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How To: Convert TRUE & FALSE values to 1 & 0 in MS Excel

New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 314th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn four different methods for converting TRUE and FALSE values to 1 and 0 (zeroes).

How To: Create collapsible and expandable cell ranges in Excel

This video demonstrates how to create collapsible and expandable cell ranges in Excel. The first thing that you will have to is to prepare your Excel worksheet that contains the data which you need to be expandable and collapsible. On the first cell under your Running Total column, type in the function, "=SUM". Select the Sales cell corresponding to that cell then type in Shift+Colon. Click on the first value and hit the F4 key to lock your row reference. The result will automatically show. Y...

How To: Make an Excel gradebook that drops the 2 lowest scores

New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 196th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to use the SUM, SMALL and VLOOKUP functions to create a gradebook (or grade book) based on a total score minus the two lowest scores.

How To: Calculate APR, EAR & period rates in Microsoft Excel 2010

As you might guess, one of the domains in which Microsoft Excel really excels is finance math. Brush up on the stuff for your next or current job with this how-to. In this tutorial from everyone's favorite digital spreadsheet guru, YouTube's ExcelIsFun, part of his "Excel Finance Class" series of free video lessons, you'll learn how to calculate APR (Annual Percentage Rate), EAR (Effective Annual Rate) and Period Rate.

How To: Calculate a standard (z) score in Microsoft Excel

If you use Microsoft Excel on a regular basis, odds are you work with numbers. Put those numbers to work. Statistical analysis allows you to find patterns, trends and probabilities within your data. In this MS Excel tutorial from everyone's favorite Excel guru, YouTube's ExcelsFun, the 45th installment in his "Excel Statistics" series of free video lessons, you'll learn how to see how to calculate a z-score.

How To: Count characters (including spaces) with LEN in Excel

New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 221st installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to use the LEN function to count charters including spaces. Then see how to use the LEN, SUBSTITUTE, and TRIM function to count characters but not unwanted spaces.

How To: Repeat each successive date in an Excel date column

New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 579th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to use the MOD function and date math to create a column of dates where each successive date is repeated twice.

How To: Rearrange parts of a text string in Microsoft Excel

New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 190th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to rearrange three parts in a text string (e.g., last, first, middle name) using the RIGHT, FIND, LEN, & LEFT functions in one formula.

How To: Retrieve the name of a lowest-bidding vendor in Excel

New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 283rd installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to use the INDEX, MATCH and MIN functions to retrieve vendors name when they have made the low bid.

How To: Work with nominal, ordinal & interval scale in Excel

If you use Microsoft Excel on a regular basis, odds are you work with numbers. Put those numbers to work. Statistical analysis allows you to find patterns, trends and probabilities within your data. In this MS Excel tutorial from everyone's favorite Excel guru, YouTube's ExcelsFun, the 10th installment in his "Excel Statistics" series of free video lessons, you'll learn how about data sets and the nominal, ordinal, interval and ration scales/levels of measurement and see two Pivot Tables that...

How To: Work with bank checks in Microsoft Excel

As you might guess, one of the domains in which Microsoft Excel really excels is business math. Brush up on the stuff for your next or current job with this how-to. In this tutorial from everyone's favorite digital spreadsheet guru, YouTube's ExcelIsFun, the 34th installment in his "Excel Business Math" series of free video lessons, you'll learn how to work with the various elements of bank checks in Microsoft Excel.

How To: Add comments to a document in Microsoft Word for Mac 2011

Want to know how to create annotated docs in Word for Mac 2011? This video will show you how it's done. Whether you're new to Microsoft's popular word processing application, new to MS Word 2011 or even an expert merely looking to brush up on the fundamentals, you're sure to be well served by this quality video tutorial from the folks at Lynda. For detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch the video.

How To: Increment numbers in an Microsoft Excel formula

New to Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 336th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to use the ROWS, COLUMNS, MOD, ROUND, and WEEKDAY functions to increment numbers in Excel formulas.

How To: Run an existing macro in Microsoft Excel 2011

Can't quite figure out how to run a macro when using Microsoft Excel 2011 on your Mac? This video will show you how it's done. Whether you're new to Microsoft's popular digital spreadsheet application, new to Excel 2011 or even an expert merely looking to brush up on the fundamentals, you're sure to be well served by this quality video tutorial from the folks at Lynda. For all of the details, and to get started using macros in your own MS Excel '11 projects, watch the video.

How To: Create a frequency polygon line chart in MS Excel

New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 655th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn see how to create a statistical frequency polygon using a line chart. Also see how Excel mistakenly interprets number category label data as Number Series data.

How To: Add and subtract numbers with Excel's SUM function

As you might guess, one of the domains in which Microsoft Excel really excels is business math. Brush up on the stuff for your next or current job with this how-to. In this tutorial from everyone's favorite digital spreadsheet guru, YouTube's ExcelIsFun, the 10th installment in his "Excel Business Math" series of free video lessons, you'll learn how to add and subtract using the SUM function.

