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How to learn Python as an “Excel person”?

Published on May 24, 2022 in Learn Excel, Python

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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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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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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How to use Date & Time values in Excel – 10 + 3 tips

Published on Jul 28, 2021 in Excel Howtos, Learn Excel
How to use Date & Time values in Excel – 10 + 3 tips

Excel date time features are very handy and knowing how to use Excel date values can help you save a ton of time in your day to day spreadsheet chores. Let us prepare for your date with the sheet using these 10 handy tips.

Before jumping on to the tips, it helps to know how excel represents the date and time.

Microsoft Excel stores dates as sequential numbers … January 1, 1900 is serial number 1, and 28 July, 2021 is serial number 44405 because it is 44,405 days after January 1, 1900. Excel stores times as decimal fractions because time is considered a portion of a day.

Read on to learn more.

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6 Essential TEXT functions in Excel with 6 Everyday Examples

Published on Jun 14, 2021 in Learn Excel
6 Essential TEXT functions in Excel with 6 Everyday Examples

Excel text functions are essential for cleaning up data, extracting parts or combining results. Learn the most important functions and their usage in this article.

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How to create a fully interactive Project Dashboard with Excel – Tutorial

Published on Jun 10, 2021 in Charts and Graphs, Learn Excel, Project Management
How to create a fully interactive Project Dashboard with Excel – Tutorial

Do you manage projects? You are going to LOVE ? this one. In this in-depth tutorial, learn how to create a fully interactive & dynamic Excel Project Management dashboard. Sample files & video instructions are also provided.

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Extract data from PDF to Excel – Step by Step Tutorial

Published on Apr 14, 2021 in Learn Excel, Power Query
Extract data from PDF to Excel – Step by Step Tutorial

Recently I had to extract data from multiple credit card statements and combine them to one Excel table. In this tutorial, let me share you simple steps to deal with PDF data and extracting it to Excel.

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10 Advanced IF formula tricks you must know

Published on Mar 31, 2021 in Learn Excel
10 Advanced IF formula tricks you must know

IF is the most used Excel function out there. Here are 10 advanced IF tricks to take your formulas to next-level ?

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How to embed Excel files, calculators on your website? – Step by step instructions

Published on Mar 3, 2021 in Learn Excel, Templates
How to embed Excel files, calculators on your website? – Step by step instructions

Here is an awesome way to enhance your website and impress clients. Embed an Excel calculator on your webpage. Check out below demo and if this is what you want, read on.

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Dynamic Arrays Live Masterclass – Replay

Published on Feb 23, 2021 in Learn Excel
Dynamic Arrays Live Masterclass – Replay

Excel Dynamic Array functions are going to change the way to you work your data forever. Watch the replay of the event here and learn about…

* What is so different about Excel’s dynamic array functions
* The new # operator
* 6 important dynamic array functions – FILTER, SORT, SORTBY, UNIQUE, SEQUENCE, RANDARRAY
* 25 practical examples of dynamic array functions for business analysis
* Your questions & answers

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5 Simple & Useful Conditional Formatting Tricks

Published on Feb 15, 2021 in Learn Excel
5 Simple & Useful Conditional Formatting Tricks

Oh, I *LOVE* conditional formatting. It is such a powerful feature. In this post, let me share 5 of my favorite CF secrets with you all.

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Image Lookup – How-to show dynamic picture in a cell [Excel Trick]

Published on Dec 16, 2020 in Learn Excel
Image Lookup – How-to show dynamic picture in a cell [Excel Trick]

Do you ever want to have an image or picture lookup in Excel? Something like the depiction above.

In this article, learn how to set up an image lookup using Excel. You can use this to display staff details, product images or machine parts etc.

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9 Box grid for talent mapping – HR for Excel – Template & Explanation

Published on Nov 17, 2020 in Charts and Graphs, Learn Excel
9 Box grid for talent mapping – HR for Excel – Template & Explanation

9 box grid is a popular method for talent mapping. Download this free excel template for tracking and visualizing your employee performance & potential data.

In this article, I explain about powerful excel features like FILTER(), SORT() and CONCATENATEX() to create a similar 9 box talent map grid for your data.

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Two-level Data Validation [Excel Trick]

Published on Sep 23, 2020 in Excel Howtos, Learn Excel
Two-level Data Validation [Excel Trick]

Ever wanted to create a two-level data validation list? You can use this simple trick to make two-level or cascading drop-down validation lists in Excel. You need some data, a pivot table and simple IF formulas to get this. Read on to understand the process and create your own two-level drop down lists in Excel.

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