Let’s say you want to ensure that a column contains text, not numbers. Or, perhapsyou want to find all orders that correspond to a specific salesperson. If you have no concern for upper- or lowercase text, there are several ways to check if a cell contains text.
Usually with the IF function you test a cell for a complete match, but in this example we need a partial match on text.
If you want to look up a value in a table using one criteria, it’s simple. You can use a plain VLOOKUP formula. But if you want to use more than one criteria, what can you do? There are lots of ways using several Excel functions such as VLOOKUP, LOOKUP, MATCH, INDEX, etc. In this blog post, I’ll show you a few of those ways.
Sometimes, when you copy data from other locations and pasted them at Excel worksheet, there may be some extra spaces leaving at front or the end of strings in cells. It is time-consuming to delete the spaces one by one for making data looks tidy. Here this tutorial introduces the smart and easy ways help you to quickly remove leading and trailing spaces.
If you have historical time-based data, you can use it to create a forecast. When you create a forecast, Excel creates a new worksheet that contains both a table of the historical and predicted values and a chart that expresses this data. A forecast can help you predict things like future sales, inventory requirements, or consumer trends.
Quickly learn all you need to know about INDEX & MATCH to get a quick start.
Finding averages is often required when working with spreadsheets.
It’s a rather basic task—but Excel can do all sorts of great things with averages.