Category Archives: Microsoft Excel

Here is how you can generate random numbers in Excel: Put all your possible characters into an individual cell, such as A1:

You can name this cell MySource. You could then use a formula such as the following to return the random string of characters (broken into individual lines for clarity, but it is still […]

If you need to count all cells with numbers you can use the Excel COUNT function which counts cells that contain numbers. Its syntax is: =COUNT(value1, value2,…valueX). value1, value2,…, valueX  can be cell references, or values typed into the COUNT formula. Excel COUNT function example – count numbers in cells A2:A7. In the cell where […]

To quickly find duplicate values in a Excel spreadsheet you can use Conditional Formatting under Home tab. There is a special rule for this called Duplicate Values… Highlight the cells in which you want to find the duplicates and click on the Conditional Formatting | Highlight Cells Rules | Duplicate Values Select the formatting for duplicates and click OK.

To quickly find duplicate values in a Excel spreadsheet you can use Conditional Formatting under Home tab.There is a special rule for this called Duplicate Values… Highlight the cells in which you want to find the duplicates and click on the Conditional Formatting | Highlight Cells Rules | Duplicate Values Select the formatting for duplicates […]