Join Dennis Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Adjusting the case within cells using the PROPER, UPPER, and LOWER functions, part of Excel 2011 for the Mac: Mastering Formulas and Functions.
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- A few years ago, I heard of a summer intern…who was asked to retype some names,…like the names we see in Column A,…but with only the first letters capitalized.…If only someone had known about…Excel's capabilities a little better.…In Column A, we see a bunch of names…that are capitalized.…This is on a worksheet called Proper,…and nothing truly wrong with those,…but it's more commonly suggested and desired…to have names looking like they might in Cell B2,…in other words, only the first letter capitalized.…A function called Proper will allow us…to look at data like this and only capitalize letters…that appear after punctuation, or a space,…or at the beginning of the entry.…
So, in Cell B2,…let's type equal proper,…left parenthesis, refer to Cell A2,…and control return if we're going to copy…this down the column, then we can double-click…the lower right-hand corner,…and recognize a few entries here.…First of all, the B in O'Brien did get capitalized,…that's what we would want.…Farther down the list, the first D in Macdonald did not,…
- Using absolute, relative, and mixed references
- Using the Formula Builder
- Converting formulas to values
- Creating 3D formulas to gather data from multiple sheets
- Creating and expanding the use of nested IF statements
- Looking up information with VLOOKUP, MATCH, and INDEX
- Using the power functions: COUNTIF, SUMIF, and AVERAGEIF
- Analyzing data with the statistical functions
- Calculating payment
- Performing basic math
- Determining dates and times
- Editing text with functions
- Analyzing data with arrays
Skill Level Advanced
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1. Formula and Function Tools
2. Formula and Function Tips and Shortcuts
3. IF and Related Functions
4. Lookup and Reference Functions
5. Statistical Functions
6. Power Functions
7. Selected Financial Functions
8. Selected Math Functions
9. Date and Time Functions
10. Text Functions
11. Array Formulas and Functions
12. Reference Functions
13. Information Functions
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