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11/28/2007 9:52:17 PM
Microsoft Excel 232
By Richard Rost

Excel 232 is now available.

This course covers two main topics:

* Custom Formats
* Text Manipulation

First, you'll learn how to create all of those wierd number formats when you look at Format Cells > Number > Custom. What exactly does this mean:

[green]\$#,##0.00_);([red]\$#,##0.00)

Well, you'll learn exactly what that means in this class. You'll also learn cool tricks like how to scale values (make 1,500,000 look like 1.5M for example) and how to display fractions and inches with custom formats.

You'll learn about custom date formats like mm/dd/yy and how to calculate the number of days between two dates, and the number of hours between two times (timesheet anyone?) Make 11/28/07 look like "Wed, Jan 28, 2007" if you want.

Then, we'll get into custom functions and techniques for manipulating text. I'll teach you how to find the length of a text string, cut off the left and right parts of a string (handy for separating first names and last names). I'll teach you how to convert between upper and lowercase. You'll learn how to find text inside a cell with a function. You'll learn how to put text together using string concatenation (handy for putting first and last names back together).

Lots of cool functions in this class - just look at the outline below to see how many of them we cover! This is a long class - over 90 minutes. I go over a LOT of material in this one.

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Comment from José Henríquez @ 5/31/2010
 How do you separate data text from the same cell; for example: pc/pg/tv/cable/radio into an individual column for each item. Show Just This Thread        Post Reply
Comment from Richard Rost @ 11/30/2007
 As promised, here is my list of recommended Excel books: Excel Books Show Just This Thread        Post Reply

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