- Sometimes it's necessary in Excel…to work with data at the character level.…In other words, pull out characters from a given cell,…or identify if a character exists within a cell.…This sometimes comes into play…when we're working with part numbers.…Some part numbers could be designed based on…the color of the item, the size of the item,…where it was made, when it was made, that sort of thing.…We're looking to see which of…these part numbers has the letter G in it.…One of the functions we can use is called FIND, = FIND.…
This is one of the functions referred to as a text function.…The FIND function says,…"I'm looking for a particular character."…"G".…It is case sensitive.…Let's say we're looking for capital G only. Comma.…Where are we looking for the G?…In this case in cell A2. Comma.…If we don't want to begin at the beginning…we could, for example, pick the number three…to begin counting at the third character.…Many, many times we don't need the third argument.…
Let's just start from the left hand side, that's implied.…
- 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
Excel for Mac 2011 Essential Trainingwith Curt Frye6h 32m Beginner
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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