Tutorials, videos, useful tips for Excel, Outlook and Google Sheets, page 7

Useful Google Sheets functions that don't exist in Excel

This blog post brings the majority of those Google Sheets functions that Excel doesn't have to your attention. They are conveniently classified by Google based on their primary task. So just pick the group from the table of contents and you'll find their descriptions with the simplest examples. Continue reading

Schedule email sending and delay delivery in Outlook

Does it often happen to you that you send an email and a moment later you wish you hadn't? Perhaps you clicked Reply All instead of Reply, or accidentally sent sensitive information to a wrong person, or just realized that your angry response was a bad idea and you need to cool down. Continue reading

Handy tools to manage text in Google Sheets

Despite lots of perks offered by Google Sheets, it also has its drawbacks. A clear example of that is the shortage of simple tools to manage text. Are we bound to add or replace text in Google Sheets manually or with complex formulas? Not anymore. :) We've filled this gap with simple one-click tools. Allow me to introduce them to you in this blog post. Continue reading

How to recall email message in Outlook and Gmail

A hasty click of the mouse can happen to the best of us. So, the Send button is hit, your email is on its way to the recipient, and you are cringing at the thought of what it may cost you. Before you start weighing the consequences and composing an apology notice, why not try to retrieve the erroneous message? Continue reading

Developer tab in Excel: how to add, use and remove

You want to access one of advanced Excel features but are stuck at the very first step: where's the Developer tab they all talk about? The good news is that the Developer tab is available in every version of Excel though it is not enabled by default. This article shows how to quickly activate it. Continue reading

How to calculate percentage change / variance in Excel

In Microsoft Excel, there are 6 different functions for calculating variance but all of them are designed to find variance in the classical sense, i.e. how far a set of values are spread out from their average. In this article, you will learn how to calculate percentage variance between two cells. Continue reading

Google Sheets percentage formulas - usage and examples

You may think percentage calculations are useful only if you use them for work. But in reality, they help you in everyday life. Do you know how to tip properly? Is this discount a real deal? How much will you pay with this interest rate? Come find the answers to these and other similar questions in this article. Continue reading

Excel PPMT function with formula examples

When you make periodic payments on a loan or mortgage, a certain part of each payment goes towards the interest and the remainder is applied to the loan principal. In this tutorial, we will look at how to use the PPMT function to calculate the principal portion of the payment. Continue reading