Monthly Archives: January 2015

Fill a series of month-end dates

In many cases, we may want to create a list of month end dates.  This can be done either by formula or Fill.  Either way, we should input the first month end date (starting date) manually. Using EOMONTH Syntax: EOMONTH(start_date, months) Advertisements

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15-significant-digit issue with SUMIF(S), COUNTIF(S), AVERAGEIF(S)

Have you applied SUMIF or COUNTIF to a range that contains numbers with more than 15 digits stored as text? If you did or if you do, you’d better continue to read this as you’ve got wrong answers that you … Continue reading

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Move the Input Message Box out of the way

Did you know that there is Input Message box which look like a comment box? The main difference is your don’t see any “indicator” on the cell.  The Input Message box pops up when the cell is selected.  To do … Continue reading

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In-cell dropdown by Data Validation – Allow input NOT from a list

This is about a trick of using named range that includes a blank cell; which allows any input even the cell is with Data Validation that allows list. When you attempt to input anything other than what is restricted by Data … Continue reading

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