Formulas and Functions : the Complete Excel Guide for Beginners PDF
Author(s): Harjit Suman
Excel is one of the most used Microsoft Office packages in the workplace. It is part of our daily lives however, most people do not know its full capabilities. If you truly want to get the most out of Excel then you need to master Excel formulas and functions. There are over 400 in-built functions in Excel but how do you know which ones to use in your worksheets? Well, Excel Formulas and Functions : The Complete Excel Guide For Beginners will explain the best Excel functions to use in your worksheets as well as how to construct the formulas. This definite Excel formulas and functions book includes: – A step by step guide on how to construct a simple Excel formula- Tips on how to create more efficient formulas- How the order of operator precedence in Excel Formulas work- How to check formulas in your worksheets- How to use the Excel Insert Function Formula Builder to make formulas easier to write- How to copy formulas down columns and across rows using the Excel Autofill function- How relative, absolute and mixed cell references are used to construct formulas- How to create summing and counting formulas using Excel functions such as SUMIF, SUMIFS, COUNTIF, COUNTIFS, COUNTBLANK- How to create logical formulas using the IF, OR, AND functions- How to create lookup formulas using Excel functions such as VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP and combining the INDEX and MATCH functions together to create powerful lookups- How to create text formulas by using Excel functions such as LEFT, RIGHT, MID, CONCATENATE to manipulate text in your worksheets- Great Excel hints and tips to help you become more efficient and save timeThis book comes with real life examples of why you would create Excel formulas in your worksheets. You will learn: – How to sum values and count cells based on certain criteria- Count only non-blank cells in a range- Count only numbers in a range- Extract the maximum and minimum values from a range of numbers- How to assign bonuses for Sales people if they have hit their sales targets- How to extract product details from a product table- How to assign grades to a list of students- How to manipulate text by extracting certain characters from a text string Have you ever seen the curly brackets in formulas and wondered what they mean? In this book you will learn they are used for array formulas and you will learn how to create one!This is the definite Excel guide book on formulas and functions and a must read for beginners and intermediates who would like to learn more about Excel’s powerful functions.