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Pre-populate forms in Excel with data from multiple sources [closed]

I have a form in Excel with several fields that can be pre-populated with client details before the forms are sent out. Ideally I would like be able to select a client and pre-populate the data from ...
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Python Algorithm for adding and expanding new rows in excel file [closed]

Is there some kind of Python Algorithm for adding and expanding new rows in excel file, where we can +1 new city for this example and it will create multiple row with this city name AND include the ...
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How can I compare continuous and non-binary categorical data in Excel?

I'm trying to find the correlation between vehicle days on lot vs different categorical variables (color, make, model, etc). I know it's possible with binary data, but I haven't found a simple way to ...
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Relationship between two sets of dates

My wife has seizures a few times a month and takes medication for the seizures once a month. So I have two sets of dates - the dates of the seizures and the dates she got her medication. I'm trying ...
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Excel date-time auto fill error [migrated]

I have data of 10 metrics for a 24 hour period which is in 5 minute intervals. I merged all the 10 data metrics into one file and converted it into a .xlsx file. After opening the excel file I ...
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Pandas datetime error when reading from excel file

I am trying to read an excel file that has two columns using pandas. This is how the data looks in excel file: ...
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What is the better to pre-process data, MS-Excel or Python/R [closed]

While handling data, many anomalies occur that might change the results. For example, outliers, missing values, etc. So in this context, what is the better tool to pre process data? A visual tool like ...
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Need help on this question

I am advised to use VBA to solve this task. However, I am not quite sure how do I go about it. Hence, any help will be very much appreciated! Everything shown on the screenshot should be fairly self-...
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Tools for reading data from large, irregular csv files (aka excel file hell)

I have a csv file with 1000 columns and 50 rows that was collected over a few months. Embedded randomly in the file are ~1000 small datasets with semi-standard formats (some columns differ, so does ...
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Macro Excel visual basics referring to continual worksheets

Good Afternoon everyone, Currently I am dealing with the issue of a macro that always refers to the one excel worksheet in which I have recored the macro. I have around 300 worksheets that I would ...
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Starting search from rightmost column and moving left pandas

I'm very new to pandas and I'm trying to implement the code to search for something on an excel spreadsheet. Basically, the most recent price can be found on the furthest right column named ...
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VlookUp: how to loop it? [closed]

I am not an experienced user of Excel because I usually use python but I am obliged to use it this time. This is the big picture of my case. The problem is: I have a sheet with a column with some ...
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Adding Group Average Line to Bar Chart

I am trying to create a PivotChart in the form of a bar chart and I would like to add a group average line on the chart. I have this (sample) table in my PowerPivot Data Model: Group averages are A: ...
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Changing Timestamp format for Date-Time in Excel/Pandas/Python?

I have a excel data with time stamp format like this "2019-06-10T14:05:00+05:30" [YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SS], I want it to be converted into "2019-06-10 14:05" [YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM], Is it possible to convert ...
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30 Years Of Excel Test Data

I am a CS intern at an industrial company that has 30 years of excel files that need to be analyzed. Looking at the data, only a fraction of the files need to be looked at and used. After those files ...
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Cleaning Excel Data in Merged Cells

I need to use an Excel file that have many merged cells with no specific order. I guess that the file creator thought that it would be more readable to merge the cells that have the same value. ...
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Different t-test results from R and LibreCalc

while I was trying to apply one-tailed t-test to two vector of data on R, I just wanted to apply same thing on librecalc also and then I noticed that p-values are different. Here is a summary what I ...
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How should we manage large database

We currently manage a large volume of economic data in Excel in my organisation. All of the data is downloaded from different online databases into Excel spreadsheets (one for each data frequency ...
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Analyze additions and subtractions to/from a data set

I have a data set in the following form: ...
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Importing Excel format data into R/R Studio and using glmnet package?

I have no problem importing Excel formatted data into R/R Studio and use all other R packages that I use. But, when I want to use the glmnet package to develop a regularization model, I invariably ...
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Pandas Excel writer update existing excel file

How do I update an excel file and not overwrite it? ...
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How to Write Multiple Data Frames in an Excel Sheet

I have multiple data frames with same column names. I want to write them together to an excel sheet stacked vertically on top of each other. And between each, there will be a text occupying a row. ...
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Categorical data into numeric in excel

I have a large dataset and I would like to convert these categorical data into numeric in binary form to perform k means clustering in R. However, I get an error in value. This is the formula that I ...
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Expectations of the skill set of a Data Scientist [closed]

Although there are more powerful tools than Excel which a data scientist should know how to use, would it be expected that someone indicating they are a Data Scientist know how to use Excel?
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Excel All Possible Combinations for MacOS

Is there a formula in Excel to calculate all possible combinations for multiple lists for MacOS. For instance, I am trying to draft a fantasy team and I have the following combinations: ...
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How to predict whether or not a customer will renew

I have a dataset of customer contracts that specify a start date and if applicable an end date. Each month a customer is up for renewal. Below is an example of how the data is organized in excel: <...
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Drop NA Values with SAS

I have an xlsx file that I wish to delete the NA values in SAS. I'm new to ...
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Calculate weighted mean for two columns and hundreds of rows?

