Category Archives for Formulas

Top 5 Methods to Remove First Character from a Cell in Excel

Yesterday, one of my colleagues, who is really passionate to learn Excel these days asked me this:“Do you know how to remove the first character from a cell in Excel?”I told him a small formula (which was easy) for that, but he was not satisfied and want another method.And after that, I told him about […]

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 […]

How to Get Total Days in Month in Excel

Sometimes you need to calculate the total number of days in a month to use in the further calculation.It happens specifically when you work on templates and dashboards. So today, let me show a simple formula which can do this for you.To calculate the number of days in a given month from a date, we […]