Excel 2016

How to use Slicers in Excel to Filter Data

Choose Data to Display

Using a Slicer in Excel is one of the best ways for you to filter your data. This is especially true if you have a large and complex data set. If you want to figure out a single category or view a specific data set under specific conditions, then a slicer can help you with …

How to Create PivotTables in Excel to Calculate, Summarize and Analyze Data

Sample Pivot Table

One of the most powerful and most widely used features of Excel is the PivotTable. A PivotTable allows you to extract the data that you need from a large, complex, and detailed data set. Many may find themselves intimidated by pivot tables. However, once you get the hang of it, you will see how easy …

How to Use Mentions in PowerPoint to Get Advice and Feedback

Start Writing Comments and Mention People Involved

Ever wish you could easily and quickly get the attention of a certain team member or manager for feedback on your project? Usually, it goes like this. You finish your document, then email or share it with your team members or submit it to your client. Then you wait for their feedback. If you need …

How to Chat as You Edit Documents in Microsoft Office

Chat with Co-Authors with Office 365

When it comes to productivity and collaboration, Microsoft Office is leading the game. Not only does it have the most advanced programs and features; it also keeps updating them to suit the needs of today’s users. One of its biggest selling points today is its collaborative feature. This allows Office users to work on the …

How to Skip Conditional Formatting for Blank Cells in Excel

Skip Conditional Formatting for Blanks

Conditional formatting in Excel is a feature that allows you to apply certain formatting values on a cell or a range of cells in a table based on certain conditions, or criteria. With this feature, Excel will check the value of a specified cell or range of cells to see if it matches the condition …

How to Analyze Data Quickly in Excel

See Automatic Preview of Selection

Over the years, Excel has been widely used for collecting, documenting, and analyzing data. It has undergone many changes and improvements over time, adding different features that are relevant to the demands of today. With Big Data as one of the many important things businesses and organizations rely on to make sound plans and decisions, …

How to use VLOOKUP to Find a Value in a Table or Range

Fill in the needed values

So you’ve been organizing your data in Excel. You believe you’ve done a good job so far, but when it comes to looking for a particular piece of information, you spend so much time finding it. If this is you, then you may not have heard about the VLOOOKUP tool in Excel. It has many …

Get a Better Handle on Your Spreadsheets with Tickmark Add-in for Excel

Customize Tick Icons

While Excel spreadsheets are one of the most widely used tools for gathering, collating, and analyzing data, there are still many who are daunted by it. The seemingly endless expanse of cells and the wide range of formula and features can leave people confused, especially those who are new to Excel. However, even those who …

My First Add-in VBA Tool for Microsoft Office

Customize Ribbon and Modify Macros

The Microsoft Office suite of programs has a rich set of features that make it easy to work on various tasks and be productive. These features allow you to manipulate, modify, and customize how you work on documents, spreadsheets, presentations, emails, forms, and databases. However, if you are going to do hugely repetitive tasks, especially complex …