Category Archives for Formulas

How to use SUMIF with Wildcard Characters in Excel

SUMIF is one of my favorite Excel functions and I’m sure it’s yours also.But one thing which I always worry about it, we can only sum values when criteria fully match with values.Let’s say, your name is John Martin.In this case, if we want to sum values using your name we should have your full […]

How to Calculate SQUARE ROOT in Excel + [Insert Symbol]

Excel is like a Swiss army knife for calculations.From mathematical to financial, it’s for every single thing you need to calculate. You can calculate simple to most complex things in Excel. Take an example of SQUARE ROOT.A square root is a quite common calculation which we do in our day to day work, and in Excel, […]

How to Highlight Dates Between Two Dates

 You have dates in column and you want to highlight all the dates which are between the range of two dates. Huh? OK, alright! Let’s say you have a start date 17-Jan-2017 and an end date 19-Mar-2017, and from the dates column, you want to highlight all the cells in which date is between these two dates.For this, […]

How to Create a Data Validation with Date Range

 Let say you need to create a data validation for dates in which you want to use a specific date range. In simple words, you want when a user enters a date in a cell that should be within a range of dates which you specify. Well, this can be done by using a custom formula based […]

How to Average TOP 5 Values in Excel

How to Average TOP 5 Values in Excel Let say you have a line-up of 20 products in your company and you have data for monthly sales of all the 20 products. From that data, you want to calculate the average of top 5 products. In short, you want to get the average of top 5 […]