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How to get interspersed sequential numbers? [closed]

asked 2013-09-13 03:33:02 +0200

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updated 2013-09-13 13:01:54 +0200

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I wish to add a sequential numbers to 1 column at various rows, i.e., 10, 13, 15 the rows in between will have other numbers e.g.,

510062
8371
510063
510064
6278
7639
11549
9779
510065

I want 510066 to go in the next blank cell in the same column.

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answered 2013-09-13 13:10:43 +0200

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When you say "at various rows", and from the example provided, it appears that the sequential numbers are to be randomly interspersed with other numbers. There does not appear to be a pattern to the rows where the sequential numbers are to occur. Without a pattern, it is impossible to using either a function or macro to produce a solution. Something like the =RANDBETWEEN() function might be useful if the sequential values occur every set number of rows i.e., a value between 1 and 4.

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Correct, the only pattern to anything is the sequential number, as in the example, there may be 2 or 20 cells between the sequential number, the only way to do this is last thing to be done is to add the numbers in this column and using sort than cell+1 etc. which i dont want to do as it will take much longer to do. there will be about 2500 rows and i would like to do this line for line.

frankaus gravatar imagefrankaus ( 2013-09-16 05:04:24 +0200 )edit

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