Blog & Excel Tips

Blog entries covering the latest Excel tricks and tips based on queries from clients and practical knowledge from our consultants.

Remove spaces in Excel when trim doesn’t work May 15, 2017

An increasingly regular problem is to remove spaces in Excel when TRIM doesn't work. TRIM is a great function for removing any extra spaces before and after a set of characters and limiting any spaces between words to a single space. But sometimes this still doesn't work.

Hyperlink Code to create navigation list April 17, 2017

We are big fans of using Hyperlinks when navigating through large spreadsheets. One of the big problems is creating the hyperlinks. It is easy enough to create but very manual. As a result we recommend you look at this link to see some code that creates a reusable macro that you can run on a workbook.

REMOVE current selection from data filter April 13, 2017

When using the Data Filter in the newer versions of Excel, you have the ability to search for items that contain some characters. You can then, in one step choose to add the items to the existing filter using the 'Add Current Selection to filter' tick box. However it is not as obvious how to 'REMOVE current selection from data filter'.

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