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How to sum a cell range

The easiest way to sum a cell range is to simply select the cell range and read the values in […]

INDEX MATCH – Last value

INDEX and MATCH are more versatile than the VLOOKUP function in terms of lookups, however, it only gets the first […]

Convert column number to column letter

Use the following formula to convert a column number to a column letter: =LEFT(ADDRESS(1, B3, 4), MATCH(B3, {1; 27; 703})) […]

Get date ranges from a schedule

The above picture shows you two formulas that extract names (column B) and date ranges (column C and D) based […]

Extract unique distinct records from two data sets

The picture above shows an array formula in cell B9:C13 that extracts unique distinct records from two tables in cell […]

DATEVALUE function not working

The DATEVALUE function returns an Excel date value (serial number) based on a date stored as text. However, it must […]

Match a range value containing both text and numerical characters

This article demonstrates how to match a value containing both text and digits to ranges. The search value is specified […]

Get the latest revision

Column B contains document names, many of them are duplicates. The adjacent column C has the revision of the documents […]

Highlight opposite numbers

Pamela asks: I would like to ask you how to identify PAIR of same numbers, but with a different sign. […]

INDEX and MATCH – multiple criteria and multiple results

This article demonstrates how to use INDEX and MATCH functions to match multiple conditions and return multiple results. The Excel […]

SMALL function – INDEX MATCH

This article demonstrates how to extract multiple numbers based on a condition and return a sorted list from small to […]

SMALL function for text

This article demonstrates a formula that sorts text values based on character length, the Excel 365 dynamic array formula is […]

INDEX MATCH – Case sensitive

The picture above demonstrates a formula in cell F3 that allows you to look up a value in column B […]

INDEX MATCH – multiple results

This article demonstrates how to use INDEX and MATCH functions to lookup and return multiple results. The lookup value is […]

Match two columns

This article demonstrates formulas that match two conditions in a column each and return another value on the same row […]

If cell contains text from list

This article demonstrates several ways to check if a cell contains any value based on a list. The first example […]

INDEX MATCH with multiple criteria

This article demonstrates formulas that let you perform lookups using two or more conditions. The image above shows two conditions […]

Use IF + COUNTIF to evaluate multiple conditions

The image above demonstrates a formula that matches a value to multiple conditions, if the condition is met the formula […]

Two-dimensional lookup using two tables

The following formula performs a two-way lookup in two different tables.

How to extract a case sensitive unique list from a column

This article demonstrates a formula that extracts unique values from a column also considering upper and lower characters (case sensitive). […]

Lookup based on a date range and a condition return multiple values

This article demonstrates a formula that extracts values from a column based on a date range criteria and another condition. […]

Extract a list of alphabetically sorted duplicates based on a condition

The following image shows you a data set in columns B and C. The formula in cell E2 extracts a […]

Extract duplicate values with exceptions

This article demonstrates formulas that extract duplicate values from a column, however, column D contains values that you don't want […]

Filter duplicate values using criteria

This article demonstrates formulas that extract duplicates based on three conditions. Table of Contents Filter duplicate values using criteria How […]

Unique distinct list sorted alphabetically based on a condition

This article demonstrates how to extract unique distinct values based on a condition and also sorted from A to z. […]

Use VLOOKUP and return multiple values sorted from A to Z

This article demonstrates how to extract multiple values based on a search value and display them sorted from A to […]

Concatenate unique distinct values

This article demonstrates Excel formulas that extract unique distinct values from a cell range and concatenates the values using any […]

Partial match values and return value with highest level

This article demonstrates a formula that searches a cell (partial match) based on values in a table and returns a […]

Use VLOOKUP to calculate discounts, commissions, tariffs, charges, shipping costs, packaging expenses or bonuses

Have you ever tried to build a formula to calculate discounts based on price? The VLOOKUP function is much easier […]

Reverse two-way lookups

This article demonstrates a few different formulas that extract values from the table column header names and the right-most column. […]

Rotating unique groups with no repeat

This article demonstrates a formula What's on this page Question Formula Array formula Explaining array formula Get the Excel File […]

