## 'MAX function' category

How to sum overlapping time

The worksheet above shows four different time ranges in column B and C, the formula in cell C10 counts the […]

The worksheet above shows four different time ranges in column B and C, the formula in cell C10 counts the […]

Get the latest revision

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

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

How to use the MAX function

The MAX function calculates the largest number in a cell range. The formula in cell D3 extracts the highest number […]

The MAX function calculates the largest number in a cell range. The formula in cell D3 extracts the highest number […]

Extract last word in cell

Table of Contents Extract the last word Extract the last letter Extract the last number Get Excel *.xlsx file 1. […]

Table of Contents Extract the last word Extract the last letter Extract the last number Get Excel *.xlsx file 1. […]

How to calculate and plot pivots on an Excel chart

If you study a stock chart you will discover that sometimes significant trend reversals happen when a stock chart […]

If you study a stock chart you will discover that sometimes significant trend reversals happen when a stock chart […]

Follow stock market trends – trailing stop

This time I want to demonstrate an alternative way to identify a major trend in the stock market. The previous post […]

This time I want to demonstrate an alternative way to identify a major trend in the stock market. The previous post […]

Find and return the highest number and corresponding date based on a condition

This article describes how to filter records based on the maximum value of a specific item. There are names in […]

This article describes how to filter records based on the maximum value of a specific item. There are names in […]

Count overlapping days across multiple date ranges

This post demonstrates a formula in cell D16 that counts overlapping dates across multiple date ranges. The date ranges are […]

This post demonstrates a formula in cell D16 that counts overlapping dates across multiple date ranges. The date ranges are […]

Count overlapping days in multiple date ranges, part 2

In the previous post I explained how to count overlapping dates comparing a single date range against multiple date ranges. […]

In the previous post I explained how to count overlapping dates comparing a single date range against multiple date ranges. […]

Find empty dates in a set of date ranges

The formula in cell B8, shown above, extracts dates not included in the specified date ranges, in other words, dates […]

The formula in cell B8, shown above, extracts dates not included in the specified date ranges, in other words, dates […]

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 […]

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

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, […]

How to count repeating values

This article demonstrates ways to count contiguous values in a column, in other words, values that repeat and are adjacent. […]

This article demonstrates ways to count contiguous values in a column, in other words, values that repeat and are adjacent. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

Find earliest and latest overlapping dates in a set of date ranges based on a condition

This article explains how to create a formula that returns the earliest (smallest) and the latest (largest) date of overlapping […]

This article explains how to create a formula that returns the earliest (smallest) and the latest (largest) date of overlapping […]

Hover with mouse cursor to change stock in a candlestick chart

This article demonstrates how to change chart series while hovering with mouse cursor over a series name. The image above […]

This article demonstrates how to change chart series while hovering with mouse cursor over a series name. The image above […]

Find smallest and largest unique number

This article explains how to calculate the largest and smallest number based on a condition which is if the number […]

This article explains how to calculate the largest and smallest number based on a condition which is if the number […]

Change chart axis range programmatically

This article demonstrates a macro that changes y-axis range programmatically, this can be useful if you are working with stock […]

This article demonstrates a macro that changes y-axis range programmatically, this can be useful if you are working with stock […]

Basic invoice template

Rattan asks: In my workbook I have three worksheets; "Customer", "Vendor" and "Payment". In the Customer sheet I have a […]

Rattan asks: In my workbook I have three worksheets; "Customer", "Vendor" and "Payment". In the Customer sheet I have a […]

Fuzzy vlookup [Array formula]

This formula returns multiple values even if they are arranged differently or have minor misspellings compared to the lookup value.

This formula returns multiple values even if they are arranged differently or have minor misspellings compared to the lookup value.

Extract dates from overlapping date ranges

The array formula in cell B3 extracts overlapping dates based on the date ranges in columns D and E. What's […]

The array formula in cell B3 extracts overlapping dates based on the date ranges in columns D and E. What's […]

Convert date ranges into dates

The array formula in cell B3 creates a list of dates based on the date ranges displayed in D3:E7, it […]

The array formula in cell B3 creates a list of dates based on the date ranges displayed in D3:E7, it […]

Find the most recent date that meets a particular condition

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

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

Extract unique distinct values sorted based on sum of adjacent values

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

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

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 […]

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 […]

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

How to highlight MAX and MIN value based on month

The image above shows rows highlighted based on value in column C being the largest or smallest in that particular […]

The image above shows rows highlighted based on value in column C being the largest or smallest in that particular […]

Find min and max unique and duplicate numerical values

Table of Contents How to find the largest duplicate number How to find the largest duplicate number - Excel 365 […]

Table of Contents How to find the largest duplicate number How to find the largest duplicate number - Excel 365 […]

Sort a range based on value frequency

The formula in cell B8 extracts a list sorted based on frequency. Array formula in B8: =TEXTJOIN("", TRUE, IF(MIN(IF((MAX(IF(COUNTIF($B$7:B7, $B$2:$E$5)=0, […]

The formula in cell B8 extracts a list sorted based on frequency. Array formula in B8: =TEXTJOIN("", TRUE, IF(MIN(IF((MAX(IF(COUNTIF($B$7:B7, $B$2:$E$5)=0, […]

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 […]

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

Find the most recent date in a list

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

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

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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.

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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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