Category: Excel tips

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Happy Spreadsheet Day 2017

Happy Spreadsheet Day 2017! You’ve been waiting all year for this special day to arrive, I’m sure, so what will you do to celebrate today?

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Looking Back at Early Versions of Excel

While clearing some of the boxes in the basement, I found a stack of old MacUser and MacWorld magazines. A couple of issues had articles on early versions of Excel (it started on the...

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Save Your Excel Ribbon Customizations

The Quick Access Toolbar (QAT) is at the top of the Excel window, and comes with a few default commands installed. See how to customize the QAT, use shortcuts to run the commands, and...

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Excel Skills for Specialists

What are the key Excel skills for specialists in your profession? Are there specific functions or features that you use all the time? If someone wanted to improve their Excel skills to prepare for...

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Excel Roundup 20170504

There’s always something new and interesting to learn in Excel. In this month’s Excel roundup, you’ll find links to some of the best articles that I’ve read recently, and links to new and updated...

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How to Organize Your Excel Files

Are your Excel files carefully organized, so you can find what you need in a few seconds? Or, are things messy, and it takes a miracle to find anything later? If that’s the case,...

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Quickly Close All Your Excel Files

First, I’ve got two quick announcements, and then there’s a handy Excel trick for you. Are you ready for Spreadsheet Day 2016? Quick, close all your Excel files, and bake a cake!

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Contextures Blog Update

After having all kinds of problems on the blog last week, I’ve installed a new theme. Everything looks different, including the header image. It’s a photo that I took on a vacation, and the...

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Excel Sing Along

It was a busy and stressful week, with all kinds of computer fun – plugin updates that killed my blog, a touchpad that refused to turn off, all my Outlook contacts disappearing into the...

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Excel Problems, Fixes and Webinars

Did you get hit by the disappearing Excel add-in affliction recently? After a long couple of weeks, that frustrating Excel problem is finally solved. After spending countless hours on that issue (details below), I...