Time sheet for work

I have built a sheet to track time at work. It is very simple, there are 13 sheets, one for […]

How to extract rows containing digits [Formula]

This article describes a formula that returns all rows containing at least one digit 0 (zero) to 9. What's on […]

Sort values by corresponding text arranged in a column

This article describes a formula that sorts values arranged in a column from A to z by every other value. […]

Sort items by adjacent number in every other value

This article demonstrates a formula that sorts items arranged horizontally based on the adjacent numbers, every other column contains a […]

Follow stock market trends – Moving Average

In my previous post, I described how to build a dynamic stock chart that lets you easily adjust the date […]

Dynamic stock chart

This stock chart built in Excel allows you to change the date range and the chart is instantly updated. What's […]

How to color chart bars based on their values

(Chart data is made up) This article demonstrates two ways to color chart bars and chart columns based on their […]

Sort based on frequency row-wise

In this article, I will demonstrate two techniques for counting per row. The first example is simple and straightforward. The […]

Dynamic scoreboard

This article demonstrates a scoreboard, displayed to the left, that sorts contestants based on total scores and refreshes instantly each […]

Working with overlapping date ranges

This article demonstrates formulas that calculate the number of overlapping ranges for all ranges, finds the most overlapped range and […]

How to build a Team Generator – different number of people per team

JD asks in this post: Dynamic team generator Hi, what if we have different number of people per team? So in […]

Split expenses calculator

This article demonstrates two ways to calculate expenses evenly split across multiple people. The first one is a formula solution, […]

How to automatically add new items to a drop down list

A drop-down list in Excel prevents a user from entering an invalid value in a cell. Entering a value that […]

Find numbers closest to sum

Excelxor is such a great website for inspiration, I am really impressed by this post Which numbers add up to […]

Find the most/least consecutive repeated value [VBA]

This post Find the longest/smallest consecutive sequence of a value has a few really big array formulas. Today I would like to […]

Extract the most repeated adjacent values in a column

The array formula in cell D3 returns the the length of longest consecutive sequence of a value in column A.  Cell […]

Search for a sequence of cells based on wildcard search

This article demonstrates array formulas that perform a wildcard search based on a sequence of values. The formulas return the […]

Search for a sequence of values

This article demonstrates array formulas that identify two search values in a row or in a sequence. The image above […]

How to group items by quarter using formulas

This article demonstrates two formulas, the first formula counts items by quarter and the second formula extracts the corresponding items […]

Compare two lists and filter unique values where the sum in one column doesn’t match the other column

How would you figure out an unique list where the sum of in one column doesn't match the other column? […]

Working with classic ciphers in Excel

What's on this page Reverse text Insert random characters Convert letters to numbers How to shuffle characters in the alphabet […]

Highlight unique values in a filtered Excel table

This article demonstrates a conditional formatting formula that allows you to highlight unique values based on a set of filtered […]

Merge tables based on a condition

This article demonstrates techniques on how to merge or combine two data sets using a condition. The top left data […]

Lookup value based on two critera – second criteria is the adjacent value and its position in a given list

This article demonstrates a formula that extracts items based on two conditions. The first condition (Location) is used to find […]

How to animate an Excel chart

This article demonstrates how to create a chart that animates the columns when filtering chart data. The columns change incrementally […]

Sort by multiple columns

This article demonstrates how to sort a data set by multipe columns using the SORTBY function, Ecel Table and Excel […]

Lookup and return multiple sorted values based on corresponding values in another column

This article demonstrates a formula that extracts values based on a condition and sorts the returned values based on values […]

Compare two columns and extract differences

This article demonstrates a formula that extracts values that exist only in one column out of two columns. There are […]

How to filter chart data

What if you want to show a selection of a data set on a chart and easily change that selection? […]

Wildcard lookups and include or exclude criteria

This article demonstrates three different ways to filter a data set if a value contains a specific string and if […]

Lookup with any number of criteria

This article demonstrates a formula that allows you to search a data set using any number of conditions, however, one […]

Easily select data using hyperlinks

The image above shows two hyperlinks, the first hyperlink lets you select a data set automatically based on a dynamic […]

