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Generating Permutations And Combinations  Excel 
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Hi Forum,
Need help to generate Series of Items in different Permuation & Combinations..
For Ex: If there are three Items.. A B C and forming a group of 2
then the the total no of combinations would be permut(3,1) = 6...
I need this to be shown as follows depending on the no of itmes and no of group no=2 in this case...
Permuations & Combinations are as follows:
AB
AC
BC
CA
CB
BA
Need help to generate Series of Items in different Permuation & Combinations..
For Ex: If there are three Items.. A B C and forming a group of 2
then the the total no of combinations would be permut(3,1) = 6...
I need this to be shown as follows depending on the no of itmes and no of group no=2 in this case...
Permuations & Combinations are as follows:
AB
AC
BC
CA
CB
BA
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I want to generate all possible combinations of 11 combination 4. I know there are 330 possible combinations but how can i let excel generate all the combinations. 111 combination 4.
For example. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 taking 4 at a time:
1234
1235
For example. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 taking 4 at a time:
1234
1235
HELP!!
I need to know the formula (if there is one) for Excel to figure all the possible combinations of a given set of numbers that will add up to a specified sum.
In other words, if I give the following numbers 1, 2, 2, 3, 3, 4, 5, 5, 6, 7, 7  I want Excel to figure all the possible combinations that will add up to 23, and also SHOW ME those combinations, and not just HOW MANY combinations there are.
i.e. one possible combination is 2, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7
Can this be done? What is the formula? I'm having a hard time figuring it out!!
Desperately,
Jenny
I need to know the formula (if there is one) for Excel to figure all the possible combinations of a given set of numbers that will add up to a specified sum.
In other words, if I give the following numbers 1, 2, 2, 3, 3, 4, 5, 5, 6, 7, 7  I want Excel to figure all the possible combinations that will add up to 23, and also SHOW ME those combinations, and not just HOW MANY combinations there are.
i.e. one possible combination is 2, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7
Can this be done? What is the formula? I'm having a hard time figuring it out!!
Desperately,
Jenny
Is there a worksheet function that will generate all possible combinations of
a set of given numjbers. For example, 1, 3 and 8 would generate 138, 183,
318, 381, 813, 831 and so on...
a set of given numjbers. For example, 1, 3 and 8 would generate 138, 183,
318, 381, 813, 831 and so on...
Hello gurus!
Here's my question...I have a list of numbers and I want to know how many combinations (and what they are) of adding the numbers will equal an amount.
e.g.
List of Numbers
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
Amount to be reached = 12
These are some of the possible combinations to reach 12 :
2+10
3+9
4+8
5+7
3+4+5
6+3+2+1
Is there a function in Excel that will do this for me? I want to know which numbers (i.e. cells) can be added to reach 12. AND, if possible, colorcode the cells added for each combination.
Good luck and thanks!!
Here's my question...I have a list of numbers and I want to know how many combinations (and what they are) of adding the numbers will equal an amount.
e.g.
List of Numbers
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
Amount to be reached = 12
These are some of the possible combinations to reach 12 :
2+10
3+9
4+8
5+7
3+4+5
6+3+2+1
Is there a function in Excel that will do this for me? I want to know which numbers (i.e. cells) can be added to reach 12. AND, if possible, colorcode the cells added for each combination.
Good luck and thanks!!
I want to create 6 numbers from 11 numbers..
lets suppose my numbers a 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11
I want to generate all possibilities of the 6 numbers. But i dont want duplicate series.. I mean 1,2,3,4,5,6 and 6,5,4,3,2,1 are duplicates.
ANY HELPS ARE GREATLY APPRECIATED
lets suppose my numbers a 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11
I want to generate all possibilities of the 6 numbers. But i dont want duplicate series.. I mean 1,2,3,4,5,6 and 6,5,4,3,2,1 are duplicates.
ANY HELPS ARE GREATLY APPRECIATED
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E.g.
