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Beginner’s Step by Step Guide to Enabling Macros in Excel

29/11/2022

Macros are small, simple programs in Excel that can automate common tasks. A macro is a series of commands, such as VBA codes, designed to automate a complex or repetitive...

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How to Create a Drop-Down List in Excel – Easy Guide

15/11/2022

The drop-down feature in Excel allows users to select an item from a list instead of typing their values. Users can select text, numbers, or values from a list of...

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Excel Formulas – List and Guide for Beginners

01/11/2022

Learning Excel formulas is a must when you work with data. Excel is used in all industries for its versatility and popularity. Excel is a go-to tool to store, manage,...

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3 Key Reasons You Need to Learn Microsoft Office, Professionally

18/10/2022

Microsoft Office is a collection of software programs developed by Microsoft. It offers Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, Publisher, and OneNote. These programs are used for personal, financial, research, and...

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Finding Excel Correlation Formula – Complete Tutorial

26/08/2022

The Excel correlation formula is used to find a mutual connection between two or more data sets. In statistics, a value between -1 and +1 describes how strongly two variables...

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Slicers in Excel – What They Are and How to Use Them

18/08/2022

Slicers in Excel make tables appear interactive and can help you visualize the same data with different criteria. The pivot table summarizes the entire table in a report, and slicers...

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Learn to Type Faster and Save Time

09/08/2022

Typing used to be something that only those interested in office or administration jobs needed to learn. Now, it’s a must-have skill for everyone, no matter what industry you are...

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The Fastest Typists In The World–Past and Present

28/07/2022

Learning to type fast can make a big difference when you’re applying for a new job or hoping to break into a new career. Touch typing, the ability to type...

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Fast Typing Speed – the Key to Improving Work Productivity

19/07/2022

The goal of becoming more productive and efficient at work is a worthwhile quest. Learning how to improve your work productivity can boost all aspects of your job. By doing...

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Pivot Tables in Excel – Getting Started for Beginners

13/07/2022

Table of Contents Excel Pivot Tables - Getting Started for Beginners What Is a Pivot Table and What Is It Used For? How to Create a Pivot Table in Excel...

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XLOOKUP Excel – The Only LOOKUP Formula You Need

08/07/2022

Microsoft added the XLOOKUP function to Excel in 2019. Initially, it was only available in Office 365 (now Microsoft 365) versions of Excel but was also added to the standalone...

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How to Use VLOOKUP With Multiple Criteria

29/06/2022

VLOOKUP is a commonly used Excel lookup formula used to retrieve information from adjacent columns of data based on a particular value. For example, imagine if you had a giant...

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