Sun 30 Jul 2017

Article 47 - New Functions in Excel 2017

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This is a guest post contributed by Hannah Sharron of  http://spreadsheeto.com/

Microsoft has added six new built-in functions with the release of Excel 2016. These functions are also available in Office 365. In this article, we will take a quick look at three of those new functions.

TEXTJOIN

For a long time, the CONCATENATE has been a standard for many users as a method for joining data strings together. However, with the introduction of TEXTJOIN, Microsoft had refined this process even further.

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Sat 16 Apr 2016

Article 38 - 10 Features I would like to see in Excel

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Like all of you, I am dependent upon day to day work in Excel. Excel is a software which is like ocean, unlimited in bounds. It has almost all features but it doesn't have few which everybody cherishes. All of us want something or the other. Below is a list of features which I would like Excel to have.

1. Making Volatile Functions Non-volatile on the basis of a Parameter

We all like TODAY(), NOW(), RAND() and RANDBETWEEN() (there are other volatile functions also). They are very useful but suffer a fatal flaw, if something gets recalculated, they always get recalculated also. Hence, if I am using TODAY() to derive today's day and if I open the sheet tomorrow, TODAY() will change tomorrow's date. I wish that all volatile functions should carry a parameter so that they should not recalculated when the sheet is recalculated. For example, we should have something like TODAY(N), NOW(N),RAND(N) and RANDBETWEEN(N) where N
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