 # Tag Archives: Functions

## Excel, Functions and Formulas, Tutorial / Sample, Text and Strings #2 (Advanced)

Today when I was looking through the stackoverflow forum, I came up to this question: vba-clean-up-conditional-duplication-of-rows Though the question was actually VBA related I was able to find a solution that did not require any programming. Since the solution was challenging and interesting I thought

## Excel Functions and Formulas, CHAR()

Each character is mapped to a numeric value. For example the character “A” is mapped to the number 65. The character “B” is mapped to the number 66 and so on. The CHAR() function receives an number as input and returns the character associated with that number. – Syntax:

## Excel Functions and Formulas, INDIRECT()

The INDIRECT() function returns a reference specified by a text string. For example the formula below: =INDIRECT(“A1″) returns the value in cell “A1”. You can download the workbook related to this article here. Jump To: Syntax Example 1, Get Value From List, Based on Row Index Example

## Excel, Date() Function

The Date() function can be used to specify a date value in a cell. Jump To: Syntax Example 1 Example 2 Example 3 Example 4 You can download the file for this article here. – Syntax: =Date(Year, Month, Day) Year: The year value of the date

## Excel Functions and Formulas Sample #1, Split Strings Based on Delimiter

In this article I will provide an example on how you could split a string based on a delimiter character using excel formulas and functions. You can download the workbook for this article here. Jump To: Function Used in this Example Summary Implementation Step 1, Indice Column

## Excel Functions and Formulas, Adding (Concatenating) Text

Adding (Concatenating) text in cells can be done using the “&” symbol. In the example below cell D2 adds (concatenates) the strings in cells A2, B2 and C2: Result: By modifying the values in the cells A2, B2 or C2 the value in D2 is automatically updated:

## Excel Functions and Formulas, LEN()

The LEN() function returns the number of characters in a text string. Syntax: =LEN(Text String) Text String: The text string to return the number of characters of. – Example: Lets say we want to receive the number of characters of the text string in cell

## Excel Functions and Formulas Get Substring, MID(), LEFT(), RIGHT()

In this article I will explain the functions MID(), LEFT(), RIGHT(). The main purpose of these functions is to return a certain number of characters (substring) from a text. You can download the workbook related to this article here. Jump To: Syntax LEFT RIGHT MID

## VBA Arrays and Userdefined Functions and Subs

In this article I will cover the following topics: Passing Arrays as Input Parameters to Functions and Subs ByRef Passing Arrays as Input Parameters to Functions and Subs ByVal Getting the dimension of the Input Array to Function or Sub: Declaring Functions With an Array