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## How to get non-adjacent columns with FILTER function in Excel

Published on Mar 12, 2024 in Excel Howtos

Excel 365’s FILTER() function is great for getting a cut of data that meets your criteria. But what if you need to filter and then show non-adjacent columns? Something like below. In this article, let me show you a few options to get discrete columns after filtering with the FILTER function.

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## Top 5 Excel Skills you need to be a Successful Data Analyst in 2023 (podcast)

Published on Jul 13, 2023 in Chandoo.org Podcast Sessions

Ladies & gentlemen… I have an exciting announcement. I am relaunching my podcast!!!

It only took me 7 years, but Chandoo.org podcast is now BACK! I am planning to make regular episodes on Excel, Power BI, SQL & Data Analytics.

In the 1st episode of Season 2 of Chandoo.org podcast I talk about, Top 5 Excel Skills you need to be a Successful Data Analyst in 2023.

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## Speed up your Excel Formulas [10 Practical Tips]

Published on Apr 14, 2023 in Excel Howtos, Learn Excel

Excel formulas acting slow? Today lets talk about optimizing & speeding up Excel formulas. Use these tips & ideas to super-charge your sluggish workbook. Use the best practices & formula guidelines described in this post to optimize your complex worksheet models & make them faster.

1. Use tables to hold the data
2. Use named ranges & named formulas
3. Use Dynamic Array formulas
5. Use manual calculation mode

… and more. Read on to learn these top 10 tips & ideas to improve performance of your excel formulas.

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## A clever technique to simplify your long, nested IF formulas

Published on Apr 11, 2023 in Formula Forensics, Learn Excel

Recently I used an elegant and smart technique to simplify lengthy nested IF formulas and made them 80% shorter. In this article, let me explain the process and share the results.

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## Top AI features in Excel – a round up

Published on Mar 2, 2023 in artificial intelligence, Learn Excel

Don’t feel like doing the Excel work yourself? You can ask the AI features of Excel ? to automatically do stuff for you. Save time and look like a hero at work ????????.

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Published on Jan 30, 2023 in Learn Excel

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

Published on Nov 17, 2022 in Learn Excel

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

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

Published on Dec 9, 2021 in Excel Howtos, Learn Excel

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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## 10 Advanced IF formula tricks you must know

Published on Mar 31, 2021 in Learn Excel

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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## Excel formula to convert calendar format to table

Published on Sep 3, 2020 in Learn Excel

Got some data in a calendar format and just wished you can get it in tabular format?

You can use Excel formulas or Power Query to do this. In this article, let’s review formula based approach with two excellent choices.

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## How to make stream graphs in Excel?

Published on Jul 16, 2020 in Charts and Graphs

A stream graph or stream plot is an area chart that looks like a stream. In this post, let me show you how to create an interactive stream graph using Excel area charts. The original design for this graph is inspired from Cedric Scherer.

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## How to export YouTube video comments to Excel file? – Free template + Power Query case study

Published on May 28, 2020 in Power Query

This week, I am running a contest on YouTube. One of the criteria for picking winners is that they must comment on my video. So far, I got more than 200 comments. To make my job easier, I want to export the video comments to an Excel file. Turns out this is easily done once you have a Google developer API key. In this article, let me explain the process for extracting Youtube video comments to Excel table.

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## Advanced Pivot Table Tricks for you

Excel Pivot tables make data analysis and visualization easy. With the help of these advanced pivot table skills, you can create powerful data analytics and reports.   New to Pivot Tables? If you are new to Pivot Tables, check out this excellent introduction to Pivot Tables page. × Dismiss alert Table of Contents #1 – One Slicer, Two […]

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## Using IRR with Data Tables – Modeling Cash-flow Scenarios in Excel

Published on Oct 16, 2019 in Analytics, Financial Modeling, Learn Excel

• Introduction to IRR & XIRR functions
• Calculate rate of return from a set of cash-flows with XIRR
• Simulating purchase or terminal value changes with data tables
• Apply conditional formatting to visualize the outputs
• Common issues and challenges faced when using XIRR
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