Microsoft Excel Tutorials: Including Free Practice Exercises!

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How to Print an Excel Spreadsheet like a Pro [8 Actionable Tips]

2019-03-28T13:32:10+00:00

How To Print An Excel Spreadsheet Like A Pro Written by co-founder Kasper Langmann, Microsoft Office Specialist. Printing your spreadsheets, aaah... At the surface, it's so simple. Just hit 'Print', right? Not so quick! Getting your spreadsheets to print well can be surprisingly difficult. Sometimes they split in weird places. Or you get just [...]

How to Print an Excel Spreadsheet like a Pro [8 Actionable Tips]2019-03-28T13:32:10+00:00

How to Calculate Percentages in Excel: The Exact Formulas You Need

2019-04-13T06:59:52+00:00

How to Calculate Percentages in Excel: The Exact Formulas You Need Written by co-founder Kasper Langmann, Microsoft Office Specialist. If you regularly work with numbers, you probably also work with percentages. And when you do, you'll find that Excel can handle them just as well as whole numbers or decimals. Still, you need to [...]

How to Calculate Percentages in Excel: The Exact Formulas You Need2019-04-13T06:59:52+00:00

How To Sort Data In Excel: Organize Your Data In A Few Clicks

2019-03-28T13:32:26+00:00

How To Sort Data In Excel: Organize Your Data In A Few Clicks Written by co-founder Kasper Langmann, Microsoft Office Specialist. Excel packs a lot of organizational power. Useful tools like charts, filters, and pivot tables let you slice and dice your data any way you want. But sometimes you need something a little [...]

How To Sort Data In Excel: Organize Your Data In A Few Clicks2019-03-28T13:32:26+00:00

How To Use The COUNTIF Function in Excel + COUNTIFS (NEW!)

2019-03-28T15:36:35+00:00

How To Use The COUNTIF Function in Excel (+COUNTIFS) Written by co-founder Kasper Langmann, Microsoft Office Specialist. In this tutorial, I show you exactly how to use the 2 functions COUNTIF and COUNTIFS (which is new!). In short, these functions count the number of cells within a range that contain a specific value. A quick [...]

How To Use The COUNTIF Function in Excel + COUNTIFS (NEW!)2019-03-28T15:36:35+00:00

How to Delete Blank Rows in Excel – The Right Way

2019-04-13T07:01:33+00:00

How to Delete Blank Rows in Excel — The Right Way Written by co-founder Kasper Langmann, Microsoft Office Specialist. There's something inherently irritating about spreadsheets with blank rows. Excel sets out your data so nicely—and then its hard work is interrupted by blank rows. It seems unjust. Fortunately, you can remove blank rows with just [...]

How to Delete Blank Rows in Excel – The Right Way2019-04-13T07:01:33+00:00

How to Insert a Checkbox in Excel in 5 minutes (or less)

2019-04-13T07:25:17+00:00

How to Insert a Checkbox in Excel ✔ Written by co-founder Kasper Langmann, Microsoft Office Specialist. When you use a spreadsheet to manage information, adding a checkbox seems like overkill. You can just type an "x" or a "1" wherever you might place a checkmark. But if many people will be using your spreadsheet, [...]

How to Insert a Checkbox in Excel in 5 minutes (or less)2019-04-13T07:25:17+00:00

The Function COUNT Explained: Count Cells In Excel (Easily)

2019-03-28T13:34:55+00:00

The Function COUNT Explained: Count Cells In Excel (Easily) Written by co-founder Kasper Langmann, Microsoft Office Specialist. Of all the things that Excel does, counting seems rather rudimentary. But below the surface, there's so much more to it! I guarantee you're going to be surprised by the power of Excel's COUNT function :) And [...]

The Function COUNT Explained: Count Cells In Excel (Easily)2019-03-28T13:34:55+00:00

How to Create a Formula in Excel: Add, subtract, multiply, and divide (+more)

2019-04-13T07:03:53+00:00

How to Create a Formula in Excel Add, subtract, multiply, and divide (+more) Written by co-founder Kasper Langmann, Microsoft Office Specialist. Learning how to create a formula in Excel is easy. If you have never known how to write a formula in your Excel spreadsheets, you are in the right place. This guide will walk [...]

How to Create a Formula in Excel: Add, subtract, multiply, and divide (+more)2019-04-13T07:03:53+00:00

How to Transpose Data in Excel: Turn Rows into Columns

2019-04-20T16:09:37+00:00

How to Transpose Data in Excel: Turn Rows into Columns (vice versa) Written by co-founder Kasper Langmann, Microsoft Office Specialist. Reorganizing data in a spreadsheet can be a pain. Especially when you have to make big changes that a simple copy-and-paste won't fix. One of the common tasks that fall into this category is [...]

