Access Excel VBA generate random password or random characters

This Access Excel VBA tutorial explains how to generate random password or random characters with random number, random letters and random symbols. You may also want to read: Excel VBA generate non-duplicated random number Excel VBA Rnd Function to generate random number Access Excel VBA generate random password or random characters If you are a system administrator, very likely you need to genrate login password for users. Some people who are not good at Excel generate password com...
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Excel automatically select specific columns using Custom Views and Query

This Excel tutorial explains how to select specific columns in a worksheet with many columns using Custom Views and Query. You may also want to read: Create Excel Query and update Query Excel automatically select specific columns using Custom Views and Query Many people including myself like creating a master report with many columns and then send it to users for them to manually select columns they need. The reason is that it is time consuming to customize a lot of reports and it is dif...
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Excel find the percentile of a number using PERCENTRANK.EXC function

This Excel tutorial explains how to find the percentile of a number from an array using PERCENTRANK.EXC function. Excel Percentile Percentile is a statistics term used to describe the Nth observation in a data set after sorting in ascending order. For example, 40th percentile (P40) refers to the approximately 40th data of the 100 data. If the data set is not exactly 100, say 200, we find the location of observation at 40% of total data. Percentile is commonly used in salary survey to find o...
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Excel VBA copy contents of protected worksheet

This Excel VBA tutorial explains how to copy contents of protected worksheet and then paste contents in another worksheet. You may also want to read: Excel VBA protect worksheet with password Excel VBA hide worksheet with password (xlVeryHidden) Copy contents of protected worksheet Some authors would protect worksheets with password so that other people cannot modify and not even able to select the cells. I usually do it when I setup templates for users to fill in the data but I don't...
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Excel VBA convert date period to date row

This Excel VBA tutorial explains how to convert date period to date row. Excel VBA convert date period into date row Different systems store date transactions differently. For example, if you apply for annual leave from Jan 1 to Jan 3, some system store the data in data base using date period Begin Date End Date 1/1/2018 1/3/2018 However some system store one date per row. Begin Date End Date 1/1/2018 1/1/2018 2/1/2018 2/1/2018 3/1/2018 1/3/2018 ...
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Excel VBA filter value then copy data to new worksheet

This Excel VBA tutorial explains how to automate AutoFilter to filter value and then copy data to new worksheet or copy data to new workbook. You may also want to read: Excel VBA copy each worksheet to new workbook Access VBA auto generate mass report by group to Excel Filter value then copy data to new worksheet I find it very difficult to come up with a suitable title and key words for this post. I will try to describe what this Macro does with an example. Suppose you have a staf...
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Access Excel VBA sort Array items

This Access Excel VBA tutorial explains how to sort Array items in VBA in ascending order / descending order. You may also want to read: Use VBA Excel Function to sort data in ascending order Access Excel VBA sort Array items In an Array, you may have stored items that you want to sort. For example, if you store a name list, you may want to sort them in alphabetical order (Apple, Banana, Cat...).  If you store a number list, you may want to sort them in ascending order (100, 200, 400, 70...
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Excel check duplicate values using Conditional Formatting

This Excel tutorial explains how to check duplicate values in Excel spreadsheet by highlighting duplicate values using Conditional Formatting. You may also want to read: Excel assign sequence number to duplicate records Excel delete duplicated data in consecutive rows Excel check duplicate values Back in Excel 2003, it was a pain to identify duplicate values. What I used to do was to sort the values in ascending order and then added an assist column to check if the value on the  left  e...
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Excel convert data from column to row

This Excel VBA tutorial explains how to convert data from column to row (transform one column data to one row). You may also want to read: Excel VBA consolidate multiple workbooks into one workbook Excel VBA combine worksheets columns into one worksheet Excel convert data from column to row Different database have different structure. Some database put similar data in the same column with different rows, while some database put data in different columns. .Let's take an example. Typ...
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Add sorting in Access Table field

This Access tutorial explains how to add sorting in Access Table field. You may also want to read: Sort Data in Access Report Add Auto number in Access Query Add sorting in Access Table field It is easy to add sorting in Access Query field in Query Design View (set in the "sort" row), but to add sorting in Access Table field is done differently. Let's say we have the following employee table, where the Employee ID is not sorted. Although you can click on the arrow next the...
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