Now we know how to subtract time, but what if we want to subtract the lunch time from a Timesheet? This video shows you one way to achieve this.
Sometimes, when you download data from systems, like SAP, Dates actually come in as Text – which means they are non-calculable. However, if Excel recognises their structure, then it can convert them into Dates that can be calculated, using the DATEVALUE function.
You know the date that a project is going to start. You know how many days you have to complete it. What you don’t know is the date that it’s going to end, because you need to exclude Saturdays and Sundays – and Holidays. Well, that’s what this function does.
Dates are easy to calculate with because they are actually numbers. However, sometimes you’ll come across some formatting issues. This video will show you one way to deal with this.
If you calculate outside a Table, then want to Fill Handle, like you would normally do, you’ll find that you run into a problem. Absolute (F4) doesn’t work! This video will show you this not working, will explain why it doesn’t work, and will show you how to fix the issue.
Tables use a different type of calculation called Structured References. When you see these for the first time it can be daunting, but they are quite understandable once they are explained. This video helps you to understand what they are actually saying.
Learn how to insert a Table column or row without affecting another dataset on the Worksheet. Sounds unbelievable? Check it out! Another great feature of Tables.
This video shows you 3 quick tips for working with the Tables feature: Tip 1: How to quickly select the entire Table Tip 2: How the built in ‘Freeze Panes’ works in the Table Tip 3: How to quickly add in a new row
When you Copy and Paste Subtotaled data you’ll find that the hidden data also comes with it! This video shows you how to deal with this issue.
In this video learn the work-around that allows you to Copy and Paste the unique items from a column, into a different sheet, as part of the Advanced Filter.
Did you know that there are Functions in Excel that do not understand Filters? Learn what Functions they are and how they should be calculated. Also discover that if you carry out a Filter on data that already has Hidden Rows in it, this also causes a problem with those Functions.
In this video, learn how to Filter using more than one column. Also see how to quickly clear down a multi-filter, without having to clear each one individually.
Another way to carry out a basic Filter, this time showing how you can use the right-click not only to carry out a Filter, but to actually turn the Filter feature on, at the same time.