How to Return the Column Letter (Not Number) With Excel Function

There are a few cases in Excel when you need to return the column letter from an Excel cell. For example, when you use the INDIRECT function. Retrieving the number of a cell is quite simple using the =COLUMN() function. But the letter? Here is how to do that! ContentsSummaryIntroduction: Return the column numberBuilt-in Excel… Continue reading How to Return the Column Letter (Not Number) With Excel Function

How to Change Proofing Language in the Whole PPT Presentation

Often, after working with Excel, you want to present your results in PowerPoint. The problem, especially when working internationally with different language settings involved: The proofing language often seems to have its own life. It’s often troublesome to continuously tell PowerPoint which language to use. Here are three simple (and two of them very fast)… Continue reading How to Change Proofing Language in the Whole PPT Presentation

Excel Facts: The Most Interesting Fun Facts for Excel Users!

Microsoft Excel is one of the most used software products in the business world. It’s extremely flexible and seems to have a solution to every problem. With more than 1.2 billion users (see Excel fact #4 below), a loooot of people have at least heard of it. So, I have written more than 200 articles… Continue reading Excel Facts: The Most Interesting Fun Facts for Excel Users!

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How to Prevent Users to Restore PivotTable Source Data

In a “normal” PivotTable (without changing any of the default settings), other Excel users can easily restore the source data. Also, when you copy and paste the PivotTable into a new Excel file without the data. But what, if you want to prevent other users to see all the data? Here is how to do… Continue reading How to Prevent Users to Restore PivotTable Source Data

Excel Functions: What is new? Can I use this function?

When I create Excel files for my clients, one of my first questions is “Which Excel version do you use?”. The reason for this question is that I want to know which formulas and functions of Excel I can use and will work on my clients computer. For example: Can I use the more special… Continue reading Excel Functions: What is new? Can I use this function?