How To: Calculate future & present value for multiple cash flows in Excel

As you might guess, one of the domains in which Microsoft Excel really excels is finance math. Brush up on the stuff for your next or current job with this how-to. In this tutorial from everyone's favorite digital spreadsheet guru, YouTube's ExcelIsFun, part of his "Excel Finance Class" series of free video lessons, you'll learn how to calculate the future and present values for multiple cash flows in Excel.

How To: Sync songs with PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint is used to create presentations. These presentation can contain images and animations. You can even add sound to the presentation. To do this go to the insert and select movies and sounds. Select the sound file from it. Make sure that the file inserted is in .wma format. Go to the slide show and select custom animation. Right click the song in the animations window. Under the effect option in the effect tab, there is the stop playing partition. Select the number of slides...

How To: Count only even or odd numbers in Microsoft Excel

New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 370th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to use the SUMPRODUCT and MOD functions in formula to count either odd or even numbers.

How To: Select and manipulate objects in Microsoft Publisher 2010

In this video tutorial, we learn how to select and manipulate objects when working in Microsoft Office Publisher 2010. Whether you're new to Microsoft's popular desktop publishing application or are a seasoned pro merely looking to brush up on Publisher 2010, you're sure to be well served by this clip. For more information, and to get started employing the lessons imparted by this free video software tutorial in your own Publisher projects, take a look.

How To: Sort data horizontally by formula in Microsoft Excel

New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 471st installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to sort horizontally with 3 different formulas that use the LARGE, SMALL, COLUMNS, IFERROR and IF functions.

How To: Create a two-variable data table in Microsoft Excel

New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 255th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to create a two-variable data table in Excel for what-if analysis. See the PMT function and learn about the formula equivalent to a data table.

How To: Find the diagonal sum in Excel

In this how to video, you will learn how to create a diagonal sum in Microsoft Excel 2007. First, open the program and make a large selection. Type in =int(rand()*500) and then press control enter. This will create random numbers for the cells in the selection. From here, click conditional formatting and select new rule. From here, type in =column(A1)-row(A1)=$H$1. For the format, choose a contrasting look, such as a purple background and bold numbers. Click okay. If you type -1 or -2 in this...

How To: Average with the MONTH function in Microsoft Excel

Love Microsoft Excel? This clip contains a tip that just might induce you to. With this free video tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 90th installment of his "YouTubers Love Excel" or YTLE series of free video MS Excel lessons, you'll see a complicated average calculation with multiple criteria using the MONTH function on a date field. Learn to love digital spreadsheets more perfectly with the tricks outlined in this free Microsoft Office how-to.

How To: Make credit card calculations with Microsoft Excel

As you might guess, one of the domains in which Microsoft Excel really excels is business math. Brush up on the stuff for your next or current job with this how-to. In this tutorial from everyone's favorite digital spreadsheet guru, YouTube's ExcelIsFun, the 36th installment in his "Excel Business Math" series of free video lessons, you'll see how to make credit card calculations using the ROUND function.

How To: Create budgets in MS Project 2007

These days it seems like budgets are on everybody's minds. Big or small, financial planning is an essential part of daily life following the latest recession. In this tutorial you will learn how to create budget resources, using MS Project 2007, that you can assign to your project to compare you actual hours and costs against your budget.

How To: Create an Excel Gantt Chart by conditional formatting

New to Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly advanced as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 477th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to create a Gantt cell chart using conditional formatting. This is accomplished with recourse to the WORKDAY.INTL, AND, NOT & NETWORKDAYS.INT functions.

How To: Build confidence intervals & test hypotheses in Excel

If you use Microsoft Excel on a regular basis, odds are you work with numbers. Put those numbers to work. Statistical analysis allows you to find patterns, trends and probabilities within your data. In this MS Excel tutorial from everyone's favorite Excel guru, YouTube's ExcelsFun, the 47th installment in his "Excel Statistics" series of free video lessons, you'll learn how to use the NORMSINV function for critical values and the NORSDIST function for p-values. Compare building confidence int...

How To: Calculate YTM and effective annual yield from bond cash flows in Excel

As you might guess, one of the domains in which Microsoft Excel really excels is finance math. Brush up on the stuff for your next or current job with this how-to. In this tutorial from everyone's favorite digital spreadsheet guru, YouTube's ExcelIsFun, the 49th installment in his "Excel Finance Class" series of free video lessons, you'll learn how to calculate YTM & effective annual yield from bond cash flows.

How To: Calculate gross and overtime pay in Microsoft Excel

As you might guess, one of the domains in which Microsoft Excel really excels is business math. Brush up on the stuff for your next or current job with this how-to. In this tutorial from everyone's favorite digital spreadsheet guru, YouTube's ExcelIsFun, the 38th installment in his "Excel Business Math" series of free video lessons, you'll learn how to calculate gross and overtime pay in MS Excel.

How To: Calculate stock value based on the value of future dividend cash flow in Excel

As you might guess, one of the domains in which Microsoft Excel really excels is finance math. Brush up on the stuff for your next or current job with this how-to. In this tutorial from everyone's favorite digital spreadsheet guru, YouTube's ExcelIsFun, the 61st installment in his "Excel Finance Class" series of free video lessons, you'll learn how to calculate the value of a stock based on the present value of a future dividend cash flow.