Monthly Archives: November 2013

Calculating % Change is so easy… to make a mistake!

How to calculate percentage change with negative number? I believe calculating percentage change should have a very top ranking on the most frequently used calculations in spreadsheet.  Agree? For me, I often simply do the calculation with a simple formula: … Continue reading

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Quickly set consistent column width throughout the whole table

I think many people know how to AutoFit column width in Excel.  In case you don’t, you can simply move your cursor in between the column headers, when you see a cross with left-right arrow, double-click.  Then the column width … Continue reading

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Paste Special – Linked Picture (aka “Camera” in earlier versions of Excel)

As mentioned in my previous post, I am going to talk about another built-in function that is not commonly used (in my limited community)… 😛 COPY, PASTE linked picture (aka “Camera”, which is actually available in Excel 2003; not sure … Continue reading

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Probably the fastest way to convert formula into value – CTRL C, CTRL V, CTRL, V

“Copy and Paste Value” is probably one of the most popular actions taken by many people every day.  A probably fastest way to do so is definitely worth sharing. I learn this from a comment to the post (http://www.myonlinetraininghub.com/favourite-excel-shortcuts) by MYNDA TREACY … Continue reading

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Teleport in Excel

在 Excel 中舜間轉移 Teleportation is still an imagination in reality; it is not in Excel world. When you are working with a large workbook book with many worksheets, or even many workbooks with many worksheets altogether, you are likely to … Continue reading

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Dropdown calendar in Excel

Did you ever ask why Excel does not provide Dropdown Calendar for date selection? Like the one shown below: I did.  I asked that because I didn’t know its existence in Excel as it is so well hidden.  So I … Continue reading

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