Found 162 Articles for Advanced Excel Function

Excel data validation: Add, use, copy and remove data validation in Excel

Pradeep Kumar
Updated on 10-Sep-2022 08:04:39
You may restrict what users are able to type into a cell by using a handy function called Data Validation. This feature allows you to restrict what users can input into a cell. For instance, the data validation tool may assist you in limiting the length of text strings, or text starting / ending with certain characters, or the number of unique values that must be input, and so on. Add Data Validation Step 1 − Choose the cells in which you wish to set the data validation and add them to the list. Step 2 − Click Data ... Read More

Excel comments: Add, Show/hide, modify, delete, and more advanced operations

Pradeep Kumar
Updated on 10-Sep-2022 08:05:11
Excel comments are available to users during the creation process of an Excel workbook and can be used for a variety of purposes. One of the applications for this function is to provide an explanation of a formula that is now being used in a cell, which is especially helpful when other people will be using the Excel file. In addition, comments in Excel can be used to add reminders or notes for other users, as well as to cross-reference with other Excel workbooks. This functionality is already available in Excel. Excel gives users the option to resize comments, alter ... Read More

Excel cell conversion tutorial – Convert units, text and number, currencies, time zones, etc

Pradeep Kumar
Updated on 10-Sep-2022 07:53:06
When dealing with data in Excel, there are instances when you may find that you need to do certain data conversions on cells, such as converting units, converting currencies, converting time zones, and so on. Convert Units In most cases, when we need to convert a number from one unit of measure to another, we will utilize the CONVERT function. However, the CONVERT function will not operate properly for some of the unit conversions that you attempt. Step 1 You may use the CONVERT function to convert the inches specified in the range to the corresponding values in feet, centimeters, ... Read More

Excel batch find and replace specific text in hyperlinks

Pradeep Kumar
Updated on 10-Sep-2022 08:05:42
In certain circumstances, you may have to find and replace a particular text within hyperlinks while excluding all other content forms. In such cases, you would almost exclusively use the Find and Replace function, which is completely functional when applied to single values. However, if there are dozens or even hundreds of products that need to be replaced, no one would want to manually make all of those replacements one at a time, and then do it all over again if the data were to change. To our relief, Excel provides a number of more powerful strategies for doing mass ... Read More

Dynamic highlight data point on Excel chart

Pradeep Kumar
Updated on 10-Sep-2022 08:06:11
When there is a large amount of data plotted on a chart, it might be difficult to interpret. Although it is generally considered best practise to plot just the data that is relevant to the problem at hand, there are times when it is necessary to display a large number of data points on a single chart. If you find yourself in such a predicament, it is a smart idea to have a dynamic chart on hand that emphasises the chosen series in order to make it simpler to understand and evaluate the data. Actual vs Budget Chart If you ... Read More

Creating an actual vs budget chart in Excel step by step

Pradeep Kumar
Updated on 10-Sep-2022 08:06:37
You may create a chart in Excel that compares the actual value of each project to the target value for that project. This article will show you how to produce an actual vs. budget chart in Excel in a step-by-step manner as well as how to make use of a powerful chart tool in order to complete this task in a timely manner. An Actual vs Budget Chart in Excel Let’s understand step by step with an example. Step 1 At first, we must create a sample data for chart in an Excel sheet in columnar format as shown in ... Read More

Create an interactive chart with series-selection checkbox in Excel

Pradeep Kumar
Updated on 10-Sep-2022 08:07:05
Most of the time, we will insert a chart in order to better present the data, and sometimes, we will use a chart that allows for more than one series option. In this particular scenario, you could wish to display the series by ticking the corresponding checkboxes. Interactive Chart with Series-Selection Suppose you have access to the financial data for a corporation called My Company Ltd., and you are interested in determining how the company's revenue has changed over the course of the last several quarters. At the same time, you should also evaluate the development in relation to the ... Read More

Click hyperlink in Excel to go to a specific page in Word document

Pradeep Kumar
Updated on 10-Sep-2022 08:07:51
If you have a spreadsheet created in Microsoft Office Excel, creating a hyperlink to a Word document and inserting it anywhere in the spreadsheet is quite simple and straightforward to accomplish. When you click on the hyperlink, the Word document opens up to the first page automatically. You will need to make use of a method that involves bookmarks in Word in order to be able to generate a hyperlink that will go to a certain page. Step 1 You may open the Word document you wish to access at a specified page by clicking a hyperlink in Excel. Keep ... Read More

Change cell reference in formulas to range names in Excel

Pradeep Kumar
Updated on 10-Sep-2022 08:08:22
If we have previously defined names for the cell reference, then the cell reference in the formula will change to their defined names automatically. This is something that we are familiar with. However, if we establish formulae for the cell reference before defining names, the references to the cells will not be updated to reflect their newly defined names. Change Cell reference in formulas to range names in Excel Let’s understand step by step with an example. Step 1 At first, create a sample data as shown in following screenshot. Step 2 Next, select the range C4:C9 and click ... Read More

Calculate the difference between two dates in days, weeks, months and years in Excel

Pradeep Kumar
Updated on 10-Sep-2022 08:08:45
When working with dates in a worksheet, it may be necessary to determine the number of days, weeks, months, or years between two provided dates. Calculate the difference between two given dates in Days You can use the following formulas to calculate the number of days that exist between two specific dates. Step 1 At first, you must create a sample data as shown in following screenshot. Step 2 Any one of the following formulas should be entered into a blank cell to generate the correct result. Formulas =DATEDIF(B3, C3, "D") Or, =C3-B3 Here, B3 is Start ... Read More
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