# Excel Formula

## How to use INDIRECT function in Excel

#### How to use INDIRECT function in Excel

In this blog post, we will try to understand about INDIRECT function of excel. The excel INDIRECT function returns a reference to a range. We can use this function to create a reference that won’t change if rows or columns are inserted in the worksheet. Or, cause it to create a reference from letters and numbers in other cells.
The INDIRECT function in excel has two arguments as seen in the below picture:

1. ref_text: A cell reference or text string (or both), that creates the range reference. The referenced range can be a cell, a range of cells, or a named range.
2. a1: TRUE or FALSE. Does the

## How to use MATCH function in Excel

#### How to use MATCH function in Excel

In this blog, we will be discussing MATCH function in excel. MATCH function basically helps in finding the position of a value. It will not fetch any number but will provide only the position of the lookup value in excel. This function is very helpful when it works with other functions like OFFSET/INDEX.

Let us understand the anatomy of excel MATCH function. It requires 3 input values as can be seen in the below picture.

match_type can be explained as below:

In example 1: we will try to find out the position of USA in the country … Continue Reading

## How to use HLOOKUP in Excel

#### How to use HLOOKUP in Excel

HLOOKUP is one of the functions provided by Microsoft Excel which helps us find a value for a particular reference value. Its functions are the same as VLOOKUP, just the difference exists in terms of fetching data horizontally instead of vertically.

This formula also requires 4 inputs as mentioned below:

We will take an example to understand this in a better way. As we see in the below table we have data for student’s marks achieved in different subject. Now if I wanted to fetch data for a particular student for a particular subject then we will use HLOOKUP to … Continue Reading

## How to use VLOOKUP function in excel

Excel Vlookup is the most sought formula in excel and is widely used by everyone. It is used basically for looking up values vertically means from the column.

Before learning how to use vlookup excel we need to understand about different inputs of excel vlookup formula. As we can see below picture there are 4 different inputs required for using excel vlookup function.

The explanation of values are given as given below:

Let us understand this by and example.

In the below table we can see the name of the person and sales done by them on the month on month basis. Now we wanted … Continue Reading

## Different COUNT functions in Excel

Excel COUNT function is a very important function in excel and it is being used very frequently. There are five COUNT functions in excel(count, counta, countblank, countif,countifs) that are being used in excel. I will explain every function one by one how to use the count function in excel and have also shared a video with a full explanation.

Count: This function counts the number of numeric entries in a list. It will ignore blanks, text, and errors.Syntax: =COUNT(Range1,Range2,Range3……………….,RangeN)

Counta: This function counts the number of numeric and text entries in a list. It will ignore blanks.Syntax: =COUNTA(Range1,Range2,Range3……………….,RangeN)