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Relative Named Range in Excel

Relative Named Range in Excel

Excel uses absolute references for named ranges by default. While absolute references can cover most scenarios, relative references in named ranges work as relative references do in formulas. This behavior can be useful in some scenarios, but can be a bit tricky! In...

How to Make Excel Change Scope of Named Range

How to Make Excel Change Scope of Named Range

Named ranges have a property named "scope". Usually, you do not need to adjust this property to use named ranges in Excel. On the other hand, it can become very useful if you have a number of sheets that are identical. The scope concept allows you to use the same name...

How to use Wildcard criteria in Excel formulas

How to use Wildcard criteria in Excel formulas

Wildcard is a term for a special kind of a character that can represent one or more "unknown" characters, and Excel has a wildcard character support. You can use wildcards for filtering, searching, or inside the formulas. In this guide, we're going to show you how to...

How to simplify Nested IF statements

How to simplify Nested IF statements

Nested IF statements are useful for creating more complicated scenarios in Excel. However, things can get quickly out of hand as the number of conditions increase. For example, five conditions means at least four IF functions, hence lots of parenthesis to deal with....