Excel Search Tips

Excel Search Find All

Most programs have a common search shortcut, CTRL+F. This shortcut pops open a search window for you to use in searching through the entire document. Often times, depending on the program, there are specific options. Excel search is no different. Excel Search Tip #1: Find All If you are working with a large set of […]

Four Excel Tips to Increase Productivity

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Often times we think we know enough about Excel, or any program for that matter, and get set in our ways while preforming a particular task. Sometimes though, we are scratching our heads looking for an easier way to accomplish some of these tasks than what we have always done. Here are four Excel tips […]

Sum Values In A Month

Sum Month

Sometimes we get data in Excel that makes it somewhat difficult to look at the big picture. For example, you might get a list of transactions with a date and sale price. Let’s say you need to sum values in a month to use in some other analysis. With that example, it isn’t easy to […]

How to Use Solver in Excel

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Solver is an add-in tool that lets you find solutions to various problems. You can use solver in Excel to run through “what-if” scenarios that might help you determine the best course of action. The “best” answer will be different for each problem, and might include maximizing profits, reducing cost, or producing the best use of […]

Delete Every Other Row in Excel

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Sometimes you will copy and paste data into a worksheet from another file, a web page, or some other source that isn’t formatted the way you want it. Often times there is extra irrelevant data like row numbers or other miscellaneous information that gets added in when you paste the data. If the unneeded data […]

VLOOKUP Price Ranges in a Table

VLOOKUP Price Ranges

Recently, I was working on a budget for a class that I was putting together. Most of the expenses that would be incurred were fairly straightforward and would increase in proportion to the number of students that were in the class. For example, student manuals cost $11 per student. Easy enough to find out the […]

Return all Characters in a Font

Return all characters in a font

When you use a regular keyboard, you get plenty of options when it comes to the characters you get to type. In most cases the upper and lowercase letters, 0-9, and all of the symbols available to you will provide plenty of flexibility in your typing. On occasion though you might find yourself stuck on […]

7 Excel Formatting Tricks

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Microsoft Excel, like any other Office product offers it’s users simple and intuitive ways to format your data. Many of these formatting options are great for using once or twice, but what if you find yourself needing the same format dozens of times, or need a format that doesn’t exist? The following Excel formatting tricks […]

3D Sum Formula Reference

3D Sum Range

On occasion, it is useful to keep track of similar data in separate worksheets. Data such as monthly, quarterly, or annual financial information isn’t always best to show in one spreadsheet. However, there may be times when you want to see a total of the data on each worksheet. The 3D Sum Formula will let […]