## LEFT function

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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})) […]

DATEVALUE function not working

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

The formula in cell C3 grabs the first word in B3 using a blank as the delimiting character. =LEFT(B3,SEARCH(" ",B3)-1) […]

The LEFT function allows you to extract a string from a cell with a specific number of characters, however, if […]

The LEFT function extracts a specific number of characters always starting from the left. Excel Function Syntax LEFT(text, [num_chars]) Arguments […]

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 […]

Formula for matching a date within a date range

Table of contents Match a date when a date range is entered in a single cell Match a date when […]

Sum values containing text based on a condition

Question: I want to sum cells that have a "C" and a decimal number. The cells have other numbers and […]