## 'ABS function' category

How to use the asterisk character

The asterisk character allows you to multiply numbers and boolean values in an Excel formula. It can also be used […]

The asterisk character allows you to multiply numbers and boolean values in an Excel formula. It can also be used […]

Count complete hours between two times

The formula in cell D5 calculates the number of complete hours between the time entries in cell B5 and C5. […]

The formula in cell D5 calculates the number of complete hours between the time entries in cell B5 and C5. […]

Calculate the number of weeks between given dates

This article demonstrates Excel formulas that calculate complete weeks between two given dates and weeks and days between two given […]

This article demonstrates Excel formulas that calculate complete weeks between two given dates and weeks and days between two given […]

How to use the ABS function

What is the ABS function? The ABS function converts negative numbers to positive numbers, in other words, the ABS function […]

What is the ABS function? The ABS function converts negative numbers to positive numbers, in other words, the ABS function […]

Split expenses calculator

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

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

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 […]

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

Find numbers in close proximity to a given number

This article demonstrates how to apply Conditional Formatting formula to a cell range, it finds cells that are in close […]

This article demonstrates how to apply Conditional Formatting formula to a cell range, it finds cells that are in close […]

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 […]

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

Highlight closest number

This post demonstrates how to highlight records with the closest value to a criterion, you can also choose to highlight […]

This post demonstrates how to highlight records with the closest value to a criterion, you can also choose to highlight […]

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 […]

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

Count cells between two values

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

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

Find positive and negative amounts that net to zero

I found this excel question: I am a Controller in a multinational company. We have many transactions (sales, credits, debits, […]

I found this excel question: I am a Controller in a multinational company. We have many transactions (sales, credits, debits, […]

Lookup the nearest date

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

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

Find closest value

This article demonstrates formulas that extract the nearest number in a cell range to a condition. The image above shows […]

This article demonstrates formulas that extract the nearest number in a cell range to a condition. The image above shows […]

## Excel formula categories

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## Excel categories

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More than 300 Excel functions with detailed information including syntax, arguments, return values, and examples for most of the functions used in Excel formulas.

More than 1300 formulas organized in subcategories.

Excel Tables simplifies your work with data, adding or removing data, filtering, totals, sorting, enhance readability using cell formatting, cell references, formulas, and more.

Allows you to filter data based on selected value , a given text, or other criteria. It also lets you filter existing data or move filtered values to a new location.

Lets you control what a user can type into a cell. It allows you to specifiy conditions and show a custom message if entered data is not valid.

Lets the user work more efficiently by showing a list that the user can select a value from. This lets you control what is shown in the list and is faster than typing into a cell.

Lets you name one or more cells, this makes it easier to find cells using the Name box, read and understand formulas containing names instead of cell references.

The Excel Solver is a free add-in that uses objective cells, constraints based on formulas on a worksheet to perform what-if analysis and other decision problems like permutations and combinations.

An Excel feature that lets you visualize data in a graph.

Format cells or cell values based a condition or criteria, there a multiple built-in Conditional Formatting tools you can use or use a custom-made conditional formatting formula.

Lets you quickly summarize vast amounts of data in a very user-friendly way. This powerful Excel feature lets you then analyze, organize and categorize important data efficiently.

VBA stands for Visual Basic for Applications and is a computer programming language developed by Microsoft, it allows you to automate time-consuming tasks and create custom functions.

A program or subroutine built in VBA that anyone can create. Use the macro-recorder to quickly create your own VBA macros.

UDF stands for User Defined Functions and is custom built functions anyone can create.

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