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Excel: Working with Non-Numeric Data



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About the Course

Complete this course to learn how to apply data validation, split and concatenate cell contents, work with data across worksheets, import data, remove duplicate values, and copy visible data. In addition, special cell formats and dates are discussed.

Learning Objectives

  • Improve data entry with data validation
  • Use the CONCAT function
  • Split cell contents
  • Utilize special cell formats
  • Work with dates
  • Open external data sources
  • Work with data across worksheets
  • Copy visible data
  • Remove duplicate data

Prerequisite Skills

  • Navigate Microsoft Excel
  • Enter data into a spreadsheet
  • Use formulas and functions

Meet the Instructor

This course is created and maintained by IT Training, a department of University Information Technology Services of Indiana University (IU). IT Training provides educational opportunities around technologies and software made available by IU. In an effort to expand the reach of IT Training's award-winning, high-quality content, this online series has been available to members of the IU community—and beyond. We hope you enjoy this learning experience.


  1-3 hours 

  UITS IT Training

Credit: 0

Audience: Public

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This course is part of a UITS IT Training Certificate Series.  Learn more about the series and how to enroll.


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