If you’re an Excel beginner, this is the perfect place to start.
Microsoft Excel is one of the most used software applications of all time. Hundreds of millions of people around the world use Microsoft Excel. You can use Excel to enter all sorts of data and perform financial, mathematical or statistical calculations.
1 Range: A range in Excel is a collection of two or more cells. This chapter gives an overview of some very important range operations.
2 Formulas and Functions: A formula is an expression which calculates the value of a cell. Functions are predefined formulas and are already available in Excel.
Take the next step! You can find related examples and features on the right side of each chapterat the bottom of each chapter. Below you can find an overview.
Discover how functions in Excel help you save time. If you are new to functions in Excel, we recommend you to read our introduction to Formulas and Functions first.1 Count and Sum: The most used functions in Excel are the functions that count and sum. You can count and sum based on one criteria or multiple criteria.2 Logical: Learn how to use Excel’s logical functions, such as IF, AND, OR and NOT.
3 Cell References: Cell references in Excel are very important. Understand the difference between relative, absolute and mixed reference, and you are on your way to success.
4 Date & Time: To enter a date, use the “/” or “-” characters. To enter a time, use the “:” (colon).
5 Text: Excel has many functions to offer when it comes to manipulating text strings.
6 Lookup & Reference: Learn all about Excel’s lookup & reference functions, such as VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, MATCH, INDEX and CHOOSE.
7 Financial: This chapter illustrates Excel’s most popular financial functions.
8 Statistical: An overview of some very useful statistical functions in Excel.
9 Round: This chapter illustrates three functions to round numbers in Excel. ROUND, ROUNDUP and ROUNDDOWN.
10 Formula Errors: This chapter teaches you how to deal with some common formula errors.
11 Array Formulas: This chapter helps you understand array formulas in Excel. Single cell array formulas perform multiple calculations in one cell.
Become an Excel pro! You can find related examples and functions on the right side of each chapterat the bottom of each chapter. Below you can find an overview.
4 Date & Time: DateDif | Today’s Date | Date and Time Formats | Calculate Age | Time Difference | Weekdays | Days until Birthday | Last Day of the Month | Add or Subtract Time | Quarter | Day of the Year
6 Lookup & Reference: Vlookup | Tax Rates | Index and Match | Two-way Lookup | Offset | Case-sensitive Lookup | Left Lookup | Locate Maximum Value | Indirect | Two-column Lookup | Closest Match | Compare Two Columns | Xlookup
8 Statistical: Average | Negative Numbers to Zero | Random Numbers | Rank | Percentiles and Quartiles | Box and Whisker Plot | AverageIf | Forecast | MaxIfs and MinIfs | Weighted Average | Mode | Standard Deviation | Frequency
11 Array Formulas: Count Errors | Count Unique Values | Count with Or Criteria | Sum Every Nth Row | Sum Largest Numbers | Sum Range with Errors | Sum with Or Criteria | Most Frequently Occurring Word | Dynamic Arrays | LET function
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4 Charts: Column Chart | Line Chart | Pie Chart | Bar Chart | Area Chart | Scatter Plot | Data Series | Axes | Chart Sheet | Trendline | Error Bars | Sparklines | Combination Chart | Gauge Chart | Thermometer Chart | Gantt Chart | Pareto Chart
4 Range Object: CurrentRegion | Dynamic Range | Resize | Entire Rows and Columns | Offset | From Active Cell to Last Entry | Union and Intersect | Test a Selection | Possible Football Matches | Font | Background Colors | Areas Collection | Compare Ranges
7 Loop: Loop through Defined Range | Loop through Entire Column | Do Until Loop | Step Keyword | Create a Pattern | Sort Numbers | Randomly Sort Data | Remove Duplicates | Complex Calculations | Knapsack Problem
16 Userform: Userform and Ranges | Currency Converter | Progress Indicator | Multiple List Box Selections | Multicolumn Combo Box | Dependent Combo Boxes | Loop through Controls | Controls Collection | Userform with Multiple Pages | Interactive Userform