Create a hyperlink linked to the result of a two-dimensional lookup

The image above shows a formula in cell C2 that searches for a value based on two conditions specified in […]

Heat map using pictures

I made a heat map calendar a few months ago and it inspired me to write this article. The heat […]

How to build an interactive map in Excel

This article describes how to create a map in Excel, the map is an x y scatter chart with an […]

Assign records unique random text strings

This article demonstrates a formula that distributes given text strings randomly across records in any given day meaning they may […]

Highlight duplicates in a filtered Excel Table

The image above demonstrates a conditional formatting formula applied to an Excel Table containing random data. The Excel Table has […]

How to use the MATCH function

Identify the position of a value in an array.

How to change a picture in a worksheet dynamically [VBA]

Rahul asks: I want to know how to create a vlookup sheet, and when we enter a name in a […]

Lookup using multiple conditions

Debraj Roy asks: Hi Oscar, I failed to search for "Ask" Section.. so submitting my query here.. Apologize for hijacking […]

How to sort a data set using three different approaches, built-in tools, array formulas, and VBA

I will in this article demonstrate three different techniques to sort a data set in Excel. The first method sorts […]

Convert array formula to a regular formula

This article explains how to avoid array formulas if needed. It won't work with all array formulas, however, smaller ones […]

Repeat values across cells

This article explains how to repeat specific values based on a table, the table contains the items to be repeated […]

Merge two relational data sets

This article demonstrates how to merge two relational data sets before creating a Pivot table. A Pivot Table is limited […]

VLOOKUP and return multiple values across columns

This article demonstrates a formula that lets you extract non-empty values across columns based on a condition. The image above […]

How to use VLOOKUP with multiple conditions

I will in this article demonstrate how to use the VLOOKUP function with multiple conditions. The function was not built […]

Locate lookup values in an Excel table [HYPERLINK]

Today I'll show you a formula that returns a hyperlink pointing to a location based on a lookup value. When […]

Highlight lookups in relational tables

This article demonstrates a worksheet that highlights lookups across relational tables. I am using Excel defined Tables, if you add […]

Working with three relational tables

I will in this article demonstrate four formulas that do lookups, extract unique distinct and duplicate values and sums numbers […]

Extract unique distinct values from a relational table

In this post, I am going to show you how to extract unique distinct values and duplicates using a formula, […]

Lookups in relational tables

Excel 2010 has a PowerPivot feature and DAX formulas that let you work with multiple tables of data. You can […]

Filter values that exists in all three columns

This article explains how to extract values that exist in three different columns, they must occur in each of the […]

Search related table based on a date and date range

I will in this article demonstrate how to search a table for a date based on a condition and then […]

Excel calendar [VBA]

This workbook contains two worksheets, one worksheet shows a calendar and the other worksheet is used to store events. The […]

Populate drop down list with filtered Excel Table values

This article demonstrates how to populate a drop down list with filtered values from an Excel defined Table. The animated […]

Use drop down lists and named ranges to filter chart values

This article demonstrates how to use drop down lists combined with an Excel defined Table and a chart. This allows […]

Shift Schedule

Geoff asks: Hi Oscar, I have a cross reference table we use for shift scheduling. The x-axis is comprised of […]

Plot date ranges in a calendar part 2

I will in this article demonstrate a calendar that automatically highlights dates based on date ranges, the calendar populates names […]

Extract table headers based on a condition

This article demonstrates an array formula that returns the table header based on a condition. For example, in cell C8 […]

Plot buy and sell points in an Excel Chart based on two moving averages

This article demonstrates how to display buy and sell signals on an Excel chart based on two moving averages, the […]

Lookup multiple values across columns and return a single value

This article demonstrates how to get a value from a dataset based on multiple conditions across multiple columns. S.Babu asks: […]

Unique distinct records sorted based on count or frequency

This article demonstrates how to sort a table based on count meaning the formula counts each record and returns a […]

Auto populate a worksheet

Rodney Schmidt asks: I am a convenience store owner that is looking to make a spreadsheet formula. I want this […]

