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Excel Power Pivot – 2 minute overview
Power Pivot causes great confusion. This simple 2-minute overview completely de-mystifies Power Pivot and its associated technologies.
Excel modern data analysis
This article describes a new way of working with Excel called “modern data analysis” enabled by the new Get & Transform and Power Pivot tools.
Excel OLAP pivot tables
This article explains the difference between a regular Excel pivot table and the new OLAP pivot table used by Power Pivot.
Excel Power Pivot window
This lesson discusses the Power Pivot window and how it differs from the regular Excel window. A sample file is included.
Excel Get & Transform overview
Get & Transform (or Power Query) is an advanced ETL tool. ETL is an acronym for Extract, Transform and Load. This article simply explains this amazing tool.
Excel XLOOKUP function (part one)
The new Excel XLOOKUP function was introduced in the July 2020 Excel 365 semi-annual update. It isn’t available in older versions (Excel 2019 and earlier). The July 2020 update was
Excel SEQUENCE Function
This tutorial uses a single Excel SEQUENCE function to create a perpetual calendar. Includes sample files and a step-by-step guide.
An Excel formula to get the week of the month
This article shows you how to create an Excel formula to get the week of month from a date, as well as how to get the week of year from a date.
VLOOKUP using text strings
How to use VLOOKUP to search for a piece of text and return a matching value. This article also explains what VLOOKUP is and when to use it.
Separating text and numbers in Excel
This article shows three different ways of separating text and numbers in Excel. You’ll see how to do this using Flash Fill, Text to Columns and formulas.
Excel linear and exponential series
Linear and exponential series are explained in this short tutorial that also shows how to model them using Excel. Sample file included.
Horizontal scrolling with the mouse in Excel
Most users know how to use the “mouse wheel” to scroll in a vertical direction.This article explains how you can also scroll horizontally using Auto Scroll.
Can Excel Slicers be used in PowerPoint?
This article discusses Excel Slicers and how to integrate them with PowerPoint presentations and other Office applications.
Working with HEX values in Excel
This article explains the Hexadecimal counting system and how to work with it in Excel, as well as the four different counting systems supported by Excel.
A Keyboard Shortcut for Merge and Center
You can create keyboard shortcuts to any command in Excel 2016 without needing any external tools or macros. This article will show you how.