Category Archives: Excel

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Excel, Custom Formats

In this article I will briefly explain the different concepts of custom formatting, and provide links to more detailed explanation of each. You can download the file related to this article from the link below Custom Formats.xlsx – Custom Date Formatting: There are endless ways  to display a

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Excel VBA Open File Dialog

There may be times when you need to ask the user to select a file to open. This can be done using the open file dialog. Keep in mind that the open file dialogs doesn’t actually open anything. It returns the path of the file

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VBA Excel String Processing and Manipulation

When you are working with strings, string processing and manipulation is an important tool. Whether you want to search for a certain expression in a string, split a string, add multiple strings … you will have to be familiar with the concepts of string processing.

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Excel INDEX MATCH Functions

You might have seen a lot of places talking about the INDEX and MATCH functions. The purpose of using the INDEX and MATCH functions together is to create a functionality similar to VLOOKUP. The problem with the VLOOKUP function is that it can only search

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Excel VBA Range Gradient Color

In the article Excel VBA, Gradient’s Colors I’ve explained the basics about working with gradient colors. I’m assuming readers are familiar with the concepts explained in that article before reading this article. Jump To: Gradient Color, Range Modify Existing Gradients Color for Range – Gradient Color, Range:

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Excel VBA, Getting the Color Code Using the Macro Recorder

In a previous article I’ve provided a sample code for getting the color code based on the fill color of a cell, Excel VBA, Get Color Code. In that example the user changes the fill color of the cell A1. After pressing the Get Code button the

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VBA Set Camera, Google Earth API

This article explains how you can use VBA for Excel to automate Google Earth and set the camera to the location you want. It will be assumed there is KML file located in the path “D:StuffBusinessTempLocation.KML”. The KML file contains the required data for setting the camera

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Excel VBA, Currency Exchange (Forex) Sheet, (Sample Code and Download)

In this article explain how you can write an excel application to retrieve currency exchange (forex) rates from the website http://finance.yahoo.com/. This application also allows users to select only the currency exchange (forex) rates he/she needs. You can download the codes and files related to this article

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Excel VBA, Sheet Gradient Color

In the article Excel VBA, Gradient’s Colors I’ve explained the basics about working with gradient’s color. I’m assuming the reader is familiar with the topics covered in that article. – Gradient Color, Row: In the article Excel VBA, Gradient’s Colors I provided 2 examples for creating gradients with different colors. The examples