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## How to Sum the Smallest N Values in Excel

Sometimes we may want to sum the first smallest N numbers in a range in Excel. In this article, we will show you the method of “SUM the Smallest N Numbers” by a simple formula which consist of SUMPRODUCT and SMALL functions. SMALL can return smallest values based on criteria, SUMPRODUCT can sum up these… 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 Find the Smallest Value and Smallest Positive Value in Excel

Sometimes we want to find out the smallest positive value among a set of values. We should ignore the negative value and zero value when getting the smallest positive value. So we design different cases in this article to demonstrate how can we get the smallest positive value by different formulas. Returns the Smallest Value… read more »

## How to Get the First, 2nd or Nth Match Using Vlookup/Index/Match

This post will guide you how get the nth matching values with VLOOKUP function in Excel. How do I find the nth match value with Index/Match formula in Excel. How to find the first, second, third or nth matching value from a range of cells using VLOOKUP formula. Find the First Match Value Using VLOOKUP… read more »

## Ignoring Blank or Zero Cells with Conditional formatting

This post will guide you how to make conditional formatting ignore blank cells or zero cell in Excel. How do I force blank cells or zero cells to be ignored in conditional formatting in Excel. How to ignore blank cells or blank cells when applying conditional formatting in Excel.  Ignoring Blank with Conditional Formatting When… read more »

## Find the Earliest and Latest Date in a Range of Dates in Excel

This post will guide you how to find the earliest date in a range of dates in Excel. How do I get the earliest and latest date in a range with a formula in Excel. How to find the highest and lowest date in a range of dates in Excel. Assuming that you have a… read more »

## Find Closest Value or Nearest Value in a Range in Excel

This post will guide you how to find the closest value or nearest value in a range of cells or in a column in Excel. How do I find the closest match in a range to a given lookup value in Excel. How to find the closest larger and closest smaller values from a range… read more »

## Find Missing Numbers in a Sequence in Excel

This post will guide you how to find missing numbers in a sequence with a formula in Excel. How do I identify missing numbers in a consecutive series in Excel. How to find missing serial number in Excel 2013/2016. Find Missing Numbers in a Sequence in Excel Assuming that you have a serial number list… read more »

## Copy and Paste Only Non-blank Cells

This post will guide you how to copy and paste only non-blank cells in Excel 2013/2016. How do I copy only non blank cells with VBA code in Excel. Or how to get non-blank cells from a range of cells with a formula in Excel. This post will introduce four methods to copy and paste… read more »

## VLOOKUP Return Multiple Values Horizontally

This post will guide you how to vlookup a value and then return multiple corresponding values horizontally in Excel. How do I lookup a value and return multiple matched values in the same row in Excel. Or how to return multiple values with VLOOKUP function in Excel. VLOOKUP Return Multiple Values Horizontally Assuming that you… read more »

## How to Find the nth Smallest Value

This post explains that how to get the nth smallest value in a single column, or single row or an array list in excel. How to extract relative value in the same row based on the position of the nth smallest value in a single column. Find the nth Smallest value You can use the… read more »

## How to find nth Occurrence with Multiple Criteria Using INDEX/MATCH

This post explains that how to get the nth occurrence value with multiple criteria using INDEX and MATCH in excel. How to find the first, second or nth match with multiple criteria in excel. How to return the nth match on a multiple criteria using INDEX and MATCH. In the previous post, we talked that… read more »

## How to get nth Match with One Criteria using INDEX/MATCH

This post will guide you how to get nth match based on one criteria with INDEX and MATCH in Excel. In the previous post, we used one excel formula to get the position of the nth occurrence of a value based on one criteria, at this moment, we can also use it in the new… read more »

## How to Extract multiple match Values into different Columns or Rows

This post explains that how to extract multiple match values from a range, then put the values into the different columns in excel. And how to extract multiple matches into the different rows. In the previous post, we talked that how to get the position of the nth occurrence of a value in a column,… read more »

## Excel SMALL Function

This post will guide you how to use Excel SMALL function with syntax and examples in Microsoft excel. Description The Excel SMALL function returns the smallest numeric value from the numbers that you provided. Or returns the smallest value in the array. It also can be used to get the nth smallest value from a… read more »

## How to get the position of nth occurrence of a value in column

In previous post, we talked that how to get the position of the last occurrence of a value. And this post explains that how to get the position of the 2th, 3th or nth occurrence of a specific value in a column in excel. The below will guide you how to find the position of… read more »

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