How to Name a Selected Range of Cells in Excel

How To : Move the active cell in a selected range in Excel

New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 389th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to use a c ...more

How To : Find & extract duplicate records from a data set

This video is about finding duplicate entries in excel sheet. The example excel sheet contains different names. There are around 1000 different names in the sample excel sheet. CountIf(range,criteria) formula has been used to do the comparison and return of results in True or ...more

How To : Create an in-cell dropdown menu in Excel 2003

1. Select the cell for which the dropdown menu is to be applied. 2. once the cell is selected goto DATA menu select VALIDATION.Data validation dialog box will be displayed. 3. Select SETTINGS tab from the dialog box appeared.In the ALLOW field select LIST. In the SOURCE fiel ...more

How To : Create a data validation list in Microsoft Excel

If you want to manage what sort of data is entered into your Excel spreadsheet, data validation will help you to accomplish just that. In this Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 549th installment in their series of Excel magic tricks, you'll learn how to use data validation t ...more

How To : Use the INDEX & MATCH functions in Microsoft Excel

Whether you're interested in learning Microsoft Excel from the bottom up or just looking to pick up a few tips and tricks, you've come to the right place. In this tutorial from everyone's favorite digital spreadsheet guru, ExcelIsFun, the 45th installment in his "Highline Exce ...more

How To : Clear data & cell contents in Excel using a macro

In order to clear the cell content in Excel, using a macro, you will first need to have a table. If you don't already have a spreadsheet, you will need to create one with random numbers. Next, highlight some numbers, by clicking one box and dragging in order to select a number ...more

How To : Use Excel data analysis filter & dynamic ranges

We're on sheet, tab, filter. We want to talk about filter, but we also want to talk about an Excel table or list. It is simply a data set with field names at the top, records in rows, no blanks anywhere and no other data sets touching this data set. When we convert to a table, ...more

How To : Create a Basic Attendance Sheet in Excel

If you're a teacher in any type of school, whether it's high school, college, or middle school, it's imperative that you keep an attendance sheet. The paper and pen route can get pretty messy, and very disorganized, and that's where Microsoft Excel comes in. With this software ...more

How To : Use the new features in Microsoft Excel: Mac 2008

Excel is great, and if you're a Mac user, Excel 2008 for Mac has a lot of new and useful great features you can use to maximize efficiency in your spreadsheets. Excel doesn't have to be the boss anymore, you can! The Microsoft Office for Mac team shows you all the great featur ...more

How To : Dominate the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...more

How To : Automatically color alternating rows in Excel

This video is a tutorial on using the Conditional Formatting function of Excel to automatically color alternating rows, which helps your eye to follow across the row. This can be done manually with the “Fill Color” button, but if you add or delete rows after applying the s ...more

How To : Work with dropdown lists in Microsoft Office Excel

This how to video shows you how to use drop down lists in Microsoft Excel. This will be useful for stores and avoiding people ordering items that are not available. First, type the items in a column. Select them and then click in the name box. Type the name of the list. Note t ...more

How To : Use the range property in Excel macros

Microsoft excel is a powerful tool used to work with numbers and data by filling them down in rows and columns of a table. Excels also supports macros, which are small scripts to automate certain functions. In Microsoft Excel you can select entire rows and columns using the ra ...more

How To : Create an Excel table in Excel 2007

First, open the Excel worksheet you have previously created that you would like to create a table for. Click on any of the cell that contains data for your table. On the menu found on the upper portion of the application, go to the Insert Tab. Find and click Table. Your entire ...more

How To : Validate data & look up values in Microsoft Excel

New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 5th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to name a ce ...more

How To : Enter formulas in Excel with a macro

In order to enter formulas in Excels with a macro, you will need to open your spreadsheet. Formulas are used to do calculations. Go to the field, where you want to enter a formula. Type in the formula. Then, highlight the formula. Press Control + C to copy the formula. Next, d ...more

How To : Create an Excel spreadsheet to calculate your GPA

Open Microsoft Office Excel. Across the top notice letters (columns), along the sides are numbers (rows). The columns and rows can be extended by highlighting sections and right clicking and choosing the high of the row. You can also select to add a border, and change the orie ...more

How To : Use INDIRECT, TEXT, and SUBSTITUTE in Excel

ExcelIsFun will show you how to use indirect text and substitute in Excel. Select any date and product and create an intersession. Use Vlookup to look up your columns. Use the match function to find the value range. To do the same thing with dates, highlight the dates and name ...more

How To : Sort data by multiple columns in Microsoft Excel

Today we are going to learn how to sort data in a Microsoft Excel 2003 spread sheet. We will go over single column and multiple column sorting. In a single column sort you may high light the data or just click on any cell in the column. Once the data is selected look for the s ...more

News : 10 iPhone and Android Apps for Taking Self-Portraits

Giveaway Tuesdays has officially ended! But don't sweat it, WonderHowTo has another World that's taken its place. Every Tuesday, Phone Snap! invites you to show off your cell phone photography skills. Submit your best shot to our weekly competition for a chance to win an awes ...more

How To : Use MS Excel Effectively

Welcome to the first chapter of Excel is Simple, a place where we will burst all myths around excel and try to make it simpler and fun to use. I would like to share an important tip…if you want to be fast with Excel, try to avoid using the mouse as much as you can. We will so ...more

How To : An Introduction to IPython

What Is IPython? IPython is a richly featured replacement for the standard python interpreter. It offers a wider range of functionality, that the standard interpreter, which generally ships with python, sorely lacks. It's a great tool for learning Python faster than you would ...more

How To : Find Anyone's Private Phone Number Using Facebook

Facebook really wants your phone number, nagging you for one as soon as you join. This isn't all bad since it can help secure your account with two-factor authentication. On the flipside, this makes it easy to reveal the private phone numbers of virtually anyone on Facebook, i ...more

The Hacks of Mr. Robot : How to Hack Bluetooth

Welcome back, my novice hackers! Episode 6 of Mr. Robot has come and gone and, as usual, it did not disappoint. Once again, our hero, Elliot, has used his extraordinary intellect and hacking skills to awe and inspire us. In this episode, Elliot is being blackmailed by the ru ...more

How To : The 4 Best Apps for Downloading Movies & TV Shows

Streaming movies and TV shows on phones is more popular today than ever, but what about when you're on a plane, have a limited data plan, or will be in a no-service area? You'll want to download your movies and TV shows instead. While Netflix is excellent, you can't rent or do ...more

How To : Merge a range of cells in Microsoft Excel 2000

Using the Merge feature in Microsoft Office Excel 2007, you can quickly turn that worksheet into an easy-to-scan, appealing report. When you merge cells, you join several adjacent cells into one larger cell. Check out this tutorial and learn how to adjust the position of the c ...more

How To : Use dynamic range names in Excel 2007 tables

Looking for a primer on how to create and work with names in Microsoft Office Excel? You've come to the right place. In this free video tutorial from everyone's favorite MS Excel guru, YouTube's ExcelIsFun, the 12th installment in his series of Excel name tricks, you'll learn ...more

How To : Quickly insert formulas in Excel

Robert demonstrates how to quickly insert formulas into Excel. To create a sum, highlight your selected cells and press the sum key. Expand the formula by clicking on the fill handle. Double click on the fill handle to expand the formula. To sum vertical columns, highlight all ...more

How To : Name a Microsoft Excel cell after its content

New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 138th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to name in ...more

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