It is a very common task in Excel: Send single worksheets to a co-worker. Or save and share them with somebody else. How do you do that? In this article you learn two methods, step by step of how to e-mail single (or multiple) worksheets from a larger Excel file by attaching them to an… Continue reading E-Mail or Save Single Excel Sheets With These Simple Steps!
I’ve seen many examples in which you want to work with flag icons in Excel. That might be when you compare countries, markets, sales per region and so on. Instead of just writing long country names – or shorter but maybe not so intuitive abbreviations – you could insert flag icons. In this article, I’ll… Continue reading Flags in Excel: How to Easily Insert Country Flag Icons in Cells & Charts!
Often, you need to insert and work with the sheet name in an Excel sheet, for example if you are working with the ‘INDIRECT’-formula. Or, if you want to dynamically change headlines depending on the sheet name. If you don’t want to type the sheet name manually – which is very unstable – there are three ways to… Continue reading Insert Sheet Name In Cell: Easy! 3 Methods to Return the Worksheet Name
The new XLOOKUP function in Excel not only offers great advanced features, but can be also used for 2D XLOOKUPs. Before XLOOKUP, the most common way for searching in rows and columns at the same time was INDEX/MATCH/MATCH. A combination of XLOOKUP and XLOOKUP can do the same. Let’s see how it works and explore… Continue reading 2D XLOOKUPs: How to use the new XLOOKUP for searching in two dimensions
We’ve explored the basics of XLOOKUP, discovered a wide range of advanced use cases for XLOOKUP and the advantages towards VLOOKUP and INDEX/MATCH. What we have not talked about so far is the performance of XLOOKUP. Especially for larger Excel models with possibly hundreds of thousands of functions to calculate, performance is a major concern.… Continue reading Performance of XLOOKUP: How fast is the new XLOOKUP vs. VLOOKUP?
I love doing sports, especially running, but also biking and gym activities. I always record my runs and rides and like to analyze them afterwards in Garmin Connect and Strava. Sometimes, however, the results are obviously wrong. For example, when my heart rate monitor, which is connected to my watch, is running out of battery.… Continue reading Correct Wrong Strava and Garmin Results in Excel: Free Tool!
In our previous article of this big XLOOKUP series, we have explored the basic usage of XLOOKUP. Now it is time to up our game: All the great, fancy stuff you can do with XLOOKUP. We look at error catching, wildcard lookups and grouping / classification problems. These advanced XLOOKUP functions will make you the… Continue reading Advanced XLOOKUP: All the great, fancy stuff possible with XLOOKUP!
It seems as if Microsoft has listened to many complaints of Excel users and introduced a new formula: XLOOKUP. It’s supposed to improve all the disadvantages of the “traditional” lookup functions VLOOKUP, INDEX/MATCH and SUMIFS. This article describes in what case and how to use it. Please feel also free to download all example in… Continue reading XLOOKUP in Excel: Easily Solve all VLOOKUP Problems!
You have several Excel workbooks and you want to merge them into one file? This could be a troublesome and long process. But there are 6 different methods of how to merge existing workbooks and worksheets into one file. Depending on the size and number of workbooks, at least one of these methods should be helpful for you. Let’s take… Continue reading Merge Excel Files: How to Combine Workbooks into One File
Every Excel file has metadata. According to Wikipedia, “Metadata is data [information] that provides information about other data”. That means, metadata is some data which is not your content of your file but rather information like the author name, data saved or even the file name. Or in other words: If your Excel file is a letter… Continue reading Metadata in Excel: 6 Methods of How to See and Remove All Meta-Data