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Excel Basics - Data & Text Manipulation

Learn how to quickly & easily cleanse data

4.47 / 5.0
2814 students1 hours 6 minutes

Created by Luis Juarez, offered on Udemy

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In this course you'll learn how to:

  • Quickly identify and remove duplicate records

  • Break up data using the Text To Column Feature

    • Learn when to use the General & Text format

    • Understand delimiters

  • Understand how to join data from multiple cells using

    • Concatenation

    • Concat

    • Textjoin

  • Learn Text manipulators

    • Left, Right, Mid

    • Upper, Lower, Proper

  • Gain a basic understanding of the Conditional Format feature to identify duplicate records

  • Gain a practical understanding of Pivot Table Basics

  • Learn Page Layout Best Practices

What you will learn

  • Data manipulation techniques.
  • Formulas to manipulate text such as Upper, Lower, Proper, Left, Right, Mid, Contatenation, Concat, TextJoin
  • Small intro to the use of Pivot Tables
  • How to use the Text To Column feature
  • Delimiters 101 - General versus Text


  • Basic working knowledge of Excel
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  • Price: $19.99
  • Platform: Udemy
  • Language: English
  • 1 hours 6 minutes
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