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Calculate Win Loss Tie

Suppose you got a task to calculate the win, loss, and tie totals; what would you do? If you are new to Ms Excel and don’t have enough experience with it, then you might do this task manually but let me add that doing this task manually would take a lot of time you will… read more »

Break ties with helper COUNTIF and column

Suppose you got a task to adjust the values that contain the ties; what would be your first attempt to break the ties of the given value? If you are wondering about doing this task manually, let me add that you will end up exhausted, and there is a probability that you will not complete… read more »

Sort/Rank Numeric Values with Duplicate Values Exist

Excel built-in RANK function can sort a set of values. If there are duplicate numbers, then the rank number is also duplicated. See the following example: There are two numbers “100” in range A2:A9, they are both the third largest number, so there are two “3” in the sort column and there is no number… read more »

Count Attendance and Absence with COUNTIF function

In our campus life and work life, we usually record everyone’s attendance. Today we will introduce you the application of Excel COUNTIF function to count the attendance. Using a week as an example, we use the following example to show you how to use Excel COUNTIF function to count attendance. As shown above, attendance and… read more »

Count Cells that are Case Sensitive

If you are a frequent user of Microsoft Excel, you may have come across situations where you needed to add or count the cells that were case-sensitive. If you have done this task manually, I would like to point out that it is the most inefficient way to do it, particularly when MS Excel has… read more »

Check Dates in chronological order

Assume you have a date list that has different date formats, as seen in the accompanying picture. In this instance, Excel’s Sort function will fail to sort them appropriately. However, you may convert all various date formats to a particular format, such as mm/dd/yyy, and then arrange them chronologically. This post will demonstrate how to… read more »

Check If a Cell is Blank or Empty

The article demonstrates how to check if a range of cells is blank or empty by ISBLANK and other functions to recognize empty cells in Excel and take appropriate action based on their status. There are several circumstances in which you need to determine if a cell is empty or not. If a cell is… read more »

Extract matching values From Two Lists

Suppose that you are working with two lists containing few values, and you want to extract the matching values from those two lists into another separate list. You might prefer to manually extract the matching values from the two lists, which is ok for the few values, but it would be a big deal to… read more »

Extract Common Values in Two Lists

Just assume that you have two lists containing values/words in the few cells, and you want to extract the same or common values/words from the two lists into another separate list; then you might think that it’s not a big deal; because you would prefer to manually extract the same or common values/words from the… read more »

Extract Unique Items From A List

This post will guide you how to extract unique itmes from a given list in Microsoft Excel. How to create a newly formula to get unique values from a range cells in Excel. The unique list of items is the first one found, which does not have a value equal to any other in the… 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 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 »

Average per Week by Formula in Excel

We usually apply AVERAGE function or relevant functions to return average directly in Excel worksheet. But in some situations, only applying average relevant functions cannot figure out our problem. Sometimes we can create a formula with functions and mathematical operation inside to calculate average depends on different situations. In this article, through explaining the example… read more »

How to Statistic Pass 4 Out of 5 Rounds in a Competition by Excel Functions

Suppose you are counting the numbers of participants who are the winners in a competition. And the passing line is provided as pass 4 out of 5 rounds of games. You need to know if participant pass the game or not firstly. If you are familiar with the functions in Excel and can use them… read more »

How to Subtotal Values for Groups and Only Keep One Subtotal for A Group in Column

Sometimes we may meet the case that subtotal values for different groups and only record a subtotal value for one group in a column, for other cells in this group, keep them blank. Today we will introduce you how can we subtotal values for groups and record subtotal values only in specific cells. We can… read more »

Running Count of Occurrence List

This post will guide you how to get running count of an occurrence in a list with formula in Excel 2013/2016 or Excel office 365. How to create a running count of certain values that appear in the given range of cells in your worksheet in Excel. Running Count of Occurrence in List Assuming you… read more »

Count Non-Contiguous Range using COUNTIF

This post will guide you how to count a non-contiguous range with criteria in COUNTIF function in Excel 2013/2016 or Excel office 365. How do I build a formula for counting non-contiguous range in Excel using COUNTIF function in Excel. What is Non-Contiguous Range? A non-contiguous range consists of tow of more separate ranges in… read more »

How to Count Unique Numeric Values in a Range in Excel

This post will guide you how to count unique numeric values in the given range in Excel 2013/2016 or Excel office 365. How do I count the unique numeric values in a list of data with some duplicate values using a formula in Excel. And you can use a formula that uses the SUM function… read more »

How to Count Unique Dates in Excel

This post will guide you how to count unique dates in a given range in Excel 2013/2016 or Excel office 365. How do I count the unique dates in a list of dates with some duplicate dates using a formula in Excel. And you can do this by a formula based on the SUMPRODUCT function… read more »

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