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Richard Roberts


Can assist you in most areas of Excel, have been working with it for about 15 years in many types of applications, but primarily in financial and accounting applications. I am a CPA and many client or client problems have necessitated the use of excel. I am not an expert in charting, macros, or pivot tables.

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Have been working with Excel for about 20 years primarily in accounting and financial areas.


BA, Certified Public Accountant

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2016-04-06 find cells that contain text:

Moshe    A key to your question is whether the 9191 in your phone numbers is in a particular olace in the number or is random in the number, for example is it 727-473-9191, or maybe 01-9191684327 or 01-6843919162

2016-03-16 excuse me, a little Question !!:

Mohamed    The easiest way is for you to use the wrap text formatting for the cell, which you can do by selecting the cell then going to format then selecting alignment then click on the wrap text box

2016-03-07 Conditional Formatting:

Dawn    You need to use a separate formula for each of the conditions.  In your case you will need three formulas which will produce three different formats.  I believe your formulas will look like this

2016-01-04 Excel Problem:

Mohamed    If the data in cell A21 and G21 has not moved, then changing the cell reference to absolute should not change the results of the formula.  I would try changing those references to absolute and

2016-01-03 Excel Problem:

Mohamed    I be sure why the row reference is changing.  One thing that could make it change is if 4 additional rows have been added between row 1 and row 21 in column A.  If that occurs then the cell


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