As we’re seen in previous posts on Excel, Excel is full of nifty little tricks to help make our lives much easier. In this post we take a look at the SumIF function. This function enables you to set conditions on what you want to add together. These conditions can come from another cell, for… Continue reading #350 Use SumIF in Excel to add conditions to your additions!
We saw in an earlier post just how easy it is to filter data in Excel. Filtering is a great tool, but what if you also want to count your filtered data? This is where this handy formula comes into play… Featured Image: “Counting 2” by The Shopping Sherpa licenced under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
A fixed cell reference allows you to use make use of the auto-fill feature in Excel, whilst ensuring any cell references you want to keep static, remain so. So if you ever find yourself frustrated that Excel isn’t completing your formulas as you’d like, this one is for you! Featured image: ” Red Cells”by Alias… Continue reading #318 Excel formulas behaving weirdly? Try a fixed cell reference
In Excel we can find parts of things. So rather than looking for a chuck of text line “Jones” or “Johnson”, we can find both using wildcards. Wildcards are characters that tell Excel how to search. The asterisk (*) finds any number of characters, while the question mark (?) finds a single character. If you want to… Continue reading #268 Excel wildcard search
Have you ever found that you want to add a line break in an Excel cell rather than adding text to another cell? If so, then this one minute video will show you how through the power of ALT + ENTER… Featured image: “Lines” by 4rj4n is licenced under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
This Excel tip is particularly handy if you are trying to tidy up a list of email addresses copied from Outlook, or if you have imported in data from another source and need to split it into separate columns. For more hints and tips with Excel, check out our other #1minuteCPD videos. Featured image: “Split… Continue reading #250 Split your text into Columns in Excel
This is a very quick tip that solves an irritating problem. If you are entering data in Excel that goes from left to right, rather than top to bottom (or any other direction for that matter), then you’ll want to change the direction that the Enter key sends your data. By default Enter in Excel… Continue reading #195 Changing direction of the Enter key in Excel