Function in Excel 2016 2010 2007 2003

Creating Subtotals

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

Counting the number of unique values

You can easily count the number of unique values of the range using a simple formula.

Unique items in the list

In order to get unique items in a range you can use the Advanced Filter to extract the unique values from a column of data and paste them to a new location.

Excel Formula Evaluator

If you would like to better understand how some of these complex array formulas work, consider using a handy tool - Formula Evaluator:

Combining text and formatted values

The Excel TEXT function enables you to specify numbers and date format.

Removing excess spaces and nonprinting characters

Often, data imported into an Excel worksheet contains excess spaces or strange (often unprintable) characters. There are two handy functions TRIM and CLEAN to cleanup such data.