Excel tutorials, functions and advanced formula examples, page 7

Random sort in Excel: shuffle cells, rows and columns

Microsoft Excel provides a handful of different sorting options including ascending or descending order, by color or icon, and custom sort. However, it lacks one important feature - random sort. This tutorial will teach you a couple of easy ways to shuffle data in Excel. Continue reading

How to add and use filters in Google Sheets

When you analyze your tables in Google Sheets, very often you need only a limited amount of information, while the table may contain dozens of additional datasets. Here's your chance to learn how to filter your data in Google Sheets. Continue reading

Header and footer in Excel: how to insert, edit and remove

To make your worksheets look more stylish and professional, you can include a header or footer on each printed page of your document. Microsoft Excel provides a handful of predefined headers and footers to choose from, as well as allows creating your own ones. Continue reading

Google and Mozilla vs Symantec: Certificate Wars

Before publishing the upcoming updates of our products, I want to inform our users about possible issues they may encounter when installing the updates. But these issues are not consequences of our flaws. Continue reading

How to separate names in Excel: split first and last name into different columns

It is a very common situation in Excel that your worksheet contains a column of full names, and you want to split the first and last names into separate columns. The task can be accomplished in three different ways - by using the Text to Columns feature, formulas, and Split Names tool. Continue reading

Columns in Google Sheets - split text to columns and convert columns to rows

I'd like to share with you a few more pieces of advice about columns in Google Sheets. If you ever needed to split the content from one column into separate ones or turn the table around so that columns become rows, this is your lucky day. Today I'm going to reveal a few quick tips on how to do that. Continue reading

How to group rows in Excel to make them collapsible and expandable

Worksheets with a lot of complex and detailed information are difficult to view and read. Luckily, Microsoft Excel provides an easy way to organize data in groups allowing you to collapse and expand rows with similar content to create more compact and understandable views. Continue reading

Columns in Google Sheets - move, merge, hide and freeze columns in a spreadsheet

Today I invite you to learn a little bit more about columns in Google Sheets. Did you know that you can move and hide columns in your spreadsheet? And what about freezing and merging them? Let's explore these functions together! Continue reading

Very hidden sheets in Excel

As everyone knows, an Excel worksheet can be visible or hidden. As a matter of fact, it can be visible, hidden, or very hidden. This tutorial clarifies the difference and explains how to make a worksheet very hidden and how to view very hidden sheets. Continue reading

How to hide sheets in Excel

Normally, when you open Excel, you can see all sheet tabs at the bottom of your workbook. But what if you don't want all of your worksheets to be there? Fortunately, you can easily hide as many sheets as you like as long as at least one spreadsheet remains visible. Continue reading

Ultimate Suite 2018 for Excel: how to get it for free

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Ultimate Suite 2018 is out: get it with the best discount

Ultimate Suite 2018 is out! Stable version, clear and efficient user interface, and wide platform support. In the new Ultimate Suite for Excel 2018 you will find several time-saving brand new tools. Xmas offer: upgrade the Suite with a 60% discount. Continue reading

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 unhide sheets in Excel: show multiple or all sheets at once

Imagine this: you open a worksheet and notice that some formulas refer to another worksheet. You look at the sheet tabs, but the referenced spreadsheet is not there! What does that mean? Simply, the worksheet is hidden. Continue reading

Video: Excel date formulas made easy

This video will show you how to get Excel date formulas of any complexity without actually writing them. Learn how you can find the number of days between two dates, calculate age, add and subtract dates in Excel with your personal date&time formula assistant. 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

How to hide and unhide rows in Excel

If you want to prevent your users from wandering into parts of a worksheet you don't want them to see, then hide such rows or columns from their view. The tutorial shows how to quickly hide and unhide rows in Excel using the ribbon, mouse or keyboard shortcuts. Continue reading

How to extract number from string in Excel

To extract number from string in Excel, it'd take a little ingenuity, a bit of patience, and a bunch of different functions nested into each other. Or, you can run the Extract tool and have the job done with a mouse click. 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

Excel substring: how to extract text from cell

Although there is no such thing as Substring function in Excel, there exist three Text functions to extract text of a given length from a cell. Additionally, there are FIND and SEARCH functions to get a substring before or after a specific character. Continue reading

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