## 'LEFT function' category

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})) […]

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

Extract first word in cell

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

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

LEFT function for numbers

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

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

How to use the LEFT function

The LEFT function extracts a specific number of characters always starting from the left. Formula in cell C3: =LEFT(B3, 1) […]

The LEFT function extracts a specific number of characters always starting from the left. Formula in cell C3: =LEFT(B3, 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 […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

Filter duplicate values from a range that begins with string

The array formula in cell B10 extracts duplicate values from cell range B2:D4 if they begin with the condition specified […]

The array formula in cell B10 extracts duplicate values from cell range B2:D4 if they begin with the condition specified […]

Extract unique distinct values from cell range that begins with string

The array formula in cell B10 extracts unique distinct values from cell range B2:D4 that begins with a given condition […]

The array formula in cell B10 extracts unique distinct values from cell range B2:D4 that begins with a given condition […]

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 […]

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

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.

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

Sum cells containing numbers and 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 […]

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

How to extract email addresses from an Excel sheet

Question: How to extract email addresses from this sheet? Answer: It depends on how the emails are populated in your worksheet? […]

Question: How to extract email addresses from this sheet? Answer: It depends on how the emails are populated in your worksheet? […]

## 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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