All articles with 'Microsoft Excel Formulas' Tag
It is the Soccer WORLD CUP time. Let’s celebrate the season with an AWESOME Excel File to track game schedules, results & scores.Continue »
I have an orders table and want to see only orders from a given list of products. We can use Excel’s FILTER function to do this.Continue »
Let’s face it. You already know how to use SUMs, COUNTs and IFs and want to level up. But there are 100s of functions in Excel and you are not sure which ones to focus on.
In this article, let me reveal the top 10 important functions in Excel for data analysis work.Continue »
Recently, we got a new mortgage. And I wanted to know the impact of “extra payments” on it. So I made an Excel calculator. Check it out ?Continue »
Excel’s LAMBDA() Function let’s you create and share your own functions. It is a true game changer. Learn how to use it with 4 practical examples in this article.Continue »
Writing advanced formulas is a lot like LEGO. Use what you already have and combine them in creative ways. Let me demo with 5 examples.Continue »
It is Olympic season. Everyone I know is tracking the games and checking their country’s performance. One thing that we notice when looking at medal tally is,
A single Gold medal is worth more than any number of Silver medals. Like wise, a single Silver medal is worth more than any number of Bronze medals.
So, when you look at the ranking of countries, you see countries with single Gold medal higher up than countries with lots of Silver and Bronze medals (but no Gold).Continue »
Excel date time features are very handy and knowing how to use Excel date values can help you save a ton of time in your day to day spreadsheet chores. Let us prepare for your date with the sheet using these 10 handy tips.
Before jumping on to the tips, it helps to know how excel represents the date and time.
Microsoft Excel stores dates as sequential numbers … January 1, 1900 is serial number 1, and 28 July, 2021 is serial number 44405 because it is 44,405 days after January 1, 1900. Excel stores times as decimal fractions because time is considered a portion of a day.
Read on to learn more.Continue »
Office 365 now boasts a powerful successor to the VLOOKUP function – XLOOKUP formula. Think of XLOOKUP as VLOOKUP 2.0. In this article, learn all about the function, syntax, optional parameters and 13 xlookup examples.Continue »
Oh, I *LOVE* conditional formatting. It is such a powerful feature. In this post, let me share 5 of my favorite CF secrets with you all.Continue »
Got some data in a calendar format and just wished you can get it in tabular format?
You can use Excel formulas or Power Query to do this. In this article, let’s review formula based approach with two excellent choices.Continue »
Congratulations to you if your job does not involve dead lines. For the rest of us, deadlines are the sole motivation for working (barring free internet & the coffee machine in 2nd floor, of course). So today, lets talk about a very familiar problem.
How to highlight due dates in Excel?
The item can be an invoice, a to do activity, a project or anything. So how would you do it using Excel?Continue »
Excel Dynamic Array Functions are a true game changer. These newly introduced DA functions can filter, sort, remove duplicates and do much more. The output of these functions can go to a range of cells. Hence the name – dynamic array functions.Continue »
Ever wanted to make a random sentence or text? You can use Excel formulas to make totally random sentences. This is a great way to generate test data or dummy data-sets.Continue »
Learn how to calculate weighted averages in excel using formulas. In this article we will learn what a weighted average is and how to Excel’s SUMPRODUCT formula to calculate weighted average / weighted mean.
What is weighted average?
Wikipedia defines weighted average as, “The weighted mean is similar to an arithmetic mean …, where instead of each of the data points contributing equally to the final average, some data points contribute more than others.”
Calculating weighted averages in excel is not straight forward as there is no built-in formula. But we can use SUMPRODUCT formula to easily calculate them. Read on to find out how.Continue »