Excel tips & how-to, page 22

Working with Maps in Excel

Yes, now it is possible to work with nice charts that have Maps in Excel 2013. The latest version comes with the Power View. It is an extremely powerful reporting tool. Sometimes we need to get sales reports and we want to identify regions and patterns of sales related to the customers. In this article you will learn how to create cool reports in Excel. We will show countries, cities and specific geographical points. This article is for newbies who want to learn about this exciting area. 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

How to quickly extract domain names from URLs in Excel

A few tips and pieces of advice will help you get domain names from a list of URLs using Excel formulas. Two variations of the formula let you extract the domain names with and without www. regardless of the URL protocol (http, https, ftp etc. are supported). The solution works in all modern versions of Excel, from 2007 through 2016. Continue reading

How to remove all blank rows in Excel

In this quick tip I will explain why deleting Excel rows via select blank cells -> delete row is not a good idea and show you 3 quick and correct ways to remove blank rows without destroying your data. All solutions work in Excel 2016, 2013 and lower. Continue reading

How to merge two Excel Worksheets by partial cell match

This article will show you how to quickly merge data from two Excel tables when there are no exact matches in your key columns, e.g. your unique ID in the first table may make up the first five characters of the ID column in your second table. I have tested all the solutions I present in this article, they work in Excel 2016-2007. Continue reading