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10 Time-Saving Excel Functions

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10 Excel functions that can save you time and effort. Create in-cell charts, find data in a list, get the workbook name and sheet name, and much more. …

10 Excel functions that can save you time and effort. Create in-cell charts, find data in a list, get the workbook name and sheet name, and much more.

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  • 1. Stop doing the work yourself – let Excel do it for you! Excel functions can: •Get price from list •Find string of text •Create in-cell chart •Count columns And much more!
  • 2. Finds a value in a list, and pulls data from specific column in same row VLOOKUP finds the price for Paper in the Product Price lookup table
  • 3. Finds a value in a horizontal list, and pulls data from specific row in same column HLOOKUP finds the rate in effect on March 15th
  • 4. Create a reference from text in a cell INDIRECT gets the value in row 2, column 2, on the MyLinks worksheet
  • 5. Count the number of columns in a specific range COLUMNS counts the number of columns in the table named RegionSales
  • 6. Get information about the cell, such as location or contents CELL shows the file name
  • 7. Compare data for exact match, including upper and lower case EXACT returns FALSE when entered password has matching characters but different case
  • 8. Repeat a character the specified number of times REPT function creates an in-cell chart based on the number in column B
  • 9. Find the first instance of a string of characters in a list MATCH finds the first month name that contains the letter “I”
  • 10. Removes non-printing characters from text string CLEAN removed non-printing characters at start of text in cell C2
  • 11. Returns value from specific cell in a range INDEX returns the sales for month 4
  • 12. Want more details and examples for these 10 Excel Functions, and 20 more? Visit the 30 Excel Functions page at Contextures.com http://www.contextures.com/30excelfunctionsin30days01.html

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