How to Transpose Data in Excel: Turn Rows into Columns2019-04-20T16:09:37+00:00

All Excel’s Date Functions Explained + Time Functions Too! [+5500 words]

2019-04-13T07:36:10+00:00

All Excel's Date and Time Functions Explained! Written by co-founder Kasper Langmann, Microsoft Office Specialist. This is the complete guide to date and time in Excel. It’s a whopping +5500 words (!), so be sure to bookmark it. The first part of the guide shows you exactly how to deal with dates in Excel. I [...]

All Excel’s Date Functions Explained + Time Functions Too! [+5500 words]2019-04-13T07:36:10+00:00

How To Password Protect An Excel File – Lock Cells and Formulas (Ultimate Guide)

2019-03-28T13:35:54+00:00

How To Password Protect An Excel File: Lock Cells and Formulas (Easily) Written by co-founder Kasper Langmann, Microsoft Office Specialist. In Excel, there are different ways that allow you to protect data and the integrity of your files. It's super important to know your way around protection Excel files. The most common use-case is [...]

How To Password Protect An Excel File – Lock Cells and Formulas (Ultimate Guide)2019-03-28T13:35:54+00:00

How To Find Duplicates in Excel And Then Remove Them (Or Merge)

2019-03-28T15:37:55+00:00

How To Find Duplicates in Excel And Then Remove Them (Or Merge) Written by co-founder Kasper Langmann, Microsoft Office Specialist. As an Excel spreadsheet grows, you start finding a host of new issues to deal with. Especially if it gets updated regularly, and even more so if it gets updated by multiple people. One [...]

How To Find Duplicates in Excel And Then Remove Them (Or Merge)2019-03-28T15:37:55+00:00

How To Calculate The Average In Excel: Use The Function AVERAGE

2019-03-28T15:38:17+00:00

How To Calculate The Average In Excel: Use The Function AVERAGE Written by co-founder Kasper Langmann, Microsoft Office Specialist. Finding averages is often required when working with spreadsheets. It's a rather basic task—but Excel can do all sorts of great things with averages. In this tutorial, we'll take a look at the AVERAGE function, [...]

How To Calculate The Average In Excel: Use The Function AVERAGE2019-03-28T15:38:17+00:00

How to Freeze Cells, Rows, and Columns in Excel Using “Freeze Panes”

2019-03-28T15:38:31+00:00

How to Freeze Cells, Rows, and Columns in Excel Using "Freeze Panes" Written by co-founder Kasper Langmann, Microsoft Office Specialist. I bet you’ve been working in a spreadsheet that had so many rows, that as you scrolled down, you couldn’t see your headers? Remember the frustration of not remembering which column was what? It [...]

How to Freeze Cells, Rows, and Columns in Excel Using “Freeze Panes”2019-03-28T15:38:31+00:00

How To Use The HLOOKUP Function In Excel + Examples

2019-03-28T15:41:09+00:00

How To Use The HLOOKUP Function In Excel + Examples Written by co-founder Kasper Langmann, Microsoft Office Specialist. When you're working with a small spreadsheet, it's easy to scan through and find the values you're looking for. When you start working with hundreds, thousands, or even tens of thousands of cells, though, that becomes [...]

How To Use The HLOOKUP Function In Excel + Examples2019-03-28T15:41:09+00:00

Excel Pivot Table Tutorial: The Ultimate Guide to Creating Pivot Tables

2019-03-28T15:41:35+00:00

The Ultimate Guide to: Creating Pivot Tables in Excel Written by co-founder Kasper Langmann, Microsoft Office Specialist. Who else wants to handle and visualize data without breaking a sweat? I know I do! That's why I've written this ultimate tutorial for you on "Pivot Tables" in Excel (2016). Pivot Tables make it easy [...]

Excel Pivot Table Tutorial: The Ultimate Guide to Creating Pivot Tables2019-03-28T15:41:35+00:00

The Last Guide to VLOOKUP in Excel You’ll Ever Need

2019-03-28T15:04:24+00:00

VLOOKUP is one of the most well-known Excel functions – and not without reason. VLOOKUP’s ease of use and simplicity when “looking up” data is unparalleled in Excel. In this tutorial you'll learn how to create and troubleshoot a VLOOKUP.

