Overline text in Excel

This blog post is about 2 methods to create Overlined text in Excel. Method 1 Enter the text to be overlined into a cell. Here, I am using cell B3. Use the following formula to create the overlined version of the text in the cell B3. Make sure to turn on the Wrap Text option…

Square and Square Root of a Number in Excel

Calculate the Square of a Number The following are 3 different formulas to calculate the Square of the number in the cell B3 Formula 1 =B3*B3 Formula 2 =POWER(B3,2) Formula 3 =B3^2 Calculate the Square Root of a Number The following are 3 different formulas to calculate the Square Root of the number in the…

Interpolation in Excel

You are given the X, Y Coordinates of 2 points, (99.5,39.5) and (201.1,45.7) and asked to find the Y coordinate of an intermediate point with an X coordinate of 115.7. How will you solve this problem? The answer is Interpolation! Interpolation is the method of estimating ‘unknown values’ that fall between ‘known values’. In this…

Pick a random value from a list in Excel

In this blog post, I will explain two Excel formulas that can be used to pick a random value from a List. Following is a list of 6 contestants for a particular game. For each round of the game, a player should be randomly selected from this list. Let’s see how to pick a random…

Remove Macros from an Excel Workbook

In this blog post, I will show you 3 different ways to remove Macros from an Excel workbook. Saving the Workbook as XLSX file This is the easiest way to remove macros from an Excel workbook! XLS, XLSM, and XLSB are the only Excel file formats that can hold VBA projects or Macros. If you save an Excel…

How to create a Dependent Drop-down list in Excel

A Drop-down list that depends on the selection made using another Drop-down list is called a Conditional or Dependent drop-down list. Following is an example of the same. As you can see, when we go for the degree B.sc in column C, the options are Physics, Mathematics & Chemistry. For B.A, the options are Malayalam,…

Drop-down list in Excel

Create a Drop-Down List A drop-down list also known as a drop-down menu is a graphical control object that offers a list of options. In cells with a drop-down list, the user need not type in anything but can make the selection from the available options. In this blog post you will see, How to set up…

Different Methods to select Visible Cells only in Excel

In Excel, when we Copy-Paste from a dataset containing hidden rows, the hidden rows also get copied. In this blog post, we will see 3 different methods to select only the visible cells in Excel. Keyboard Shortcut Alt + ; is the shortcut to select visible cells in Excel. Select the cells and press Alt…

Copy and Paste into Visible cells in Excel

Filtered Rows and Hidden Rows In Excel, Rows that we hide manually and those Rows get hidden while applying Filters, work in different ways. When we copy-paste a value into the filtered cells they won’t be copied into the hidden cells. At the same time, if we hide some rows manually and copy-paste a value…

Different methods to Reverse a List in Excel

This article is about 3 different methods to Reverse a List in Excel. Following is a list of candidates applied for a job. Let’s see the different methods to reverse this list for scheduling the interview. 1. Reverse the list using a Helper column Create a helper column with sequential numbers (for example 1,2,3,..) adjacent…