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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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Time to showoff your VBA skills – Help me fix ActiveSheet.Pictures.Insert snafu

Published on Jul 30, 2009 in VBA Macros
Time to showoff your VBA skills – Help me fix ActiveSheet.Pictures.Insert snafu

I am stuck with an excel problem and I need your help. While trying to insert an image in to my excel 2007 workbook using VBA I hit on this weird error and not able to use the ActiveSheet.Pictures.Insert method. Do you know why?

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Make an Impressive Product Catalog [spreadsheets for small business]

Published on Jul 13, 2009 in excel apps, Learn Excel
Make an Impressive Product Catalog [spreadsheets for small business]

It is the customer on the phone again, she wants to know what products we have.
How cool would it be if we can send her a spreadsheet with all the products neatly listed in a table and she can use filters to find what she likes. Alas, we end up sending a biggish PDF brochure that is both difficult to make and maintain.

Well, not any more.

Today we will learn a very useful and fun trick in Excel. We will create a product catalog using Excel that you can send to your clients or boss (and impress them).

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Published on Jul 11, 2008 in Featured, hacks, Humor, ideas, technology

How geeky are you? Show off your geekness to others with this kickass room decor ideas, Just click the images to follow up. live geek, love geek 😀 1. Lets start with the door. You can experiment with the door locks to create your own puzzle: 2. Now that you are in how geeky would […]

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Yahoo hopes to create more apps than no. of atoms in observable universe

Published on Jul 10, 2008 in Humor, technology, wonder why

One of the latest news is that Yahoo has launched BOSS (Build your Own Search Service) using which you can build search based apps. Being a part geek who loves to show off my part knowledge to other part geeks during parties, I went to their website to register for my own app. The registration […]

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Most bizarre print ads – Indian version

Published on Jun 23, 2008 in Analytics, India, wonder why

Time for another look at print ads, this time for the most bizarre of them all. Mind you, these are not awful or plain lousy ads, for any column-centimeter worth its area has a fair share of lousy ads, these are simply bizarre ads, the kind that will make you go – WTF? The first […]

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Stop feeling lucky, its just a google sari

Published on Jun 18, 2008 in Humor, ideas, India

Huh! this has to be the most bizarre sari ever … Related google stuff you may find odd: Google park bench, Google fools day present to time travelers, Google life original source:New Launches

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Cool outdoor advertising by Google Russia

Published on Jun 9, 2008 in advertising, business, ideas, technology

This is cool, apparently Google resorted to this to beat the leading Russian search provider Yandex. I am not sure whether this would be effective though. Its like forcing people to break a habit. This, probably is the most challenging task for marketers all over the world. When customers are used to Yandex or Naver […]

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Am I a Japanese Translator?

Published on Jun 6, 2008 in business, Humor, wonder why

Fridays can be immensely fun, as I anticipate 2 days of doing-nothing while sipping coffee working on excel sheets. But nothing can make my day better than this immense suckmanship displayed by Naukri with their job recommendation for me. All the Japanese I know can be summarized to 1 word – “omurice“, now that I […]

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Purnography on the lake – trip to Ashtabula county, put-in-bay

Published on Apr 28, 2008 in america, personal, pics, travels

A bunch of us went to Ashtabula county and Put-in-bay island over the weekend; beautiful lake Erie beach locations on the northern side of Ohio. We started off from Columbus on Saturday early morning, the weather wasn’t perfect as it started raining. After nearly slipping out of the ramp, I managed to get the car […]

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Telling a kid how software development teams work

Published on Apr 24, 2008 in Humor, Powerpoint Cartoons, technology

Inspired from a meeting incident 🙂 See other powerpoint cartoons as well

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Focus on customers, not on your brand

Published on Apr 10, 2008 in america, business, ideas, pics, wonder why

Last night while looking for chocolate chip ice-cream, I couldn’t help but notice this perfect example of a “brand blinding the eyes of the manager so much that she neglects customers”. Take a look at the graters ice cream cups. Can you identify vanilla from chocolate chip from strawberry when all cups look like this. […]

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Few good Indian print ads – horlicks, maggi, zandu balm and head & shoulders

Published on Apr 3, 2008 in advertising, business, ideas

Most of the time doing a print advertisement is much more difficult than doing a normal video ad, the creativity is limited to a rectangle on the paper and no matter how much effort is spent on the ad, your audience may not even look at it for more than a split second. Only very […]

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Gmail custom time – fools day present for time travelers

Published on Apr 1, 2008 in business, Humor

Its that time of the year again, April first, the fools day, when folks working at Google get creative and make a joke that is totally crazy and back it up with research that sounds authentic. This just proves that when you are passionate about something, you end up having tons of fun. This year […]

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Null Pointer Exception

Published on Mar 31, 2008 in blogging, Charts and Graphs, Humor, Powerpoint Cartoons

or Powerpoint Cartoon #2 On a more personal note, I have migrated this blog to spanking new version of wordpress 2.5, which promptly broke several of my installed plug-ins. I couldnt get enough time in the morning to figureout what went wrong, so checked the blog quickly in IE and Firefox and it seemed to […]

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