Excel tutorials, functions and advanced formula examples


How to use Find and Replace in Excel most efficiently

In this tutorial, you will learn how to use Find and Replace in Excel to search for specific data in a worksheet or workbook and what you can do with those cells after finding them. We will also explore the advanced features of Excel search such as wildcards, finding cells with formulas or specified formatting, find and replace in all open workbooks and more. Continue reading


Calculating moving average in Excel

In this short tutorial, you will learn how to quickly calculate a simple moving average in Excel, what functions to use to get moving average for the last N days, weeks, months or years, and how to add a moving average trendline to an Excel chart. Continue reading


How to calculate weighted average in Excel

The tutorial demonstrates two easy ways to calculate weighted average in Excel - by using the SUM or SUMPRODUCT function. Continue reading


Consolidate data in Excel and merge multiple sheets into one worksheet

The tutorial demonstrates different ways to combine sheets in Excel depending on what result you are after – consolidate data from multiple worksheets, combine several sheets by copying their data, or merge two Excel spreadsheets into one by the key column. Continue reading


How to calculate average in Excel: AVERAGE, AVERAGEIF and AVERAGEIFS functions

The tutorial demonstrates how to calculate average in Excel for numeric values and for cells with other data types. You will also learn how to use the AVERAGEIF and AVERAGEIFS functions to average cells that meet certain criteria. Continue reading


Wanted: Excel users seeking to mitigate spreadsheet risk

Learn about ExcelAnalyzer - a great tool for checking your spreadsheet data and eliminating spreadsheet risk. Continue reading


How to compare two columns in Excel for matches and differences

The tutorial demonstrates a number of techniques to compare and match two or more columns in Excel with formulas, conditional formatting and the specialized wizard. Continue reading


Use Outlook Tasks and still feel disorganized? Try the Tasklist add-in

Be sure to read this review if you actively use the Tasks option in Outlook, but still think it needs to support clear hierarchical structure. See how you can manage multiple Outlook tasks and deadlines with the Tasklist add-in. Continue reading


Most useful Excel functions with formula examples

This page can be your entry point to learning Microsoft Excel functions. It lists the most essential text, math, statistical, logical and other functions along with formula examples and links to related resources. Continue reading


How to round numbers in Excel - ROUND, ROUNDUP, ROUNDDOWN and other functions

The tutorial explains the uses of ROUND, ROUNDUP, ROUNDDOWN, FLOOR, CEILING, MROUND and other Excel rounding functions and provides formula examples to round decimal numbers to integers or to a certain number of decimal places, extract a fractional part, round to nearest 5, 10 or 100, and more. Continue reading

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