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Excel Exponential Distribution

Generating random numbers from the exponential distribution in Excel should not be such a difficult task, but the lack of a direct function does it make it difficult. In this post, you will see the steps to generate random numbers from the exponential distribution in Excel. Understanding Exponential Distribution The probably density function (PDF) of […]

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Parse data with double spaces

Now, this is very easy to do. But at office spent some good time tackling this problem. The problem was–we had data as a text file from Oracle output, which somehow had double spaces as delimiters, and we got that very late. We had a SAS program, which used to read the file and that […]

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True blanks

This about the problem of cells which appear to be blank and which are true blanks. If you check a cell using IsBlank() formula, you’d know if it’s a true blank or not. Even if you copy paste special (values) this =””, there wouldn’t be anything in the cell and length of that cell would […]

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Find last filled column

Hello All, I was searching for something else at but found this interesting bit of code. This code will give you the last filled column in a Sheet. Public Sub find_last_column()‘Found at given by Tom UrtisDim LC%LC = Cells.Find(What:=”*”, After:=[A1], SearchOrder:=xlByColumns, SearchDirection:=xlPrevious).ColumnMsgBox LCEnd Sub

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