Chapter 6

Lookup, Information, and Text Formulas


check Looking up data in a table and adding it to a list

check Transposing vertical cell ranges to horizontal and vice versa

check Getting information about a cell’s contents

check Evaluating a cell’s type with the IS information functions

check Using text functions to manipulate text entries

check Creating formulas that combine text entries

This chapter covers three categories of Excel functions: the lookup and reference functions that return values and cell addresses from the spreadsheet, the information functions that return particular types of information about cells in the spreadsheet, and the text functions that enable you to manipulate strings of text in the spreadsheet.

In these three different categories of Excel functions, perhaps none are as handy as the lookup functions that enable you to have Excel look up certain data in a table and then ...

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