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Store Holidays in a Named Range


January 25, 2021 - by Bill Jelen

Challenge: The NETWORKDAYS and WORKDAY functions can take a list of company holidays as the third argument. If you store the list of holidays in AZ1: AZ10, there is a chance that someone will inadvertently delete a row, so you want to move the range of company holidays to a named range.

Solution: There is an easy way to convert the range of holidays to a named range. Follow these steps:

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