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April 17th 05, 05:28 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.programming
 pat07734 external usenet poster Posts: 1
how do i use excel to check my lottery numbers

I was just trying to use an excel sreadsheet to sort my lottery numbers,
highlight matches and see if I have won anything.
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April 17th 05, 05:55 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.programming
 Tom Ogilvy external usenet poster Posts: 27,285
how do i use excel to check my lottery numbers

Should be possible. Look at the countif worksheet function.

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"pat07734" > wrote in message
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> I was just trying to use an excel sreadsheet to sort my lottery numbers,
> highlight matches and see if I have won anything.

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April 17th 05, 06:10 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.programming
 Don Guillett[_4_] external usenet poster Posts: 2,337
how do i use excel to check my lottery numbers

sort
[a4:e4].Sort Key1:=[a4], Orientation:=xlLeftToRight
hightlight matches with conditional formating
=sumproduct((\$b\$5:\$f\$5-e10(=)*1)
to count em up
=IF(G6=0,"",SUMPRODUCT(COUNTIF(B6:F6,\$B\$5:\$F\$5)))
conditional formatting to turn red if >2

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"pat07734" > wrote in message
...
> I was just trying to use an excel sreadsheet to sort my lottery numbers,
> highlight matches and see if I have won anything.

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April 17th 05, 06:46 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.programming
 Don Guillett[_4_] external usenet poster Posts: 2,337
how do i use excel to check my lottery numbers

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April 17th 05, 07:02 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.programming
 Debra Dalgleish external usenet poster Posts: 2,979
how do i use excel to check my lottery numbers

You can use conditional formatting to highlight the numbers, as shown he

http://www.contextures.com/xlCondFormat03.html#Lottery

pat07734 wrote:
> I was just trying to use an excel sreadsheet to sort my lottery numbers,
> highlight matches and see if I have won anything.

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