October 18, 2018
Ever since Data Validation drop-down menus were added to Excel in 1997, people have been trying to work out a way to have the second drop-down menu change based on the selection in the first drop-down.
October 16, 2018
VLOOKUP is a powerful function. But I often get a question in one of my Power Excel seminars from someone who wants to know if VLOOKUP can return all of matching values. As you know, the VLOOKUP with False as the fourth argument will always return the first match that it finds. In the following screenshot, cell F2 returns 3623 because it is the first match found for job J1199.
October 12, 2018
In the summer of 2005. I was flying to Toronto every month to record two appearances on Leo Laporte’s Call for Help TV Show. On the way home, I was having dinner at the airport bar and the guy sitting next to me said a sentence that was a complete mystery to me: “Did you know that Leo’s TWiT Podcast is the Number One Podcast on iTunes?”
October 4, 2018
UNIQUE is one of the new dynamic array functions in Excel. Using the second or third arguments, you can control if the function returns the UNIQUE or DISTINCT list of items. You can also control if UNIQUE works row-wise or column-wise.
October 3, 2018
Last week at Ignite, the Excel team introduced dynamic arrays. Today, a closer look at the RANDARRAY function.
October 2, 2018
It has been eight days since dynamic array formulas were announced at the Ignite 2018 conference in Orlando. Here is what I've learned:
October 1, 2018
The Microsoft Ignite Conference was held in Orlando last week. There were several new Excel features announced.
September 28, 2018
SEQUENCE and RANDARRAY Functions are the last of the seven new functions introduced this week at the Ignite Conference in Orlando. Here is a recap of the articles from this week:
September 27, 2018
The new UNIQUE function in Excel debuts this week as part of the Dynamic Arrays formula collection. UNIQUE will return the unique values from an array.
September 26, 2018
FILTER is a brand new Dynamic Array function in Excel. Announced at Ignite 2018, the function is one of several new Excel functions:
September 25, 2018
Sorting with a Formula in Excel used to require an insane combination of formulas. Take a look at this data which will be used throughout this article.
September 24, 2018
Today at the Ignite Conference in Orlando Florida, Microsoft debuted a major change to the calculation engine. Every function is now treated as an array formula and there is no more need to press Ctrl+Shift+Enter. This will lead to a rapid increase in the number of functions introduced in Office 365.