Microsoft Office Tutorials and References

In Depth Information

**Finding the Function You Need**

Figure 10.1.

Figure 10.1.
The Formulas tab contains icons for finding functions.

The Formulas tab contains icons for finding functions.

The Formulas tab is designed to make it easier to find the right function. You

select an icon from the ribbon, and an alphabetical list of functions in that

group appears. If you hover your mouse over a function in the list, Excel

displays a description of what the function does, as shown in
Figure 10.2
.

Figure 10.2.

Figure 10.2.
Hover over a function, and Excel displays a tip explaining what

Hover over a function, and Excel displays a tip explaining what

the function does.

the function does.

Finding the Function You Need

The inherent problem with the Formulas tab is that you often have to guess

where your desired function might be hiding. The function categories have been