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It is not uncommon for people to copy entire worksheet to another sheet (be it on the same workbook, or another workbook, even a new workbook). Nevertheless, are we doing it the right way? Many people would do so by … Continue reading
If you know Format Painter, the on top of your mind solution should be using Format Painter to copy Chart Formats to other charts. However, it doesn’t work… 😦 No worries. Copy and Paste comes to recuse!! Really?!
Have your heard about “Text to Columns”? A big icon grouped into Data Tools of Data Tab of Excel? Be your answer Yes or No, you do not want to miss the following tricks that may help you transform data … Continue reading
If you have followed my blog for a while, you should know that I have created my YouTube channel recently. And a playlist – Excel Magic in One Minute was created in early June this year. So far, I’ve created 25 videos in … Continue reading
Have you ever had an Excel moment like this? “My Excel reports take way too long to update each month/week” “I spend hours collating and cleaning data, updating formulas and charts and then no one reads my reports anyway, what’s … Continue reading
This is a guest post by Aprajita of ExcelChamps. Let me ask you something. Suppose you are presenting data to the management and suddenly an important point strikes your mind. Will you look around for a piece of paper and … Continue reading
This sounds silly, I know. To achieve what is stated in the above scenario, what we need to do is simply Select “January to March” from the slicer Copy the range C4:C9 Paste to C13 Then repeat the above steps … Continue reading
Six weeks ago, I created my YouTube playlist – Excel Magic in One Minute. As of today, I’ve already published 17 videos to the playlist. Meaning 2-3 videos per week. Not too bad as a weekend YouTuber (newbie), I guess. … Continue reading
This is an extension of my previous post – Freeze a random result with mouse trick. In my experience using Excel, from Excel 2000 to 2010, and recently 365 (I’d never used Excel 2013 though), I have experienced the same strange … Continue reading
Perhaps you have tried to use Excel to generate a random number for a lucky draw. That is easy. For example, if you want to generate a random number, you can use the function RANDBETWEEN. =RANDBETWEEN(1,1000) This will give you … Continue reading
Sound like a silly question, but it is a bit confusing indeed. One day, a friend asked me how to sort a bar chart in descending order. I told her to sort the data. She replied: “I did. The data … Continue reading
Have your heard of Smart Lookup? Don’t confuse it with Excel Functions. It is nothing related to formula writing in Excel. Simply consider it is a web search engine (Bing) embedded in Excel. Watch it in action, and you will … Continue reading
Last Friday was a public holiday in Hong Kong. Yes, a long weekend! Guess what I dd over the long weekend? I’ve created a playlist – “Excel Magic in One Minute” on my YouTube Channel. The name says it all … Continue reading
…that works even when filter is applied. The situation: We have a table that we would like to apply color banding based on groups. We can achieve this by inserting a helper column to identify the sequence of each group, … Continue reading
This is a continuation of the previous post, in which I showed you how to unstack two columns of data by using Pivot Table as a helper, and together with a couple of excel tricks. As mentioned, that approach is only … Continue reading
Another commonly seen problem in daily work. Many hours are spent on reshaping data, we all know that. Nevertheless, if you are good in Excel, doing this task is not difficult at all. Indeed, there are many ways to solve … Continue reading
Did you know, you can plot a Waterfall chart in #Excel in less than a minute…Provided that you are using Excel 2016 or later! 🙂 No Kidding! You may download a Sample File to follow along.
Last week, I showed you how to split cell contents separated by line feed into rows with Power Query. That was easy when we are dealing with only one column. If you don’t know how, you may read the post … Continue reading