In today’s Dueling Excel Podcast #145, the goal is to use a Formula to convert 20131220 to a real Excel Date. We’ll meander through the usual suspects: Text to Columns, DATE(MID), Flash Fill and then be amazed as Mike provides a crazy TEXT function to solve the problem.
Although elusive, Array Formulas can be used to solve everyday Excel problems. If you need to figure out how many times your birthday fell on a Friday, an Array Formula can solve that. If you need to return a Unique List of Sales Reps from a Database, an Array Formula can solve that. Now, at your own pace, you can learn the methods, the tricks, the dos and the don’ts that will allow you to “Command The Power of the ‘Array Formula’ in Microsoft Excel“! “Ctrl+Shift+Enter: Mastering Excel Array Formulas” by Mike ‘ExcelIsFun’ Girvin tells all!
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