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How to Color Code Cells in Excel (3 Efficient Methods)

The article will provide you with three different methods on how to use color code cells in Excel. Coloring a cell helps us to highlight the data and we may ...

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Excel VBA to Clear Contents of Named Range (3 Macro Variants)

The article will show you how to clear the contents of a Named Range in Excel VBA. If your dataset contains Named Ranges and you need to change the values in ...

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How to Clear Cell Contents Based on Condition in Excel (7 Ways)

The article will show you how to clear cell contents based on condition in Excel. Itâ€™s easier to clear the cell contents at once based on conditions than to ...

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How to Perform Sensitivity Analysis for Capital Budgeting in Excel

The article will illustrate how to undertake capital budgeting sensitivity analysis in Excel. Every businessman needs to predict how much money he would get as ...

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How to Draw AON Network Diagram on Excel

The article will show you how to draw AON (Activity-on-Node) network diagram in Excel. The AON diagrams are often important to show the workflow briefly and ...

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How to Flip Data Vertically in Excel (4 Quick Methods)

The article will show you how to flip data vertically in Excel. If a user wants to reverse his data so that the data are stored from bottom to top in the Excel ...

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How to Create a Table with Headers Using Excel VBA (2 Methods)

The article will show you how to create a table with headers using Excel VBA. Sometimes, itâ€™s easier to use a VBA command to create tables with headers instead ...

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How to Reference a Dynamic Component of a Structured Reference in Excel

The article will show you how to reference a dynamic component of a structured reference in Excel. Structured Reference allows you to reference one or multiple ...

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Conditional Formatting with More than 3 Icon Sets in Excel

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How to Interpret ANOVA Single Factor Results in Excel

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How to Find Repeated Cells in Excel (4 Easy Ways)

The article will show you how to find repeated cells in Excel. Sometimes, there can be a lot of repeated cells in your dataset, and finding them one by one ...

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How to Make Credit Card Debt Reduction Calculator for Excel

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How to Generate XML File from Excel Using Macro (3 Quick Ways)

The article will show you how to generate XML files from excel using Macro. Basically, we are going to apply Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) in ...

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How to Create a Forex Trading Journal in Excel (2 Free Templates)

The article will show you how to create a Forex Trading Journal in Excel. Forex Trading (Also known as Foreign Exchange Trading) is the marketplace where ...

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Difference Between Accounting and Currency Format in Excel

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Browsing All Comments By: Meraz Al Nahian
1. Hi VBANEWB, thanks for reaching out. Here, we declared Count variable first. So the VBA automatically accepts Count2 as a similar variable. So we didn’t need to declare it separately.

2. Hi Bates, Thanks for reaching out. Could you please share your dataset? That way, I might find the solution to your problem. Because, rows and columns both represent 2 dimensional array. It’s not generally possible to convert them to a 3d array.

3. Hi Mr. Pizzi, thanks for reaching out. I understand your confusion and you are correct. Our goal is to find out the maximum profit by varying the price. We will get the optimum amount of production that will provide maximum profit. As there is a fixed cost, the profit is dependent on the price. To find out the total profit, we have to multiply the quantity by the profit. Thanks again for your feedback.

4. Hi Jason, thanks for reaching out. I’ve used your formula and it returns PO for some values. However, I think I have a better idea for your solution.

Here, I made a drop down list using the names of the dataset (C5:C13Â range). My target is, whenever you select a name, Excel will highlight the cell where the name last appeared.

Here is the drop down list.

And here is the formula withÂ XLOOKUPÂ andÂ ROW functions to determine the row of last appearance of the name selected from the drop down list.
`=ROW(XLOOKUP(G4,\$C\$5:\$C\$13,\$B\$5:\$B\$13,,,-1))`

To highlight the cell with the last occurrence, we need to set a formula for conditional formatting. So select the range of names (C5:C13) and then go toÂ HomeÂ >>Â Conditional FormattingÂ >> New RuleÂ >>Â Use a formula to determine which cells to formatÂ and insert the formula below.
`=ROW()=\$G\$5`
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After that, choose a fill color to format the cell and clickÂ OK.

Finally, if you select any name from the drop down, you will see the cell highlighted where the name occurred for the last time in columnÂ C.

Here, we selectedÂ MartinÂ from the drop down and you can see that the nameÂ MartinÂ appears 3 times in columnÂ C. But only theÂ C12Â cell is highlighted as it is the last time the nameÂ MartinÂ appeared.

