Category Archives for Formulas

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 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 […]

Count Words in Excel [Cell + Range + Worksheet]

There is one option which I always wish Excel should have.That’s ==> Count Number of Words.If you work in Microsoft Word, there is an inbuilt option on the status bar which shows you how many words are there in the sheet.But, when it comes to Excel there is no such option to count words. You can […]

Calculate Age in Excel

Let’s say you are preparing a data where user’s age is one of the important things to capture.Now, the thing is.If you ask every user to enter his/her age, chances are they can give you an approx number.But here’s the kicker:If you ask them their date of birth then you can easily calculate their accurate […]