Using range names in Excel allows you to quickly navigate to areas of your worksheet and makes formulas much easier to create.
When teaching financial accounting, faculty often discuss bonds payable and how to calculate the issue price of a bond. Consider teaching students to calculate the issue price by using the net present value function in Excel.
You can convert text in Excel to linked data types. This is referred to as “linked” data types because the data is connected to an online data source.
Excel Personal Assistant can help you locate all the features Excel has to offer.
In certain scenarios, showing zero values can be very distracting. They can be easily hidden in Excel.
When teaching cost behavior in a managerial or cost accounting course, we explain that there are various methods a company can use to estimate its fixed and variable costs, including regression analysis. The next time you cover this topic, consider teaching students how to perform a simple linear regression analysis in Excel.
In this example walk-through, learn how to use Microsoft’s spreadsheet application to perform several tasks, including sampling.
Advanced Filter allows you to generate a unique list of items and extract those items to another place in your worksheet or workbook.
This month’s column shows how to clean and join data using Excel’s Power Query.
When analyzing grades (especially for a large class) the COUNTIF function in Excel can be extremely helpful.
You can add all your favorite or frequently used Excel features in one tab on your Ribbon.
It is very simple to view and print all the notes and comments within an Excel worksheet in one place.
You can access and paste the last 25 items that you copied from Excel and other Microsoft Office applications.
One of the easiest ways to remove specific text, letters, or symbols from an Excel spreadsheet is to use the Find and Replace feature.
The Camera tool is a handy function that allows you and your students to see how part of one spreadsheet changes in real time when you make changes to another.
The good news is that, most of the time, your file can be recovered. You just have to know where to find it.
Learn three simple formatting tricks to make column headings – or other cells – more readable in Excel.
Hear more on calculation of depreciation in Excel from a Technology Q&A author, and hear from a risk management expert on what organizations have learned in the past year.
Kelly L. Williams, CPA, Ph.D., explains four depreciation functions, which have three required arguments in common: cost, salvage, and life.
Kelly L. Williams, CPA, Ph.D., explains four more depreciation methods and offers two examples.