# Posts tagged "Excel tips & how-to", page 13

## Customizing Excel charts: add chart title, axes, legend, data labels and more

The tutorial shows how to create and customize graphs in Excel: add a chart title, change the way that axes are displayed, format the chart legend, add data labels, and more. Continue reading

## How to create a chart (graph) in Excel and save it as template

The tutorial explains the Excel charts basics and provides the detailed guidance on how tou will also learn how to combine two chart types, save a graph as chart template, change the default chart type, resize and move the graph. Continue reading

## Using REPLACE and SUBSTITUTE functions in Excel - formula examples

The tutorial explains the Excel REPLACE and SUBSTITUTE functions with examples of uses. See how to use the REPLACE function with text strings, numbers and dates, and how to nest several REPLACE or SUBSTITUTE functions within one formula. Continue reading

## Excel FIND and SEARCH functions with formula examples

The tutorial explains the syntax of the Excel FIND and SEARCH functions and provides formula examples of advanced non-trivial uses. Continue reading

## 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 (mean) in Excel with or without formulas

In Microsoft Excel there are a handful of different functions for calculating the average for a set of numeric values. Moreover, there is an instant non-formula way. In this article, you will find a quick overview of all the methods illustrated with examples of use and best practices. 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

## 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 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

## How to merge cells in Excel without losing data

The tutorial demonstrates different techniques to quickly merge two cells in Excel and combine multiple cells without losing data in Excel 2016, 2013, 2010 and lower. Continue reading

## CONCATENATE in Excel: combine text strings, cells and columns

In your Excel workbooks, the data is not always structured according to your needs. Often you may want to split the content of one cell into individual cells or do the opposite - combine data from two or more columns into a single column. Continue reading

## How to generate random numbers in Excel: RAND and RANDBETWEEN functions

The tutorial explains the specificities of the Excel random number generator algorithm and demonstrates how to use RAND and RANDBETWEEN functions in Excel to generate random numbers, dates, passwords and other text strings. Continue reading

## How to convert time to decimal number, hours, minutes or seconds in Excel

The tutorial demonstrates different ways to convert time to decimal in Excel. You will find a variety of formulas to change time to hours, minutes or seconds as well as convert text to time and vice versa. Continue reading

## How to calculate time in Excel - time difference, adding / subtracting times

The tutorial explains different ways to calculate times in Excel and demonstrates several methods of adding times and calculating time difference. You will learn a few useful formulas to sum times and add hours, minutes or seconds to a given time. Continue reading

## Excel time format: 12/24 hour, custom, default

Microsoft Excel has a handful of time features and knowing them in depth can save you a lot of time. To leverage powerful time functions, it helps to know how Excel stores times. Continue reading

## Excel date functions with formula examples

This is the final part of our Excel Date Tutorial that offers an overview of all Excel date functions, explains their basic uses and provides lots of formula examples. Continue reading

## Using DATE function in Excel - formula examples to calculate dates

The tutorial explains the syntax and uses of the Excel DATE function and provides formula examples for calculating dates. Continue reading

## Excel DATEDIF to calculate date difference in days, weeks, months or years

In this tutorial, you will find a simple explanation of the Excel DATEDIF function and a few formula examples that demonstrate how to compare dates and calculate the difference in days, weeks, months or years. Continue reading

## Calculating weekdays in Excel - WORKDAY and NETWORKDAYS functions

This short tutorial explains the use of Excel NETWORKDAYS and WORKDAY functions to calculate workdays with custom weekend parameters and holidays. Continue reading

## How to add and subtract dates, days, weeks, months and years in Excel

In this tutorial, you will find a variety of useful formulas to add and subtract dates in Excel, such as subtracting two dates, adding days, months and years to a date, and more. Continue reading

## YEAR function convert date to year in Excel

This tutorial explains the syntax and uses of the Excel YEAR function and provides formula examples to extract year from date, convert date to month and year, calculate age from the date of birth and determine leap years. Continue reading

## Calculating week number in Excel (WEEKNUM function)

In this short tutorial, we will briefly talk about the syntax and arguments of Excel WEEKNUM, and then discuss a few formula examples demonstrating how you can use the WEEKNUM function to calculate week numbers in your Excel worksheets. Continue reading

## Using MONTH and EOMONTH functions in Excel - formula examples

The tutorial explains the nuts and bolts of Excel MONTH and EOMONTH functions. You will find an array of formula examples demonstrating how to extract month from date in Excel, get the first and last day of the month, convert month name to number and more. Continue reading

## Excel WEEKDAY function: get day of week, weekends and workdays

There are a variety of functions to work with days in Excel. The day of week function (WEEKDAY) is particularly useful for planning and scheduling, for example to determine the timeframe of a project and automatically remove weekends from the total. Continue reading

## How to convert date to text in Excel with TEXT function and without formulas

The article explains how to use the Excel TEXT function and a variety of other ways to convert dates to text in Excel. Continue reading

## How to convert text to date and number to date in Excel

The tutorial explains how to use Excel functions to convert text to date and how to turn text strings into dates in a non-formula way. You will also learn how to quickly change a number to date format. Continue reading

## How to insert dates in Excel - add today's date, auto fill a column with dates

This tutorial demonstrates various ways of entering dates in Excel. See how to insert today's date and current time as static or dynamic values, how to auto populate a column or row with weekdays, and how to auto fill random dates in Excel. Continue reading