5. Hi Abhishek, thanks for reaching out! I also faced the same problem. The reason for this problem is that the API expires after a few days. You need to either update the API or create a new one. Then replace the old API in your Excel file with the new one. Hope this solves your problem.

6. Hello AC, thanks for reaching out. Here’s a solution to your problem.

Here, I have some addresses in two sheets. The addresses in the first sheet are in the left side of the following image. The addresses of the second sheet can be found in the drop down list.

And here is the formula to calculate the distance.
`=ACOS(SIN(RADIANS(VLOOKUP(F3,Sheet2!A2:C33,2,FALSE))) *SIN(RADIANS(VLOOKUP(E3,A2:C29,2,FALSE))) +COS(RADIANS(VLOOKUP(F3,Sheet2!A2:C33,2,FALSE))) *COS(RADIANS(VLOOKUP(E3,A2:C29,2,FALSE))) *COS(RADIANS(VLOOKUP(F3,Sheet2!A2:C33,3,FALSE)-VLOOKUP(E3,A2:C29,3,FALSE)))) *6371`

7. Hi Andrija, thanks for reaching out. Actually there’s nothing wrong in the code. In my laptop, the code works properly. However, it may not work on other device. So I modified the code and updated the Download File in this article. I hope using the updated code will solve your problem.

8. Thanks David for your feedback. The formatting of Mix PY, Mix CY and Mix Change being in percentage made it a bit confusing. We’ll update it soon.

9. Hello Justin, thanks for reaching out. Here, the main formula for Mix Variance is:
Mix Variance = Revenue PY*(Price PY â€“ Average Price PY)*(% of Mix CY – % of Mix PY). Although the Mix PY and CY were shown in percentage format in the article, we didn’t calculate these values as percentage. So in the formula, the difference of Mix CY and PY is divided by 100.

10. Hello JC, thanks for reaching out. Here, the main formula for Mix Variance is:
Mix Variance = Revenue PY*(Price PY â€“ Average Price PY)*(% of Mix CY – % of Mix PY). Although the Mix PY and CY were shown in percentage format in the article, we didn’t calculate these values as percentage. So in the formula, the difference of Mix CY and PY is divided by 100.

11. I hope you need something like this- once you update the status of a work in a column, there will be a strikethrough in the Eisenhower dashboard.
Here is a sample how you can work with it.

You can see that the completed tasks (Task-2, Task-3 etc.) get a strikethrough in the Urgent and Not UrgentÂ columns. For this purpose, we will apply two conditional formatting for two types of work (Urgent and Not Urgent). Select theÂ UrgentÂ range first and then go toÂ Conditional Formatting >>Â New Rule.

TheÂ New Formatting RuleÂ window will appear. Select the optionÂ Use a formula to determine which cells to format and type the formula below in the ‘Format values where this formula is true‘ section.

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`=OR(D6=\$L\$7:\$L\$14)`
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After that, click on theÂ FormatÂ button.

In the next window, checkÂ StrikethroughÂ and clickÂ OK.

You will see a preview of how the formatted texts will look like, just clickÂ OK.

Finally you will see theÂ StrikethroughsÂ on theÂ Completed Urgent tasks in theÂ Eisenhower dashboard.

Do the sameÂ Conditional FormattingÂ procedure for theÂ Not UrgentÂ range. You will getÂ StrikethroughsÂ onÂ Not Urgent Completed tasks.

12. Please mention which method you are following, this will help us to understand the reason why this error is occurring. Thank you.

13. Hello Winsett, thanks for reaching out. In that case, use SUM function to calculate the total cost. Also, you can find the total cost automatically in the bottom right corner of your Excel sheet for the selected data. To sum the cost by criteria, use the SUMIF/SUMIFS function.

14. Hello Zeus, thanks for reaching out. If you want the sales data for Rowan and Ben in a single column, you simply insert the names Ben and Rowan in the new Name column (Cells B13 and B14). Putting the original formula in cell C13 will return the sales data about Rowan. Then you just drag the Fill icon downwards to copy the formula in C14 which will show the data of Ben. Putting names multiple times in the output part is not necessary. This will incident redundant result.

