Category Archives for "Excel"

Excel Power Query: Exploring Data Transformation Magic

Imagine you have a magical data transformation tool that can be your personal time-saver for all things related to data. You know those moments when you find yourself dealing with repetitive tasks like copying, pasting, and column mixing? Well, Power Query jumps in and says, ‘Hey, let me handle that for you!’ So, let’s explore […]

How to Use Concatenate in Power Query

Power Query in Excel is a great tool to use in data preparation and when you need to concatenate or combine, values from different columns or rows even files. In this article, we’ll dive into how you can use Power Query to concatenate values. What is Concatenation? Concatenation refers to the process of joining two […]

The Correct Keyboard Shortcut to Cut a Cell Value

Cutting a cell value entails extracting the content from a specific cell or range of cells in a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet. This action removes the selected data and places it on the clipboard, making it ready to be pasted into another location. Here is the use case that you may be looking for : Short […]

Excel #SPILL! error: A quick and easy fix

In this blog post we’ll talk about spill errors and describe how to fix them. We’ll also see how to prevent spill errors and manage them when they do happen. This blog post is beneficial for both beginners and experienced Excel users! What is #SPILL error in Excel? When a dynamic array formula generates more […]

How to Make Gantt Charts in Excel

Every Excel user is familiar with charts and how to generate them easily using templates. However, the Gantt chart is one graph type that many people still find confusing because there is no built-in template for Gantt Chart. So, in this blog, we’ll comprehensively cover all aspects of the Gantt Chart. What is Gantt Chart? […]

How to Wrap Text in Excel

Why do you need to wrap text? Text wrapping ensures that lengthy text that overflows its cell is rearranged. Text wrapping makes your text appear on multiple lines within the cell. This does not involve any changes to the data or the insertion of line break characters. This means the text merely appears to be […]

Stop Using Excel as a Database: Here’s Why

Excel is an amazing spreadsheet and analysis tool. Without a doubt, Excel can handle some data, but when it comes to big, complex datasets, it’s like trying to fit Shaquille O’Neal into a clown car – you’re just asking for trouble! And let’s not forget about data integrity – one slip of the finger and […]

Bypass Excel Row Limit and Analyze 1M+ Rows

How Many Rows of Data Can Excel Handle? Excel spreadsheet can handle 1,048,576 rows and 16,384 columns at a time. If you are dealing with large datasets, it’s inherent that you will have limitations using Excel Power Query.  If you haven’t heard of Power Query is a tool that is built into Microsoft Excel and […]

How to Use XLOOKUP

XLOOKUP is a relatively new lookup function that has advantages in terms of flexibility and simpler syntax over VLOOKUP. We will explore why these advantages and why VLOOKUP is more prone to issues that XLOOKUP escapes. Also, there may be a specific need for the user to choose XLOOKUP. First, let’s dive into a quick […]

Remove Table Formatting in Excel

Table formatting is an awesome feature in Excel that allows you to sort and treat a range of data as a whole table. However, it does add some complications when you are trying to preform certain actions in Excel. So in this tutorial I am going to show you how to remove table formatting in […]

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