Excel functions

## ABS worksheet function for Excel – Reference

In Excel, the ABS worksheet function returns the absolute value of a number, a number without its sign. Basically, the absolute value of a number shows a value of zero or higher. For example, the absolute value of -34 is 34. If you analyze it, then you can view the distance of a number from […]

## EFFECT worksheet function for Excel

The EFFECT worksheet function for Excel returns the effective annual interest rate. EFFECT worksheet function Below is the syntax of the EFFECT function. Syntax =EFFECT(Nominal_rate, Npery) Arguments Here are the arguments of the EFFECT function. Argument Description Nominal_rate The nominal interest rate. Npery The number of compounding periods per year. Examples Example 1 Note: For […]

## Excel functions

Excel functions list Below are the list of Excel functions in alphabetical order. Function name Type and description ABS function Math and trigonometry: Returns the absolute value of a number ACCRINT function Financial: Returns the accrued interest for a security that pays periodic interest ACCRINTM function Financial: Returns the accrued interest for a security that pays interest at […]

## LEN worksheet function for Excel – Reference

The LEN worksheet function in Excel returns the number of characters in a text string. LEN worksheet function Here is the syntax of the LEN function. Syntax =LEN(reference) Arguments Reference – A text string or cell range. Example(s) Example 1 Example 2 Example 3 Excel functions  Reference home  Excel Effects home

## MID worksheet function for Excel – Reference

Overall, the MID worksheet function in Excel returns the characters from the middle of a text string, given a starting position and length. MID worksheet function Here is the syntax of the MID function. Syntax =MID(Text, Start_num, Num_chars) Arguments Below are the arguments of the MID function. Argument Description Text A text string from which […]

## Using the FILTER function in Excel – Snapshot

This short snapshot simply provides a reference of using the FILTER function in Excel. Keep in mind, this reference does not go into full detail of using this function. On the whole, it is a snapshot of the function. We pattern this example from the following function. LET function Snapshot of using the FILTER function […]