Use this shortcut to display the Paste Special dialog box. Paste Special is the gateway into many powerful operations, including paste Values, which you probably use every day. Note that this shortcut only works when data has been copied to the clipboard.
On Windows, once you have the Paste Special Dialog open, you can type a letter to select the particular command you want, for example:
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. We trust that you can rewind the video as needed :)
Although Pivot Tables are fantastic tools for summarizing data, sometimes you just want a simple, lightweight solution based on formulas. The good news is you can build your own summaries using functions like COUNTIF and SUMIF. See how in this 3 minute video.
In this video, we'll look at a few ways to generate random values with the RANDBETWEEN function. You can use this approach to generate random numbers, random prices, random dates, and even random text values. This is a great way to create dummy data to test formulas and worksheets.
In this video we show how to highlight approximate match lookups with conditional formatting and the LOOKUP function. Highlighting approximate matches is tricky, because you must replicate the original approximate match in the CF rule.
This video shows how to setup VLOOKUP with a table, and how to use the MATCH function inside VLOOKUP to generate a dynamic column index. This makes it easy to refer to columns by name inside VLOOKUP, instead of hardcoding the column number. As a bonus, you can reorder the columns and the formula will keep working correctly.