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Formulas

Office 2021 new Features

Here's why you should upgrade to Office 2021 if you're on 2019 or 2016 (and for some reason you can't upgrade to 365). You get life-changing Excel functions like XLOOKUP, UNIQUE, FILTER, SORT and a lot more. I cover what you get when you upgrade in this post.

Excel BYROW and BYCOL Functions

Find out how you can use the new Excel BYROW and BYCOL functions. These are called Lambda helper functions and they can help you save a lot of time if your analysis is based on a whole row or an entire column. Check out this practical example to find out more.

Excel Add Text to Values

You can easily add text to your cell values in Excel. You don't have to do this manually. You have 3 easy options to choose from. The 3rd one will surprise you. You can use it in many other circumstances as well.

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Dashboards

Excel – Interactive Dashboard Trick

With Pivot Charts in Microsoft Excel you can add slicers to add interactive functionality to your dashboards. But what about adding even more interactivity? You could give the user the ability to change the relevant KPI in the chart from the slicer.

How to Use Checkboxes in Excel

Quickly learn how to create a checkbox in Excel. You can also easily create multiple checkboxes. It's important to learn how to use the outcome of the checkbox in formulas and conditional formatting - for example to get a strikethrough effect. Find out in this comprehensive tutorial.

Excel Dashboards with Radio Buttons

Quickly learn how to add option buttons (radio buttons) to your files to create interactive Excel Dashboards and dynamic charts. It's really easy once you learn this one trick: How to control the results based on the radio button selection.

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POWER QUERY

Excel Repeat blocks of Values x times

With this trick you can easily combine and repeat blocks of values together in Excel. You don't need copy pasting or complicated formulas. Just a tiny bit of Power Query. This keeps your solution dynamic too.

Excel – Switch Columns Multiple Values

Pivoting columns in Excel is a common task when cleaning and organizing data. Sometimes you have a complex scenario where you have multiple values when switching columns. You'll have to combine these multiple values into one cell. I'll show you 3 methods to get this done.

Excel Remove Duplicates

These are 3 easy ways to remove duplicates in your data to create a unique or distinct list of values in Microsoft Excel. It's a very common task for data cleaning and also a very common job interview question... BUT one of the methods returns a different result. Make sure you understand why.

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Charts

Excel Job Interview Questions by Position

In this article, I summarize the MOST COMMON Excel questions that are currently asked during interviews. This covers positions such as business or MIS analyst, Data Analyst, Financial Analyst or more senior positions. You'll be surprised at the level of Excel that's currently required for some of these positions.

Professional Excel Column Chart

Learn how to create a Professional Clustered Column chart in Excel. This Excel chart is not any column chart. It has overlapping bars. It's a column chart with an overlay. Using an existing chart, we will recreate it step-by-step.

Excel Histogram Chart

Histogram charts are easy to make in Excel. It might not be straightforward though how to adjust the bin numbers. It's really easy once you know. Check out this quick tutorial.

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Features

Office 2021 new Features

Here's why you should upgrade to Office 2021 if you're on 2019 or 2016 (and for some reason you can't upgrade to 365). You get life-changing Excel functions like XLOOKUP, UNIQUE, FILTER, SORT and a lot more. I cover what you get when you upgrade in this post.

Excel Add Text to Values

You can easily add text to your cell values in Excel. You don't have to do this manually. You have 3 easy options to choose from. The 3rd one will surprise you. You can use it in many other circumstances as well.

Excel – Switch Columns Multiple Values

Pivoting columns in Excel is a common task when cleaning and organizing data. Sometimes you have a complex scenario where you have multiple values when switching columns. You'll have to combine these multiple values into one cell. I'll show you 3 methods to get this done.

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VBA

Office Scripts – Macros on the Web

This example gets you started with Office Scripts in Excel. You'll learn how to record a macro and how to modify the script to get a dynamic range. You'll also learn where to find the Office Script and how to save it with your workbook.

Excel VBA vs Office Scripts

What's the difference between Excel VBA macros and Office Scripts? Do you need to switch from VBA to Office Scripts? Find out in this detailed article. I show examples of what you can achieve with VBA and the current status of Office Scripts and explain what each is for.

Learn Excel Macros

Learn Excel Macros in 10 Minutes If you find yourself repeatedly performing the same steps in the same order in Excel, your brain should immediately declare, “I should automate this with an Excel macro!”. Think of the common, repetitive tasks you perform in Excel, like: Formatting downloaded data Creating a report Combining

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DYNAMIC ARRAYS

Excel – Switch Columns Multiple Values

Pivoting columns in Excel is a common task when cleaning and organizing data. Sometimes you have a complex scenario where you have multiple values when switching columns. You'll have to combine these multiple values into one cell. I'll show you 3 methods to get this done.

Excel Remove Duplicates

These are 3 easy ways to remove duplicates in your data to create a unique or distinct list of values in Microsoft Excel. It's a very common task for data cleaning and also a very common job interview question... BUT one of the methods returns a different result. Make sure you understand why.

Excel Generate Random Numbers

This tutorial shows you different methods to generate random numbers in Excel (including no repeats). You might need random numbers if you're preparing test data. Or if you need to share your files with consultants and have to replace official values with random ones.

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