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How To: Create an Excel pivot table with 4-variable tabulation

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 216th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to create a pivot table (PivotTable) with 4-variable cross tabulation. Learn to use multiple fields in a pivot table with this free video tutorial.

How To: Use a macro to arrange a data set in a column 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 644th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to create a recorded macro that uses formulas to rearrange a proper data set to one listed in a column.

How To: Set up and use input areas 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 2nd installment in his "Beauty of Excel" series of free video lessons, you'll learn how to set up the input/assumption area for formulas so that subsequent formulas, functions and charts update beautifully. Learn how to build Excel spread...

How To: Match two lists 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 382nd installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to match values in lists and, where there are matches, take the second column from each table and put it in new table.

How To: Change columns from letters to numbers in Excel 2007

Teach Excel demonstrates how to change the columns from letters to numbers in Excel 2007. The first step is to click on the Office button in the top left part of the window. Next, you click on Excel Options and click on the Formulas tab. There should be a heading labeled "Working with Formulas." The checkbox for R1C1 reference style should be unchecked by default. Check that box and click OK. This changes the column headers from letters to numbers. In order to change back to letters, simply g...

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: Fix common Excel spreadsheet problems & errors

Whether you're interested in learning Microsoft Excel from the bottom up or just looking to pick up a few tips and tricks, you're in the right place. In this tutorial from everyone's favorite digital spreadsheet guru, ExcelIsFun, the 25th installment in his "Highline Excel Class" series of free video Excel lessons, you'll learn how to interpret and resolve the nine most common Excel formula errors — namely, ####, #NAME?, #N/A, #REF!, #VALUE!, #NUM!, #DIV/0!, Circular Reference, and #NULL!.

How To: Grade test responses with formulas 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 578th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to create a formula to grade student answers where more than one possibility exists using the IF and OR functions.

How To: Allow only Monday dates in a cell 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 593rd installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to add data validation to allow only Monday dates in a cell using the custom option and the WEEKDAY function.

How To: Calculate simple and compound interest in MS 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 2nd installment in his "Excel Finance Trick" series of free video lessons, you'll learn how to use the FV function. See the math formula for calculating future value and for calculating the effective interest rate. Also see long hand how c...

How To: Make calculations for markup & markdown in 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 7th installment in his "Business Math" series of free video lessons, you'll learn how to make calculations for markup (mark up) & markdown (mark down).

How To: Add yearly totals from monthly data in MS Excel 2010

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 679th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to summarize yearly totals from monthly totals when there Year Criteria is entered as a serial date. See the SUMPRODUCT and SUMIFS functions. Learn about criteria and how to enter it into the SUMIFS functions.

How To: Force text formulas to wrap with Excel's CHAR function

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 228th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to use the CHAR (10) function to add hard line returns (forced wrapped text) to a text formula created with the ampersand (&) and concatenation tools.

How To: Use logical operators in Microsoft Access queries

The Microsoft Office Access 2007 relational database manager enables information workers to quickly track and report information with ease thanks to its interactive design capabilities that do not require deep database knowledge. In this Microsoft Access video tutorial, you'll learn about using mathematical operands and other logical operators to select data in queries. For more information on using logical operators in your own Microsoft Access queries, take a look.

How To: Create a daily Gantt Chart in Microsoft Excel

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 two-part Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 564th installment in their series of Excel magic tricks, you'll learn how to create a cell chart using conditional formatting with Logical TRUE FALSE formulas to create a Gantt Chart. Functions used include WORKDAY, AND, NOT, NETWORKDAY.

How To: Create projections for sales numbers in MS Excel

Whether you're interested in learning Microsoft Excel from the bottom up or just looking to pick up a few tips and tricks, you're in the right place. In this tutorial from everyone's favorite digital spreadsheet guru, ExcelIsFun, the 10th installment in his "Highline Excel Class" series of free video Excel lessons, you'll learn how to create projections for sales numbers from a database using the SUMIF, VLOOKUP and COLUMNS functions and a percentage increase formula.

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: 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: Return the address of the 1st non-blank cell 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 363rd installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to create an array formula using the ADDRESS, MIN, IF, COLUMN & ROW functions that will return the address of the first non-blank cell in your Excel spreadsheet.

How To: Calculate implied return using the dividend growth model in MS 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 66th installment in his "Excel Finance Class" series of free video lessons, you'll learn how to calculate implied return with dividend growth in Excel.

How To: Create a monogram in MS Word

It's not as hard as you think to create your own monograms for your wedding invitations, napkins or whatever else you need. With so much needing to be controlled by others, just think how helpful it will be to have one more thing you can take care of yourself! See how to create monograms in MS Word.

How To: Use Excel for daily interest and monthly deposits

Some savings plan pays interest 365 days in a year but you make deposit monthly. You can use Excel functions to calculate the maturity value of the of the monthly plan. To do this you have to use the nominal and effect functions before using the future value functions. First enter the know data like the monthly payment, the number of years of payment, the number of days in a year, and the annual percentage rate. First take the nominal rate and calculate the effective rate with the help of eff...

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: Extract the top 5 values from a given list in MS Excel

Love Microsoft Excel? This clip contains a tip that just might induce you to. With this free video tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 40th installment of his "YouTubers Love Excel" or YTLE series of free video MS Excel lessons, you'll learn how to use the filter and advanced filter tools to extract the top 5 values from a list. Learn to love digital spreadsheets more perfectly with the tricks outlined in this free Microsoft Office how-to.

How To: PowerPoint Ribbon & Interface Introduction

Learn the and understand the mechanics of the PowerPoint interface. This tutorial will explain the Ribbon, Slides Pane and Slides Tab. Throughout this tutorial it is assumed that you are a complete beginner however as new tutorials are added the complexity will slowly increase from basics to advance. This tutorial is brought to you by Cozy HowTo your place for a snugly warm learning experience.

How To: Use VLOOKUP with TRIM 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 155th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to use the TRIM function to get rid of extra spaces when a VLOOKUP function should work but doesn't.

How To: Use functions and formulas in Microsoft Excel 2007

Whether you're interested in learning Microsoft Excel from the bottom up or just looking to pick up a few tips and tricks, you're in the right place. In this tutorial from everyone's favorite digital spreadsheet guru, ExcelIsFun, the 2nd installment in his "Highline Excel Class" series of free video Excel lessons, you'll learn how to get started using functions and formulas in MS Excel. Specifically, you'll see the different elements of formulas (the equal sign, cell references, math operator...

How To: Create an array for a stem-and-leaf chart in Excel

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. With this video tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 376th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet video tutorials, you'll learn how to an array formula for a stem and leaf chart for numbers that have more than two digits. This is accomplished through use of the IF, COLUMNS, SUMPRODUCT, LEFT, RIGHT, FIXED, INDEX, SMALL and ROW functions.

How To: Extract records that meet certain criteria in Excel

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 186th installment in their series of Excel magic tricks, you'll see how to extract records that meet two conditions (criteria) and list them in order with no extra rows between records as well as how to create a formula to extract part of a table from a larger table based on two criteria. (All of this is accomplished through us...

How To: Create a percentage frequency table 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 4th installment in his "Excel Statistics" series of free video lessons, you'll learn how to create a frequency table and percentage frequency table using a Pivot Table (PivotTable).

How To: Create a relative frequency distribution in MS 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 14th installment in his "Excel Statistics" series of free video lessons, you'll learn how to create relative & percent & frequency distributions with formulas for categorical data. See, too, how to create a per...