15. Hello Ahmed, thank you for reaching out. You can send email in a certain time of a day automatically, but you have to keep the Excel file open. One more thing, you cannot send email automatically by Excel everyday. You have to set up the time and then run the Macro. The code is given below.

``````Option Explicit
Private Sub Workbook_Open()
Application.OnTime TimeValue("00:48:00"), "ImageMail"
End Sub
Sub ImageMail()
Dim strFirstName As String
Dim strLastName As String
Dim appOutlook As Object
Set appOutlook = CreateObject("Outlook.Application")
Dim mimEmail As Outlook.MailItem
Dim strPicPath As String
strPicPath = "C:\Users\DELL\Desktop\blogs\blog 111\how to change bin range in excel histogram (1).png"
Set mimEmail = appOutlook.CreateItem(olMailItem)
With mimEmail
.Subject = "Send Email"
Dim att As Outlook.Attachment
Set att = .Attachments.Add(strPicPath, 1, 0)
.HTMLBody = "<html><h2>Reminder</h2><p>Hello there, here's your solution!</p>" & _
"<img src=""how to change bin range in excel histogram (1).png""></html>"
.Send
End With
End Sub``````

In the picture, I’m providing you some direction regarding where you may need to change the code element.

Note: If the code doesn’t work, make sure you have an Outlook account and open the Microsoft Office App.

16. Thank you Julie for reaching out. The first method can be done to solve your problem. Just copy the data and paste this as linked picture into a new spreadsheet. Any change in your main spreadsheet will automatically be updated in the new sheet.

17. Hi Medha, Thanks for reaching out. Please try this code below. Hope this is the solution to your problem.

``````Option Explicit
Sub Hide_Rows_Zero_Two_Loops()
Dim x1 As Long
Dim x2 As Long
Dim qq As Boolean
Dim cRange As Range
'loop all the rows that has data
Set cRange = Application.InputBox("Specify the Cell Range", _
"ExcelDemy", Type:=8)
For x1 = 5 To 10
qq = True
'loop column B to D
For x2 = 2 To 4
'when higher value than 0 is found, we will not hide it
If Cells(x1, x2).Value > 0 Then
qq = False
Exit For
End If
Next x2
Rows(x1).Hidden = qq
Next x1
End Sub
``````
18. The message text in the second is actually the mail body. If you want to change the Subject of the email, you can simply change it in the code. Please follow the code in the picture below. This subject will be the same for all the mails.

19. Hey Barry, thank you for reaching out. If you provide your workbook, that would be easy for me to understand your problem.

20. Hello L.C., thank you for reaching out. The angles in the formula are used as input for the Sine and Cosine functions. So the conversion from degree to radian isn’t necessary. Whether I change the angle unit to radian or not, the value of the corresponding Sine or Cosine function will be the same as the angles remain the same.

21. Hey Pam, itâ€™s really nice to see you get benefit from my article. Itâ€™s also an honor because I work with sincerity for these articles so the readers can have their solutions in the easiest way possible. I appreciate your compliment and also hope that my other articles can be useful for you as well. You are welcome!!!

22. Hello Melissa, thanks for reaching out. To answer your question, yes, you can export data from that PDF file to Excel. Just for a reminder, when you do that, please follow the steps.
1. Open the PDF file in Adobe Acrobat Pro.
2. Then select Tools >> Forms >> More Form Options >> Merge Data Files into Spreadsheets.
By doing this, you can export everything from your fillable PDF file to Excel Spreadsheet.

23. Hello Michael, thank you for reaching out. We will be working on this matter in MAC and update the article with this information. Right now, please try the code below. Hope this will be useful for you.

``````Sub SaveAsPDF()
ChDir _
"/Users/Excel Document/Blog 1/"
ActiveSheet.ExportAsFixedFormat Type:=xlTypePDF, filename:= _
"/Users/Excel Document/Blog 1/" & "PDF-" & Range("B4").Text & ".pdf" _
, Quality:=xlQualityMinimum, IncludeDocProperties:=True, IgnorePrintAreas _
:=False, OpenAfterPublish:=False
End Sub``````

The code should save the document as PDF and the name of the document will be followed by the text in the B4 cell of your Excel sheet.

24. Hi Dav, thank you for reaching out. Itâ€™s unavoidable to have empty cells after the name of the players because we are splitting the adjacent cells to the Footballer Name column.

25. Hello Mr. Gurry, thank you so much for the feedback. I have updated the article according to your suggestions. What I did before is that I tried to use the xlOr operator for two different AutoFilter Field. But this can be done by With Statement and I showed the process in Method 1. Here I changed the conditions too. Please check again if there’s anything you want to add.

