Excel difference between Form Controls vs ActiveX Controls

This Excel tutorial explains difference between Form Controls vs ActiveX Controls for Excel worksheet. Excel difference between Form Controls vs ActiveX Controls There are two different kinds of Controls in Excel spreadsheet, both are very similar but we need to know the difference between them. UserForm also has its Control but it is not discussed in this topic. In Excel 2013, to insert a Control in Excel spreadsheet, navigate to Developer > Insert , there are two groups of Controls ava...
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Excel Custom Format in Format Cells

This Excel tutorial explains how to use Excel Custom Format in Format Cells to format date, time, number, text, conditional formatting, leading zero, etc. You may also want to read: Excel Extract Time from Date Time Excel Display Time from Date Time What is Excel Custom Format? Excel guesses the most appropriate format for the cells when you type something in a Cell. For example, if you type 31/1/2014, Excel guesses it would be a Date, Format is dd/m/yyyy, but it would not guess it is...
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Excel time difference in hours minutes seconds

Excel time difference in hours minutes seconds Excel has a special way to treat Date Time value but most people are not aware of that. You need to understand the meaning of the numeric values that represent Excel Date Time in order that you can freely perform Excel date time conversion to hours, minutes, days,  etc. After you understand the meaning of the numerical values, you can easily calculate Excel time difference. I have written a post that explains conversion between time and numeric ...
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Excel Date Time Conversion

Excel Date Time Conversion Excel has a special way to treat Date Time value but most people are not aware of that. You need to understand the meaning of the numeric values that represent Excel Date Time in order that you can freely perform Excel date time conversion to hours, minutes, days,  etc. After you understand the meaning of the numerical values, you can easily calculate Excel Date Time Difference. Also read the below post about calculate time difference Excel time difference in ho...
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Excel Shortcut key and function

This Excel tutorial summarizes a list of Excel shortcut key as well as Windows short cut key which are applicable to Excel. Excel Shortcut key Below is a table that summarizes most Excel shortcut key. I referred to the Microsoft website for the Excel shortcut key, removed some unimportant Excel shortcut key, and then combined with some Windows short cut key that are also applicable in Excel and finally reordered and changed description of each shortcut key. Some keys do not work in older ve...
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Excel iterative calculation and circular reference

Excel iterative calculation and circular reference To understand what is Excel iterative calculation, you should first understand what is circular reference. Circular reference happens when you type a formula in one Cell which refers to another Cell, but that Cell also refers back to the Cell. For example, Cell A1:  = 1+A2 Cell A2: = 1+A1 The above formula refer to each other, this is called circular reference (refer to each other forming a circle). The formula will fail and the be...
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