Skip to main content

Symbols Used in Excel Formula | The purpose of Symbols in Excel Formula

Following symbols are used in Excel Formula. They will perform different actions in Excel Formulas and Functions. Each of these special characters have used for different purpose in Excel.

SymbolNameDescription
=Equal toEvery Excel Formula begins with Equal to symbol (=).

Example:=B1+B6

()ParenthesesAll Arguments of the Excel Functions specified between the Parentheses.

Example:=COUNTIF(B1:B5,5)

()ParenthesesExpressions specified in the Parentheses will be evaluated first. Parentheses changes the order of the evaluation in Excel Formula.

Example: =25+(35*2)+5

*AsteriskWild card operator to to denote all values in a List.

Example: =COUNTIF(B1:B5,”*“)

,CommaList of the Arguments of a Function Separated by Comma in Excel Formula.

Example: =COUNTIF(B1:B5,“>” &C1)

&AmpersandConcatenate Operator to connect two strings into one in Excel Formula.

Example: =”Total: “&SUM(C2:C25)

$DollarMakes Cell Reference as Absolute in Excel Formula.

Example:=SUM($C$2:$C$25)

!ExclamationSheet Names and Table Names Followed by ! Symbol in Excel Formula.

Example: =SUM(Sheet2!C2:C25)

[]Square BracketsUses to refer the Field Name of the Table (List Object) in Excel Formula.

Example:=SUM(Table1[Column1])

{}Curly BracketsDenote the Array formula in Excel.

Example: {=MAX(B1:B5-G1:G5)}

:ColonCreates references to all cells between two references.

Example: =SUM(C2:C25)

,CommaUnion Operator will combine the multiple references into One.

Example: =SUM(A2:A25, B2:B25)

(space)SpaceIntersection Operator will create common reference of two references.

Example: =SUM(B2:B10 B5:B25)

 

Comments

  1. Glad to visit this blog, really helpful. Gathered lots of information and waiting to see more updates.
    PHP Trend
    PHP Web Development Tool

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

How to create a Barcode Using PHP Barcode 128 Generator

A barcode is an optical, machine-readable, representation of data, the data usually describes something about the object that carries the barcode.We will use PHP to generate Barcode in this tutorial. In this script, we are using coding which will generate barcodes in barcode format Code 128 . First, we will create index.php which will ask for the user input for which Barcode has to be created PHP Barcode Generator <fieldset><legend>Detail Informations</legend><form action="createbarcode.php" method="post"><b>Enter Your Code </b><input name="barcode" type="text" /><input type="submit" value="Create Barcode" /></form></fieldset> Now we will create createbarcode.php which will call function from Barcode code128 class for creating barcode <? php include('barcode128.php'); // include php barcode 128 class // design our barcode display echo

Get current filename with first parameter(Query String) from URL using PHP function

Today eabhyas come up with a Query String function. This function is useful to get the Query String from URL. This Function is used to get current filename with first parameter(Query String) from URL using PHP function . Function: function rns_QueryString_first($incomingURL){     preg_match('/[^&]+/', $incomingURL, $match);     return $outgoingURL = $match[0]; } Example: $path="property_add?id=3&aa=aa&b=123"; define('RNSFIFQ', rns_QueryString_first($path)); echo RNSFIFQ; Output: property_add?id=3