List of Excel Database Functions with Syntax and Arguments

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#Excel FunctionDescriptionSyntax with ArgumentsSyntax onlyArguments only
1DAVERAGEAverages the values in a field (column) of records in a list or database that match conditions you specify=DAVERAGE(databasedatabase [required]: A database is a list of related data in which rows of related information are records, and columns of data are fields., fieldfield [required]: Enter the column label enclosed between double quotation marks, such as "Age" or "Yield," or a number (without quotation marks) that represents the position of the column within the list: 1 for the first column, 2 for the second column, and so on., criteriacriteria [required]: You can use any range for the criteria argument, as long as it includes at least one column label and at least one cell below the column label in which you specify a condition for the column.)=DAVERAGE(database, field, criteria)
  • database (required): A database is a list of related data in which rows of related information are records, and columns of data are fields.
  • field (required): Enter the column label enclosed between double quotation marks, such as "Age" or "Yield," or a number (without quotation marks) that represents the position of the column within the list: 1 for the first column, 2 for the second column, and so on.
  • criteria (required): You can use any range for the criteria argument, as long as it includes at least one column label and at least one cell below the column label in which you specify a condition for the column.
2DCOUNTCounts the cells that contain numbers in a field (column) of records in a list or database that match conditions that you specify=DCOUNT(databasedatabase [required]: The range of cells that makes up the list or database., fieldfield [required]: Indicates which column is used in the function., criteriacriteria [required]: The range of cells that contains the conditions that you specify.)=DCOUNT(database, field, criteria)
  • database (required): The range of cells that makes up the list or database.
  • field (required): Indicates which column is used in the function.
  • criteria (required): The range of cells that contains the conditions that you specify.
3DCOUNTACounts the nonblank cells in a field (column) of records in a list or database that match conditions that you specify=DCOUNTA(databasedatabase [required]: The range of cells that makes up the list or database., fieldfield [required]: Indicates which column is used in the function., criteriacriteria [required]: The range of cells that contains the conditions that you specify.)=DCOUNTA(database, field, criteria)
  • database (required): The range of cells that makes up the list or database.
  • field (required): Indicates which column is used in the function.
  • criteria (required): The range of cells that contains the conditions that you specify.
4DGETExtracts a single value from a column of a list or database that matches conditions that you specify=DGET(databasedatabase [required]: The range of cells that makes up the list or database., fieldfield [required]: Indicates which column is used in the function., criteriacriteria [required]: The range of cells that contains the conditions that you specify.)=DGET(database, field, criteria)
  • database (required): The range of cells that makes up the list or database.
  • field (required): Indicates which column is used in the function.
  • criteria (required): The range of cells that contains the conditions that you specify.
5DMAXReturns the largest number in a field (column) of records in a list or database that matches conditions you that specify=DMAX(databasedatabase [required]: The range of cells that makes up the list or database., fieldfield [required]: Indicates which column is used in the function., criteriacriteria [required]: The range of cells that contains the conditions that you specify.)=DMAX(database, field, criteria)
  • database (required): The range of cells that makes up the list or database.
  • field (required): Indicates which column is used in the function.
  • criteria (required): The range of cells that contains the conditions that you specify.
6DMINReturns the smallest number in a field (column) of records in a list or database that matches conditions that you specify=DMIN(databasedatabase [required]: The range of cells that makes up the list or database., fieldfield [required]: Indicates which column is used in the function., criteriacriteria [required]: The range of cells that contains the conditions that you specify.)=DMIN(database, field, criteria)
  • database (required): The range of cells that makes up the list or database.
  • field (required): Indicates which column is used in the function.
  • criteria (required): The range of cells that contains the conditions that you specify.
7DPRODUCTMultiplies the values in a field (column) of records in a list or database that match conditions that you specify=DPRODUCT(databasedatabase [required]: The range of cells that makes up the list or database., fieldfield [required]: Indicates which column is used in the function., criteriacriteria [required]: The range of cells that contains the conditions that you specify.)=DPRODUCT(database, field, criteria)
  • database (required): The range of cells that makes up the list or database.
  • field (required): Indicates which column is used in the function.
  • criteria (required): The range of cells that contains the conditions that you specify.
8DSTDEVEstimates the standard deviation of a population based on a sample by using the numbers in a field (column) of records in a list or database that match conditions that you specify=DSTDEV(databasedatabase [required]: The range of cells that makes up the list or database., fieldfield [required]: Indicates which column is used in the function., criteriacriteria [required]: The range of cells that contains the conditions that you specify.)=DSTDEV(database, field, criteria)
  • database (required): The range of cells that makes up the list or database.
  • field (required): Indicates which column is used in the function.
  • criteria (required): The range of cells that contains the conditions that you specify.
9DSTDEVPCalculates the standard deviation of a population based on the entire population by using the numbers in a field (column) of records in a list or database that match conditions that you specify=DSTDEVP(databasedatabase [required]: The range of cells that makes up the list or database., fieldfield [required]: Indicates which column is used in the function., criteriacriteria [required]: The range of cells that contains the conditions that you specify.)=DSTDEVP(database, field, criteria)
  • database (required): The range of cells that makes up the list or database.
  • field (required): Indicates which column is used in the function.
  • criteria (required): The range of cells that contains the conditions that you specify.
10DSUMAdds the numbers in a field (column) of records in a list or database that match conditions that you specify=DSUM(databasedatabase [required]: The range of cells that makes up the list or database., fieldfield [required]: Indicates which column is used in the function., criteriacriteria [required]: Is the range of cells that contains the conditions that you specify.)=DSUM(database, field, criteria)
  • database (required): The range of cells that makes up the list or database.
  • field (required): Indicates which column is used in the function.
  • criteria (required): Is the range of cells that contains the conditions that you specify.
11DVAREstimates the variance of a population based on a sample by using the numbers in a field (column) of records in a list or database that match conditions that you specify=DVAR(databasedatabase [required]: The range of cells that makes up the list or database., fieldfield [required]: Indicates which column is used in the function., criteriacriteria [required]: The range of cells that contains the conditions that you specify.)=DVAR(database, field, criteria)
  • database (required): The range of cells that makes up the list or database.
  • field (required): Indicates which column is used in the function.
  • criteria (required): The range of cells that contains the conditions that you specify.
12DVARPCalculates the variance of a population based on the entire population by using the numbers in a field (column) of records in a list or database that match conditions that you specify=DVARP(databasedatabase [required]: The range of cells that makes up the list or database., fieldfield [required]: Indicates which column is used in the function., criteriacriteria [required]: The range of cells that contains the conditions that you specify.)=DVARP(database, field, criteria)
  • database (required): The range of cells that makes up the list or database.
  • field (required): Indicates which column is used in the function.
  • criteria (required): The range of cells that contains the conditions that you specify.

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