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How to insert page numbers in Excel

This article explains page numbering in Excel 2019, 2016, 2013 and lower. Find out how to insert page numbers in Excel if your workbook contains one or multiple worksheets, how to set a custom number for the starting sheet or delete number watermarks added incorrectly. Continue reading

How to insert and remove page breaks in Excel

The Excel page break option helps you see where page breaks will appear when your worksheet is printed. In this article I'll show you several ways to insert them manually or by condition. You'll also learn how to remove page breaks in Excel 2016 - 2010, where to find the Page Break Preview, hide and show the marking lines. Continue reading

How to rotate charts in Excel - rotate bar, column, pie and line charts

This post describes how to rotate a chart in Excel 2016-2010. You'll learn different ways to spin bar, column, pie and line charts including their 3-D variations. Besides, you'll see how to reverse the plotting order of values, categories, series and legend. Those who often print graphs and charts will read how to adjust the sheet orientation for printing. Continue reading

3 ways to count empty cells in Excel

If your task is to get Excel count blank cells in your worksheet, read this article to find 3 ways to accomplish it. Learn how to search and select empty cells with the Go to Special option, use Find and Replace to count blanks or enter a formula in Excel 2010-2013. Continue reading

How to count non-empty cells in Excel

This articles looks at the ways to count non-blank cells in Excel 2010-2013. Below you'll find 3 methods for counting non-blanks: see the number on the Excel Status bar, employ the Find and Replace dialog or use a special formula. Continue reading

How to use AutoFill in Excel - all fill handle options

This post looks at the AutoFill Excel feature. You will learn how to fill down series of numbers, dates and other data, create and use custom lists in Excel. This article also lets you make sure you know everything about the fill handle, cause you may be surprised how powerful this tiny option is. Continue reading

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