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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 »

Find the Closest Data to the Data Provided in Excel

In our daily work, we may encounter such an issue that to find the closest value to a certain value. In fact, Excel internal functions can help us solve this problem. In today’s article, we will show you how to find the student whose score value is closet to the score provided with help of… 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 »

Convert State Names To Abbreviations

Assume that you got a task to convert the full state’s name into the abbreviations in MS Excel, and for doing this task, you might choose to do it manually, which is an acceptable way only if you don’t have any other way to do it! But fortunately, there is a way to convert 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 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 »

Excel XLOOKUP Function

Excel XLOOKUP Function was added into Excel as a beta feature in August 2019 and is now accessible exclusively in Microsoft 365. (as of July 2021). However, if you fall into this category and often deal with big sets of data in Excel, understanding this method is worthwhile. In this lesson, we will demonstrate how… read more »

Extract or Filter Top n values

You might have been through this kind of situation where you need to filter out the top n values from the list having few values, and I am also pretty sure about it that you might have chosen to do it manually, which is also a great choice when you have only a few values… 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 »

Extract all the matches with helper Column

With Excel’s powerful functions IF, INDEX, and MATCH, we can find exactly what you’re looking for with a few clicks of the mouse. This step-by-step tutorial will show how easy it is to extract data using these tools and more! Generic Formula =IF($F5<=$F$2,INDEX($A$2:$D$12,MATCH($F5,$D$2:$D$12,0),1),””) Summary Excel’s INDEX and MATCH functions can be used to extract multiple… 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 »

Case Sensitive Lookup with SUMPRODUCT and EXACT

Today, we will show you how to use SUMPRODUCT and EXACT to perform a case sensitive exact match. In this article, we provide a simple example to calculate bonus for employees whose names are case-sensitive. If you meet similar scenarios in your daily work, you can directly use this formula to deal with your problem…. 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 »

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