The Last Guide to VLOOKUP in Excel You’ll Ever Need2019-03-28T15:04:24+00:00

How to Calculate Standard Deviation in Excel

2019-03-29T09:10:10+00:00

How to Calculate Standard Deviation in Excel Are your data points concentrated? Or spread out? That's what standard deviation will tell you. And when you present your data to someone else, it's a great way to provide more information. First we'll define standard deviation. Then we'll talk about populations and samples, and why they're [...]

How to Calculate Standard Deviation in Excel2019-03-29T09:10:10+00:00

How to Add and Modify Error Bars in Excel

2019-03-28T15:21:03+00:00

How to Add and Modify Error Bars in Excel A naked bar graph makes your data look uniform. In most cases, that's misleading. Wouldn't it be nice if you could show the variability in your data right in the graph? That's what error bars are for. They show (or predict) variability. It might not [...]

How to Add and Modify Error Bars in Excel2019-03-28T15:21:03+00:00

The VALUE Function Explained: Convert Text to Numbers

2019-03-28T15:24:49+00:00

The VALUE Function Explained: Convert Text to Numbers Written by co-founder Kasper Langmann, Microsoft Office Specialist. In this tutorial, you learn how to use the 'VALUE' function in Excel. The VALUE function convert numbers stored as text into number format. Don't worry if it sounds a bit complicated, I show you everything step-by-step. Later, you'll [...]

The VALUE Function Explained: Convert Text to Numbers2019-03-28T15:24:49+00:00

The TEXT Function Explained: Convert A Number To Text

2019-03-28T15:25:37+00:00

The TEXT Function Explained: Convert A Number To Text Written by co-founder Kasper Langmann, Microsoft Office Specialist. In this tutorial, you learn exactly how to use the ‘TEXT’ function in Excel. You use ‘TEXT’ to convert a numeric value to text in a specific number format. For instance, you learn how to convert a [...]

The TEXT Function Explained: Convert A Number To Text2019-03-28T15:25:37+00:00

Visual Studio Community

2019-03-29T09:18:32+00:00

Visual Studio Express Is No More. What Is Visual Studio Community? If you’ve looked for Microsoft’s Visual Studio Express IDE lately, you’ll have noticed that it’s no longer available. Which may have made you nervous. Express was the free version of Visual Studio, so now that it’s gone, will you have to fork over [...]

Visual Studio Community2019-03-29T09:18:32+00:00

VBA VLOOKUP: How to Use Worksheet Functions in VBA

2019-04-13T07:08:29+00:00

VBA VLOOKUP: How to Use Worksheet Functions in VBA Written by co-founder Kasper Langmann, Microsoft Office Specialist. Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) has many built-in functions that help you work with spreadsheet data. But Excel is the undisputed king when it comes to useful functions. Fortunately, you can use worksheet functions to take advantage of [...]

VBA VLOOKUP: How to Use Worksheet Functions in VBA2019-04-13T07:08:29+00:00

How to Use For Loops in VBA

2019-03-29T09:10:27+00:00

How to Use For Loops in VBA Written by co-founder Kasper Langmann, Microsoft Office Specialist. In programming, loops allow you to run commands multiple times. It's simple, but it’s one of the most powerful things you can do with VBA code. (And it saves you a huge amount of typing.) Let’s take a look [...]

How to Use For Loops in VBA2019-03-29T09:10:27+00:00

Using an Input Box with Your Macro in VBA

2019-03-29T09:10:41+00:00

Using an Input Box to Gather Data in VBA Written by co-founder Kasper Langmann, Microsoft Office Specialist. Most of the time, you write VBA code that uses values already present in your spreadsheet. But what if you want to get information directly from the user? Input boxes let you do just that! Instead of [...]

Using an Input Box with Your Macro in VBA2019-03-29T09:10:41+00:00

How to Use IF Statements in VBA

2019-03-29T09:10:53+00:00

How to Use IF Statements in VBA Written by co-founder Kasper Langmann, Microsoft Office Specialist. IF statements are some of the most foundational concepts in programming. They serve as the basis for many more complicated functions—if you understand them, you’re well on your way to becoming a VBA expert. But if you don’t have programming [...]

How to Use IF Statements in VBA2019-03-29T09:10:53+00:00

How to Use Ranges in VBA

2019-03-29T09:11:08+00:00

How to Use Ranges in VBA Written by co-founder Kasper Langmann, Microsoft Office Specialist. When you're working in VBA, you'll have to tell Excel which cells you want a particular command to apply to. To do that, you'll use Ranges. A range is simply a cell or collection of cells that you tell Excel to pay [...]

How to Use Ranges in VBA2019-03-29T09:11:08+00:00