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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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Selecting Data in Non-Adjacent Cells to Create Excel Chart

Creating charts in Excel is pretty straightforward and you can see how to that in this video, getting started with charts. What normally happens is you select a group of cells and then insert a chart but what do you … Continue reading

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Excel: How to Create a Custom Function

Excel has lots of built-in functions that do everything from summing up a column or row of numbers to loan repayments, statistics, engineering, trigonometry and so much more. Every now and again someone asks how they can create their own … Continue reading

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How to Use Excel PivotTables

Excel is full of great tools for doing data analysis, in fact it is sometimes useful to import data from another application or database and analyse it in Excel. One of these great tools is the PivotTable. It is quick … Continue reading

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Excel Using Text Functions

Excel is great for dealing with numbers but it also has functions for dealing with text. You can check in a bit of the text by extracting it using one of the functions like LEFT, RIGHT and MID. ¬†You can … Continue reading

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Excel How to Use Subtotals

Excel is packed with lots of great tools. One of my favourites is the Subtotals. Here you can take a list, sort it into order so that appropriate items are grouped together, then click a button and it will determine … Continue reading

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