# "Excel" category, page 19

## INDEX function in Excel - 6 most efficient uses

In this tutorial, you will find a number of Excel INDEX formula examples that demonstrate the most efficient uses of INDEX in Excel. Continue reading

## Using OFFSET function in Excel - formula examples

The tutorial explains the arcane twists of the OFFSET function and covers the most efficient ways to use OFFSET in Excel. Continue reading

## How to use INDIRECT function in Excel - formula examples

This Excel INDIRECT tutorial explains the function's syntax, basic uses and provides a number of formula examples that demonstrate how to use INDIRECT in Excel. Continue reading

## Excel templates - where to download and how to make custom templates in Excel

Learn how to make your own Excel templates and where to find the best collections of free templates for your Excel such as calendars, budgets, invoices, inventory, charts, and more. Continue reading

## How to calculate compound interest in Excel - formula for daily, monthly, yearly compounding

The tutorial explains the compound interest formula for Excel and provides examples of how to calculate the future value of the investment at annual, monthly or daily compounding interest rate. You will also find the detailed steps to create your own Excel compound interest calculator. Continue reading

## How to calculate percentage in Excel - formula examples

In this tutorial, you will lean a quick way to calculate percentages in Excel, find the basic percentage formula and a few more formulas for calculating percentage increase, percent of total and more. Continue reading

## How to show percentages in Excel

In this short tutorial, you will find many helpful details about Excel percent format and learn how to make Excel display percentages in the way you want. ﻿ Continue reading

## Using logical functions in Excel: AND, OR, XOR and NOT

Last week we tapped into the insight of Excel logical operators that are used to compare data in different cells. Today, you will see how to extend the use of logical operators and construct more elaborate logical tests to perform more complex calculations and more powerful data analysis. Excel logical functions such as AND, OR, XOR and NOT will help you in doing this. Continue reading

## Excel logical operators: equal to, not equal to, greater than, less than

Many tasks you perform in Excel involve comparing data in different cells. For this, Microsoft Excel provides six logical operators, which are also called comparison operators. This tutorial aims to help you understand the insight of Excel logical operators and write the most efficient formulas for your data analysis. Continue reading

## Excel IF statement with multiple conditions

For powerful data analysis, you may often need to build an Excel IF statement with multiple conditions or use IF together with other functions. This tutorial will show you the most effective ways to do this. Continue reading

## Using IF function in Excel: formula examples for numbers, text, dates, blank cells

In this tutorial, we are going to learn the syntax and common usages of Excel IF function as well as discuss a few formula examples for text, dates and numbers that will hopefully prove helpful both to beginners and experienced Excel users. Continue reading

## How to use pivot tables in Excel - tutorial for beginners

In this Excel pivot table tutorial you will learn what a PivotTable is, find a number of pivot table examples that will help you to get started quickly and see how to create and use pivot tables in Excel 2016, 2013, 2010 and 2007. Continue reading

## How to use Excel SUMIFS and SUMIF with multiple criteria

This tutorial explains the difference between the SUMIF and SUMIFS functions in terms of their syntax and usage, and provides a number of formula examples to sum values with multiple AND / OR criteria in Excel. Continue reading

## How to use SUMIF function in Excel with formula examples

If you are faced with a task that requires conditional sum in Excel, the SUMIF function is what you need. It is a really great function that can help you make sense of an incomprehensible set of diverse data. Instead of adding up all numbers in a range, it lets you sum only those values that meet your criteria. Continue reading

## 5 ways to sum a column in Excel

This tutorial shows how to sum a column in Excel 2010-2013. Try out 5 different ways to total columns: find the sum of the selected cells on the Status bar, use AutoSum in Excel to sum all or only filtered cells, employ the SUM function or convert your range to Table for easy calculations. Continue reading

## Convert text-formatted digits to number using Excel VALUE function and other options

In this article, I'll show you how to convert text digits to number using several options in Excel 2010-2013. You'll see how to make Excel treat digits as numbers with the help of the VALUE function, error checking, Paste Special and applying the number format. Those who want to automate the task will find a helpful VBA macro and a special add-in. Continue reading

## Converting PDF files (text and image) to Excel

The article explains how to export different PDF files to Excel manually or using free online converters, and how to choose the conversion method best suited for a given file type. Continue reading

## How to convert numbers to text using Excel TEXT function and other options

This tutorial shows how to convert number to text in Excel 2016 - 2010. See how to accomplish the task with the Excel TEXT function and use number to string to specify the formatting. Learn how to change number format to text with the Format Cells… and Text to Columns options. Continue reading

## How to convert Excel files to PDF

This short tutorial describes 4 possible ways to convert Excel files to PDF – by using Excel's Save As feature, Adobe software, online Excel to PDF converters and desktop tools. Continue reading

## Making a dependent (cascading) drop down list in Excel

The tutorial demonstrates how to create cascading drop down lists in Excel that display choices depending on the value selected in a previous dropdown. Continue reading