Oct 01

Calculation without equal


  I always wonder why, in most of the offices, there is a calculator close to a computer. It’s totally ridiculous especially if you have Excel on your computer. But a secretary told me that it’s not convenient for her to start with the calculation with the symbol =     In fact, there is a …

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Sep 29

Create an Offset Vlookup


In the case you have a table that contains the same ID for many – or empty cells – it is strongly recommended to reorder your data. To perform this modification, we will use 3 functions , INDEX , MATCH and OFFSET. Problem to be solved We have a table (column A:D ) that lists the sales …

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Sep 16

Extract without duplicates with formula


It is very easy to extract without duplicates data from a table through the menu Data>Remove duplicates. It works great for one or more columns but the thing about this tool is that you can not control data that will be delete. I recently worked on a customer address file by keeping only the most …

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Feb 22

Create an online survey with Excel


Since it is possible to use Excel from a web browser, new special features are available with Excel Online. This is particularly the case for creating, posting and collecting the results of a questionnaire. And not only is it very easy to implement a surver but it is free. Click on this link to see …

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Jan 23

How to round in k$ without formula?


In many companies, it is difficult to present in a worksheet, big numbers. So, to avoid that, it is better to present  your figure rounded in kilo dollar (k$) or million (m$). But how to round in k$? In this article you will find 3 techniques to display a result in k$ (or m$ for the millions]. Each …

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Dec 17

Major update

Recently Microsoft has announced a new public update to Excel 2013. This new release includes major stability and usability improvements in Self Service BI scenarios – especially when Power Query, Power Pivot and Power View are involved. For this one we eliminated over 120 bugs, crashes and hangs. On the other hand, we introduced two new …

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Dec 08

How to Lookup Values to left column?


The VLOOKUP function searches for data in a table by returning data always to the right of the column containing your ID. However, it is sometimes necessary to us to return the value that is located into the left columns of your ID. As the VLOOKUP function is not able to do, we can solve the problem …

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Nov 26

How to make automatic calendar in Excel

  Creating a new calendar each month is a waste of time, but many people do as they think they need to rebuild it to get correct weekends and public holidays. But in fact, with few formulas, 2 conditional formatting rules, 1 dropdown list and 5 lines of VBA code, you can create an automatic …

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Nov 17

Excel on your mobile …….. for free!

Using Excel from a mobile seems to be a bit of a joke, but after using it, it is easy to get caught in the game. Of course, we will never create great worksheets as we can do with Excel desktop, but to open its files from any location (street, subway, bus) is very interesting. This …

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