Introduction FORMULATEXT function in excel is a Math/Trig function. It is a worksheet function. This function is used to retrieve a formula from a reference in form of a text string. Syntax =FORMULATEXT(Reference) Arguments Reference- t is the reference made to a range or cell. Keynotes Reference argument can be from other worksheet also. If the other worksheet to which READ MORE

# Tag: Lookup and reference

## How to use Excel MATCH function

Introduction MATCH function in excel is a lookup function. It helps in locating cell number corresponding to a lookup value of a row, column or table. It does this by searching for specific value in a range of cells and returns position of value. For Example, if the range A3:A6 have the values 10, 15, 20 respectively then function =MATCH(20,A3:A6,0) READ MORE

## How to use Excel HYPERLINK function

Introduction HYPERLINK function in excel a shortcut function that creates a shortcut in the cell in which it is used. This shortcut may contain a reference to another cell of the same worksheet or another worksheet OR may contain a link to a network, internet, web, and intranet. When one clicks on the cell containing that hyperlink, excel opens the READ MORE

## How to use Excel ROWS function

Introduction ROWS function in excel is a lookup or reference function. It provides us with number of rows in an array or reference. We have to enter a range in Excel format and it returns number of rows present in that range. For example row A1:A6 gives 6 as the result. Syntax =ROWS(Array) Arguments array – It can be READ MORE

## How to use Excel ROW function

Introduction ROW function in excel is a reference function. It returns the row number of a cell to which reference is made. If we provide no reference than function returns the reference value of the cell in which the function is written. For example =ROW(A9) returns 9 as A9 is the 9th row in Excel. Syntax =ROW(Reference) Arguments Reference- It READ MORE

## How to use Excel INDIRECT function

Introduction INDIRECT function in excel is a reference function. It is used to change a text string to a valid reference in formula. It can be used when a reference in form of text need to be changed into a valid reference. This reference does not change when rows and columns are added into the sheet. Syntax =INDIRECT(ref_text, a1 ) READ MORE

## How to use Excel HLOOKUP function

Introduction HLOOKUP function in excel is a lookup function. This function is used to return data from a row in a table. Here ‘H’ stands for horizontal as the function moves horizontally to right in a row to lookup a value. It is used in three ways- Exact value, approximate value, Wildcard value. It is used when comparison values are READ MORE

## How to use Excel INDEX function

Introduction INDEX function in excel is a lookup or reference function. It is used to return reference or value from a table or array to another location. It uses both row and column position to retrieve the value. It can return a row, column or a single cell. It is often used in combination with MATCH function, MATCH acts as READ MORE

## How to use Excel COLUMNS function

Introduction COLUMNS function in excel is a lookup or reference function. It provides us with number of COLUMNS in an array or reference. We have to enter a range in Excel format and it returns number of COLUMNS present in that range. For example row A1:C6 gives 3 as the result. Syntax =COLUMNS(Array) Arguments array– It can be the READ MORE

## How to use Excel COLUMN function

Introduction COLUMN function in excel is a reference function. It returns the COLUMN number of a cell to which reference is made. If we provide no reference than function returns the reference value of the cell in which the function is written. For example =COLUMN(C9)returns 3 as C9 is the 3RD Column in Excel. Syntax =COLUMN(Reference) Arguments Reference– It is READ MORE