"Google Sheets Tips" category, page 3

Columns in Google Sheets - add, delete, and resize columns in a spreadsheet

Let's get back to fundamentals of working with columns in Google Sheets. Today I want to remind you all the ways of adding new empty columns, deleting old or unnecessary ones, and resizing them so that all the data you have is visible. This knowledge is the basis of any work within a spreadsheet. Continue reading

How to calculate currency exchange rates in Google Sheets with GoogleFinance

Find out how to use the GOOGLEFINANCE function to get the current currency exchange rates or the rates over some period of time in Google Sheets. You'll get to know what arguments the function has and how to manage them easily. Continue reading

Google Sheets COUNT and COUNTA functions with formula examples

Learn how to count the number of cells with various data types. What data is processed by COUNT? How does COUNT differ from COUNTA? What can I count with these functions? Find out the answers to these and some other questions in today's article. Continue reading

Calculating time in Google Sheets: subtract, sum and extract date and time units

It's time to talk about the ways of calculating time in Google Sheets. We'll discuss the ways of finding time difference in detail, see how to sum dates and time together, and learn to display only date or time units and set them apart completely. Continue reading

Date and time in Google Sheets: enter, format and convert dates and time in your sheet

Today we dig into the ways of working with dates and time in Google spreadsheet. See the ways of inputting date and time values into your table, learn why you may need to convert them to decimal, and find out about custom number formats Google tables offer. Continue reading

How to add, edit and delete checkboxes and drop-down lists in Google Sheets

When you work with Google spreadsheet, sooner or later you may need to use some functionality that you've never used before. Checkboxes and drop-downs can quickly turn out to be such features. Let's see how useful they can be in Google Sheets. Continue reading

How to work with conditional formatting in Google Sheets

Highlighting certain data with color is a great way to draw attention to the records. Wouldn’t it be great if such format change happened automatically for specific cells? This is where conditional formatting comes in handy. Google Sheets can do this work for us, all we need is to explain what we want to get. Continue reading

Back to Basics: edit and comment on data, review the changes, print and download from Google Sheets. Even offline

We continue our "Back to Basics" journey by digging deeper into editing Google Sheets. Today, in addition to learning some simple features like formatting and deleting the data, we’ll discuss how to add comments and notes, work offline, and quickly review all the changes made to the file. Continue reading

Back to Basics: sharing, moving and protecting the data in Google Sheets

Moving on to another stop of our "Back to Basics" journey, today I will tell you more about managing your sheets. Learn how to share, move and protect your data in Google Sheets. Continue reading

Google Sheets Chart Tutorial

Whether you analyze business indicators, make presentation or write a report, charts and graphs will help your audience to understand complex dependencies and regularities. This tutorial will teach you different ways to build charts and graphs in Google Sheets to make your presentations informative and impressive. Continue reading

Back to Basics: Google Sheets for newbies

It's not a secret that most people are used to work with the data tables in MS Excel. However, now it has a worthy competitor. Allow us to introduce you to Google Sheets. Continue reading

Google Sheets VLOOKUP with examples

A widespread opinion is that VLOOKUP is one of the most difficult and obscure functions. But that's not true! In fact, it's easy to do VLOOKUP in Google Sheets, and in a moment you will make sure of it. Continue reading

Google Spreadsheet COUNTIF function with formula examples

We continue exploring the possibilities of Google Spreadsheets with COUNTIF function. Learn why you may need it and how it can be applied to your daily work with the tables. Continue reading

Google Sheets IF function - usage and formula examples

Get to know Google Sheets IF function better with this tutorial: when it's used, how it works and how it contributes to a much simpler data processing. Formula examples are included! Continue reading

Google Sheets pivot table tutorial - make your job easier

Pivot table Google Sheets can help you to represent your data in a more convenient and presentable form. Continue reading

How to get more Google Docs templates

When creating typical documents like an invoice or resume, you can get a much bigger choice of templates than the standard few files. Let's look at the add-ons that provide nice Google Docs templates and well-organized Google Sheets templates, learn how you can quickly replace custom fields and work with your docs more efficiently. Continue reading

Excel online or Google Sheets: choosing online solution for your tables

Work online is a commodity that is slowly turning into a necessity. If you want to take your tables to the cloud, consider the most popular spreadsheet solutions: Google Sheets and Excel online. In this blog post I will try to list the main differences in the features they provide. Continue reading

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