by Allen Wyatt
(last updated August 1, 2020)
When creating workbooks, it can sometimes be intimidating to keep all the available worksheet functions straight. And for some functions, it can be downright impossible to put your finger on how to use the various parameters available. (Exactly how, again, am I supposed to put together the CHITEST function?)
Excel itself provides a modicum of help, visible as you start to type a function in a formula or through the use of the Insert Function tool. When you want more detailed information, though, you may be at a loss as to where to turn.
Here's a great resource you can download and use for free: the Excel Function Bible. Developed by Norman Harker and Ron de Bruin; the work is massive. It comes (appropriately enough) as an Excel workbook and an associated set of example workbooks.
You can find more information about this free resource here:
Note that it has been several years since the Excel Function Bible has been updated, so it doesn't include some of the functions released in newer versions of Excel. Even so, it contains a wealth of information that can be very helpful as you are trying to figure out how to use most of the functions available in Excel.
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