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The Ultimate Guide To VLOOKUP

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101 Pivot Table Tips And Tricks

Use a Table for Your Source Data When creating a pivot table it's usually a good idea to turn your data into an Excel Table. When adding new rows or...

How To Compare Two Tables Using Get & Transform

At work this week, I needed to compare two tables to see if the they had similar data. The problem was they were aggregated at different levels with...

How To Calculate The Area Of A Circle

This formula will calculate the area of a circle given its radius.

How To Add Leading Zeros To A Number

This formula will add leading zeros to a given number up to a specified number of total characters in the result.

How To Get The Percent Of The Year Completed

This formula will return the percent of the year completed for a given date.

How To Test If A Date Is On A Weekend

This formula will test a given date to see if it’s a weekend (Saturday or Sunday) and return TRUE if it is a weekend and FALSE if it is not a weekend.

The Ultimate Guide To VLOOKUP

The VLOOKUP function allows you to search a value in the left most column of a range and return the corresponding value in a column to the right. The search is vertical from top to bottom and in fact, the “V” in VLOOKUP stands for vertical.

How To Get The Weekday Name From A Date

This formula will return the weekday for a given date.

How To Get The Percent Of The Month Completed

This formula will return the percent of the month completed for a given date.

How To Do A Case Sensitive Lookup

This formula will perform a vertical case sensitive lookup in a given range of values and return a result from the corresponding cell in another range. The functionality of this formula is similar to the VLOOKUP function, however VLOOKUP does not differentiate between upper and lower case letters when looking for a match. To VLOOKUP “AAA” and “aaa” would be the same thing.

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