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 [...]

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 [...]

Email ID Syntax Validation in Excel

Dear LEM users,   I got quite a few questions regarding How to enforce Email ID syntax validation in Excel. It could be in a particular cell or any textbox etc. So i thought of putting this small excel VBA tip which may help a lot in enforcing this validation. This small validation trick will make your excel intelligent and [...]

Check if file is already open using excel VBA

Dear LEM Readers,   While doing programming with VBA many a times it happens to open an existing file. Before opening that file, it is always a good idea to check if that file is already open or not. Therefore I have written a function (IsFileOpen()) which takes the complete path of that file (with file name) as an Input [...]

How to get Word Count and Letter Count in Excel Formula

Dear Readers, Getting a word Count of a String kept in a Cell, is not so difficult but sometimes you just don't get it how to do it. So keeping that in mind, I wrote all possible ways to get Word Count of a String. You can get it by Excel Formula as well as UDF (User Defined Function). We [...]

Excel UDF: To exctract All Numbers, Special Characters and Alphabets from a String

Sometimes you require to Extract All Numbers and Characters from a mixed String. I have written a UDF (User Defined Function) to extract them. UDF Function to Extract Numbers from a String UDF Function to Extract Special Characters from a String UDF Function to Extract Alhpabets from a String Add the below Code in any of your Regular Module of [...]

Strip HTML : How to Remove HTML tags from a String in VBA

In this article I am going to write an User Defined Function (UDF) which is used to remove all HTMLs from a String Stored in Cell. It can be used as normal Inbuilt Formulas of Excel. For writing this function i have used VBScript Regular Expression to Replace all the HTML tags with BLANK "". In code you can see [...]