excel INDEX - Free Excel Tutorial

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 »

Basic Usage of INDEX & MATCH – Case Sensitive Lookup

In Excel, INDEX function and MATCH function are often used together for retrieving data from a particular position. MATCH function is one of Excel lookup & reference functions that can perform approximate match or exact match by setting different match types. They are not case-sensitive functions. If we need to perform a case-sensitive lookup, we… read more »

Basic Rates Calculation by VLOOKUP Based on Weight Band

Microsoft Excel provides many functions that can execute logical test, search data, return current date and something else. They are very useful in daily work. And Excel VLOOKUP function is one of Excel most frequently used functions. It belongs to lookup & reference functions and it can perform approximate match or exact match by setting… read more »

Basic Grade Calculation by VLOOKUP Function – Approximate Match

In Excel, except combination INDEX+MATCH, we can also apply other functions to search data, for example VLOOKUP function. Like MATCH function, VLOOKUP function is one of Excel lookup & reference functions that can perform approximate match or exact match by setting lookup matching modes. Today, we will show you the way to calculate “Grade” by… read more »

Basic Discount Calculation with VLOOKUP Function

In Excel, except combination INDEX+MATCH, we can also apply other functions to search data, for example VLOOKUP function. Like MATCH function, VLOOKUP function is one of Excel lookup & reference functions that can perform approximate match or exact match by setting lookup matching modes. Today, we will show you the way to calculate discount by… read more »

Basic Usage of INDEX & MATCH – Exact Match

In Excel, INDEX function and MATCH function are often used together for returning value or cell reference or range reference from specified position. And MATCH function is one of Excel lookup & reference functions that can perform approximate match or exact match by setting different match type values. Today, we will show you how to… read more »

Basic Usage of INDEX & MATCH – Approximate Match

In Excel, INDEX function and MATCH function are often used together for returning value or cell reference or range reference from specified position. And MATCH function is one of Excel lookup & reference functions that can perform approximate match by setting match type. Today, we will show you the basic usage of INDEX and MATCH… read more »

Approximate Match with Multiple Criteria by INDEX & MATCH

In Excel, INDEX function and MATCH function are often used together for returning data from specific position. And MATCH function is one of Excel lookup & reference functions that can return approximate value by setting match type. Above all, through generating a formula with INDEX and MATCH function, we can get an approximate value properly… read more »

How to Generate Random Values by a List in Different Cases in Excel

Sometimes we may create some fake data for testing or some other purpose. If we want to create an amount of numbers, we may feel it is annoying by entering random numbers one by one. For this instance, we can use RANDBETWEEN function to create a lot of numbers between a certain range quickly. On… read more »

How to Find the First or Last Positive or Negative Number in a Column/List in Excel

Suppose we have a list of data entry, we want to look up the first positive number among them, is there any way to find it out? And if we want to look up the first or last negative number, how can we do? Actually, to find out the first or last positive/negative number from… read more »

How to Create Dynamical Drop-Down List and Sort by Alphabetical Order in Excel

In our daily work we may need to create a dynamical dropdown list and sort all values by alphabetical order. To create a dropdown list like this, we need to apply some built-in features like ‘Define Name’ and ‘Data Validation’ features, and we also need the help of formula which is combined with excel functions…. read more »

How to Average Absolute Values in Excel

We can use AVERAGE function to calculate average of certain values. We can use ABS function to get absolute values for both positive number and negative number. If we want to get the average absolute values, we need to combine both above two functions in the formula. In this free tutorial, we will provide two… read more »

How to Look Up the Lowest Value in A List by VLOOKUP/INDEX/MATCH Functions in Excel

VLOOKUP function is very useful in our daily work and we can use it to look up match value in a range, then get proper returned value (the returned value may be just adjacent to the match value). Sometimes we only want to look up the lowest value among all matched values in the list… read more »

How to Dynamically Extract Unique Values from A Column List in Excel

Suppose we have a list of some objects in one column, and some of them are duplicate, they also can be replaced by typing different object name, here’s the question, how can we dynamically extract unique values from this list in time if they are changed frequently? This article will show you two methods to… read more »

How to Find the Earliest and Latest Date in Excel

We have a range of dates and we want to look up the earliest and the latest date based on certain criteria like the earliest date for a showing movie, we can use MIN and MAX functions with IF function or INDEX function together to find the matched date based on some criteria. Except using… read more »

How to Create Dynamic Drop Down List without Blank in Excel

This post will guide you how to create dynamic drop down list without blank cells in Microsoft Excel. In Excel, and you can use Data Validation feature to improve the efficiency of data entry in excel, and it also be used to reduce mistake and typing errors. And it is also be used to restrict… read more »

How to Stack Data from Multiple Columns into One Column in Excel

In previous article, I have shown you the method to split data from one long column to multiple columns by VBA and Index function. This time if we want to stack data from multiple columns to one column, how can we do? Actually, we can still use VBA script or formula of Index function to… read more »

How To Align Duplicate Values within Two Columns in Excel

This post will guide you how to align duplicate values within two columns based on the first column in your worksheet in Excel. How do I use an formula to align two columns duplicate values in Excel. Aligning Duplicate Values in Two Columns Assuming that you have two columns including product names in your worksheet…. read more »

How To Transpose Every N Rows of Data into Muliptle Columns in Excel

This post will guide you how to transpose data from rows to column with a formula in Excel. How do I transpose every N rows from one column to multiple columns in Excel. Assuming that you have a list of data in range A1:A10 in column A, and you want to transpose every 2 rows… read more »

How to Extract Number from Text String in Excel

This post will guide you how to extract number from a given test string in Excel. How do I extract all numbers from string using a formula in Excel. How to get all number from a given test string using user defined function in Excel. Extract Number from String with Formula Extract Number from String… read more »

Sidebar