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In this video, we look at how to use conditional formatting, with a formula, to shade every other row in a table. This is sometimes called "zebra striping", and it's a cool...
In this video, we look at how to make conditional formatting variable, so that you can change how formatting is applied without editing a rule. This elegant technique helps you build killer...
In this video, we'll look at how to use a simple formula to apply conditional formatting. Formulas allow you to make more powerful conditional formatting rules.
In this video, we look at how to configure a slicer to control more than one pivot table at once. This technique is often used when building dashboards.
In this video, we look how slicers filter data in a pivot table and how to easily add a slicer to a pivot table.
Working with formulas takes time, and too often a problem that seems simple ends up taking far too long. In this article, I share tips that will save you time when working with formulas in Excel.
In this article, we take a short tour of some "unconventional" pivot tables you probably haven't seen before. These are interesting pivot tables that are summarizing something *other* than sales data.
This article is for those of you who don't get pivot tables. Maybe you tried pivot tables once, and didn't see what the big deal was, or maybe you got frustrated when a pivot table wouldn't behave. They can be that way.
Many Excel experts believe that pivot tables are the single most powerful tool in Excel. According to Bill Jelen (a.k.a. Mr. Excel) "No other tool in Excel gives you the flexibility and analytical power of a pivot table". Yep.
There are a lot of good Excel sites out there, but a few really stand out as excellent resources. This article introduces you to 16 Excel Pros that run some of these exceptional sites. They really know Excel, and freely share what they know.
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