Tutorials, videos, useful tips for Excel, Outlook and Google Sheets, page 18

How to add a hyperlink to another worksheet

In this article I'll show you 3 ways how you can add hyperlinks into your Excel workbook to easily navigate between numerous worksheets. You'll also learn how to change a link destination and modify its format. If you don't need a hyperlink any more, you'll see how to quickly remove it. Continue reading

How to mail merge from Excel to Word

Mail Merge from Excel to Word can be a real time-saver when it comes to sending large mailings. This tutorial provides an overview of the main features and explains how to do a mail merge from Excel to Word step-by-step. Continue reading

How to convert (open or import) CSV file to Excel

Generally, there are two ways to convert a CSV file to Excel: by opening it in Excel or importing as external data. This article provides the detailed guidance on both methods and points out the strengths and limitations of each. We will also red-flag possible pitfalls and suggest the most effective solutions. Continue reading

4 ways for changing case in Excel

In this article I'd like to tell you about different ways to change Excel uppercase to lowercase or proper case. You'll learn how to perform these tasks with the help of Excel lower/upper functions, VBA macros, Microsoft Word, and an easy-to-use add-in by Ablebits. Continue reading

How to show and hide gridlines in Excel

In the previous blog post we successfully solved the problem of Excel not printing gridlines. Today I’d like to dwell on another issue related to Excel grid lines. In this article you’ll learn how to show gridlines in an entire worksheet or in certain cells only, and how to hide lines by changing cells background or borders' color. Continue reading

How to make Excel print gridlines

One of the most common complaints about gridlines is that they are not printed by default. In this article you’ll learn how to print gridlines in Excel and get these faint lines brighter on a hard copy by changing the default gridline color. Continue reading

6 Reasons Why Your VLOOKUP is Not Working

The VLOOKUP function is the most popular lookup and reference function in Excel. It is also one of the trickiest and the dreaded #N/A error message can be a common sight. This article will look at the 6 most common reasons why your VLOOKUP is not working. Continue reading

How to convert Excel tables to HTML

If you created a pretty Excel table and now want to publish it online as a web page, the simplest way is to export it to an old good html file. In this article, we are going to explore several ways of converting Excel data to HTML, determine pros and cons of each, and walk you through the conversion process step-by-step. Continue reading

How to split cells in Excel: Text to Columns, Flash Fill and formulas

In this article you will find several options to split cells and entire columns in Excel 2016, 2013, and lower. See how to use Text to Columns to split cell contents by delimiter, Flash Fill to separate cells automatically, and formulas to extract names, text and numbrs in different cells. Examples and screenshots will help you choose the right approach for splitting your data in Excel. Continue reading

How to create and use Outlook email templates

Rather few people know that email templates exist in Outlook and even fewer know how to create and use them in the right way. In this article you will learn how to create, save and use standard Outlook email templates. You will also find how to reply with template in Outlook 2016, 2013, 2010 and lower or automatically add a template of your choosing to all new e-mail messages, replies or forwards. Continue reading

How to merge rows in Excel without losing data

This article provides solutions for 4 different scenarios of merging rows in Excel. See how you can quickly merge multiple rows without losing data; how to combine duplicate Excel rows, how to repeatedly merge blocks of rows, and how to consolidate matching rows from two different spreadsheets. Continue reading

How to add titles to Excel charts

If you don’t want to get lost in all the charts in your Excel worksheet, then spend some minutes to read this article and learn how to add a chart title in Excel and have it dynamically updated. I’ll also show you how to add descriptive titles to the axes or remove a chart or axis title from a chart. There’s nothing to it! :) Continue reading