Values returned by a formula have changed and the worksheet has been recalculated. Sign up using Facebook. Filter data in a PivotTable. You can apply custom Date Filters and Text Filters in a similar manner.
Use filters to temporarily hide some of the data in a table, so you can focus on the data you want to see. Select the column header arrow.
Select the column header arrow for the column you want to filter. Select this icon to change or clear the filter. Filter data in a table. Guidelines and examples for sorting and filtering data by color. Filter data in a PivotTable. Filter by using advanced criteria. Filtered data displays only the rows that meet criteria that you specify and hides rows that you do not want displayed. After you filter data, you can copy, find, edit, format, chart, and print the subset of filtered data without rearranging or moving it.
You can also filter by more than one column. Filters are additive, which means that each additional filter is based on the current filter and further reduces the subset of data. When you use the Find dialog box to search filtered data, only the data that is displayed is searched; data that is not displayed is not searched.
To search all the data, clear all filters. Using AutoFilter, you can create two types of filters: Each of these filter types is mutually exclusive for each range of cells or column table. For example, you can filter by a list of numbers, or a criteria, but not by both; you can filter by icon or by a custom filter, but not by both.
A drop-down arrow means that filtering is enabled but not applied. When you hover over the heading of a column with filtering enabled but not applied, a screen tip displays " Showing All ". A Filter button means that a filter is applied. When you hover over the heading of a filtered column, a screen tip displays the filter applied to that column, such as "Equals a red cell color" or "Larger than ".
For best results, do not mix data types, such as text and number, or number and date in the same column, because only one type of filter command is available for each column.
If there is a mix of data types, the command that is displayed is the data type that occurs the most. For example, if the column contains three values stored as number and four as text, the Text Filters command is displayed. When you put your data in a table, filtering controls are added to the table headers automatically. Only other way would probably be with a Macro, but my skills at that are just above nil. Less than an Hour Ago Time Zone: When a cell contains a formula, the format must be applied to the entire cell.
There are 2 options that I can think of: Format the middle cell as bold and underline and use that cell to store or reference your cheque amount. The technique is explained in Response 4 in this thread: If you need help with that, let me know. Over a Month Ago Time Zone: Besides, I have other paragraphs before and after that cell. If I were to fit the sentence in F19, the other paragraphs may not have the same cell width. But thanks mmcconaghy for the suggestion.
You are trying to use a spreadsheet application as a word processor. While Excel does allow text in a formula and even offers some Text related functions, it's not a text based application. Have you considered using Microsoft Word's Mail Merge functionality to create your letters?
I believe that you could format the fields any way you want and then pull the required data in from Excel. I'm not a Word expert by any means, but it seems more like the proper application for creating letters than Excel. Meaning that one worksheet for computation, data input and another worksheet for the automated letter.
I've been at it for weeks and asking everyone I know. This is my last resort. Thanks for your help anyways DerbyDad I will try that 2nd technique you've suggested. That is not something that can be done automatically. Each machine may need to be visited unless you have a robust enough IT department that can log into each machine and make those changes remotely. There is a technique that can be employed to "force" users to enable macros by using a "Welcome Page" in the workbook.