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Calculating the difference between two time stamps

Because time stamps are represented as serial numbers, you can subtract the earlier time from the later time to get the difference.

Using Solver

Solver tool allows you to specify multiple adjustable cells and constraints on the values that the adjustable cells can have, generate a solution that maximizes or minimizes a particular worksheet cell, generate multiple solutions to a problem.

Goal Seeking

Goal seeking is a useful feature that works in conjunction with your formulas. If you know what a formula result should be, Excel can tell you which values of one or more input cells you need to produce that result.

Creating Subtotals

Excel's ability to create automatic subtotals is a handy feature that can save you a great deal of time.

Adding watermarks to workbook

This tip describes how to add watermark text or picture to your workbook.

Using a form for data entry

Sometimes you need to manage lists where the information is arranged in rows. Excel offers a simple way to work with this big data in rows.

How to generate Series of Dates

Often you'll want to insert a series of dates into a worksheet. The most efficient way to enter a series of dates doesn't require any formulas - just use Excel's AutoFill feature.

Splitting text strings without using formulas

If you want to paste text in your worksheet, you can use Excel's Convert Text to Columns Wizard.

Applying Conditional Formatting

This tip describes how to use conditional formatting for comfortable viewing results in the worksheet.

Calculating the Number of Work Days between two dates

When calculating the difference between two dates, you may want to exclude weekends and holidays.