Function: TEXT

Function: TEXT

Excel TEXT function helps apply a certain formatting to a numeric value. You can think this function as an alternative to number formatting. In this guide, we’re going to show you how to use the TEXT function and also go over some tips and error handling methods....
How to use format painter in Excel

How to use format painter in Excel

The Format Painter is the life saver when you need to copy only the formatting settings from one section to the other in your spreadsheet. In this guide, we’re going to show you how to use format painter in Excel. The best part is, this feature is supported by pretty...
How to format numbers in thousands in Excel

How to format numbers in thousands in Excel

Number Formatting feature in Excel allows modifying the appearance of cell values, without changing their actual values. Currency formatting with dollar signs ($), or highlighting negative values with red are common examples. Another advantage of this feature is the...
How to sum by week number

How to sum by week number

To sum by week number is a bit different than How to sum by month. Instead of finding start and end dates of date range, we focus on exact week number by using WEEKNUM function. Syntax =SUMIFS( range of values to sum, range of week number helper column, current week)...
How to generate Excel month names

How to generate Excel month names

This article shows you how to generate month list by formulas and how to display Excel month names instead of actual date values. We will use DATE, YEAR and MONTH formulas as well as Number Formatting. Syntax =DATE( YEAR( previous date ), MONTH( previous date )+1, 1)...