I'm trying to teach myself basics of R and I couldn't find the answer: Say, I have a csv file and I want to calculate weighted mean for each subject such that I have a mean mu = 0.015*1030+0.16*26930+...
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Problem when exporting scored labels to excel

I have done a regression using Azure ML Studio and it ok. The r squared is 95% on the test sample. When predicting, the results look ok when visualizing the data. The results appear as expected, with ...
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How to add values to new row to a csv in python

So what I'm trying to do is iterate over a (grayscale?) image and look at each pixel and write that pixel's grayscale value to the second row(the first row is the pixel number). Code isn't doing ...
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How far can one go with excel? [closed]

in my business we handle all analytics through Excel. This includes mostly scheduling, production planning and accounting operations. We currently are looking into adding a bit of predictive modelling ...
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How can discard “peaks” values from a chart?

I have this chart where you can see that some points are far away from the "trend" of the curve. The chart represents $5,000$ values where each value corresponds to a specific hour of a day, month ...
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Search and Replace in specific column of csv with python

I created a program that search and replaces over an entire csv file but I need to make so it is column specific. Is there a way to only search via a column. Here is my code, I am pretty new to python ...
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Orange “Scatter plot” widget to excel, best way

So I have chosen "Orange" for my research as a main app for clustering ant it's analysis. Excel 2016 is primary app used for dashboard (via "pivot table"). Problem - how to add graphs from "scatter ...
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How can I transpose a high dimensional dataset?

I have a (.csv) file with more than 35,000 rows and 100 columns, where the rows represent the attributes and columns represent the instances. In Excel the maximum number of columns is 16,384. ...
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How to manipulate this column of less than/greater than?

I have a dataset in which one column is as given in the picture. What will be the best way to handle such a column?
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Compound Annual Growth Rate Function in R Statistics

I need to calculate the compound annual growth rate for two periods of time: 2014 & 2009. I'm currently working with Excel, I have two columns with data for each year (One column with only data of ...
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Find value and return row in excel spreadsheet with over 1 mil rows [closed]

I have an excel spreadsheet that has over 1 million rows and about 120 columns. I frequently need to find a value or a part of a value (value is name or number) and return the row where the value is ...
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No result for scored labels in Azure ML Web Service

I am trying to predict scored labels using regression. But when I am about to get the result from Azure ML Web Service in Excel 2016, there is no result appeared in the scored label column. How should ...
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Discovering cross category sales using transactions history (Clustering?)

I have a set of sales transaction data containing more than 1 item purchased. Every item sold has a category. I would like figure out which categories are most commonly ordered together. The data is ...
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MS Access issue [closed]

I have a database that I send to an excel sheet that auto populates some field in a report with calculations that I need. There are several users and the excel sheet cannot be open at multiple times ...
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Excel file merge with different headers but same data

I need to merge data from 1000s of excel files provided by different operations managers on productivity and other reports. The excel files have similarity of data but the headers are all custom since ...
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logistic regression coefs to excel formulation

I have done a Logistic regression in r with 3 variables involving 1 interation: lm(predicthead~vol+weekday*head, mydata) weekday is a factor - 7 days of the week....
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Is Excel sufficient for data science?

I'm in the process of preparing to teach an introductory course on data science using the R programming language. My audience is undergraduate students majoring in business subjects. A typical ...
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Excel formula question

I have a rather complex formula that I need to build. Basically I get a list of data every month, and there is a metric for the first operator of the day. The first column comes in the date and time ...
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How to generate bulk graphics using R

I have a dataset of Key Performance Indicator (KPI) and for each KPI I have a current level of achivement and 2 targets : Target1 and Target2. How can I automatically generate one graphic for each ...
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What are recommended ways\tools for processing large data from Excel Files?

A Very Happy New Year! I'm currently working on an analytics project with large volumes of data stored in excel files (about 50GB in 1000 files). The files use a custom formatting to store date-time ...
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Best practice for computing week-over-week change in MAU metric

When we calculate week over week change for a metric like "Monthly active users", we often refer to a calculation of SUM(This week) - SUM(Last week)/SUM(Last week), which means we will run total of ...
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Creating Clusters in Excel office

I am trying to make group categories based on the similarity in attributes. For example; Car1: blue, big tires, slow, comfortable Car2: green, small tires, fast, comfortable Car3: blue, big tires, ...
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Working with text files in Excel

I have an excel file containing a long text in column A. I am looking for the words starting by "popul" such as popular and populate . I can find these cells by the formula: ...