Monthly Archives: February 2016

Convert .xls to .xlsx in a few clicks

Let’s bring the Excel file from stone age back to modern world. A few years ago, my company switched from Office 2003 to Office 2007.  I was one of the very  few who felt excited about the change. On the … Continue reading

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Make impossible possible

Convert text of specific pattern like “1d 2h 3m 4s” into real time (26:03:04) in Excel To kick start the Year of Monkey, let’s challenge the apparently impossible… Do you think it is not possible in Excel?  If you do, you … Continue reading

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Calculate number of “*day” in a given period

This post is about how to twist the NETWORKDAYS.INTL function to solve the question. About two years ago, I wrote a post <Calculate number of a specific day between two dates> to explain how the following formula (Solution 1) could solve the question: … Continue reading

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