Category Archives: Excel

Funcres.xlam and Analysis Toolpak in Excel/VBA

An introduction to funcres.xlam Funcres.xlam is an add-in available within Microsoft Excel. This is an “Analysis Toolpak” and includes 19 different features and various statistical functions to help you work with the data available in your Excel worksheets. In order to use this add-in, which

How to Use Application.Calculation in VBA

The benefits of using Excel for calculation We are well aware that in today’s world, a machine’s brain works orders of magnitude faster than a human’s brain. By this, I mean that when there is a requirement to calculate some numbers mathematically, we have quickly

How Do You UNSORT Data in Excel?

The sorting feature of Excel is very useful to organize and put data into a structured format. But many times, we think of a better way to do it — only after we complete the data sorting! So somehow we have to revert the sorting

Excel VBA: If Cell Contains Value Then

In this article, we will look at how to automate the launching of a particular action when a cell on the worksheet contains a particular value. There’re three ways that we can do this with; InStr, Like, and Find. Example 1: INSTR Instr is a

All About Autofilter in VBA

We all are very well aware of the efficiency of MS Excel. However, to further enhance its efficiency, VBA macros come in handy. Without using macros, you can easily filter out information in a dataset, based on criteria, using the ‘Filter’ feature within the ‘Data’

How to Freeze Panes Using Excel and VBA

Introduction Freezing panes is a very handy feature that is indispensable in any Excel workbook that has more than few columns or few rows.  In this article, we will take a look at exactly how to utilize the Freeze Pane feature in both Excel and

Cross Products with Excel and VBA

Microsoft Excel does not have the built-in worksheet functions to calculate the cross product of two vectors. Therefore, some techniques are required to do the calculation — either by setting up your own formula in a worksheet or by creating a custom VBA function. The