The BYROW function is a powerful tool that you can use to process data in an array or range in a “by row” fashion. In this blog post, we will discuss the basics of how to use BYROW and provide some examples of how it can be used in real-world scenarios. Stay tuned for more information on how to use this handy function!
What Does The BYROW Function Do?
The BYROW function in Microsoft Excel applies a LAMBDA function to each row in an array or range and returns one result per row. This can be useful for processing data in an array or range “by row.” For example, if you give BYROW an array with 3 rows, it will return an array with 3 results. The calculation performed on each row is provided by a custom LAMBDA function.
What Is A LAMBDA Function?
A lambda function is a simple, short, throwaway function that is designed to be created inline in code.
Where To Find The BYROW Function?
You can find the BYROW function in the Formulas tab of Excel under Logical
You can use Formula Builder to walk you through the formula step by step.
You can manually type the formula into any cell.
The BYROW Formula
=BYROW (array, lambda)
- array (required) – The array or array to process
- lambda (required) – The lambda function to apply to each row
Let’s Take a Look at Some Real-World Examples
Check Your Version
Since BYROW is a newer formula, it is only available in Office 365. If you are working with an older version, it is probably time for an upgrade.
The lambda function must return a single result for each row, or BYROW will return a #CALC! error.
The BYROW function is a powerful tool that can be used to process data in an array or range in a “by row” fashion. In this blog post, we discussed the basics of using the BYROW function and provided some examples of how it can be used in real-world scenarios.
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