How to write an IF statement in Excel, and nest IF statements to test for multiple conditions. Key tips and rules about IFs and nested IFs in Excel.
Excel’s IFERROR function traps errors that could be returned from a formula or calculation, and gives you control over what is returned instead of an error message. Examples with syntax showing IFERROR then blank, IFERROR with VLOOKUP, IFERROR then perform another function.
How to find errors in a complex formula, step by step, using Excel’s EVALUATE FORMULA function. Where to find the command, method, worked example, and related topics.
How to search a range of cells for specific text, and then sum another range of cells based on the search results. Worked examples using a combination of ISNUMBER, SEARCH, SUMPRODUCT, SUMIF.
How to apply conditional formatting based on dates that fall in the current week. Syntax and example using a Gantt chart and weekly tasks.
How to use Excel’s VLOOKUP MATCH functions to find values based on row and column lookups. The MATCH function offers several ways to create dynamic lookups, which can be easily copied across a range of cells in a worksheet.
How to combine Excel’s INDEX and MATCH functions to look up values. Syntax, examples and explanations of how to use INDEX and INDEX MATCH in Excel.
How to use Excel’s TIME function to add time to time, with a worked example to create a series of appointments.
It can be useful to inspect a cell’s formula visually without having to click in it to display the formula in the formula bar. Excel’s FORMULATEXT function enables you to see the formula in another cell.
To join text and/or numbers together using Excel’s CONCATENATE / CONCAT function. An example is shown how to generate a a set of SUM(CASE WHEN) SQL statements.