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Hi again, Jerry,

I forgot to mention that I had looked all through the Analysis Toolpak as well for something, but came up empty-handed.

I guess you could say I'm basically working in "base 7" here. There are a bunch of functions that enable you to translate between two bases, but base 7 isn't one of them, of course!

In the meantime, I've been forced to simply use an extra hidden column to do what I want (as explained in my previous question). But I'd still love to know if there's a function that will translate a number into the base of your choice!

Thanks again,
Jan

You might have some luck inserting that formula into MOD().

=MOD(OriginalFormula, 7)

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I understand that MOD is not a BASE replacement, but based on the context of your question that your original formula only returns 0-9 and you want 7,8,9 to return 0,1,2 then MOD is the most direct route to that result.
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