Excels Rank Functions

Using Excels Rank functions

Excels Rank functions have evolved over time, and give you the ability to ranks values in a list or column based on their value compared to other values in the same list or column.In Excel 2007 and previous versions, the function you would use to rank value is Rank and the syntax is:=RANK(Number, Ref, [Order])Where:Number […]

How to use SUMIF and SUMIFS in Excel

The SUM function in Excel is probably the most widely used function available.  In fact it is the only formula that has its own keyboard shortcut (Alt & =).  Therefore it should come as no surprise that this basic mathematical function has more powerful cousins available in Excel.  These functions are know as SUMIF and […]

Excel Power Trick – How to Combine a Folder of CSV Files

I previously published an article and video ‘Excel Power Trick – Save time without VBA’ which seems to have been very popular.  In this video we looked at using Power Query to get data from Excel sheets, format that data and then save the query for future use.  It’s amazing how much time you can […]

paste special in Excel

Paste Special in Excel

Paste in Excel is one of the most commonly used functions.  You do it, I do it, everyone using excel will paste something during the day.  But did you know that Excel has a paste special option? An options that allows you paste data and formats in multiple ways!  From Transpose to pasting as an […]

Print Options in Excel

Fine Tune your Workbook with Print Options in Excel

There is nothing worse than receiving an Excel workbook that looks the part, but then when you print it, tables and charts are split onto different pages. Do people know there are print options available in excel? This problem is a common spreadsheet problem.  People fail to use the page layout options and page set up […]

Excels Scenario Manager and Goal Seek

Excels Scenario Manager and Goal Seek

Scenario Manager and Goal Seek in Excel are two very useful features and both of these function are classes as What if Analysis functions. Scenario manager can be used to save different scenarios of the same situation on the same worksheet.  For example, lets say you have a budget and you have prepared a best case […]

Wonderfully Weird function in Excel

Wonderfully Weird function in Excel

Excel is full of wonderful and weird features and functions.  With so many functions available, a lot of the time there is more than one way you can solve a problem in Excel.  Sometimes I look at functions and I wonder to myself….what problem could this solve? (that’s a bit sad to be admitting really) […]

learn Excel Pivot tables

Learn Excel Pivot Tables in less than 20 Minutes

Excel Pivot tables are a really powerful tool.  They allow you create interactive reports on large data sets.  You can summaries, organised and explore the information contained within the data, with just a few clicks of the mouse. To be honest a Pivot Table can be created very quickly.  Excel even offers a set of […]

hyperlink feature and function in excel

Hyperlink Feature and Function in Excel

Both the Hyperlink feature and function in Excel will allow you to link directly to Webpages Places within the Excel Workbook Other documents on your computer Email addresses In the video below we will look at both the Hyperlink feature and function in Excel.  You will also learn how to use the Hyperlink function to create […]

Introduction to Tables and Filters in Excel

Table and Filters in Excel are incredibly useful tools 5 Reasons to use Tables and filters in Excel Quick totals – it is easy to turn both on and off the totals feature of tables. But if you need to get totals quickly, convert you data into a table and the totals will be calculated […]