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by Chandoo
18h ago
So you have a SPILL error in your Excel tables? In this quick article, let me show you 3 easy fixes to the problem. Fix 0: See if Excel can auto-fix the formula This is not really a fix. But if you write certain types of formulas in table, Excel will warn you about the potential spill error and fix it for you. See this example: One lesson we can take away from this auto-correction of the formula is that if you are using a table column style formula, change it to [@ column] style. For example: Instead of LEFT([Name]) use LEFT([@Name], 1) =IF(LEN([Value])>6, “Too long”, “Short enough”) can ..read more
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by Chandoo
2d ago
Do you want to calculate loan amortization schedule in Excel? We can use PMT & SEQUENCE functions to quickly and efficiently generate the full loan amortization table for any number of years. Set up input section for loan amortization table First, you need to set up the parameters for calculating loan schedule. We need below information. Interest Rate (annualized) Loan duration (in years) Payments per year (for ex: 12 for monthly, 52 for weekly and 26 for fortnightly) Loan amount For the sake of the example on this page, I am using 5.35% annual interest rate (cell D3), 30 years loa ..read more
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by Chandoo
1w ago
Do you want to create a dynamic dependent drop down list in Excel like below? You can use XLOOKUP and data validation to set this up quickly. It is fully dynamic and works across a full column too. Steps to Create Multiple Dependent Dropdown List in Excel Dependent or cascading dropdowns are a valuable way to make your workbooks error free and improve the user experience. Follow these steps to set them up. Step 1: Set up your validation list data. In a blank area of your workbook, set up the data validation lists. If you have just two-levels, use the structure as depicted below. If you have 3 ..read more
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by Chandoo
1w ago
VLOOKUP may not make you tall, rich and famous, but learning it can certainly give you wings. It makes you to connect two different tabular lists and saves a ton of time. In my opinion understanding VLOOKUP, INDEX and MATCH worksheet formulas can transform you from normal excel user to a data processing beast. Today, lets understand how to use these formulas better. What is the syntax for Match, Vlookup and INDEX? Here is the syntax for these three very powerful functions in plain English: What are vlookup () and match () ? VLOOKUP and MATCH are your way of asking excel to find a needle in hay ..read more
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by Chandoo
2w ago
Do you want to manage your staff’s allocations, shift schedules and view the results in a 4 week grid fashion (like below)? Then you are going to love my FREE Staff Roster Excel Template. What can you do with this template? You can set up (up to 3) employees on shifts across a 4 week grid. See who is working on what days with staff pictures Manage employee’s time off and get alerted if you map someone on their day off. Look at staff allocation and workloads in a graph to see who is doing more and who is doing less work. Beautiful, simple and elegant worksheet to interactively manage the shift ..read more
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by Chandoo
3w ago
Let’s say you have two dates in the cells D4 & D5 as above. You want to find out the duration in years, months & days between both. We can use the good-old DATEDIF formula for this. 'Years: =DATEDIF(\$D\$4,\$D\$5,"y") 'Months: =DATEDIF(\$D\$4,\$D\$5,"ym") 'Days: =DATEDIF(\$D\$4,\$D\$5,"md") 'All in one formula: =DATEDIF(\$D\$4,\$D\$5,"y")&" years "&DATEDIF(\$D\$4,\$D\$5,"ym")&" months "&DATEDIF(\$D\$4,\$D\$5,"md")&" days" Using LAMBDAs to create a custom function for this We can use ..read more
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by Chandoo
1M ago
Here is a fabulous New Year gift to you. A free 2024 Calendar & Activity planner made entirely in Excel. This dynamic calendar workbook lets you: See the calendar for entire year in a single view Dynamic any month calendar with detailed plan view Automatic updation of holidays, weekends and activities Snapshot of upcoming activities Fully customizable – start on any day, any weekend, custom holidays Optimized for screen and print outs Click the below button to download the free 2024 calendar template. Download the 2024 Calendar Template Compatibility This calendar is compatible with Ex ..read more
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by Chandoo
2M ago
Bill Jelen is one of my most favorite people on earth. That is why I wanted to have him as my first guest when I restarted the podcast. Even though I recorded this few weeks ago, only now I got around to publishing it. Please enjoy the conversation with Bill. Listen to this episode Resources for this podcast episode More about Bill: MrExcel.com (Bill’s website) Bill Jelen on YouTube Excel eSports The post CP05: Interview with MrExcel – Bill Jelen (on his incredible work ethic) appeared first on Chandoo.org - Learn Excel, Power BI & Charting Online ..read more
Chandoo.org - Learn Excel & Charting Online
by Chandoo
3M ago
How about a fun Excel challenge? I have data in below format in the table named trips I want to know which employees visited both USA & UK? How would you solve this problem? Post your solutions in the comments. Need sample data & my solution? Click here to download the file. Want more challenges & home-work problems? See this page. The post Who went to both USA & UK? [Excel Challenge] appeared first on Chandoo.org - Learn Excel, Power BI & Charting Online ..read more
Chandoo.org - Learn Excel & Charting Online
by Chandoo
4M ago
Recently, I interviewed a few people for Power BI roles and here are some questions I asked in the initial rounds to assess their skill level. I’ve included sample answers below so you know how to approach such questions. Prefer video? See this... I made a video with 10 questions and my (elaborate) answers to them. Watch to learn how to answer such interview questions.  See it below or on my YouTube channel. 1. What are the main differences between Power BI Desktop and Power BI Service? Answer cues: Power BI Desktop is the main tool for creating or authoring reports. W ..read more

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