 PROVIDING ACCURATE, RELIABLE AND STRAIGHT TO THE POINT KNOWLEDGE ABOUT DIFFERENT IT TOOLS EXPLAINED WITH PRACTICAL EXAMPLES

## INTRODUCTION

ADDRESS function comes under the LOOKUP AND REFERENCE category in Excel.

ADDRESS FUNCTION returns the address of any cell which is specified by the ROW number and COLUMN number.

It gives us the option of simple calculation of Row number and Column number as it is cumbersome to handle the column names after Z.

This function also gives additional option of setting which type of ADDRESS we want. A1 type of R1C1 type. A1 type is the standard system of naming where row is shown using a number and column is marked using an Alphabet.

Whereas in R1C1 method , both row and column are shown using numbers.

## PURPOSE OF PROPER FUNCTION IN EXCEL

TRIM FUNCTION removes the extra spaces in the given text and keeps only one standard space.

## PREREQUISITES TO LEARN PROPER

THERE ARE A FEW PREREQUISITES WHICH WILL ENABLE YOU TO UNDERSTAND THIS FUNCTION IN A BETTER WAY.

•  Basic understanding of how to use a formula or function.
•  Basic understanding of rows and columns in Excel.
• Some information about the financial terms is an advantage for the use of such formulas.
•  Of course, Excel software.

## SYNTAX: TRIM FUNCTION

The Syntax for the function is

=TRIM(TEXT STRING)

TEXT STRING   GIVEN TEXT

## EXAMPLE:TRIM FUNCTION IN EXCEL

### DATA SAMPLE

Let us take the same line from the introduction and try our latest learnt function on that.

HELLO    THERE! HOW  ARE YOU     DOING??

### STEPS TO USE TRIM FUNCTION

The text having random spaces has been taken for the example.

We can see that there are some irregular spacing in the line. So we will use the function TRIM to remove those spaces.

The formula used is

=TRIM(D9)

The text is stored in D9 which needs to be corrected. The output is shown in E9.

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