Monthly Archives: July 2015

SUM Time in the end of text strings

Did you encounter a task like this?  I did.  Actually it is not as difficult as you may expect.  It could be done in just a minute IF the data is not too bad, like the one shown above. I … Continue reading

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Ctrl+A can be more convenient than you think of…

If you think Ctrl+A does merely Select All, then you are likely not using it frequently.  Let’s me take you through how to boost your efficiency working with Excel with Ctrl+A under different situations.

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=SUM(‘???’!C3) Is it a valid formula?? No. It is magical indeed!

This is about using wildcards in referencing cells on other worksheets. If you know the basic rule about naming a worksheet, you should know that we cannot use ? or * in any part of a worksheet’s name.  So there … Continue reading

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Excel 2016 is coming! Is your company ready for this?

If you Google “Excel 2016 preview”, you will find many previews and comments for Excel 2016 on the Internet. I have not tried Excel 2016. Indeed, I have not yet tried Excel 2013 either, although I keep an eye on … Continue reading

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