Partial match and return multiple adjacent values

This article demonstrates array formulas that search for cell values containing a search string and returns corresponding values on the […]

Dependent drop-down lists in multiple rows

This article demonstrates how to set up dependent drop-down lists in multiple cells. The drop-down lists are populated based on […]

Watch schedule that populates vacation time

This schedule uses the year and month in cell D1 and K1 to highlight activities like vacation specified in the […]

Find entry based on conditions

Bill Truax asks: Hello Oscar, I am building a spreadsheet for tracking calls for my local fire department. I have a […]

Free School Schedule Template

This template makes it easy for you to create a weekly school schedule, simply enter the time ranges and the […]

Label groups of duplicate records

Michael asks: I need to identify the duplicates based on the Columns D:H and put in Column C a small […]

Use a drop down list to search and return multiple values

I will in this article demonstrate how to use a value from a drop-down list and use it to do […]

Count weekday within date range except holidays

Steve asks: Right now I'm using the following formula to tell me how many of a specific defined day, ie […]

Extract unique distinct values from a filtered Excel defined Table [UDF and Formula]

This article demonstrates two formulas that extract distinct values from a filtered Excel Table, one formula for Excel 365 subscribers […]

Count cells between specified values

This article demonstrates formulas that calculate the number of cells between two values, the first scenario involves two search values […]

Extract unique distinct values based on a filtered Excel defined Table

This blog post demonstrates how to filter unique distinct values from an Excel table dynamically. When you change or add […]

VLOOKUP in a filtered Excel Table and return multiple values

This post describes how to search filtered values in an Excel defined Table using a condition given in cell 12 and return […]

Remove common records between two data sets

This article demonstrates how to filter records occurring in only one out of two Excel defined tables. It also shows […]

Insert blank rows for missing values

HughMark asks:  I have 2 columns named customer (A1) and OR No. (B1). Under customer are names enumerated below them. […]

Filter unique distinct values, sorted and blanks removed from a range

EEK asks: I am looking for the same formula on this page, but targeting a range of MxN (spanning multiple […]

How to sort a data set in a custom order

Your boss wants you to sort the company's products by a new criterion, quality. You receive a list from your […]

Search each column for a string each and return multiple records – OR logic

RU asks: Can you please suggest if i want to find out the rows with fixed value in "First Name" […]

Filter unique distinct records with a condition

Sean asks: If Tea and Coffee has Americano,it will only return Americano once and not twice. I am looking for a […]

Vlookup – Return multiple unique distinct values

Ahmed Ali asks: How to return multiple values using vlookup in excel and removing duplicates? I have tried the formula […]

How to highlight differences in price lists

Today I am going to show you how to quickly compare two tables using Conditional Formatting (CF). I am going […]

Filter records based on a date range and a text string

Murlidhar asks: How do I search text in cell and use a date range to filter records? i.e st.Dt D1 […]

Merge matching rows

Question: I'm using excel 2003. This is my problem.Sheet 1 COL A contains fruits, col B to H contains there […]

Create a drop down calendar

The drop down calendar in the image above uses a "calculation" sheet and a named range. You can copy the drop-down […]

Monthly calendar template #2

I have created another monthly calendar template for you to get. Select a month and year in cells A1 and […]

Monthly calendar template

The image above shows a calendar that is dynamic meaning you choose year and month and the calendar instantly updates […]

Filter shared records from two tables

I will in this blog post demonstrate a formula that extracts common records (shared records) from two data sets in […]

Lookup and return multiple values concatenated into one cell

This article demonstrates how to find a value in a column and concatenate corresponding values on the same row. The […]

Automate Excel: Update list with new values

Overview Updating a list using copy/paste is a boring task. This blog article describes how to update values in a price […]

Create dependent drop down lists containing unique distinct values in multiple rows

Sharmila asks: How can i use these list for multiple rows? I would like to use these lists for multiple […]

Compare two columns and return differences

The image above demonstrates an array formula in cell B11 that extracts values that only exist in List 1 (B3:B7) […]

Extract unique distinct values based on the 4 last characters

Sean asks: The good thing about this formula is that it is short and easy to remember. The main drawback […]

