Outstanding Macro Function Reference

by Allen Wyatt
(last updated December 20, 2014)

6

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:

http://www.rondebruin.nl/efb/efb.htm

ExcelTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Excel training. This tip (13342) applies to Microsoft Excel 2007, 2010, and 2013.

Author Bio

Allen Wyatt

With more than 50 non-fiction books and numerous magazine articles to his credit, Allen Wyatt is an internationally recognized author. He  is president of Sharon Parq Associates, a computer and publishing services company. ...

MORE FROM ALLEN

Understanding Nonprinting Characters

Even characters that print nothing still take space in your document. Characters such as tabs, spaces, breaks, and the like ...

Discover More

WordTips: The Macros (Table of Contents)

Word includes a powerful macro programming language called Visual Basic for Applications. WordTips: The Macros can ...

Discover More

Counting Fields in a Document

Need to count the number of times a particular field appears in a document? It's easy to do when you apply the techniques ...

Discover More

Save Time and Supercharge Excel! Automate virtually any routine task and save yourself hours, days, maybe even weeks. Then, learn how to make Excel do things you thought were simply impossible! Mastering advanced Excel macros has never been easier. Check out Excel 2010 VBA and Macros today!

More ExcelTips (ribbon)

Using the INT Worksheet Function

The INT function allows you to convert a value to an integer. The effect the function has depends on the characteristics of ...

Discover More

Converting to Hexadecimal

Excel allows you to easily convert values from decimal to other numbering systems, such as hexadecimal. This tip explains how ...

Discover More

Ways to Concatenate Values

Users of the most recent versions of Excel have four different ways available to combine values into strings. Even those ...

Discover More
Subscribe

FREE SERVICE: Get tips like this every week in ExcelTips, a free productivity newsletter. Enter your address and click "Subscribe."

View most recent newsletter.

Comments

If you would like to add an image to your comment (not an avatar, but an image to help in making the point of your comment), include the characters [{fig}] in your comment text. You’ll be prompted to upload your image when you submit the comment. Maximum image size is 6Mpixels. Images larger than 600px wide or 1000px tall will be reduced. Up to three images may be included in a comment. All images are subject to review. Commenting privileges may be curtailed if inappropriate images are posted.

What is 3 + 8?

2015-01-09 04:32:27

balthamossa2b

Ron de Bruin is one of my particular Excel Gods. Didn)t know he had this.

DLing as we speak.


2014-12-22 12:25:25

Nick

This is pretty great...though I wish the sheet wasn't protected, so I could make my own notes within it (bold my favorites, etc.)


2014-12-20 13:38:41

Juan

Thank you very much for sharing this valuable resource.

May you celebrate a blessed and wonderful Christmas and the new year with your dear ones!


2014-12-20 13:29:32

KAHSR

WOW, talk about information overload! These guys really put some serious work into this project.

Thanks to them and thanks to you for sharing it with your readers.

Wishing you and yours a Blessed Christmas and 2015.


2014-12-20 12:32:28

Thomas Redd

Wow! This is a wonderful resource. Allen, I love you tips and when you are willing to link to other people's tips I respect you all the more! Thanks! Is there such a "Bible" for the functions and tools available in Word 2013?


2014-12-20 12:16:14

JT

Thanks for such a great FREE resource.


This Site

Got a version of Excel that uses the ribbon interface (Excel 2007 or later)? This site is for you! If you use an earlier version of Excel, visit our ExcelTips site focusing on the menu interface.

Newest Tips
Subscribe

FREE SERVICE: Get tips like this every week in ExcelTips, a free productivity newsletter. Enter your address and click "Subscribe."

(Your e-mail address is not shared with anyone, ever.)

View the most recent newsletter.