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Excel Training videos

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Tip: How to trace a formula error in Excel
Sometimes, you open a spreadsheet and see errors everywhere! Fortunately, Excel contains a cool tool that can automatically trace errors, and pinpoint the exact source.
Run time: 2:29
Tip: How to compare two lists and highlight differences
In this video, we look at how to compare two lists using conditional formatting. This is a great way to visually highlight different or missing items in a list.
Run time: 2:27
Tip: How to create zebra stripes with conditional formatting
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...
Run time: 3:29
Tip: How to make conditional formatting variable
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...
Run time: 2:42
Tip: How to apply conditional formatting with a formula
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.
Run time: 2:41
Tip: How to use a slicer for multiple pivot tables
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.
Run time: 2:29
Tip: What's a slicer and how to add one to a pivot table
In this video, we look how slicers filter data in a pivot table and how to easily add a slicer to a pivot table.
Run time: 3:16
Tip: Pivot tables and movie data
A simple example of how you can use pivot tables to analyze all kinds of data, not just sales data. We look at the top 250 movies from IMDB from 2014.
Run time: 2:28
Tip: What's up with Pivot Table Layouts?
Puzzled by Pivot Table layouts? Wonder what the differences and tradeoffs are in each layout? This video is for you!
Run time: 3:05
Tip: How to calculate expiration dates
How to generate an expiration date in the future, how to calculate "days remaining", and how to highlight rows that are expired or expiring soon with conditional formatting.
Run time: 3:54
Tip: How to rank values with the RANK function
The RANK function gives you a way to rank values with a simple function that will dynamically calculate rank. If any value changes, you'll get a new rank automatically.
Run time: 2:59
Tip: How to use the CODE and CHAR functions
A short introduction to the CODE and CHAR functions, two geeky (but surprisingly useful) functions that help you manipulate text in Excel.
Run time: 3:04
Tip: 23 formula tips to save you time today
In this video, we run through more than 20 tips you can use to save time with Excel formulas today. We believe in making videos that are quick and to the point, so this is a rapid-fire list...
Run time: 11:16
Tip: How to trace formula relationships
In this video, we look at how to quickly find formulas and trace relationships, using the concept of precedents and dependents. A great way to quickly understand an unfamiliar worksheet.
Run time: 3:13
Tip: How to do a two-way lookup with INDEX and MATCH
In this video, we use use MATCH to find the position of an item in a table, and we use INDEX to retrieve the value at that position. We work step-by-step so you can see how both functions...
Run time: 3:17