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Combine the SUBSTITUTE and LEN functions02:57
Combine the SUBSTITUTE and LEN functions
Here is a form recording the personal information of staff. How can we calculate the staff number for each department?We can combine the LENS and SUBSTITUTE functions to realize it. Before starting, let me introduce the LEN function. It can return the character number of the text.Select cell A4. Go to the formula editing box for the Insert Function button, and choose the LENS function.Since we want to know the character number in cell A2, we need to enter “A2” as the TEXT parameter. Cl....
How to use the Excel MID function01:54
How to use the Excel MID function
When using WPS Spreadsheets to process data, sometimes we need to catch part of the data from a series of numbers. We can use the MID formula to realize it, to catch up a certain length of characters from a series of numbers. In this example, there is a list of phone numbers. The MID function can extract the long series of numbers, keeping the last seven numbers when removing the first three characters. Select cell D2 and click the Insert Function to pop up the Search for a function d....
TEXT formula in WPS Spreadsheet03:09
TEXT formula in WPS Spreadsheet
The TEXT formula in Excel is commonly used for the conversion of number-to-text in a certain format, and it could be also used in Microsoft Office Excel and Openoffice. Normally, the TEXT formula is used to customize format cells in terms of actual needs. To realize it, we need to adjust the second parameter of the formula, which stands for format texts to be set. In this example, the number 2.012584, which equips with six decimal places, entered cell A2. How can we convert it into a v....
Table rows, columns, cells, and status bar03:27
Table rows, columns, cells, and status bar
In the last video, we just talked about the worksheet and workbook in the WPS Spreadsheet. So in this video, we will learn about the Spreadsheet interface elements: rows, columns, cells, and those tools in the lower status bar.On the left is the row, and the marked numbers 1, 2, and 3 are called the row number. Above is the column, and the marked numbers A, B, and C are called the column number. The grids in the middle are called cells.When expressing the position of a cell, we use col....
How to use Name Manager01:13
How to use Name Manager
We can use the Name Manager to set a fixed name for the cell area, which can be more simple and intuitive in function calculations and it can be also used in Microsoft Office Excel and Openoffice. Take this spreadsheet as an example. We can select the cell range from A2 to A10 and click the Name Manager in the Formulas tab. Its shortcut key is Ctrl+F3.In the pop-up dialog box, click New, enter a custom name, select the scope of use, and finally click OK.In this way, we will give the ce....
Use formula to set the conditional formatting01:28
Use formula to set the conditional formatting
Take this table as an example. We can use the formula to set the conditional formatting by ourselves and mark the finished projects. Select the cell range A2:C22, and get into the Home tab. Click the Conditional Formatting drop-down button, and choose the New Rule option. In the pop-up dialog, we choose the Use a formula to determine which cells to format option.In the Format only cells with edit box, enter the formula "=$C2="Finished" ". The absolute reference has been added to the co....
Quickly locate and view data03:46
Quickly locate and view data
When using WPS Spreadsheet, we often need to locate a cell or a cell range to view data. If the table contains a lot of data, it will be very troublesome to look up the target cell or cell range by dragging the scroll bar with the mouse. Now, we are going to introduce three options to quickly locate cells.· Option 1 Ctrl+Home key can help us quickly locate the first cell of this table.Ctrl+End key can help us quickly locate the last cell of this table. We are locating at cell O56. Pres....
Use slash header to show the title name01:25
Use slash header to show the title name
Take this table as an example. When creating a table, we often need to use the Slash Header to display the title name, so how can we make a Slash Header?1. Select cell A1, right-click.2. Then select Format Cells in the popup shortcut menu. We can also use the shortcut key Ctrl+1.3. Then select Border in the Format Cells dialog box.4. Now select the slash shape icon in the border preview area, and click OK. 5. Now enter Subject in cell A1.6. Press Alt+Enter to insert a line break, and t....