Apply dependent combo box selections to a filter

Josh asks: now if i only knew how to apply these dependent dropdown selections to a filter, i'd be set. […]

Create a drop down list containing alphabetically sorted values

This article describes how to create a drop-down list populated with sorted values from A to Z. The sorted list […]

Sort based on frequency and criteria

Andre asks:I am trying to list people with the highest scores based on certain criteria. My data: column A B […]

True round-robin tournament

Mark G asks in Create a random playlist in excel: Can this example be modified to create a true round-robin […]

Dynamic team generator

Mark G asks: 1 - I see you could change the formula to have the experssion COUNTIF($C$1:C1, $E$2:$E$5)<5 changed so […]

Create a random playlist

This article describes how to create a random playlist based on a given number of teams using an array formula. […]

Sort records based on two columns

Ralee asks in in this blog post: Sort values in parallel (array formula) If there is information in adjacent columns, […]

Case sensitive lookup and return multiple values

The array formula in cell F5 returns adjacent values from column C where values in column B matches the search […]

Extract a unique distinct list and sum amounts based on a condition

Anura asks: Is it possible to extend this by matching items that meet a criteria? I have a list of […]

Extract a unique distinct list sorted from A to Z ignore blanks

The image above demonstrates a formula in cell D3 that extracts unique distinct numbers and text values sorted from A […]

List all unique distinct rows in a given month

This article demonstrates a formula that extracts unique distinct records/rows for a given month specified in cell C2, see the […]

Sort numeric values based on proximity to a given number

The image above demonstrates an array formula in cell C25 that extracts numbers based on how far off they are […]

Filter duplicates within same date, week or month

The image above demonstrates a formula in cell E3 that extracts duplicate items if they are on the same date. […]

Remove duplicates within same month or year

The array formula in cell B15 extracts dates from B4:B12 if it is not a duplicate item in the same […]

Automate net asset value (NAV) calculation on your stock portfolio

Introduction In this post I am creating a spreadsheet that will calculate stock portfolio performance. To do this I am […]

Match two criteria and return multiple records

This article demonstrates how to extract records/rows based on two conditions applied to two different columns, you can easily extend […]

Create number series

Excel has a great built-in tool for creating number series named Autofill. The tool is great, however, in some situations, […]

Count cells between two values

The formula in cell E16 counts the number of cells between value B and H, Value B is in cell B3 […]

Return multiple values if in range

The image above shows a formula in cell C11 that extracts values from column D if the number in cell […]

How to return a value if lookup value is in a range

In this article, I will demonstrate four different formulas that allow you to lookup a value that is to be found […]

Sort two columns

The image above shows a table with two columns in cell range B3:C16, it contains random text values in column […]

VLOOKUP of three columns to pull a single record

Question: Does anyone know how to do a VLOOKUP of three columns to pull a single record? Answer: Array formula in […]

Vlookup with 2 or more lookup criteria and return multiple matches

VLOOKUP and return multiple matches based on many criteria.

Formula for matching a date within a date range

This article demonstrates how to match a specified date to date ranges. The image above shows a formula in cell […]

Find latest date based on a condition

This article demonstrates how to return the latest date based on a condition using formulas or a Pivot Table. The […]

Search values distributed horizontally and return corresponding value

Question: Hi, The formula here works great but I can't figure out how to change it to work with data […]

Most frequent value between two dates

In this article I will show you how to extract the most frequent value (text or number) between two dates […]

Lookup min max values within a date range

This article explains how to find the smallest and largest value using two conditions. In this case they are date […]

Lookup two index columns

Formula in B14: =INDEX(D3:D6, SUMPRODUCT(--(C10=B3:B6), --(C11=C3:C6), ROW(D3:D6)-MIN(ROW(D3:D6))+1)) Alternative array formula #1 in B15: =INDEX(D3:D6, MATCH(C10&"-"&C11, B3:B6&"-"&C3:C6, 0)) Alternative array formula […]

5 easy ways to VLOOKUP and return multiple values

This post explains how to lookup a value and return multiple values. No array formula required.

