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Holiday Sale is on, Save 20% on your favorite Excel / Power BI courses

Published on Dec 5, 2022 in Learn Excel, VBA Macros
Holiday Sale is on, Save 20% on your favorite Excel / Power BI courses

Hello folks,

Our holiday sale for 2022 is now live. Click here to purchase your favorite Excel, advanced Excel, dashboards & Power BI courses at discount.

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How to connect to a SINGLE file on SharePoint from Power Query (Fix Unable to Connect Error)

Published on Nov 25, 2022 in Learn Excel, Power Query
How to connect to a SINGLE file on SharePoint from Power Query (Fix Unable to Connect Error)

Want to connect SharePoint files to Power Query but keep getting “unable to connect” error? Here is a simple fix to the problem.

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FIFA 2022 World Cup Schedule & Results – Excel [FREE Download]

Published on Nov 19, 2022 in Learn Excel, Templates
FIFA 2022 World Cup Schedule & Results – Excel [FREE Download]

It is the Soccer WORLD CUP time. Let’s celebrate the season with an AWESOME Excel File to track game schedules, results & scores.

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Filter one table if the value is in another table (Formula Trick)

Published on Nov 17, 2022 in Learn Excel
Filter one table if the value is in another table (Formula Trick)

I have an orders table and want to see only orders from a given list of products. We can use Excel’s FILTER function to do this.

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Which Excel Formulas should you learn first?

Published on Nov 14, 2022 in Learn Excel
Which Excel Formulas should you learn first?

Let’s face it. You already know how to use SUMs, COUNTs and IFs and want to level up. But there are 100s of functions in Excel and you are not sure which ones to focus on.

In this article, let me reveal the top 10 important functions in Excel for data analysis work.

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Mortgage Calculator with Extra Payments – Excel Download

Published on Sep 6, 2022 in Learn Excel, Templates
Mortgage Calculator with Extra Payments – Excel Download

Recently, we got a new mortgage. And I wanted to know the impact of “extra payments” on it. So I made an Excel calculator. Check it out ?

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Learn SQL for Data Analysis in one hour

Published on Aug 23, 2022 in Learn Excel, SQL
Learn SQL for Data Analysis in one hour

SQL is an important skill to have for people working with Data. In this article and the companion video, learn how to use SQL to perform common data tasks in under one hour. Sample files are provided.

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How to create interactive tooltips in Power BI (step by step)

Published on Aug 8, 2022 in Power BI
How to create interactive tooltips in Power BI (step by step)

One of the easiest ways to impress your audience with Power BI is a tooltip. This simple idea can provide incredible value to the report readers and elevate your work to next level. In this easy tutorial, learn how to set up and work with tooltips in Power BI.

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How to learn Python as an “Excel person”?

Published on May 24, 2022 in Learn Excel, Python
How to learn Python as an “Excel person”?

Python is a great programming language to learn for anyone in data profession. For people with prior Excel skills and a little bit of programming bent, Python is a valuable skill to acquire. Using Python, we can: Automate data collection, clean-up and manipulation Create machine learning models, complex data analysis systems Produce interesting and advanced data visualizations […]

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Can you split “The Hangover” expenses? [Excel Homework]

Published on May 19, 2022 in Excel Challenges, Excel Howtos
Can you split “The Hangover” expenses? [Excel Homework]

Can you split the atom? No, ok, how about splitting the expenses then?
In this homework challenge, can you take a look at the expenses of wolf-pack and tell me who owes who & how much?

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What is LAMBDA? 4 Practical examples to REALLY understand it

Published on Apr 8, 2022 in Learn Excel
What is LAMBDA? 4 Practical examples to REALLY understand it

Excel’s LAMBDA() Function let’s you create and share your own functions. It is a true game changer. Learn how to use it with 4 practical examples in this article.

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FREE 2022 Calendar & Monthly Planner Printable Template

Published on Jan 5, 2022 in Learn Excel, Templates
FREE 2022 Calendar & Monthly Planner Printable Template

Do you want a stylish, interactive and useful monthly calendar & planner template? Then please use below link to download it. A new year gift to you from Chandoo.org ?

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year 2022

Published on Dec 23, 2021 in personal
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year 2022

On behalf of my family, our staff, volunteers & well-wishers, Let me wish you a very happy Christmas & prosperous new year 2022. Here is a small holiday card from Chandoo.org HQ.

About this year’s card: We went to the beautiful Queenstown this October to celebrate my 40th (XL Birthday!!!) and took this picture just before sunset. The kids are now taller than mum and as tall as me. We will be taking family pictures sitting down from now on, so that they don’t look like giants.

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How to write complex Excel formulas (hint: it’s a lot like LEGO)

Published on Dec 9, 2021 in Excel Howtos, Learn Excel
How to write complex Excel formulas (hint: it’s a lot like LEGO)

Writing advanced formulas is a lot like LEGO. Use what you already have and combine them in creative ways. Let me demo with 5 examples.

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Sorting values in Olympic Medal Table style [Quick Tip]

Published on Aug 2, 2021 in Excel Howtos
Sorting values in Olympic Medal Table style [Quick Tip]

It is Olympic season. Everyone I know is tracking the games and checking their country’s performance. One thing that we notice when looking at medal tally is,

A single Gold medal is worth more than any number of Silver medals. Like wise, a single Silver medal is worth more than any number of Bronze medals.

So, when you look at the ranking of countries, you see countries with single Gold medal higher up than countries with lots of Silver and Bronze medals (but no Gold).

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