All things Microsoft Excel

Excel 365 Sequence Function

Everyone knows the trick to creating a sequence of number in Microsoft Excel.  Start the sequence and then select it and drag down the column (or rows) creating the sequence of numbers.

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However, in the Office 365 version of Microsoft Excel there is a new dynamic array formula

=SEQUENCE(rows, [columns], [start], [step])

Positive sequence 1 to 20 example


Negative sequence 20 to 1 example


Positive sequence 1 to 6 across columns


Sequence of 20 days ascending


Sequence of the months of the year


Sequence of numbers across 10 rows and 5 columns starting at 0 and stepping by 3


Last one - Sequence of numbers 1 to 20 with a prefix AND the number only shows if there is an item in the B column


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Excel Autofill Letters from A to Z

This formula tip will let you fill a column with the letters A to Z.

Start by putting the letter A in a cell.  I put the letter A in the cell A1 for the example below.  Then in cell A2 I inserted the formula.  Note I reference the cell A1.  Then I simply copied the formula down to the A26 cel and viola I have the alphabet automagically.



Excel Compact U.S. Calendar Template


I want to give credit to David Seah for the original idea for this compact calendar.  I took David's calendar idea and modified a number of formulas especially the way the holidays are calculated as well as the addition of other features.