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Dictionary for Excel Formulas

Microsoft Excel supports many languages. In total, you can use Excel in 107 different languages. Many of these languages also use local formula names. For example, VLOOKUP is called SVERWEIS in German, BUSCARV in Spanish or DÜŞEYARA in Turkish. Fortunately, you don’t need to remember different formula names because Excel automatically translates the formulas to your language. However, in some cases you need to know the local formula term. Please refer to our comprehensive dictionary below.


How to Get the Name of an Excel Worksheet

Often, you need to display and work with the sheet name, for example if you are working with the ‘INDIRECT’-formula. If you don’t want to type the sheet name manually – which is very unstable – there are three ways to get a sheet name: