Monthly Archives: May 2016

Extract 6 digits from a string and convert it into date

Got a question about how to extract the date of birthday (DOB) portion from an ID number like 63102400965, where the first 6 digits represent the DOB, so that we could use the date for other calculation.  In this example the DOB … Continue reading

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Display single letter Day of week in Excel

Is it achievable?  Not by formatting but formula.

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Number Stored as Text…

It is something basic and commonly seen.  Nonetheless,  it is really important to understand the different behaviors between a number, and a number stored as text, especially if you want to move forward to write effective formula.  This post is intended … Continue reading

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Copy customized Ribbon and QAT to another PC

Customized Ribbon and QAT is very common.  I believe all serious Excel users will have their own customized Ribbon and QAT according to their own working habits. I rarely share my customization with others and I am not going to … Continue reading

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