Category Archives: Excel in Action

The power of Dynamic Arrays in #Excel 365

… in creating dynamic drop-down with conditions Making a dynamic drop-down list is not difficult.  It may require multiple steps, helper formula and/or helper tables though.  And the number of helper tables depends on the complexity of the requirement.  I … Continue reading

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Split cell contents separated by line feed into rows with #Excel #PowerQuery – Part 2

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

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Identify missing files in a folder with Power Query

It is a common task to compare two lists in Excel.  This can be achieved with MATCH function.  But what if you want to compare a list of filenames stored in your spreadsheet, with the files you’ve got in a … Continue reading

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Turn CSV data into insight like a pro with Excel 2016

Many people are not aware of how easy-to-use and powerful modern Excel is. I mean Excel 2016 or later. In this post, I will show you how to turn CSV data into insight in a just a couple of minutes like a pro. Techniques used: Flash Fill, Quick Analysis and two new chart types (Histogram and Pareto). Continue reading

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