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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 »

Abbreviate Names Or Words in Excel

As an MS Excel user, you might have come across a task where you need to abbreviate different names or words, and there are also possibilities that you might have done this task manually by assuming that there isn’t any other way to do this task, but you assumed wrong because fortunately there is a… read more »

Filter or Remove Columns

Assume that in MS Excel, you have a table consisting of a few columns consisting of few values, and you want to filter to remove the specified columns from the table. You might take it easy and would prefer to manually filter out to remove the desired columns from the table, without any need for… read more »

Filter or Extract for Multiple OR Criteria

If you are an valid MS Excel user, you have probably come across a situation where you wanted to filter the data in a separate table with specific criteria. You could do this task manually, which is also acceptable when dealing with a few data items. But if you got an assignment to filter out… read more »

Filter or Extract with a Partial Match

Assume you have a table consisting of a few cells having few values, and you want to filter out the set of records with the partial match. You might take it easy and would prefer to manually filter out the desired partial matching values into another table without any need for the formula; then congratulations… read more »

Filter Multiple Values

In Excel, you can easily filter a table to display only the rows that meet your criteria. This is a quick way to find the information you need without scrolling through all the data. In this post, we’ll show you how to do it. Then, we’ll show you some other ways to filter data in… read more »

Extract all Partial Matches

Just assume that you have a range of data that contains a text string and you want to extract the few partial matches into another separate range of cells; then you might think that it’s not a big deal; because you would prefer to manually extract the few partial matches into another separate range of… 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 »

Average the Last N Numeric Values in Excel

AVERAGE function is one of the most popular functions in Excel. Apply AVERAGE together with some other functions, we can calculate average simply for some complex situations. In this article, we will introduce you to calculate average of the last N numbers from a range contains both numeric values and non-numeric values. EXAMPLE In this… read more »

How to Count Cells that Contain only numbers in Excel

This post will guide you how to count the number of cells that only contain numbers within a range of cells using a formula in Excel 2013/2016. Count Number of Cells that Contain Numbers Assuming that you have a data list in the range of cells B1:B6, and you want count the number of cells… read more »

How to Count Cells that Contain X or Y in Excel

This post will guide you how to count the number of cells that contain X or Y in a given range cells using a formula in Excel 2013/2016.You can easily to count cells equal to a specific value or text string through COUNTIF function. But if there is an easy way to count cells contain… read more »

How to Extract Initials From a Name in Excel

This post will guide you how to get initials from a given name using a formula in Excel. How do I extract initials from names in Excel 2013/2016. Extract Initials from a Name Using a Formula Extract Initials from a Name Using User Defined Function Assuming that you have a list of data in range… 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 »

How to Filter Cells Starts with Number or Letter in Excel

This post will guide you how to filter values starts with number or letter in one single cell in Excel. How do I filter in a list those that begin with number or letter using a formula in Excel. Filter Cells Starts with Number or Letter Assuming that you have a list of data in… read more »

How to Ignore Error Values When Calculating the Average in Excel

This post will guide you how to ignore error values when getting average for a range of cells in Excel. How do I average a range of cells ignoring error values, such as: #div/0!. Assuming that you have a list of range of cells that you want to calculate the average of those cells which… read more »

How to Limit Data Entry in a Cell in Excel

This post will guide you how to limit cell entries to specific length and number of digits in Excel. How do I limit data entry to allow only text or only numbers entered into in a cell using Data Validation option in Excel. How to limit entries to numeric values in Excel. Limit Data Entry… read more »

How to Ignore Blank Cells in a Formula in Excel

This post will guide you how to ignore blank cells in a formula in Excel. How do I ignore blank cells when performing calculations in a formula in Excel. Ignore Blank Cells in a Formula Video:Ignore Blank Cells in a Formula Ignore Blank Cells in a Formula If you have a formula to calculate a… read more »

How to Return a Value If a Cell Contains a Specific Text in Excel

This post will guide you how to return a value if a cell contains a certain number or text string in Excel. How do I check if a Cell contains specific text and then return another specific text in another cell with a formula in Excel. Return Value If Cell Contains Certain Value Video: Return… read more »

Sort Cells by Specific word or words

This post will guide you how to sort cells or text values in a column based on a specific word even if the word is in the text string in the cell. How do I sort cells in a column by the number of a specific word or words in excel. Sort Cells by Specific… read more »

How to Count Cells That Contain Specific Text

This post will discuss that how to count the number of cells that contain specific text or certain text in a specified cells of range in Excel. How to get the total number of cells that contain certain text.  Count Cells That Contain Specific Text Assuming that you have a data of list in range… read more »

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