I will place the solution I have . Blessings to all!]]>

* Formula Challenge 007 dealt with extracting an array of distinct/duplicate/unique values from a range containing only

* Formula Challenge 008 dealt with extracting an array of distinct/duplicate/unique values from a range containing only

Can you come up with a formula that extracts an array of distinct/duplicate/unique items from a range containing numerical and

- You should assign a 1-digit named range to the...

Formula Challenge 011 - distinct/duplicate/unique array from text AND numbers]]>

Code:

```
Heading Col1 Col2 Col3 Col4 Col5 Col6 Col7 Col8 CC
H1 12 0 0 0 0 -5 1 0 8
H2 0 0 -7 12 13 15 16 4 6
H3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
H4 0 1 0 1 0...
```

-- Calculate the number of unique characters that are common to two strings

Challenge Description

-- This is a formula challenge. As such, only formula submissions are accepted.

-- For two given strings (that may contain any number of characters -- alphabets, numbers, symbols, etc. -- the goal is to determine the number of unique characters that are common to both strings.

-- Each string could be of variable length.

-- Goal is to calculate the count without using any...

Formula Challenge 003 - Count unique characters common to two strings]]>

Add and subtract days to pre-1900 dates

* This is a formula challenge, designed to get you thinking creatively about how to solve a tricky problem using formulas only.

* Take the date in column A, add/subtract the number of days in col B, return correct date

* For simplicity, assume all dates use mm/dd/yyyy format, and all dates are greater than year 0.

* You should not use any helper cells, intermediate formulas, named ranges, or VBA

*...

Formula Challenge 004 - Add and subtract days to pre-1900 dates]]>

Good evening, Gentlemen. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to:

- Write three formula that respectively return the distinct, duplicate, and unique values of a numerical range.

- The output of each formula must be an array that can be used

Formula Challenge 007 - return distinct/duplicate /unique values as an array]]>

Okay, here's an interesting one. Write a formula that you can input in cell A1 and drag down that returns the below pattern. My formula is 38 characters long.

This is relatively easy to do, but to do it in 38 characters might have you scratching your collective heads

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EDITED

Check topic title: OP changed "7" by "x"]]>

Good evening, Gentlemen. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to:

- Write three formula that respectively return the distinct, duplicate, and unique values of a

- The output of each formula must be an array that can be used directly by other formula (such as CountA etc). That is, we're after a single formula that you can directly incorporate into other...

Formula Challenge 008 - return distinct/duplicate /unique strings as an array]]>

There is no need to use public file-sharing websites such as dropbox.com, rapidshare.com, hotfile.com, mediafire.com, 2shared.com, skydrive.live.com, docs.google.com,to upload a file ; the new forum gives members something they have been asking for, the ability to upload files. If you look to the bottom of the box in which you post your question you will see the button to upload a file from your computer to Chandoo ; this is going to save members a lot of time and trouble.]]>

What's the

Challenge Description

1. Write the shortest formula you can to find the largest prime number you can

2. This is a formula challenge. As such, only formula submissions are accepted.

3. There's a handy prime number checker/generator at http://www.numberempire.com/primenumbers.php

Sample Data

Try your formula out on these numbers:

1099513724917

1099513724941

...and whatever other primes you can...

Formula Challenge 006 - What's the largest number you can confirm is a prime?]]>

Write a formula that displays the nth largest unique number from the Data column for items in the Item column that match the currently selected Lookup Item.

Challenge setup

Put the following data in A1:B13

[pre]

Code:

```
Item (i) Data (d)
Cat 662100
Cat 11287
Cat 11287
Apple 9439
Apple 3090
Cat 3090
Apple 662100
Cat 11287
Cat 11287...
```

In our last challenge, we wrote a formula to display the nth largest unique number from the Data column for items in the Item column that matched the currently selected Lookup Item.

But if N was say 6, but we only had 3 unique items, then all these formulas returned Zero.

So your challenge is to amend those approaches so that in those instances, the next smallest non-zero unique value is...

Formula Challenge 018 – Conditional Unique Nth or next smallest value]]>