checking two cells

PHedges

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I am currently manually sorting through loads of spreadsheets cleaning up data.
Is there a formula that can see if 2 cells
#1 and #3 have only a single character in. And if both of them do then delete the row?

any help please guys?
 

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fletch

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This will put an X in the cell if there is a single charater in both columns.

Looks at column A and B but the references can be changed

=IF(LEN(A1)<2,IF(LEN(B1)<2,"x",""),"")
 

PHedges

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that will be great for higkloghting the amount of rows that this will effect.
Can i make the macro apply this to the whole column if the the column varies in lenght.
I am talking 1 -5000 rows here
 

SteveO59L

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Could you not filter based on the text returned by the If statement, and then just delete the rows ?.
 

PHedges

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That is my intention.
Just want to do that automatically.
Apply the formula to the whole column then filter by the IF statement.

This is part of a growing macro to make my life easier.

If ppl would just put their correct information in the web fields lol!!!

MIcrosoft gave me the answer...shocj horror!!!

[/url]http://office.microsoft.com/en-gb/assistance/HP052000161033.aspx
 

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