Let’s assume the following situation: You have received an Excel file and someone has highlighted different cells. Now you want to read out the different background color codes in order to convert the file into a proper Excel data table. Unfortunately, there is no direct built-in way to solve this. So, let’s see how to… Continue reading How to Return the Background Color Code From Excel Cell
If you often work with Microsoft Excel you might come to the point when standard functions won’t solve your problems any longer. In such case, you might have to start working with VBA macros. Of course, you can record steps in VBA, but usually you start from the opposite direction: You google a solution for… Continue reading How to Insert New VBA Module in Excel & Paste Macro Code
Often, you need to insert and work with the sheet name in an Excel sheet, for example if you are working with the ‘INDIRECT’-formula. Or, if you want to dynamically change headlines depending on the sheet name. If you don’t want to type the sheet name manually – which is very unstable – there are… Continue reading Insert Sheet Name In Cell: Easy! 3 Methods to Return the Worksheet Name
The new XLOOKUP formula in Excel is great. It’s very powerful and solves many problems the iconic VLOOKUP (or HLOOKUP) formula cannot do. But there is one problem: It’s only available in the newest Excel versions. Older versions – which are still around a lot – can’t use them. In this article we explore 4… Continue reading Convert XLOOKUP to VLOOKUP With These 4 Easy Methods!
You want to display the name of the author or who has saved the Excel file the last time? Or you want to insert the date last saved, the date created or the file size into an Excel cell? Unfortunately, there is no way without some disadvantages. Let’s take a look at three different methods.
Sometimes, you copy webpages. Or just a link. Or you receive an Excel sheet with links in it. In such case, you often want to extract the hyperlink addresses from the cells. There are basically just three options for extracting the hyperlink address from an Excel cell.
Until Excel 2016, there is no built-in MINIF-Formula in Excel. There are COUNTIF, SUMIF, AVERAGEIF but no MINIF nor MAXIF before the latest version. However, there are situations in which you need to get the minimum under a condition. In the following post, we are going to illustrate how to returnthe minimum using a simple example.… Continue reading MINIF & MAXIF: 5 Ways to Insert a Conditional Minimum/Maximum Value
With VBA macros, you can do many things which aren’t possible using the build in Excel functions. You can save a lot of time by using macros, especially with repeating tasks.