Excel NOW Function – How To Use

The NOW function is categorized as a DATE/TIME function in Excel. It's a volatile function that returns the current date and time. Since the function is volatile, refreshing or reopening the Excel sheet updates the data.Financial analysts find the NOW function helpful while generating KPI reports as it displays the date and time value and keeps … [Read more...]

How to Highlight Every Other Row in Excel

Cells can be highlighted in Excel using the Fill Color option. Rows and columns are no different. As it always stands, dealing with a small dataset is no problem at all but the problem gets bigger with the bigger datasets.We just want systematic selection and highlighting. It's not too much to ask for. If you're cracking your knuckles on how to … [Read more...]

Excel TODAY Function – How To Use

The TODAY function is categorized as a Date and Time function. The function returns the current date and dynamically updates the return whenever the user makes changes in the worksheet or reopens it. The function has ample applicability, especially for financial analysts.For instance, they may use the TODAY function to calculate holding … [Read more...]

How to Combine First And Last Name in Excel

A large amount of data in Excel is sorted into many columns to keep it organized and classified. Coming to personal data, more often than not you will find that peoples' names are also split into two (or more) columns, keeping the first name and last name separate. While this helps sort and filter, which is frequently performed with the last name, … [Read more...]

How to Rotate Cell Text in Excel (2 Easy Ways + Shortcuts)

Do you remember seeing vertical text somewhere and tried to copy that style into your sheets by typing each letter with Alt + Enter in between? If we have spotted you correctly, today is your day and this post is for you. You will learn how to adorn your worksheets with vertical text and diagonal text and how to restore the text in case you don’t … [Read more...]

Name Box In Excel – All You Need To Know

Very simply put, the Name Box is a name-displaying tool. Selection of any cell, column, row, named range, chart, picture, etc., (any item on the worksheet window) shows its name in the Name Box.Displaying the name by selection of any cell or item is the prime job of the Name Box but note that it's just the prime job. The Name Box can be used as … [Read more...]

Excel WORKDAY.INTL Function – How To Use

The WORKDAY.INTL function is categorized as a DATE/TIME function in Excel and is an extension of the WORKDAY function that offers more customizability. In addition to allowing you to calculate N working days into the future or past like the WORKDAY function, it also allows you to set custom weekends.The function has broad applicability in the … [Read more...]

Excel NETWORKDAYS.INTL Function – How To Use

The NETWORKDAYS.INTL function is a Date/Time function in Excel that helps calculate the difference between two given dates in terms of working days. The function, just like the NETWORKDAYS function, automatically omits weekends while computing the number of workdays. In fact, it can do everything that the NETWORKDAYS function does. Plus, it allows … [Read more...]