Blog entries covering the latest Excel tricks and tips based on queries from clients and new learning from our excel consultants.
How to separate lines within a cell without using the Wrap Text command
How to share and unshare workbooks in Excel so that mulitple users can access the workbook without affecting its integrity.
A possible solution where Excel is slow to process an initial calculation but then speeds up afterwards
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A recent question asked Regarding a column of phone numbers that have been entered without hyphens... Is it possible to highlight the column and put hyphens into the numbers e.g. from 3105551212 to 310-555-1212?
Recently a simple error in a report by some economists contained a simple spreadsheet error that had the impact of claiming a negative average growth as apposed to the correct positive growth
Rounding to numbers other than 1, 10, 100 etc
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Occasionally you may want to filter a pivot table based on values in other cells. This is to avoid having to check so many items. You can use VBA but an alternate is to create a helper column in the underlying data.
If I understand the query below correctly, the one idea is to type some words in a cell, and then, while holding the ALT key down, click ENTER. Within the cell you will get another line. Hope this helps. Original query Hi, … Continue reading
A recent email query asked how to share and unshare workbooks in Microsoft Excel with a specific focus on switching off the sharing. The method to share and ‘unshare’ the workbook is the same. As shown in the image below, … Continue reading
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