26. Hello sir, the process has been disabled since May 31. But to be sure, please check your Google account if you have the option ‘Less secure app access’ available. You can find this option from Manage Account >> Security >> Less secure app access. If you enable this option, then you can send Mails without Outlook.

27. Hi Msirhc, thanks for reaching out. This actually happens because you haven’t typed the proper column in the first input box that shows up after running the code. The rows are inserted based on values, so if you select the first column (The week column), it won’t work, because that column contains text, not values. The second and third column of the dataset contain values. But the sales column contains irrelevant large values. So you should type 2 in the first input box if you want to use this dataset.

28. Hey Praveen, thanks for reaching out. This XML files are actually in version 1 format.

29. Hi BZ, thanks for your response. You can reference the cells from one sheet to another workbook. That way, you can automatically update data in the new workbook when you make a change in the existing worksheet. And to update with condition, you need to use conditional function like the IF, AND, OR, EXACT etc. functions.

30. Hello Shan, thanks for reaching out. It would be good if you share your code and the dataset file so that I could understand your problem clearly. What I understand from your comment, I think it is not the problem. You need to get your hidden rows back after you delete the filtered data. And to do that, just press CTRL+SHIFT+L. The command will remove the filter and return your hidden rows back.

31. Hi Cavallino, thanks for reaching out. The good news is, you can send emails by VBA using Outlook. Please check this article “How to Automatically Send Emails Based on Date“. You can also find similar articles on our website. Hope this will help you.

32. Hi Dabrowski, thanks for reaching out. If you remove the ‘& LastRowFind(“convertxml”)’ part from the 7th line of the code. It will solve your problem. The function ‘LastRowFind’ causes to generate that extra file.

33. Hey Bharat, thanks for reaching out. Could you specify the code that face problem using it?

34. That’s great Griffin, I hope you get benefited from our articles.

35. Hi Tanya, thanks for reaching out. I understand your problem. It may not be possible to send the Email just by running the code and wait for the day to come. But I can help you on sending email at a certain time in a day. The 3rd code sends email in the current date when you run it. You can add a scheduler in the code. The email will be sent at the time you set in the code. I added the code below. You can see that the time here is 16:18:00. So if you run the code before 16:18, and keep the corresponding Excel file open, the email will be sent at 16:18. You donâ€™t need to rerun this code during this time. Hope this helps you a bit. Iâ€™ll be working on your problem too. If I get a solution, Iâ€™ll immediately add that in your reply.

Option Explicit
Private Sub Workbook_Open()
Application.OnTime TimeValue(“16:18:00”), “SendEmail03”
End Sub
Sub SendEmail03()
Dim Date_Range As Range
Dim rng As Range
Set Date_Range = Range(“B5:B10”)
For Each rng In Date_Range
If rng.Value = Date Then
Dim Subject, Send_From, Send_To, _
Cc, Bcc, Body As String
Dim Email_Obj, Single_Mail As Variant
Subject = “Hello there!”
Send_From = “[email protected]
Send_To = “[email protected]
Cc = “[email protected]
Bcc = “”
Body = “Hope you are enjoying the article”
On Error GoTo debugs
Set Email_Obj = CreateObject(“Outlook.Application”)
Set Single_Mail = Email_Obj.CreateItem(0)
With Single_Mail
.Subject = Subject
.to = Send_To
.Cc = Cc
.Bcc = Bcc
.Body = Body
.Send
End With
End If
Next
Exit Sub
debugs:
If Err.Description <> “” Then MsgBox Err.Description
End Sub

36. Hi Bolton, thanks for reaching out. I think you need to use different code for your solution. The following code will create a user defined function to sum up the data based on the background color of cells.

Function SumBasedOnColor(mn_cell_color As Range, mn_range As Range)
Dim mn_sum As Long
Dim mn_colorIndex As Integer
mn_colorIndex = mn_cell_color.Interior.ColorIndex
For Each mn_CI In mn_range
If mn_CI.Interior.ColorIndex = mn_colorIndex Then
mn_sum = WorksheetFunction.Sum(mn_CI, mn_sum)
End If
Next mn_CI
SumBasedOnColor = mn_sum
End Function

After that, use the function like the following image.

There’s something important that you have to keep in mind. We referenced the cell F4 here and this cell background color was filled with yellow. The cell you reference should have the background color matched with the cells containing data.

37. Hi Samad, thank you for reaching out. Fortunately there is a way to automate sheet name based on a cell value. In the image, you can see that I have a cell value in A1. I also have values in A1 cell of the other sheets. I will change the name of the corresponding sheets based on the value in A1.