Extract unique distinct values sorted based on sum of adjacent values

Filtering unique distinct text values and sort them based on the sum of adjacent values can easily be done by […]

Filter unique values from a cell range

Unique values are values occurring only once in cell range. This is what I am going to demonstrate in this blog […]

Filter unique values sorted from A to Z

A unique value is a value that only exists once in a list. A unique distinct list contains all cell values […]

Create a list with most recent data available

Question: i have two sets of data - one has an identifier column and one result column. A2 data1 B2 […]

Extract records where all criteria match if not empty

Question: I second G's question: can this be done for more than 3? i.e. (Instead of last name, middle, first) […]

Extract all rows from a range that meet criteria in one column

Lookup with criteria and return records.

Sort text values by length

Array formula in B2: =INDEX($B$3:$B$20, MATCH(LARGE(LEN($B$3:$B$20), ROWS($A$1:A1)), LEN($B$3:$B$20)*(COUNTIF($F$2:F2, $B$3:$B$20)<COUNTIF($B$3:$B$20, $B$3:$B$20)), 0)) copied down as far as needed. To enter an […]

Create unique distinct list sorted based on text length

The formula in cell D3 extracts unique distinct values from B3:B20 sorted based on the number of characters, it works […]

Unique distinct values sorted based on frequency

What's on this page Unique distinct values sorted based on frequency Unique distinct values sorted based on frequency - Excel […]

Unique distinct list from a column sorted A to Z

Question: How do I create a unique distinct list from a column sorted A to Z using array formula? Array […]

Extract unique distinct values A to Z from a range and ignore blanks

This is an answer to a question in this blog post: Extract a unique distinct list sorted from A-Z from […]

Identify missing three character alpha code numbers

This blog article answers a comment in this blog article: Identify missing values in two columns using excel formula Question: […]

Reverse a list ignoring blanks

This article demonstrates two different formulas, one for Excel 365 and one for earlier versions. Table of Contents Reverse a […]

List values with past date

Question: I have a column "B" with a last name.. I have another columb with a date in it "C"... […]

Perform multiple partial matches and return records – AND logic

Question: Can expand this equation set into more than two colums of data, say if I had a first, middle […]

Filter common values between two ranges

The image above shows an array formula in cell B12 that extracts values shared by cell range B2:D4 (One) and […]

Filter values occurring in range 1 but not in range 2

The formulas above extracts values that exists only in one or the other cell range, if you are looking for […]

Filter duplicate values and sort by corresponding date

Array formula in D2: =INDEX($A$2:$A$21, MATCH(SMALL(IF(COUNTIF($B$2:$B$21, $B$2:$B$21)>1, COUNTIF($A$2:$A$21, "<"&$A$2:$A$21), ""),ROWS($A$1:A1)), COUNTIF($A$2:$A$21, "<"&$A$2:$A$21), 0)) Array formula in E2: =INDEX($B$2:$B$21, MATCH(SMALL(IF(COUNTIF($B$2:$B$21, $B$2:$B$21)>1, […]

Sort a range from A to Z [Array formula]

Question: How do I sort a range alphabetically using excel array formula? Answer: Cell range $B$2:$E$5 contains text values in random […]

Extract a unique distinct list sorted from A-Z from range

The image above shows an array formula in cell B8 that extracts unique distinct values sorted alphabetically from cell range […]

Extract a list of alphabetically sorted duplicates from a column

The following array formula extracts duplicate values sorted from A to Z from cell range B3:B21. Excel array formula in […]

Extract duplicates from a range

The following array formula in cell B11 extracts duplicates from cell range B3:E8, only one instance of each duplicate is […]

Search for a text string in a data set and return multiple records

This article explains different techniques that filter rows/records that contain a given text string in any of the cell values […]

Sort text cells alphabetically from two columns

Table of Contents Sort text from two columns combined (array formula) How to create an array formula How to copy […]

How to create a unique distinct list based on two conditions

Question: How do I create a unique distinct list where other columns meet two criteria using excel array formula? Answer: […]

How to perform a two-dimensional lookup

Question: How would I go about looking up data in a cross-reference table. I have the header row (i.e. 24) […]