Manchester United 3  0 Arsenal
Prediction: 4  1
Points: 1
I've found a formula online that works for most scores; the correct score (e.g. 3  0), a correct win (e.g. 4  1), and in the case of a draw (e.g Man Utd 1  1 Arsenal, and the prediction 2 2), correct draw (but not the correct score). The points are as follows: Correct draw (Prediction = result): 4 Correct win (Prediction = result): 3 Correct win, incorrect score (Winner correct, score not): 1 Correct draw, incorrect sco 1
The formula I found online for all but the correct draw is: =IF(A3&B3=C3&D3),3,IF(AND(A3=B3,C3=D3),1,IF(AND(A3>B3,C3>D3),1,IF(AND(A3<B3,C3<D3),1,0)))))
Could someone help me work out how I can write a formula to add before the above that will check the contents of four cells (the home score, away score, home prediction, away prediction), and if the number in all 4 cells are the same, allocate 4 points? I've tried using averages, but some combinations would void this. I've also used the SUM function, but the same happens, as with MULTIPLYING.
Something like =IF(A3:D3) are equal, 4,0
Below are a few examples of what I mean:
(Result) (Prediction) (Points)
A B C D E
3  3 3  3 4
2  1 3  1 1
1  0 1  0 3
3  3 2  2 1
Apologies in advance if I haven't explained this clearly enough.
Thanks
Will
E.g.
Manchester United 3  0 Arsenal
Prediction: 4  1
Points: 1
I've found a formula online that works for most scores; the correct score (e.g. 3  0), a correct win (e.g. 4  1), and in the case of a draw (e.g Man Utd 1  1 Arsenal, and the prediction 2 2), correct draw (but not the correct score). The points are as follows: Correct draw (Prediction = result): 4 Correct win (Prediction = result): 3 Correct win, incorrect score (Winner correct, score not): 1 Correct draw, incorrect sco 1
The formula I found online for all but the correct draw is: =IF(A3&B3=C3&D3),3,IF(AND(A3=B3,C3=D3),1,IF(AND(A3>B3,C3>D3),1,IF(AND(A3<B3,C3<D3),1,0)))))
Could someone help me work out how I can write a formula to add before the above that will check the contents of four cells (the home score, away score, home prediction, away prediction), and if the number in all 4 cells are the same, allocate 4 points? I've tried using averages, but some combinations would void this. I've also used the SUM function, but the same happens, as with MULTIPLYING.
Something like =IF(A3:D3) are equal, 4,0
Below are a few examples of what I mean:
(Result) (Prediction) (Points)
A B C D E
3  3 3  3 4
2  1 3  1 1
1  0 1  0 3
3  3 2  2 1
Apologies in advance if I haven't explained this clearly enough.
Thanks
Will
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I have 50 rows that I want to group. Rows 110 should be a group, 1120 are a group, etc. The problem is, when I group 110 and then group 1120 seperately, excel automatically makes 120 a single group and removes the individual groups that I wanted.
Any ideas?
Thanks in advance!
I have 50 rows that I want to group. Rows 110 should be a group, 1120 are a group, etc. The problem is, when I group 110 and then group 1120 seperately, excel automatically makes 120 a single group and removes the individual groups that I wanted.
Any ideas?
Thanks in advance!
There sure is...Here's how:
From the Excel main menu:
<data><group and outline><settings>
Uncheck: Summary rows below detail
Does that help?
***********
Regards,
Ron
XL2002, WinXP
"JMSprout" wrote:
> When you highlight rows, go to Data, then Group or Outline, then Group, it
> creates a nice plus/minus expand/collapse box for that group, only when the
> group is expanded the button to collapse it is at the bottom row of the
> group. Is there a way to get this button located at the top row of the group?
From the Excel main menu:
<data><group and outline><settings>
Uncheck: Summary rows below detail
Does that help?
***********
Regards,
Ron
XL2002, WinXP
"JMSprout" wrote:
> When you highlight rows, go to Data, then Group or Outline, then Group, it
> creates a nice plus/minus expand/collapse box for that group, only when the
> group is expanded the button to collapse it is at the bottom row of the
> group. Is there a way to get this button located at the top row of the group?
