How to create conditional Excel drop down lists

How to create conditional Excel drop down lists

It’s often a good idea to use drop down lists or combo boxes to limit user errors make the data more standardized. However, sometimes we want our drop downs to populate under some conditions. Here, you can find out how to create conditional Excel drop down using Data...
How to highlight values based on item lists

How to highlight values based on item lists

It’s often a good idea to highlight the duplicate values in a data set to help easily identify the outliers. Let us show you how to highlight values based on item lists using Conditional Formatting. Syntax =COUNTIF( absolute reference of list of values, relative...
How to replace character in Excel by position

How to replace character in Excel by position

This article shows how to replace character in Excel by position using REPLACE function. If you are looking to replace a specific character please refer to article How to replace a character. Syntax =REPLACE( text, start position of replacement, number of characters...
How to replace characters in Excel

How to replace characters in Excel

Excel’s built in find and replace feature is fairly useful in most cases. But this can get tedious if you’re working with a large workbook or want to set this up dynamically. In this article we’re going to show you how to replace characters in Excel...
Grouping Dates in Pivot Table

Grouping Dates in Pivot Table

Excel already has functions like the SUMIF and the SUMIFS for summing data by groups. However, they won’t work when have date-time values combined. In this article we will cover grouping dates in Pivot Table. Steps Select a cell in your data Click Pivot Table...
How to sum by date in Excel without time

How to sum by date in Excel without time

Excel already has functions like the SUMIF and the SUMIFS for summing data by groups. However; they can’t work if you have date-time values combined. This article shows How to sum by date in Excel without time using SUMPRODUCT and INT functions. Syntax...
How to calculate running totals in Excel Tables

How to calculate running totals in Excel Tables

This article shows how to calculate running totals in Excel Tables by using structured references. If your data is not in a Table, please continue with this article: How to calculate running count Syntax =SUM(INDEX([column of values],1):[@ column of values]) Steps...
How to highlight quartiles in Excel

How to highlight quartiles in Excel

It is often a good idea to highlight duplicate values in a data set to help easily identify the outliers. In this article we are going to explain how to find quartiles in Excel and highlight them dynamically with Conditional Formatting. Syntax = relative reference of...