Highlighting cells with different colors can help you quickly identify information in a spreadsheet. Excel also lets you sort by color to easily group all the information you’ve highlighted with a given color. Learn how.
Microsoft Excel can keep track of deadline information in several ways.
Once you master the IF function, you will wonder how you ever lived without it.
This article compares the data visualization program Tableau to Excel, examines their relative strengths, and provides a simple walk-through on how to use Tableau.
See how to add a little color and direction to your Excel worksheets.
How to use Excel’s Flash Fill feature, including a keyboard shortcut for both Windows and Excel for Mac.
Add some graphic flair to your spreadsheets with this quick and easy spreadsheet tip.
IFERROR can be used to eliminate formula errors and replace those errors with something else.
If you have Excel 2019 or Excel 365, you can use the function TEXTJOIN to quickly join text in one cell and separate the text with any delimiter, even if you have many rows or columns of data to join.
Added by Microsoft in 2016, the IFS function replaces the need for multiple nested IF statements. You can put all your conditions (percentage grade cutoffs in this example) in one function, making it easier to follow.
Supplementing spreadsheet data with visual representation aids the user in identifying trends and patterns that may not be evident otherwise.
We're happy to report that Microsoft has now brought back real-time stock prices, but they are available only in Office 365, and the steps for creating such a link are different.
An issue stems from the use of a European-style date format rather than a U.S.-style date format as your default Windows setting.
Instead of pressing the Change button for each misspelled word in the document, you can correct all of your misspelled cities as larger blocks of corrections.
This action will remove all links from your workbook but leave your formulas intact so your recipients can still edit the data to produce “what-if ” scenarios for deeper analysis.
Excel has announced a new array-based function called SORT, which can be used to sort data in one or more columns without involving a manual sort process or a complicated macro process.
In addition to the new SORT function, you may also find the new FILTER and UNIQUE array functions useful.
This article offers tricks to make you more efficient and effective with the spreadsheet application.
I've compiled a list of a dozen Excel tricks that will help any CPA become more efficient and effective.
Handy Excel shortcuts from Technology Q&A author J. Carlton Collins, CPA.