Now, type the following code in a VBA module and run it.

``````Sub ChangeSheetName()
Dim mn_Worksheet As Worksheet
For Each mn_Worksheet In Sheets
mn_Worksheet.Name = mn_Worksheet.Range("A1")
Next mn_Worksheet
End Sub``````

You can see that the name of the sheet changes according to the cell value of A1. If you store sheet names in another cell such as B5, you need put this cell reference instead of A1 in the VBA code. Otherwise you will encounter errors.

38. Hi Steve, we are extremely sorry for your trouble. Named ranges are pretty useful when we need to use a range repeatedly. A lot of our readers are okay with it. Going through the dataset can help anyone to understand the defined range of a named range. But we are taking your feedback sincerely. We’ll apply your suggestion in the upcoming articles.

39. Hi Kinney, thanks for your response. The formula was actually written in cell E6. It was a typing mistake in the description of the process. We are extremely sorry for you to have trouble on this matter.

40. Hi Shilpa, thanks for the response. Here’s the solution to your question no 1

You can simply create a criteria similar to the methods of this article using dates. Suppose you want to see the sales information after May. Please watch the following image for the process. I created the criteria in G6 cell.

Hope this helps to solve your queries.

41. Hi Mary, thanks for your response. You can definitely apply this process in a single sheet. However we use different sheets to show the different processes for the same output. And it also seemed convenient to use separate sheets to show the application of using the data validation list for different conditions. So different sheets for different methods were used in this article. Hope that provides you with the answer to your question.

42. Hello sir, thank you for the feedback. We are working hard on this matter, I hope we will provide you the solution in the upcoming tutorial pretty soon.

43. Hi Pranav, thanks for the query. You can simply use the code of the second method of the article in this regard. Just follow the procedure after you run the code. Hope that helps you.

44. Hi! Thanks for asking. As the article was to provide some templates, I didn’t go in detail with the formula. Here, Invoice_Info is a named range. It refers to the range B12:J17 of the ‘template 1’ sheet. To create a named range, you need to select your desired range of cells, then go to Data Tab >> Define Name and after that, give a name of that range. The advantage is that, you can use that range by inserting it’s name anywhere in the worksheet or workbook. You don’t have to select the range every time you use it in a formula. Hope this solves your problem.

45. Thank you Sir! I hope you will find my other articles useful and enjoyable too. Please visit this Link to explore more!

46. hi Chris, thanks for your response! A possible reason could be that you may not have the original or latest version of Adobe. If that’s the case, please install that. Hope this helps.

47. hi, thanks for asking Liss. It will be better for you to use the code of the second method. You may not be able to set a reminder using VBA, but you can set a date interval using it. If you go through the explanation, you will see that I created a 7 days interval in the code (you can change it according to your convenience). If you want to remind your employee that he should finish his job within a week, you can use the dataset and VBA code of the second method. You cannot send emails on a particular date. Suppose you run this code on 15th July. You have a date range of 15th July to 25th July. The employees who have to finish their task within 16th to 22nd July will get your mail. Those who have to finish within 23rd to 25th won’t get your mail. However, you can make a schedule to send your mail in a particular time of the day. Just put the following statement at the beginning of the code of the second method. Hope this helps
```Option Explicit Private Sub Workbook_Open() Application.OnTime TimeValue("hh:mm:ss"), "SendEmail02" 'put the time when you want to send the email End Sub 'you must keep open your excel file until then after you run the code```

``` Option Explicit Private Sub Workbook_Open() Application.OnTime TimeValue("16:18:00"), "SendEmail03" End Sub Sub SendEmail03() Dim Date_Range As Range Dim rng As Range Set Date_Range = Range("B5:B10") For Each rng In Date_Range If rng.Value = Date Then Dim Subject, Send_From, Send_To, _ Cc, Bcc, Body As String Dim Email_Obj, Single_Mail As Variant Subject = "Hello there!" Send_From = "[email protected]" Send_To = "[email protected]" Cc = "[email protected]" Bcc = "" Body = "Hope you are enjoying the article" On Error GoTo debugs Set Email_Obj = CreateObject("Outlook.Application") Set Single_Mail = Email_Obj.CreateItem(0) With Single_Mail .Subject = Subject .to = Send_To .Cc = Cc .Bcc = Bcc .Body = Body .Send End With End If Next Exit Sub debugs: If Err.Description <> "" Then MsgBox Err.Description End Sub```