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6 Essential TEXT functions in Excel with 6 Everyday Examples
Excel text functions are essential for cleaning up data, extracting parts or combining results. Learn the most important functions and their usage in this article.Continue »
Formula Forensic No 019. Converting uneven Text Strings to Time
I have imported some data that comes in as a number that I need to convert to h:mm. The data string will be either 1,3,4,5,6 integers long and looks like this…
Cleaning Up Imported Data – A Recent Case Study
Houston, We’ve Had a Problem!
In the initial emails requesting a solution to yesterday’s Formula Forensics, Chandoo’s solution, although Technically correct, Didn’t work ?
This post looks at the problem and what was wrong with the data causing the error.
How to Convert Text to Dates [Data Cleanup]
Sometimes when we import data from another source in to excel, the dates are not imported properly. This can be due to any number of reasons. In this post, we will learn some tricks and ideas you can use to quickly convert text to dates.Continue »
29 Excel Formula Tips for all Occasions [and proof that PHD readers truly rock]
It is no exaggeration that knowing excel formulas can give you a career boost. From someone starting at the long list of numbers, you can suddenly become a data god who can lookup, manipulate and analyze any spreadsheet.
So when our little excel blog hit the 5000 RSS Subscriber milestone, I celebrated the occasion by asking you to share an excel formula through twitter or comments with rest of us. And boy, what an excellent list of formula tips you have shared with us all.
Here is the complete list of entries for the twitter formula contest.
Using Credit Card Numbers in Excel
Do you know that it is not so straight forward to use credit card numbers in excel. Yes, excel uses a precision of 15 digits and thus when you enter a credit card number (16 digits) it is converted in to scientific format and the details are lost. Read on to learn the work around.Continue »