I'm working in an excel with columms that I grouped ..
ex .. columm A & B & C is one group
columm D & E & F is a second group
etc ..
now I would like to add a name to the group in stead of an "+" I would like
to use a name .. does anybody know how to do it or is this a wishfull
thinking?
G.
ex .. columm A & B & C is one group
columm D & E & F is a second group
etc ..
now I would like to add a name to the group in stead of an "+" I would like
to use a name .. does anybody know how to do it or is this a wishfull
thinking?
G.
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My question I believe is easily solvable for you cracks of excel.
I have a worksheet with a list of rows (item#, date, price, etc). In the last column of this list I can put an x for some of the items.
On another worksheet or sheet, I need to autoamtically have a list of the items in the first list above, that have an X in the last columns.
I created an example on a worksheet attached just for you to understand.
I apreciate all the help I can get.
Thank you so much.
RG
My question I believe is easily solvable for you cracks of excel.
I have a worksheet with a list of rows (item#, date, price, etc). In the last column of this list I can put an x for some of the items.
On another worksheet or sheet, I need to autoamtically have a list of the items in the first list above, that have an X in the last columns.
I created an example on a worksheet attached just for you to understand.
I apreciate all the help I can get.
Thank you so much.
RG
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The days of the week consists of "Name" "Date" Hours"
The 8th sheet consists of "Name", "Days of the week in their own column (7 columns in total)", "Total Hours" and "Total Days Worked"
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I hope this makes sense. This file is to track about 100 employees that are on a rotational work schedule.
I have attached a sample file.
Thanks in advance for your help.
I have a file that has 8 sheets. the first seven sheets are the days of the week and the 8th sheet is where I want to calculate the hours.
The days of the week consists of "Name" "Date" Hours"
The 8th sheet consists of "Name", "Days of the week in their own column (7 columns in total)", "Total Hours" and "Total Days Worked"
Now... each day is always a different group and what I'm hoping for is to create a formula that can grab each name with their hours and throw them into the 8th sheet. So when the end of the week is done I have all the Employees weekly hours and days worked all finished.
I hope this makes sense. This file is to track about 100 employees that are on a rotational work schedule.
I have attached a sample file.
Thanks in advance for your help.
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Anyway, I have 2 columns of data in an excel sheet and I wish to add this to a userform so that the userform displays the 2 columns beside each other with headings, like a table. The user should then be able to select a particular row and insert it into the specified cell.
I would also like the user to select a row on the table and then be able to bring up another table depending on the row selected...basically so that the user can draw deeper into the information that they require.
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Personally I think this is a really tricky challenge and any help with doing this would be extremely appreciated.
I'll post up further comments as I am trying to work my way through it!
Thanks,
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I have been tasked with introducing userforms into an excel sheet and tbh I'm quite amazed that excel has this capability of adding userforms to excel sheets.
Anyway, I have 2 columns of data in an excel sheet and I wish to add this to a userform so that the userform displays the 2 columns beside each other with headings, like a table. The user should then be able to select a particular row and insert it into the specified cell.
I would also like the user to select a row on the table and then be able to bring up another table depending on the row selected...basically so that the user can draw deeper into the information that they require.
I have an example excel sheet where I have 2 sheets. One sheet is the user entry sheet called User Entry Screen. the next sheet is the tables sheet where my tables are held. Once the user selects the cell shown in the example sheet, it should then bring up the user form. the user then, depending on which item clicked, then gets shown the next window with a table and info on it. then user should then be able to select an item and the cells on the user entry screen would then get populated.
Personally I think this is a really tricky challenge and any help with doing this would be extremely appreciated.
I'll post up further comments as I am trying to work my way through it!
Thanks,
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Problem :
I have to do this hyperlinking one by one and if there 1000 photos, lot of time is wasted.
Solution Needed :
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First post on the forum, have only recently joined and im hoping that someone can help me before my head explodes!
I am trying to prepare a simple Material Quantity List for some Steel materials.
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