Archive for May, 2008

Create in-cell pie charts in Excel

Published on May 7, 2008 in Charts and Graphs, hacks, ideas, Learn Excel, technology

Here is a ridiculously easy trick to do nice incell pie charts in excel, what more, they will make you look like a charting wizard. Download free pie chart font from here (direct download link). The font has 21 pie chart codes starting with empty circle (character ‘a’) and ending with full circle (character ‘u’) […]

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on vlookup()

Published on May 5, 2008 in Analytics, Learn Excel, Powerpoint Cartoons, technology

Like this? Feel free to share / copy / exploit / save the cartoon. See other powerpoint cartoons as well

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Open your favorite sites directly from Windows XP run dialog box

Published on May 2, 2008 in hacks, ideas, technology

After seeing DI’s Open Your Favorite Websites Directly from Windows Vista Start post, I thought why not use Windows XP Run dialog box as a search box. So here is a simple trick that can enable you to open your favorite sites directly from XP’s run dialog box. Using this trick you can type “g […]

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7 Most innovative software job titles

Published on May 2, 2008 in business, Humor, ideas, technology

Gone are the days when software jobs are called ‘coder’ or ‘programmer’, as sophistication increased companies started calling the same coder as ‘software engineer’ or ‘programmer analyst’, then there were ‘sr. evangelists’, ‘associates’ and ‘server gurus’, but in the new era where demand is outstripping supply, naming a job creatively is as important as the […]

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Calorie card : a sound business idea for gyms / health clubs

Published on May 2, 2008 in business, ideas

Yesterday while on treadmill I got this idea (btw, what is your favorite spot for generating new ideas?) – a calorie card its like a gas card, A membership card for gyms / health clubs. The key difference is that, instead of using the card whenever you spend money, you use calorie card whenever you […]

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