Extract a list of duplicates from a column

The array formula in cell C2 extracts duplicate values from column A. Only one duplicate of each value is displayed […]

Extract a list of duplicates from two columns combined

The following regular formula extracts duplicates from column B (List1) and column D (List2) combined, the result is shown in […]

Partial match based on two conditions

Question: I want to search two columns with two search strings? The strings can be anywhere in these two columns […]

Extract a unique distinct list from three columns

Question: How do I extract a unique distinct list from three ranges or lists? The ranges are not necessarily adjacent […]

Extract a unique distinct list from two columns

Question: I have two ranges or lists (List1 and List2) from where I would like to extract a unique distinct […]

Identify missing numbers in a column

The image above shows an array formula in cell D6 that extracts missing numbers i cell range B3:B7, the lower […]

Count unique distinct values

This article describes how to count unique distinct values. What are unique distinct values? They are all values but duplicates are […]

Populate drop down list with unique distinct values sorted from A to Z

Question: How do I create a drop-down list with unique distinct alphabetically sorted values? Table of contents Sort values using […]

Lookup the nearest date

The image above demonstrates an array formula in cell E4 that searches for the closest date in column A to the […]

Partial match with two conditions and return multiple results

This article demonstrates a formula that extracts a row or record from a data table using two strings as criteria. […]

Filter unique distinct values based on a date range

Table of Contents Filter unique distinct values based on a date range How to enter an array formula Filter unique […]

Extract unique distinct values if adjacent cell is text

Question: I want a unique distinct list to be created from a column where an adjacent column has text cell […]

Sort column based on frequency

This article demonstrates a formula that sorts cell values by their frequency, in other words, how many times a value […]

Partial match for multiple strings – AND logic

This article demonstrates formulas that let you perform partial matches based on multiple strings and return those strings if all […]

Extract a unique distinct list sorted from A to Z

The array formula in cell D3 extracts unique distinct values sorted A to Z, from column B to column D. […]

How to quickly find the maximum or minimum value [Formula]

This article demonstrates formulas that will return the largest and smallest numbers, the corresponding column headers, the cell addresses, and […]

5 easy ways to extract Unique Distinct Values

First, let me explain the difference between unique values and unique distinct values, it is important you know the difference […]

Sort a column alphabetically

Table of Contents Sort a column using array formula Two columns sorting by the second column Sort alphanumeric values I […]

Extract all rows that contain a value between this and that

Question: I have a list and I want to filter out all rows that have a value (Column C) that […]

Delete blanks and errors in a list

Table of Contents Delete blanks and errors in a list How to find errors in a worksheet 1. Delete blanks […]

Extract unique distinct values from a multi-column cell range

Question: I have cell values spanning over several columns and I want to create a unique list from that range. […]

Extract records between two dates

Question: How to filter rows using dates? Answer: In this post I will describe how to: Filter rows using array […]

How to extract not shared values in two columns

Question: How do i remove common values between two lists? Answer: The solution in this article, removes common values and […]

Extract shared values between two columns

Table of Contents Extract shared values between two columns Extract shared values between two columns - Excel 365 Extract shared […]

Extract unique distinct records based on a criterion

In a previous article "Automatically filter unique row records from multiple columns", I presented a solution to filter out unique […]

How to extract email addresses from an Excel sheet

  Question: How to extract email addresses from this sheet? (See pic below) Answer: It depends on how the emails are […]

How to search for a string in a column

Question: How do i create a flexible search formula to search a list? Answer: The following formula let´s you search […]

Filter unique distinct records

Table of contents Filter unique distinct row records Filter unique distinct row records but not blanks Filter unique distinct row […]

What values are missing in List 1 that exists i List 2?

Question: How to filter out data from List 1 that is missing in list 2? Answer: This formula is useful […]

Find closest value

Table of Contents Find closest value How to enter an array formula Find closest value - Excel 365 Find closest […]

Remove blank cells

In this blog post I will provide two solutions on how to remove blank cells and a solution on how […]

Find latest date in a list

The image above shows a formula in cell D3 that extracts the latest date in cell range B3:B15. =MAX(B3:B15) The MAX […]