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Creating a Gantt Chart in Excel

Of course there is the brilliant program MS Project for project management but perhaps you need to do something a bit quick and not as involved as what you can do with MS Project. Well you could have a go … Continue reading

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How to Use AutoFill in Excel without Changing the Formatting

One of the many tools in Excel that speeds up how you work is Fill, used to be called AutoFill way back, it is how you can quickly make a series or copy values or formulas by simply clicking and … Continue reading

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Excel: Using the MAX() and MIN() Functions

Want to find the highest or lowest values in the a range in Excel? Then there are two functions that are easy to use to do that. They are MAX(), for finding the highest, or maximum value, and you guessed … Continue reading

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Excel: Using the LARGE() and SMALL() Functions

If you have been using Excel you have probably come across the MAX and MIN functions for finding the highest or lowest values in a range. But what if you want to find the second largest or third and so … Continue reading

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How to Use Consolidate Data in Microsoft Excel

If you have data spread out over multiple workbooks or worksheets you might want to have them all in one place on one sheet. Rather than having to copy and paste you can do this using the Excel feature Consolidate … Continue reading

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How to Use Excel Flash-fill

Excel has many wonderful features but this is one of my favourites. Its called Flash-fill. It might be easier to watch the video but will try and explain it. If you have a list of data and need to say … Continue reading

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How to Remove Duplicates in an Excel List

If you have created lists in Excel you might have thought to check if it has any duplicates. It could be data you’ve imported or data that has been entered. Perhaps you have shared the spreadsheet and you want to … Continue reading

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Excel’s Newest Function XLOOKUP

VLOOKUP and HLOOKUP are two popular functions in Excel and a new one has come along to replace them, don’t worry they haven’t gone away. The new function is XLOOKUP it is easier to use and has some additional features … Continue reading

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How to Enter a Series of Dates in Excel That Are Only Weekdays

Do you have to enter data for a bunch of dates but only need weekdays? Excel has the answer for you using the Autofill feature. It allows you to create a series of dates that only include the weekdays.  All … Continue reading

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Copying Excel Data into a Word Document

If you use both Excel and Word you may well want to copy data from Excel into Word and what would be really convenient is if the data in Word updated when you change it in Excel. Well that is … Continue reading

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