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Excel 2016 tutorial course- Learn Excel text functions. Course is full English caption enabled. Jan 2016 updated.
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*Course updated January 2016- now with full English Closed Captions (subtitles!) and new Excel content added*

This bite size Udemy Excel 2016 course will show you how to use Excel string functions that are frequently used to perform operations on strings for everyday tasks such as cleaning data.

If you want to know how to use common Excel string functions then take this Udemy course.

You will learn how to extract text from strings, how to search within strings, how to replace characters in strings and much more.

Each lecture explains the Excel string function and gives examples. Excel is one of the most popular tools used today in businesses. Knowing how to use functions in it is necessary.

As with this and our other Udemy Excel courses by us (Mach 42 Productions), support is given via the discussion forums and all the Excel workbooks are provided. Remember these Excel skills are for life and will help you do better.

I look forward to seeing you on the other side!

Who is the target audience?
  • Beginners to intermediate users of Excel
  • Analysts, particularly those on the data side who regularly clean data and need a refresher
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What Will I Learn?
Understand how to use common string functions in Excel
Understand how combining string functions can be used to clean Excel data
Students will gain the foundations to go and apply these functions to their own Excel work
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  • Need to have Excel 2013 or Excel 2016
  • This course assumes the student has a working knowledge of Excel
Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 10 Lectures Collapse All 10 Lectures 43:01
Introduction to this course
2 Lectures 02:53
Text functions used commonly in Excel part 1
3 Lectures 21:48

Covers how to use the len() function

Preview 04:33

Quiz on length of strings

Strings length quiz
2 questions

This lecture shows you how to find and locate text within a string.

Finding text within a string

Quiz on finding text

Finding text quiz
2 questions

This lecture covers the search() function. This is very similar to the find() function but with 2 notable differences...

Finding text within a string part 2

Quiz on searching in Excel using the search() function

Searching text quiz
3 questions
Text functions used commonly in Excel part 2
3 Lectures 16:57

This lecture covers a super handy way to extract characters from text

Extracting text from a string

Quiz on extracting text

Extracting text quiz
2 questions

This lecture covers how to remove excess spaces from strings

Getting rid of excess spaces

Quiz on trimming text

Trimming text quiz
2 questions

Learn how to join strings/text together:)

Preview 04:10

Quiz on joining text

Joining text quiz
2 questions
Wrap up section
2 Lectures 01:23

This lecture wraps up the Excel course

Wrap up lecture

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