Excel Examples

If Cell is This Value or That Value

IF function is frequently used in Excel worksheet to return you expect “true value” or “false value” based on the result of logical test. If you want to see if a cell is A or B, and if one of them is true, true value is returned and if none of them is true, false… read more »

If Value is Greater Than A Certain Value

IF function is frequently used in Excel worksheet to return you expect “true value” or “false value” based on the logical test result. If you want to see if a value in one cell is greater than a specific value, you can use IF function to build a formula with logical test argument is “value>certain… read more »

If Cell is Not Blank

IF function is frequently used in Excel worksheet to return you expect “true value” or “false value” based on the result of created logical test. If you want to see if a cell is blank or not, and leave some comments for not blank cells, you can build a formula with IF function, IF function… read more »

VBA Macro For VLOOKUP From Another Sheet

In the previous post, you should know that how to fix or remove the #N/A error when using VLOOKUP formula to lookup value from another sheet. And this post will show you how to use VBA code to vlookup data from another worksheet in Excel 2013/2016/2019. VLOOKUP Function in VBA Macro You should know that… read more »

If Cell is Blank

IF function is frequently used in Excel worksheet to return you expect “true value” or “false value” based on the result of created logical test. If you want to see if a cell is blank or not, and leave some comments for blank cells, you can build a formula with IF function, IF function can… read more »

If Cell Equals Certain Text String

IF function is frequently used in Excel worksheet to return you expect “true value” or “false value” based on the result of created logical test. If you want to see if cell equals a certain text string like “Win”, you can build a formula with the help of IF function to return either true result… read more »

If Cell Contains Either Text1 or Text2

IF function is frequently used in Excel worksheet to return “true value” or “false value” based on the logical test result. If you want to see if cell contains certain substring1 like “abc” or substring2 like “def”, and returns true of false based on test result, you can build a formula based on IF function… read more »

If Cell Contains Certain Text OR Equals Certain Text

IF cell equals certain text IF function is frequently used in Excel worksheet to return “true value” or “false value” based on the logical test result. If you want to test values to see if they equal certain text like “abc”, you can build formula with IF function to return result. FORMULA To test if… read more »

VLOOKUP From Another Sheet Not Working

In the previous post, you should know that how to fix or remove the #N/A error when using VLOOKUP formula to lookup value from another sheet. And this post will show you reasons why your VLOOKUP formula is not working in Excel 2003/2010/2013/2016 or Excel 365. You should be want to know some of the… read more »

If Cell Begins with One of Three Supplied Characters

If you want to test values to see if they begin with some given specific characters like “x”, ”y”, or “z”, you can create a formula with COUNTIF and SUM functions to return results. EXAMPLE You can see “TRUE” or “FALSE” is returned properly based on the first letter in each cell. In this example,… read more »

Fix #N/A Error For VLOOKUP From Another Sheet

This post will show you how to fix the #N/A error why it occurs when you extract values from another sheet using VLOOKUP function in Excel 2016,2013,2010 or other Excel versions. How can you correct a #N/A error in VLOOKUP function in Excel. This post will also show you several reasons why VLOOKUP formula is… read more »

How To Remove Special Characters in Excel

This post will show you how to remove special characters from text strings in Excel. And I am going to introduce two ways to remove special characters (@&)#%$) from a string in Excel. Removing Special Characters using Power Query If you are using Excel 2010 or Excel 2013, and you need to install power query… read more »

How To Insert Comments in Protected Worksheet in Excel

This post will show you how to allow comments in a protected worksheet in Excel. You can easily to insert comments into cells in a normal worksheet in Excel, but if want to insert a comment in a worksheet that is protected by setting password, how can I do it in Excel 2013 or Excel… read more »

How To Convert Text to Upper Cases(Using VBA) in Excel

This post will show you how to switch from lower case to upper case in Excel. and I am going to show you two different ways of converting text to upper cases using formula or VBA macro in Excel 2013,Excel 2016,Excel 2019 or Excel 365. If you are familiar using Microsoft Word and you can… read more »

How To Hide Every Other Row in Excel (Using VBA)

This post will show you how to hide alternate rows or columns in Excel or how to hide every third, fourth, fifth row or column in Excel. If you want to hide every other row in your current worksheet, how to do it quickly in Excel 2013 or excel 2016. How do I hide the… read more »

How to Average Only Positive or Negative Numbers of a Range

Suppose both positive numbers and negative numbers exist in a table. If we want to know the average of only positive numbers in this table, we can create a formula to get average of all positive numbers with all negative numbers ignored. In this article, we will help you to construct a formula with AVERAGE… read more »

How to Sort Data but Keep Blank Cells in Excel

In daily work, if we sort data with blank cells included in the same column, these blank cells are listed at the bottom automatically after sorting. If we want to keep the positions of these blank cells unchanged and only sort the others, how can we do that? In this article, we will show you… read more »

How to Copy and Paste Only Values and Ignore Formula

When we copy a cell applied with a formula, we copy the formula of the cell rather than copy the value showing in the cell. In this article we will introduce you the way to copy only value ignoring applied formula. EXAMPLE In above table, column C records the product of number1 multiples number2. The… read more »

How to Sort Date by Day of Week in Excel

Except sort data by “A to Z” (alphabetical order, for numbers from small to large), we can also sort data by date, month or year if these conditions are given. In this article, we will show you the way to sort data by day of week. EXAMPLE      ->      In the left… read more »

How to Select All Non-Blank Cells of a Range

In daily work, we may meet the cases that select all blank cells or non-blank cells of a range. You may know the way to select all blank cells as they are “blanks”. But for non-blank cells, they may contain numbers, texts, formulas or even errors, how can we select all of them of a… read more »

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