Archives: Formulas – combined functions


One of the power of combining functions in one cell is using the best of these functions An example is here, OFFSET + MATCH will allow you to do something similar to VLOOKUP. Why do we want to do that? VLOOKUP will search in the left-most column in a table to get a value from • Read More »

Count how many times letter found

Found this in an old file while doing some digital cleaning This will show you how you can easily count how many times a letter (or any string) into a cell. So the main formula doing that is … =LEN(I12)-LEN(SUBSTITUTE(I12,”o”,””)) Of course, this assumes you are looking to find how many the letter “O” is • Read More »

Multiple lines in cell using functions

You must already know that when you press Enter after you modify a cell, the cell content will be saved and you jump down to cell below (we can change that behavior by the way, but that is another post). And you could have already know that if you want to have multiple lines inside • Read More »

Workdays – Across months

Get total number of days per month This was a question from one of my friends, This set of formulas will calculate how many days (Networkdays) in each of the months in the list for a given Start and End dates If Range of dates are across multiple years, user can copy columns C, D, • Read More »

Extract current (Active) workbook name

I need that more often than I thought It is basically extract the full workbook name that we are in, with no folders, and with no extension =MID(CELL(“filename”,A1),SEARCH(“[“,CELL(“filename”,A1))+1,SEARCH(“]”,CELL(“filename”,A1))-SEARCH(“[“,CELL(“filename”,A1))-6) So, here it is….   And if we want to go 1 step further, I often have the version of the tool as part of the filename, • Read More »