March 23, 2018
A couple of times a week, one of my Excel windows becomes completely transparent. Is this happening to anyone else?
March 22, 2018
I worked for some truly annoying managers. Lousy people skills. Arrogant. But the one who really fried my shorts was the guy who had this bad habit in Excel.
March 21, 2018
Every Wednesday, I am feating a favorite Excel tip from Excel Project Manager Ash Sharma. This week, Flash Fill. Introduced in Excel 2013, Flash Fill will allow you to extract characters from a column of data or concatenate data from columns without writing a formula.
March 20, 2018
Instead of designing a real database, many people will tuck a repeating group all in one cell, separated by commas or semi-colons. A great new feature in Power Query allows you to turn each item in the cell into a new row.
March 19, 2018
To be fast in Excel, you need to know important shortcut keys. Today, our mouse-free Monday article focuses on your first 9 icons on the Quick Access Toolbar.
March 17, 2018
The old joke is that Microsoft Word is some freeware for people who can't figure out how to type their letters in Excel. My confession for today: I often will type letters or at least paragraphs of text in Excel. One obscure command will help make your letters look good in Excel.
March 16, 2018
Today's bug in Excel was discovered by Mynda Treacy and involves the timeline slicer in Excel. Mynda was working on videos for one of her awesome courses and found a pivot table where the timeline slicer kept adding new years.
March 15, 2018
Excel offers a Consolidate command on the Data tab. This ancient command lets you consolidate data from multiple worksheets or workbooks, even if the data is a different shape.
March 14, 2018
Direct from the Excel development team, Project Manager Ash Sharma shares another of his seven favorite tips about Excel. This is one that I never knew.
March 13, 2018
I was horrified when I saw my first Excel 2007 pivot table. For some inconceivable reason, Excel was putting three different row fields in column A. Why would anyone think this was a good idea?
March 12, 2018
It is mouse-free Monday. Today, I want to introduce you to Alt+E+S which is the gateway to the wonderful world of Paste Special options.
March 10, 2018
I conceptually know in my head that INDEX and MATCH are superior to VLOOKUP. But to this day, I will confess that I use VLOOKUP 99% of the time. Here's why.