Excel Functions

This category holds all the posts which are related to Functions which are very useful while writing Macros.

Validate BurgerServiceNummer (BSN) using Excel VBA

Important Note: This post will make more sense to those who stays in Netherlands. But wait.. even if you do not stay in Netherlands, you will learn some interesting Algorithm!! BSN is short form of Dutch Word - BurgerServiceNummer . In English, this is called  Citizen Service Number. This is a unique Personal Identification Number assigned by Netherlands [...]

Excel Tip : How to Make an Excel Cell secured for Password

One of my friend wanted me to write an article on How can a person achieve making an Excel Cell behave like a password text box which is masked and secured. I have tried to achieve that up to some extent but not 100%. Go through with this article and provide your feedback or suggestion regarding this topic !!. You [...]

Excel Macro : Excel VBA code to Protect OR UnProtect Sheet

Hello Friends, This is a small VBA code to help you in dealing with Protecting and UnProtecting the WorkSheet using Excel Macro. Assuming the fact here that you know How to Protect or UnProtect a Sheet using Excel In-Built function . For those who does not know protect or unprotect the sheet using Excel inbuilt function, I will give a [...]

Spreading data across Columns in Excel Without VBA Code

In my previous article as you learnt how to split data using VBA SPLIT() function. In this Article I am going to explain you how to separate the data across columns of a cell without excel VBA. Microsoft Excel has a built-in function called Text-to-Columns under Data ribbon (refer the Pic 1). Using this option user can split the data [...]

Read and Write Document Properties of an excel Document – VBA

In this Article we will learn how to get document property of an excel workbook using Excel VBA. Before I jump in to the VBA code let's have a look Where to see document properties in Excel Document? How to see document property of an Excel document Follow the below steps to see the properties for the document: Step 1. [...]

Excel VBA – What is SPLIT Function?

Split is the hardest shot to hit in Bowling. But unlike bowling SPLIT is very simple function to use in excel VBA. Splitting data or string in VBA, sometimes becomes necessary to organize it and to put it in more readable format. SPLIT-function Here in this article, you will learn about splitting the data/string which is joined [...]

Excel Trick – Sheet Protection – Protect it and Stay Free

Dear Readers, I am back with another Excel Trick which is very much common while managing your sheet with certain security (protection). To protect the whole Worksheet can be easily done by using the Protect Sheet option available in Microsoft Excel. But in this article I am going to explain you, How to protect your whole sheet except a cell [...]

Custom Formula to Reverse a String in Excel

Dear Friends,   This is a very small but useful Custom Function which can be used to reverse a string in excel. In VBA (Excel Macro) there is an Inbuilt function to reverse a string but in Excel Formula there is no formula as such to reverse a string. Using that built-in function you can create your own custom formula [...]

How to create User Defined Functions in Excel

U ser Defined functions (UDF) is also known as Custom Functions (formulas) in Excel. So far, I have created many different User Defined Functions for different purposes but never told you about How to create Custom Functions in Excel in a systematic way.. Therefore in this article I am going to teach you Step by step procedure to create your [...]

Things happening AUTOMATICALLY is WOW… but NOT ALWAYS

Well friends before I start my article or tell you what I am going to talk about in this article, How many of you agree with the below incident Once we put some Internet URLs (Website URLS or Email IDs) in a cell it automatically turns in to a hyperlink. There after every time I try to read the whole [...]

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