Category: Basics

On this page you can find basic Excel Tips and Tutorials.

Equation Tools

You can insert equations in Excel (also in other MS Office applications such as Word and PowerPoint) as symbols using Equation Tools. In this article,...

Import Text Files Into Excel

Once in a while you may encounter data in a text form. If you copy this data and paste it directly to Excel, all columns...

Excel Shortcuts Presentation

Here is an Excel Shortcuts Presentation that I prepared for a training session I conducted. You can grab some useful shortcuts from these slides.

Quick Cumulative Sum

A lot of times you need to take a cumulative sum of some values during your work. Here is an easy way of taking a...

Calculate Quarter from Date

Using quarters of a year for reporting is a very common concept in all kinds of businesses. Unfortunately (and curiously) Excel doesn’t have a function...

Excel Shortcut: Paste as Value

For me, this is the best Excel shortcut ever. I came across this one late in 2013 and been using it almost daily at work....