MrExcel News

Climbing From Excel to Power Query to Power Pivot to Power BI »

March 29, 2022

What is this "Modern Excel" that everyone is talking about? If you are already using Excel for 20+ hours a week, how do you get up to speed and move from traditional Excel to Modern Excel?

Solve WORDLE Faster with our FREE Wordle Helper in Excel »

January 23, 2022

In January 2022, the Wordle game is blowing up social media, with so many Twitter posts of people showing the Wordle score for the day. I love that there is only one Wordle word each day. It takes 3 minutes of your life and then you are on with the rest of your day.

MrExcel Online Courses on Retrieve »

January 10, 2022

I am excited to partner with the Retrieve platform for my video courses. They have developed a superior method that helps you to find a topic quickly. Named Top 10 Excel Blog and YouTube Channel »

September 2, 2021

MrExcel recently made a couple of Top Ten lists. "It is nice to be recognized for our Excel tips which are published frequently throughout the month. People interested in learning Excel should check out all of the resources in both lists. A lot of our friends and colleagues are in both lists," - Bill Jelen publisher at

Transform Your ESPN Fantasy Football Draft Recap Report »

August 29, 2021

Thanks for watching my video on how to transform the ESPN Draft Recap web page into a useful Excel report.

50+ Hours of Excel Training for US $24 With Proceeds to Charity »

July 9, 2020

Excel MVP Liam Bastick has organized a 48-hour marathon of Excel training. He enlisted 55 Excel gurus to present for an hour each. Priced at US $24, the marathon starts at 1PM on July 21 2020 (New York time) and continues through 8 PM on July 23.

Walk / Ride / Run #ForSmitty This Week »

June 23, 2020

Our good friend Chris “Smitty” Smith is in hospice this week, after a three year battle with cancer. I met Smitty when he was in the process of writing 29,536 answers at the MrExcel Message Board. Smitty became a Microsoft MVP for many years. He then actually joined the Excel team, and worked on cleaning up the Excel Help files.

What Is The Difference Between Microsoft Office Classic and Premium »

June 15, 2020

The retail box for Microsoft Office 2019 Home & Student makes it clear that you are not getting Outlook, Access or Publisher when you buy Excel 2019. But in the feature description for Word, Excel, Power Point and OneNote it says that you are getting “Classic” instead of “Premium”. What does that really mean?

Pandemic Relief Excel Course Features 26 Instructors »

May 13, 2020

Many of us are stuck at home during the CoVid-19 quarantine. For a very limited time, you can enroll in a unique online Excel course called “Excel Tips by the Experts”. Twenty-six Excel experts from around the world each contributed a 10-to-15 minute lesson to the course.